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Kal Penn

Actor Known for His Role in "House" and "Harold and Kumar" Films, Producer and Political Activist

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 Kal Penn Biography

Kal Penn, an accomplished actor and producer with credits in both feature films and television. 

Penn will star in a trio of feature films, The Sisterhood Of Night, a thriller in which Penn will play a guidance counselor to a nefarious group of high school girls,  Dementamania; a psychological thriller directed by Kit Ryan, and the Randall Einhorn-directed Late Bloomer with Elijah Wood. 

Penn is most markedly recognized for his starring role as Kumar  in Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle and follow-ups Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, and A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas. 

Penn has other notable  work in the feature films, Van Wilder and its sequel The Rise of Taj, and more dramatic turns in A Lot Like Love, The Namesake  based on the novel by Pulitzer-winner Jhumpa Lahiri, “and “Superman Returns.”  

Penn has also appeared as Dr. Lawrence Kutner on the critically acclaimed television series House, and had a season long recurring role on the fan favorite show 24. More recently, Penn played a therapist-turned-boyfriend named Kevin in a recurring role on the CBS hit show "How I Met Your Mother".

Born and raised in New Jersey, Penn graduated from the Freehold Regional High School District’s Performing Arts High School, attended the Governor's School for the Arts, and received a degree from the prestigious School of Theater, Film and Television at UCLA.

Penn has returned to his acting career after taking a 2-year sabbatical during which he served as an Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement.

During his time there, he served a variety of roles, including that of President Obama’s Liaison to the Arts communities, Young Americans, and Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders.

He also served as an Adjunct Professor of Cinema, Sociology and Asian American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and is currently pursuing a Graduate Certificate in International Security at Stanford University.  

Penn continues his philanthropy and civil service through volunteer work and charitable causes.

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Kal Penn

Actor Known for His Role in "House" and "Harold and Kumar" Films, Producer and Political Activist

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Kal Penn Biography

Kal Penn, an accomplished actor and producer with credits in both feature films and television. 

Penn will star in a trio of feature films, The Sisterhood Of Night, a thriller in which Penn will play a guidance counselor to a nefarious group of high school girls,  Dementamania; a psychological thriller directed by Kit Ryan, and the Randall Einhorn-directed Late Bloomer with Elijah Wood. 

Penn is most markedly recognized for his starring role as Kumar  in Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle and follow-ups Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, and A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas. 

Penn has other notable  work in the feature films, Van Wilder and its sequel The Rise of Taj, and more dramatic turns in A Lot Like Love, The Namesake  based on the novel by Pulitzer-winner Jhumpa Lahiri, “and “Superman Returns.”  

Penn has also appeared as Dr. Lawrence Kutner on the critically acclaimed television series House, and had a season long recurring role on the fan favorite show 24. More recently, Penn played a therapist-turned-boyfriend named Kevin in a recurring role on the CBS hit show "How I Met Your Mother".

Born and raised in New Jersey, Penn graduated from the Freehold Regional High School District’s Performing Arts High School, attended the Governor's School for the Arts, and received a degree from the prestigious School of Theater, Film and Television at UCLA.

Penn has returned to his acting career after taking a 2-year sabbatical during which he served as an Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement.

During his time there, he served a variety of roles, including that of President Obama’s Liaison to the Arts communities, Young Americans, and Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders.

He also served as an Adjunct Professor of Cinema, Sociology and Asian American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and is currently pursuing a Graduate Certificate in International Security at Stanford University.  

Penn continues his philanthropy and civil service through volunteer work and charitable causes.

Kal Penn Videos

  • Kal Penn Once Had to Stop Working to Get Paid
    James asks Kal Penn about the differences between acting in the United States and acting in India and Kal recalls an independent film he ...
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  • The Girl in the Photographs - Kal Penn Interview - YouTube

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  • How to book Kal Penn?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kal Penn for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Kal Penn, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kal Penn or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Kal Penn?

    Booking fees for Kal Penn, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kal Penn, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Kal Penn?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kal Penn for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kal Penn for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kal Penn or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kal Penn or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Kal Penn is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kal Penn for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Kal Penn generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Aasif Mandvi, Hill Harper, Bill Nye, Spike Lee and Daymond John. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kal Penn for an upcoming event.

Kal Penn Speaker Videos

  • Kal Penn Once Had to Stop Working to Get Paid
    James asks Kal Penn about the differences between acting in the United States and acting in India and Kal recalls an independent film he ...
    Kean Commencement 2017 | Undergraduate Commencement ...
    Kean Commencement 2017 | Undergraduate Commencement Speaker, Mr. Kal Penn. Kean University. Loading... Unsubscribe from Kean ...
  • The Girl in the Photographs - Kal Penn Interview - YouTube
    My Shakespeare Story - Kal Penn - #MySHX400 - YouTube
  • Kal Penn's DNC Speech - YouTube
    Real Time with Bill Maher: Flip a District - Kal Penn (HBO) - YouTube

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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