MINDY KALING (voice of Disgust) is an actor, writer, producer, and director. She
currently stars in the Fox
comedy series "The Mindy Project," which she also writes and executive produces.
The show centers on Dr.
Mindy Lahiri, a successful OB/GYN whose love of romantic comedies is wreaking
havoc on her personal life. In
2013, "The Mindy Project" was nominated for a Writers Guild Award for New
Series. In 2014, Kaling and the
show earned nominations from the Television Critics Association for individual
achievement in comedy and
outstanding achievement in comedy, respectively. Kaling also earned an NAACP
Image Award nomination for her
performance on the show in 2014.
Before "The Mindy Project," Kaling 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, Kaling wrote 18 episodes of the series, including the Emmy-nominated
Kaling made her film debut as the object of Paul Rudd's unwanted affections in
Judd Apatow's "The 40-Year-
Old Virgin." She was last seen on the big screen alongside Natalie Portman and
Ashton Kutcher in "No Strings
Attached" and Jason Segel and Emily Blunt in "The Five-Year Engagement." She
also lent her voice to the
blockbuster animated comedies "Despicable Me" and "Wreck-It Ralph." Kaling was
most recently seen in "This
Is the End" alongside James Franco and Seth Rogen.
Aside from her work in film and television, Kaling is the author of the comedic
memoir "Is Everyone Hanging
Out Without Me? (and Other Concerns)," which continues to be featured on the New
York Times and USA Today
best-seller lists. Kaling is working on her second memoir "Why Not
Me?"-scheduled to be released in the fall