Kal Penn facts for kids
Kal Penn in 2010
|Associate Director in the White House Office of Public Engagement|
April 8, 2009 – July 2011
Kalpen Suresh Modi
April 23, 1977
Montclair, New Jersey, U.S.
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Alma mater||University of California, Los Angeles|
|Occupation||Actor, film producer, civil servant|
Kal Penn (born Kalpen Suresh Modi; April 23, 1977) is an American actor, producer, and civil servant. He is best known for his role as Lawrence Kutner on the Fox television program House. He is also well known for appearing in the movies Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004), Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008), and A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011).
Penn was born in Montclair, New Jersey. He is the son of an Indian family. He started acting after graduating from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1998. He lives in Los Angeles, California.
Penn was the Associate Director in the White House Office of Public Engagement for Barack Obama from 2009 through 2011.
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Kal Penn speaking at a rally for President Barack Obama at the University of Maryland's Nyumburu Cultural Center.
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