Fast Facts

  • Parents immigrated to the U.S.
  • Wanted to become an actor since he was 5.
  • Vegetarian.
  • Involved with South Asian American Leaders of Tomorrow; the American India Foundation; and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
  • Speaks to student groups about media stereotypes.
  • Admits that when he was an undergrad at Northwestern, he "shied away" from his cultural identity ("the Indian part of me.") 
  • Has provided the voice for the character of an Indian boy, Baljeet, on the animated series Phineas and Ferb.

Awards

  • 2007, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2006, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2010, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner

Relationships

  • Ryan Corvaia — Fiancé

College

  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States (BA in Theater and Musical Theater, 1995); Yale University, School of Drama, New Haven, Connecticut, United States (MFA in Acting, 2003)

Details

  • Birth Name: Maulik Navin Pancholy
  • Birth Place: Not available
  • Birthday: January 18, 1974, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
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