Mindy Kaling (born June 24 1979 near Cambridge, Massachusetts) is an American actress and comedian. She is also a writer and acts mostly on television programs. She starred as Kelly Kapoor in the situation comedy The Office. She plays the protagonist in The Mindy Project. She is a feminist. In 2005 Kaling acted in a film for the first time. She played a character called Amy in The 40 Year Old Virgin.
In 2014 Kaling was on one of the four February covers of ELLE Magazine. Some people said the cover was racist because the photo of Kaling was in black and white and the other covers of white women were in colour.
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- Kaling responds to reader's questions on Jezebel Zap2it, retrieved February 5, 2008
- Ulaby, Neda (2009-02-04). "On TV, Immigrants' Kids Mine Cultural Convergence". Morning Edition. NPR. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=102572670. Retrieved February 25, 2013.