Mindy Kaling is an actor, writer, producer, and director. She currently stars in the Hulu original comedy series “The Mindy Project,” which she also writes and executive produces.
Before “The Mindy Project,” Mindy was best known for her work on the critically acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning NBC show “The Office.” In addition to directing, producing, and portraying celebrity-obsessed Kelly Kapoor, Mindy wrote 18 episodes of the series, including the Emmy nominated episode “Niagra.”
In 2011, Mindy penned the comedic memoir Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me (And Other Concerns), which continues to be featured on New York Times’ and USA Today’s best-seller lists. Mindy’s second memoir Why Not Me? was released in September 2015 and launched at #1 on the New York Times’ best-seller list.
In 2005, Mindy made her film debut as the object of Paul Rudd’s unwanted affections in Judd Apatow’s THE 40 YEAR OLD VIRGIN. Most recently, Mindy lent her voice to the character Disgust in the Oscar-winning Pixar animated film INSIDE OUT alongside Amy Poehler and Bill Hader, and was seen in THE NIGHT BEFORE alongside Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. She will next begin production on OCEAN’S 8 alongside Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett and Anne Hathaway.
Mindy was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2012. In 2014, she was named one of Glamour’s women of the year. Reference
Mindy Kaling Social Links
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (BBBSLA) hosted its annual Accessories for Success Spring Scholarship Luncheon at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills presented by City National Bank and TLC. The afternoon honored Nancy Daniels, President & General Manager, TLC with the “Excellence in Mentoring Award” and Stephen Galloway, Executive Editor, Features, The Hollywood Reporter with the “Innovator Award.” Actress and fashion icon Amber Valletta returns as host. Laura Lizer, BBBSLA Board Chair; Rebecca Campbell; Nancy Taylor; Nina Shaw; Kate Nichols; Sandra Stern; Nicole Lorey and Loyola Marymount University are Honorary Co-Chairs. Prior to the luncheon, luxury accessories boutique vendors featured fashionable accessories for purchase with a portion of proceeds from sales donated to BBBSLA. Host Erin Mooney interviews Mindy Kaling, Amber Valletta, Nate Berkus, Jeremiah Brent, Nancy Daniels, Ryan Caplette, Darius King, Tiffany Siart, Lyrik, Travis Van Winkle, Stephen Galloway & Kelly Sullivan