Kal Penn

Kal Penn (né Kalpen Suresh Modi) is an American actor and former White House staff member in President Barack Obama's administration. He rose to fame starring in the popular comedy movies Van Wilder (2002) and Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004) and the television series House from 2007 to 2009. He is also well known for taking a hiatus from acting to work in several roles in President Barack Obama's administration. After his hiatus, he appeared on the television series How I Met Your Mother from 2011 to 2014, Designated Survivor (2016-2019) and Clarice (2021).
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