Anthony Desamito is a stand up comedian, actor and writer living in Los Angeles, CA who has been joke-making on stages across the country for 8 years.
He has appeared on Discontinued on The CW, Comedy Dynamics' film Out On Stage: The Movie in theaters across the nation, Out On Stage: The Series on Pluto TV & Dekkoo and on FOX's "Laughs" (HULU, Fusion). He has been heard on the Doug Stanhope Podcast and Mortified. He is a part of "Comedy Dynamics Presents" which can be heard on SiriusXM, Spotify and Amazon Audio. Anthony will be premiering on a FOX digital project in 2019.
Anthony has been featured on BuzzFeed, Out Magazine, The Advocate, Inverse and was mentioned on The Daily Beast as one of today's comics who "should be a household name.” He was nominated for a Channel 101 Channy for Best Male Supporting Role in 2018 and he is the Winner of the 1st Annual AZ's Funniest Person With a Day Job.
Anthony has performed at festivals such as: SF Sketchfest • Asheville Comedy Festival • Portland Queer Comedy Festival • LA Pride • Bisbee Pride • Altercation Comedy Festival • Big Pine Comedy Festival + more! He is a Finalist in both the Scriptapalooza TV Sitcom Writing Competition and Arizona's Funniest Comedian.
He co-hosts a comedy show at the Hollywood Improv called, "Ya Feel?!" and "Big D Energy" in San Diego at Project Bar & Grill. He also co-hosts "Thank You for Being a Podcast: The Golden Girls Podcast," in which he recaps episodes of the Golden Girls which has garnished over 80k downloads and has been featured on NPR, POPSUGAR and Phoenix New Times.
Anthony received his improv training from The Torch Theatre, he once put on a puppet show for David Arquette and he tours as the feature act for Daniel Franzese and Julian McCullough.