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Kumail Nanjiani
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Nanjiani in 2017
Born February 21, 1978 (1978-02-21) (age 42)
Alma mater Grinnell College
Occupation Stand-up comedian, actor, podcast host, writer
Years active 2008–present
Spouse(s)
Emily V. Gordon (m. 2007)
Relatives Shereen Nanjiani (second cousin)

Kumail Nanjiani (born February 21, 1978) is a Pakistani-American stand-up comedian, actor, podcast host and writer.

He is also known as the voice of Prismo on the Emmy Award-winning animated series Adventure Time. He starred on the TNT series Franklin & Bash and the Adult Swim series Newsreaders.

In 2017, Nanjiani starred in the semi-autobiographical romantic comedy movie The Big Sick set in Chicago, which he wrote with his wife Emily V. Gordon. They were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay at the 90th Academy Awards.

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