Actor best know for his starring role as Kumar Patel in Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, as well as the film's 2008 and 2011 sequels. He also portrayed Dr. Lawrence Kutner on House. In 2016, he began starring in the ABC drama Designated Survivor.
He attended and graduated from UCLA with degrees in film and sociology.
He worked as the Associate Director in the Office of Public Engagement at the White House during Barack Obama's presidency.
His parents are fragrance evaluator Asmita and engineer Sureshi Modi. He has one brother, Pulin Modi.
He co-starred with John Cho in the Harold and Kumar films.