Kal Penn Overview

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Born: April 23, 1977

Birth name: Kalpen Modi Born and raised in New Jersey, Kal Penn studied at UCLA's prestigious School of Theater, Film and Television. His first professional acting gig was in the short film, Express: Aisle to Glory (1988). A small part in the indie film, Freshmen (1999) followed. In 1999 he broke into television with a regular role in Brookfield, written by Josh Schwartz (who went on to create The O.C.) and a guest shot on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. More guest appearances on hit series such as... See All

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