Birth Name: Mindy Kaling
Birth Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Kaling was born in 1979 and raised in Cambridge, MA, where she attended private school at Buckingham Browne & Nichols. After graduation, she enrolled at Dartmouth College and pursued an array of creative interests, but mainly focused on acting and writing. She joined an improvisational comedy group called "The Dog Day Players," wrote skits for "The Rockapella," an a cappella group formed at Brown University, and drew her own comic strip, "The Badly Drawn Girl," for The Dartmouth. After graduating in 2001, Kaling pursued writing and acting while working as a production assistant on such shows as "Crossing Over with John Edward" (Sci-Fi, 2000-04) while periodically babysitting to pay the b...
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