Monday, May 18, 2009

Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling was born on June 24, 1979 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Mindy Kaling's birth name was Vera Mindy Chokalingam.

Mindy Kaling went to Dartmouth college where she was a member of the comic troupe called "The Dog Day Players" and was in a cappella group that was founded by comedienne Aisha Tyler called The Dartmouth Rockapellas.

Mindy Kaling was also the cartoonist for a comic strip that appeared in her colleges paper called Badly Drawn Girl.

in 2003 Mindy Kaling co-wrote the play Matt & Ben, Mindy Kaling also played Ben Affleck in that play. This play would be listed in Time as one of the top 10 theatrical events of that year.

The buzz form this play was good to Mindy Kaling because the next year she hired to be a writer for the American version of The Office. This writing job then lead to Mindy Kaling having an acting role on the show playing the character Kelly Kapoor. A character that Mindy Kaling says is based on how the head writers see her.

in 2008 Mindy Kaling co-wrote and starred in a web show called House Poor

Mindy Kaling as just signed a 7 figure deal with NBC to create her own TV show, while she works on the Office.