Kumail Nanjiani

Kumail Nanjiani

Pakistani actor
Kumail Ali Nanjiani is a Pakistani-American actor, stand-up comedian, and screenwriter. He is known for his role as Dinesh in the HBO comedy series Silicon Valley and for co-writing and starring in the romantic comedy film The Big Sick .Wikipedia
BornMay 2, 1978
HometownKarachi, Pakistan
Height5'9" (1.74m)
SpouseEmily V. Gordon (m 2007 - present)


Kumail Nanjiani Was Told People Don’t Want to Cast Nonwhite Actors as Villains | THR News

The actor said in a new interview that decision-makers are reluctant to cast nonwhite actors in villain roles.
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2018Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureThe Big SickNominated