Kumail Nanjiani

1978 - Today

Kumail Nanjiani

Kumail Ali Nanjiani (; born 1977 or 1978) is a Pakistani-American comedian, actor, screenwriter and podcaster mainly known for his role as Dinesh on HBO's comedy series Silicon Valley (2014–2019) and for co-writing and starring in the romantic comedy 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 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kumail Nanjiani has received more than 7,932,205 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,448th most popular actor.

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  • 7.9M

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  • 45.33

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  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.15

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Kumail Nanjiani ranks 3,404 out of 8,832Before him are Cynthia Rhodes, Suzanne Somers, Robert Cummings, Harry Styles, Joel Kinnaman, and Pat Benatar. After him are Brian Krause, Jamie Campbell Bower, Trish Van Devere, Carey Mulligan, Cassandra Peterson, and Lee Pace.

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Among people born in 1978, Kumail Nanjiani ranks 72Before him are Jim Sturgess, Rani Mukerji, Amal Clooney, Dominic Cooper, Ben McKenzie, and Alexandra Maria Lara. After him are Tomáš Ujfaluši, Philippe Jaroussky, Virginia Raggi, Bárbara Mori, Jamie Carragher, and Selma Ergeç.

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