Kumail Nanjiani

46, from Karachi, Pakistan

Artwork for EternalsImage of Kumail Nanjiani

Biography

Kumail Ali Nanjiani (born May 2, 1978) is a Pakistani-American comedian, actor, and screenwriter. He is primarily known for his role as Dinesh in the HBO comedy series Silicon Valley (2014–2019) and for co-writing and starring in the romantic comedy film The Big Sick (2017). For co-writing the latter with his wife, Emily V. Gordon, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. In 2018, Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Nanjiani has also voiced Prismo on the animated series Adventure Time and starred in the TNT series Franklin & Bash and the Adult Swim series Newsreaders. He also co-hosted the Comedy Central show The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, as well as playing various roles on the comedy series Portlandia.

Timeline

2024Aged 46

  • Poster for Destroy All Neighbors

    Smelting Refinery Guard

  • Poster for Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire

    (Unknown)

2023Aged 45

  • Poster for Money Shot: The Pornhub Story

    Self (archive footage) (uncredited)

  • Poster for Attack of the Doc!

    (Unknown)

  • Poster for Migration

    Mack Mallard (voice)

2022Aged 44

  • Poster for Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Eternals

    Self - Kingo

  • Poster for Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi's Return

    Self - Haja Estree

2021Aged 43

  • Poster for Roll Up Your Sleeves

    Self

  • Poster for A Night at the Academy Museum

    Self

  • Poster for Eternals

    Kingo

2020Aged 42

  • Poster for Dolittle

    Plimpton (voice)

  • Poster for Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020

    Himself

  • Poster for The Lovebirds

    Jibran

  • Poster for Death to 2020

    Bark Multiverse

2019Aged 41

  • Poster for It Started As a Joke

    Himself

  • Poster for Men in Black: International

    Pawny (voice)

  • Poster for Stuber

    Stu

  • Poster for Celebrating Marvel's Stan Lee

    Self

2018Aged 40

  • Poster for Poop Talk

    Self

  • Poster for Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity

    Himself

  • Poster for Duck Butter

    Jake

  • Poster for Julia Louis-Dreyfus: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize

    Self

2017Aged 39

  • Poster for Fist Fight

    Officer Mehar

  • Poster for The Big Sick

    Kumail Nanjiani

  • Poster for A Happening of Monumental Proportions

    Perry

  • Poster for The Lego Ninjago Movie

    Jay (voice)

2016Aged 38

  • Poster for Central Intelligence

    Jared the Airport Security Guard

  • Poster for Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

    Keanu

  • Poster for Brother Nature

    Riggleman

  • Poster for The Late Bloomer

    Rich

2015Aged 37

  • Poster for Misery Loves Comedy

    Self

  • Poster for Hot Tub Time Machine 2

    Brad

  • Poster for Flock of Dudes

    Ro

  • Poster for Addicted to Fresno

    Damon

  • Poster for Hell & Back

    Dave the Demon (voice)

  • Poster for Hello, My Name Is Doris

    Nasir

2014Aged 36

  • Poster for Loaded

    Raza

  • Poster for Sex Tape

    Punit

  • Poster for The Last of the Great Romantics

    George the Counter Guy

2013Aged 35

  • Poster for The Arrangement

    Alfred Dalton

  • Poster for The Kings of Summer

    Gary

  • Poster for Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male

    Himself

  • Poster for Bad Milo!

    Bobbi

  • Poster for Hell Baby

    Cable Guy

  • Timms Valley

    Arjit Pondicherry

2012Aged 34

  • Poster for The Five-Year Engagement

    Pakistani Chef

2010Aged 32

  • Poster for Reggie Watts: Why Shit So Crazy?

    (Unknown)

  • Poster for Life As We Know It

    Simon

Year unknown