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'Kumar' Goes Back to White House

Actor Kal Penn wraps latest movie, returns to old job

(Newser) - Kal Penn—aka Kalpen Modi, aka Kumar—has once again traded in White Castle for the White House, reports ABC News. The actor best known for the Harold & Kumar movies left his gig at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in April to shoot a third one and today returned to his... More »

'Kumar' Robbed at Gunpoint

Actor Kal Penn wasn't hurt in DC incident

(Newser) - Actor Kal Penn—much better known as "Kumar" from the Harold and Kumar flicks—was robbed at gunpoint this morning in Washington, DC, reports TMZ . The incident happened as he was walking around 1:20am. He was unhurt. Penn has been in DC working for the Obama administration of... More »

'Kumar' Bails on White House Gig

Kal Penn leaves Obama administration to resume acting

(Newser) - Kal Penn is done with politics: The actor will resign as President Obama's associate director of public engagement to return to show business, starting with a new Harold & Kumar movie that begins shooting in June. The film will see the two buddies reunited at Christmastime under the direction of... More »

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