Kevin Mukherjee-Calcutta Born Bengali Actor Cum Director in Hollywood
Actor & Director of East Indian descent, Kevin Mukherji was entertaining the neighborhood kids with his hand drawn cartoon short movies by the age of seven, and made over fifty short super 8 and video movies before the age of fourteen. Kevin made his first broadcast documentary about antique cars at the age of sixteen called “Car Fever.” Kevin graduated from Von Steuben High School in three years and then received a master degree in Communication Studies from Northern Illinois University. He studied acting at Second City and Victory Gardens in Chicago.
Kevin is delighted to work alongside a variety of noted actors and directors in his career. Among those actors were Tom Hanks in Steven Spielberg’s “The Terminal,” Ashley Judd and Luke Perry in John McNaughton’s “Normal Life,” Albert Brooks in “Looking For Comedy In The Muslim World,” C. Thomas Howell in “Hillside Strangler,” and Tommy Lee Jones in “U.S. Marshals.” Kevin directed the feature psychological drama “Death And Taxis,” and the feature documentary “American Storytellers” with John McNaughton, Harold Ramis, John Sayles and Forest Whitaker which played at film festivals around the world and in limited release in selected cities. His television credits include “Without A Trace” and “Arrested Development” among others.
Kevin is currently directing the features “I Am You” (a documentary about animal & human rights) and “Tail Dragger Raw.” Kevin Mukherji is the founder and partner of Magnum Independent Pictures, a film production and distribution company.
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