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Aasif Mandvi: Saying The Things Lawyers Wish They Wouldn't Say

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Aasif Mandvi has been acting for more than 25 years, but a lot of people know him best as a correspondent for ‘The Daily Show’ and interviews like the one that cost a North Carolina Republican leader his job.

Fun facts about Aasif Mandvi: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is an Indian-American actor and comedian. He began appearing as an occasional contributing correspondent on The Daily Show on August 9, 2006. On March 12, 2007, he was promoted to a regular correspondent.

2) After graduating from the University of South Florida with a degree in Theatre,[6] Mandvi worked as a performer at Disney-MGM Studios at Walt Disney World Resort. He later moved to New York City where he began appearing in off-Broadway productions. During this time he also was active in the band Cowboys and Indian. He won an Obie Award for his critically acclaimed one-man show Sakina's Restaurant.

3) On Broadway, Mandvi appeared as Ali Hakim in the 2002 revival of Oklahoma! directed by Trevor Nunn. He also appeared in the play Homebody/Kabul by Tony Kushner. He portrayed Fritz Haber in the off-Broadway play Einstein's Gift.

"Million Dollar Arm" opens Friday, May 16.

Twitter: @aasif

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