Benjamin Joseph Manaly Novak (born July 31, 1979), credited professionally as B. Novak, is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, author, producer and director.
He is most widely known for being a writer and executive producer of The Office, in which he also played Ryan Howard. His father co-edited The Big Book of Jewish Humor, and has ghostwritten memoirs for Nancy Reagan, Lee Iacocca, Magic Johnson, and others; his parents also established a Jewish matchmaking service.
Andy asked about Mindy’s love life and this is what she had to say: Andy: Are you dating anyone? Mindy: I saw the espisode where he was on and I know he talked about that a lot. I love him, and I think he’s a great person.” Thankfully, Mindy isn’t shy about posting personal pics on Instagram. Apparently their “explosive connection” is strong enough to ensure these best buds don’t stay apart for long.
Andy: You know, I just want you and BJ Novak to get together. Us Weekly reported on the interview, and Mindy had nothin’ but love for her former co-star, “He’s legitimately one of my best friends.
Mindy Kaling and BJ Novak set The Office fandom's collective hearts aflutter on Oscars night by attending the Vanity Fair Oscar afterparty as a pair.