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Mindy Kaling, 34
Equal parts performer, power player, and pundit, Kaling — who created, stars in, writes, and produces Fox’s cult comedy fave The Mindy Project, all while blogging, tweeting, and Instagramming — has become one of the freshest, funniest voices in Hollywood.
Her Bucket List: ”Learn how to become a Nora Ephron-level hostess. Own terrific jewelry and dinnerware that I actually use every day. Teach a class which entails mostly rambling on about my gossipy experiences in Hollywood. Somehow die at my most beautiful.” —Jessica Shaw
For the full scoop on all the game-changers of New Hollywood, pick up EW on newsstands or buy the issue online.
Image Credit: ROBERT TRACHTENBERG for EW
August 1 2013 — 12:00 AM EDT