Was a cast member of: The Office
Now headlining: The Mindy Project, premiered Sept. 25
“Every day I wake up, and I’m like, ‘I’m the star of my own show, and it has my name on it,” Kaling said of her FOX sitcom at a Television Critics Association’s discussion this summer. “I’m going to turn into a monster. I can’t handle it.” Clocking out at the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company (which will close for good after the show’s upcoming ninth season), the funny lady will play doctor as a successful gynecologist who is less accomplished in her love life.