Maulik Pancholy Biography

Maulik Pancholy is an actor best recognized for his role in the series ‘30 Rock.’ Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

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Birthday: January 18, 1974

Nationality: American

Famous: Gays Actors

Age: 46 Years, 46 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Capricorn

Also Known As: Maulik Navin Pancholy

Born in: Dayton, Ohio, United States

Famous as: Actor

Height: 5'8" (173 cm), 5'8" Males


Spouse/Ex-: Ryan Corvaia (m. 2014)

U.S. State: Ohio

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education: Berkeley Preparatory School, Northwestern University, Yale School of Drama, Groundlings Improv School

awards: Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

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Maulik Pancholy, born as Maulik Navin Pancholy, is an eminent actor from the USA. He is best recognized for his roles as Jonathan in the series ‘30 Rock’ and Sanjay Patel in the drama ‘Weeds’. He is also famous for voicing Baljeet Tjinder in animated musical comedy TV series ‘Phineas and Ferb’ as well as Sanjay Patel in Nickelodeon’s animated series ‘Sanjay and Craig’. Pancholy has appeared in many other TV shows like ‘Tracey Takes On’, ‘The Comeback’, ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent’, ‘Web Therapy’, ‘The Good Wife’, ‘The Muppets’ and ‘Milo Murphy's Law’. He has also acted in movies, such as ‘Hitch’, ‘Park’, ‘Love N' Dancing’, ‘27 Dresses’, ‘Tug’ and ‘Raspberry Magic’. Talking about the American actor’s awards and achievements, he has won a Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance in a comedy series. In 2014, Pancholy was named to Barack Obama's (then US President) Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

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  • Maulik Pancholy’s first acting role was of Roberto in the 1999 series ‘Tracey Takes On’. He then appeared in the series ‘Jack & Jill’ and ‘Charmed’. In 2005, the actor began playing the role of Sanjay Patel in the drama ‘Weeds’. The same year, he appeared in the series ‘The Comeback’ as well as the movies ‘Hitch’ and ‘Friends with Money’.
  • Pancholy was then cast as Jonathan in the series ‘30 Rock’ and as Babar in the flick 'Park' in 2006. The following year, he started voicing the character of Baljeet Tjinder in the animated musical comedy series ‘Phineas and Ferb’. After this, he appeared in a number of movies including ‘27 Dresses’, ‘Love N' Dancing’, ‘Love Ranch’, ‘Tug’, ‘See You in September’ and ‘Raspberry Magic’.
  • The American actor then had a recurring role in the drama ‘Web Therapy’ in 2011. The same year, he got featured in the series ‘Whitney’. After some time, Pancholy began voicing Sanjay Patel in the animated series ‘Sanjay and Craig’. During 2016 and 2017, he got featured in episodes of ‘The Muppets’, ‘Friends From College’ and ‘Milo Murphy's Law’.
Personal Life
  • Maulik Navin Pancholy was born on January 18, 1974, in Dayton, Ohio, USA in a Gujrati family of Indian immigrants. He attended Berkeley Preparatory School and graduated from there in 1991. Later on, he received his bachelor's degree from Northwestern University. After this, he studied at Yale School of Drama and graduated from there with a Master of Fine Arts degree in 2003.
  • Pancholy disclosed to ‘Out’ magazine in a November 2013 interview that he is gay. In the interview, he also discussed about his partner of nine years, Ryan Corvaia. The couple got engaged at the Taj Mahal (India) in January 2014 and got married in September that year.
  • Talking about the actor’s philanthropic nature, he is associated with many non-profit as well as social policy organizations including New York City Anti-Violence Project, Asian Americans Advancing Justice and OutRight Action International (previously called as International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission).
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