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Mindy Kaling

American actress, writer, comedian

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Mindy Kaling: American actress, writer, comedian
Vera Mindy Chokalingam, known professionally as Mindy Kaling, is an American actress, comedian, and writer. She initially gained recognition for the NBC sitcom The Office (2005–2013), where she played the character Kelly Kapoor and served as a writer, executive producer, and director. For her work on the series, she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series and four times for Outstanding Comedy Series. Kaling gained wider attention for creating, writing, producing and starring in the Fox/Hulu comedy series The Mindy Project (2012–2017). She also created the NBC sitcom Champions (2018), the Hulu miniseries Four Weddings and a Funeral (2019), and the Netflix series Never Have I Ever (2020).

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Halle Berry Joins Josh Gad in Sci-Fi Film 'Moonfall', Mindy Kaling Set to Write ‘Legally Blonde 3’ & More | THR News [Video]

Halle Berry Joins Josh Gad in Sci-Fi Film 'Moonfall', Mindy Kaling Set to Write ‘Legally Blonde 3’ & More | THR News

Halle Berry is headed back to the big screen, Mindy Kaling is teaming up with Reese Witherspoon for 'Legally Blonde 3' and art imitates life for Jamie Lynn Spears in her long-awaited return to TV.

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Mindy Kaling, Dan Goor Sign On to Write 'Legally Blonde 3' | THR News [Video]

Mindy Kaling, Dan Goor Sign On to Write 'Legally Blonde 3' | THR News

Mindy Kaling and Dan Goor have signed on to write the script for MGM's 'Legally Blonde 3.'

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Mindy Kaling signs up to write Legally Blonde 3 [Video]

Mindy Kaling signs up to write Legally Blonde 3

Mindy Kaling will team up with Dan Goor to pen the script for 'Legally Blonde 3'.

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Lockdown story time: Roald Dahl with Streep, Cumberbatch, Waititi and more [Video]

Lockdown story time: Roald Dahl with Streep, Cumberbatch, Waititi and more

Millions of parents around the world have been exhausting all forms of entertainment for their children during the past few months, but a host of celebrities including Meryl Streep, Benedict..

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ShowBiz Minute: Lauer, Beyoncé, Kaling

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The best new TV shows of 2020 so far, from 'Upload' to 'Never Have I Ever'

From Netflix's "Cheer" to the return of Jean-Luc Picard on "Star Trek" to Mindy Kaling's "Never Have I Ever," here's the best new 2020 TV.
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Teen star of 'Never Have I Ever' felt no pressure playing hero Mindy Kaling

Eighteen-year-old Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is playing a character created by Mindy Kaling, loosely based on Kaling's own childhood. And Ramakrishnan's boss? Also Kaling. But the young Canadian says she..
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Mindy Kaling has 'newfound respect for stay-at-home moms' while quarantining with her toddler

Mindy Kaling says she gets to "redo my maternity leave" while self-isolating with her two-year-old daughter, Kit, during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Best dressed at the Oscars: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Mindy Kaling rule the red carpet

Janelle Monae, Scarlett Johansson, Brie Larson, Cynthia Erivo and more stars who were best dressed at the 2020 Oscars.
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Will Mindy Kaling and B.J. Novak "get back together"?

In this web exclusive, writer and actress Mindy Kaling talks to Luke Burbank about the public's fascination with her relationship with actor B.J. Novak, who played her boyfriend on the hit comedy..
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Sunday Profile: Mindy Kaling

When she was a little kid, Mindy Kaling didn't see anyone on TV who looked like her, and yet she's built a career as a writer and actress who is remarkably relatable, whether it's her characters in the..
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Mindy Kaling recalls near snub over 'The Office' Emmy; academy denies trying to cut her

Mindy Kaling shared that the Television Academy almost cut her name from the list of producers for "The Office" because there were just "too many."
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Meghan McCain rips 'Mindy Project' producer for 'cruel' tweet, brings Mindy Kaling into it

"I know we can’t be judged by everyone we work with but still," Meghan McCain wrote in a tweet that mentioned Mindy Kaling.
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Mistaken Identity: Mindy Kaling

Rather than being mistaken for another actress, Mindy Kaling has been confused with a teenage activist. (July 9)  
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Mindy Kaling shares bikini photo with body positive message: 'You don’t have to be a size 0'

Mindy Kaling took to Instagram Friday to share photos of herself in a couple of bikinis along with an encouraging message to her followers
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Robert Mueller, Mexico, Mindy Kaling: Your Monday Evening Briefing

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"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 6/2

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Mindy Kaling on "Late Night," and taking nothing for granted

The actress-writer talks her new film, and of confounding Hollywood's expectations (and her own)
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