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Danny Pudi interview, co-star, NBC's "Community"

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Community’s break out star, Danny Pudi, puts his pop culture love to the test talking to Mr. Media!

Danny Pudi stars as Abed, a pop culture junkie, in the new NBC comedy series "Community."

He will be the celebrity guest host of ACME Saturday Night this Saturday, April 10. You can watch the online comedy TV show streaming live online @ http://www.acmecomedy.com at 10 pm Eastern, 7pm Pacific.

Pudi, an actor and comedian originally from Chicago, graduated from Marquette University. He was the first Chris Farley Scholarship Award winner, and completed the Second City Chicago's Conservatory program.

On the small screen, Pudi's credits include NBC's "ER," "The Bill Engvall Show," as well as recurring roles on "Greek" and "Gilmore Girls." He can also be seen in the upcoming films "Road Trip 2: Beerpong" and the independent film "Thunder Geniuses" directed by Michael Clancy.

Pudi's Los Angeles stage credits include "Huck & Holden," NBC's Diversity Showcase, "Token City" and the staged readings "Loyalties" and "Air Guitar High."

He is also a founding member of Siblings of Doctors, a trio of Indian-American comics that perform sketch comedy and improv at various comedy festivals around the country.

When he's not working, Pudi is an avid runner and enjoys playing Yahtzee, vacuuming and drinking coffee. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

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