Kausar Mohammed is a Bengali/Pakistani-American actress born in San Jose, California with a young start in theatre and comedy. Kausar plays series lead in Paul Feig's dramedy, East of La Brea, which had its world premiere at SXSW 2019. She has also has worked alongside Taraji P. Henson on the film What Men Want (Paramount), Issa Rae on the film Little (Universal) and has additional credits on shows such as Silicon Valley (HBO), Black Lightning (CW), and Nobodies (TV Land). As a voice-actress, she is a series lead character for an upcoming Dreamworks animated project and has worked on pilot projects developed by Lucasfilms and Crystal Dynamics. Kausar is on an Upright Citizen's Brigade House Maude Sketch Team, Emerald, and and all South-Asian sketch comedy team, The Get Brown, that performs regularly at UCB theatre.  Her newest projects include starring in the short COFFEE SHOP NAMES, alongside Danny Pudi, Karan Soni, and Anders Holmes.