Kalpen Suresh Modi is an American actor, comedian, producer, and former civil servant best known by his stage name Kal Penn. A…
Kalpen Suresh Modi is an American actor, comedian, producer, and former civil servant best known by his stage name Kal Penn. As an actor, he is known for his role portraying Lawrence Kutner on the television program House, as well as the character Kumar Patel in the Harold & Kumar film series. He is also recognized for his performance in the critically acclaimed film The Namesake. Penn has taught at the University of Pennsylvania in the Cinema Studies Program as a visiting lecturer.
- Born: Apr 23, 1977 (age 40) · Montclair, NJ
- Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)
- Education: University of California, Los Angeles · Stanford University· Freehold Township High School · Marlboro Middle School · Marlboro Township Public School District · Howell High School
- Parents: Suresh Modi (Father) · Asmita Modi (Mother)
- Siblings: Pulin Modi (Brother)
- Party: Democratic Party