Actor to campaign for Obama at UW-W
WHITEWATER Actor Kal Penn will be on the UW-Whitewater campus Friday to stump for President Barack Obama.
The appearance is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. in the Old Main Ballroom, Room 275, of the University Center, 800 W. Main St.
Penn is scheduled to appear at UW-Milwaukee at 2 p.m. Friday and at UW-Madison after his Whitewater appearance.
He continues on to UW-Stevens Point, UW-Oshkosh and Marquette University on Saturday, according to an Obama campaign website.
Penn is known for portrayals of Dr. Lawrence Kutner on the TV drama "House" and of Kumar Patel in the Harold and Kumar comedy films.
Penn served in the Obama administration as associate director in the White House Office of Public Engagement starting in 2009, leaving that post off and on to make movies.
This year, he has served as a co-chairman of the president's re-election campaign.
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