Kunal Nayyar

  • Birth Name: Kunal Nayyar
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Grew up in New Delhi, India, and moved to the U.S. after graduating high school.
  • Won the Mark Twain Comedy Acting Award at the American College Theater Festival in 2003 for his work in a school production of The Rose Tattoo.
  • Cowrote a critically acclaimed play called Cotton Candy, which premiered in New Delhi.
  • Had a six-day wedding, with 1,000 guests, when he married former Miss India Neha Kapur in December 2011.

Awards

  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2016, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Neha Kapur — Wife

College

  • University of Portland, Portland, Oregon, United States (BA in Business, 2003); Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States (MFA)

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