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Born in Chicago, Illinois, he is best known for his role as wayward college student, pop-culture aficionado and self-avowed Trekkie Abed Nadir on the NBC/Yahoo sitcom Community which aired from 2009-2015. In three episodes of Community, Pudi was directed by Justin Lin, who later directed Star Trek Beyond.
Pudi also appeared in the 2014 Marvel film Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and was a recurring character on Gilmore Girls.
He currently plays "Huey" in the 2017 reboot of DuckTales.