Name: Kal Penn
Birth Name: 
Kalpen Suresh Modi
Birth Date: 
April 23, 1977
Birth Place: 
Montclair, NJ
Actor / Associate Director of the Office of Public Engagement
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 1408

Adam Levine & Kal Penn Join Obamacare Campaign

Posted Thursday December 12, 2013 3:23 PM GMT

It’s no secret that President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act has hit some major roadblocks, but he’s hoping a little help from his celebrity friends will get the public interested again.

The Commander-in-Chief enlisted People’s Sexiest Man Alive Adam Levine as the frontman for the new “Tell a Friend- Get Covered” initiative launching today (December 12).


CBS Cancels "We Are Men"

Posted Thursday October 10, 2013 11:30 AM GMT

After airing just two episodes of the new series "We Are Men," CBS announced its decision to pull the show from its Monday night roster on Wednesday (October 9).

Marking the network's second fall series fail, the show unfortunately received low ratings and became a huge flop in the comedy lineup.


Tinseltown’s Hottest Stars React to President Barack Obama’s Re-Election

Posted Wednesday November 7, 2012 11:05 AM GMT

It was a tense evening as the votes were counted last night (November 6) and when the dust settled President Barack Obama was elected to a second term in office.

And once the news spread, celebrities all over the world took to their Twitter accounts to share their reactions.


Kal Penn & John Cho Star in Promotional Spot for President Obama

Posted Tuesday September 4, 2012 9:16 PM GMT

Enlisting his former associate director for the Office of Public Liaison for support, President Barack Obama tapped actor Kal Penn to host the 2012 Democratic National Convention coverage on


"A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas": In Theaters Now!

Posted Friday November 4, 2011 5:03 PM GMT

Kicking off the holiday box office season, the long-awaited R-rated funny flick “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas” has made its theatrical debut (November 4).

Sure to bring an abundance of Yule Tide hilarity to the big screen, the highly-anticipated film has earned rave reviews ahead of its release.


“A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas”: First Look

Posted Thursday August 11, 2011 10:20 AM GMT

As the summer season comes to a close, “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas” is foreshadowing the holiday season to come.

The new teaser trailer is jam packed full of Yule Tide hilarity and plenty of substance abuse-induced fun.


Kal Penn Robber Faces Stiff Consequences

Posted Wednesday April 21, 2010 2:06 PM GMT

He was robbed at gunpoint around 1am on Tuesday morning, but Kal Penn isn’t the average burglary victim.

Though he rose to fame with a series of high-profile film and television roles, the “House” star gave up the acting gig to work for the White House as Obama’s associate director of the Office of Public Engagement.


Kal Penn: Robbed at Gunpoint

Posted Tuesday April 20, 2010 3:07 PM GMT

He rose to fame as part of the “Van Wilder” saga, but Kal Penn had a horrifying experience while out in Washington DC early this morning.

The “Harold and Kumar” star was walking around in DC neighborhood when he was robbed at gunpoint by an unknown suspect.