SPOTLIGHT

Maulik Pancholy: You Might Know Me From...

The 33-year-old actor's screen credits include ''30 Rock,'' ''Weeds,'' and ''The Sopranos''

''I feel like I'm getting to work on two of the best comedies on television right now,'' says Maulik Pancholy. Indeed, with recurring gigs on 30 Rock and Weeds, the 33-year-old Yale Drama School grad is not exaggerating (Weeds returns in August). Can't remember where you've seen his face? Keep reading.

30 ROCK (2006-?)
As Alec Baldwin's assistant, Pancholy says his character ''alternates between being terrified and loyal.''

THE SOPRANOS (2007)
For an episode this season, ''I was Dr. Gupte, Johnny Sack's overworked, over-it-all prison doctor.''

WEEDS (2005-?)
Sanjay is a timid college pot dealer with a ''crazy little crush'' on Mary-Louise Parker's character.

THE COMEBACK (2005)
''I played one of two comics who were brought in to make Valerie's [Lisa Kudrow] sitcom funnier.''

HITCH (2005)
As Will Smith's excitable doorman, ''I find out that he's the date doctor and I ask him to hook me up.''

Originally posted May 04, 2007 Published in issue #933 May 11, 2007 Order article reprints