Mindy Kaling

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  • Birth Name: Vera Mindy Chokalingam
  • Birth Place: Cambridge, MA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/24/1979, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor; writer
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How Seth Meyers and TV Showrunners Are Using Twitter to Find New Writers

Less than a year ago, Bryan Donaldson was working in IT at an Illinois insurance company. But as newly-minted late night star Seth Meyers began scouting writers to join his Late Night with Seth Meyers staff, Donaldson's Twitter feed, @TheNardvark, caught the comic's eye.

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The Mindy Project: In Defense of Mindy and Danny's Breakup

"Sorry about that." 

Mindy Project writer and star Ike Barinholtz says up front, apologizing for his part in Mindy (Mindy Kaling) and Danny's (Chris Messina) shocking breakup last week.

"We got some little abuse on twitter, a little friendly abuse. But you know when that happens I kind of love that," Barinholtz tells TVGuide.com. "It just means that people are not only watching the show but are passionate about the show. And they really get invested in it enough to tweet, 'You bastard, how could you do this?!'"

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Exclusive Mindy Project First Look: Max Greenfield Cozies Up to Mindy

That was fast!

After Danny cut things off on Tuesday's The Mindy Project, Mindy (Mindy Kaling) is back on the market and willing to try anything in her quest for love. Or at least she has to be if she's willing to take tips on her love life from Peter.

Which bubble shows will survive?

Based on his advice, next week Mindy will attempt to think like a man at a bar where she meets Lee (Max Greenfield), a smooth-talking first grade teacher. And judging by these pictures below, the pair really hit it off!

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Videos

The Mindy Project's Ed Weeks on Being a Big Crier and the Kickass Mindy Kaling
What Chris Messina Learned About Directing From Mindy Kaling
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The Mindy Project: Wedding Crushers

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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 This Is The End Movie, Actor - Mindy Kaling
2013 65th Primetime Emmy Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2012 The Mindy Project TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2012 The Mindy Project TV Show Series, Creator
2012 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards TV Show Series, Appearing

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News

NBC Builds "Playground" to Help Save Comedy

NBC has enlisted some of its biggest stars and showrunners to help the network find undiscovered comedy talent. The campaign, dubbed the "NBC Comedy Playground," will ultimately lead to two winners who will then develop original series with an eye towards airing in summer 2015.

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Mindy, Amy and (on DVD) Laura Petrie: TV's Funny Girls

Having recently been renewed for a third season, disproving TV's usual out-of-sight/out-of-mind policy, Fox's The Mindy Project emerges from a three-month hiatus with back-to-back episodes (Tuesday, 9/8c) demonstrating Mindy Kaling's devotion to screwball comedy. A concept which Amy Schumer would probably find a way to make sound really, hilariously dirty. (Her uproarious Comedy Central sketch-com Inside Amy Schumer returns at 10:30/9:30c, making this an especially happy April Fools Day.)

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The Mindy Project's Kaling and Messina: Mindy and Danny Are "Extremely Happy" Post-Kiss

After nearly two seasons of repressed feelings and sexual tension, The Mindy Project's midseason finale shocked viewers when Mindy (Mindy Kaling) and Danny (Chris Messina) shared a passionate kiss on a flight en route back to New York.

"I thought that some people might dig it or some people might not dig it ... but I was definitely kind of shocked that people had such a visceral experience with it," Messina tells TVGuide.com.

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Mindy Kaling Makes Vogue Debut: "I Don't Want to Be Skinny"

Who cares about Kim and Kanye? The real star of April's Vogue issue is Mindy Kaling, who has become one of Hollywood's most fashionable stars, all while juggling writing, producing and staring on her own sitcom The Mindy Project(So yes, she's pretty much perfect.)

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Private Practice Alum Tim Daly Joins CBS' Madam Secretary

Private Practice alum Tim Daly has joined CBS' Madam Secretary, TVGuide.com.

Secretary stars Tea Leoni as Elizabeth McGill, a maverick Secretary of State who oversees the nation's foreign policy while trying to raise a family. Daly will play... read more

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