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 Comedy Dynamics' film Out On Stage: The Movie in theaters across the nation, Out On Stage: The Series on Pluto TV and FOX's "Laughs" (HULU, Fusion). He has been heard on the Doug Stanhope Podcast, Mortified and SiriusXM. He will be premiering on The CW, BuzzFeed and on a FOX digital series this winter.
Anthony has been featured on 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 the webseries "Treefeelers" and he is the Winner of the 1st Annual AZ's Funniest Person With a Day Job.
Anthony has performed at festivals such as: Asheville Comedy Festival • Portland Queer Comedy Festival • LA Pride • Bisbee Pride • Bird City Comedy Festival • Altercation Comedy Festival • Big Pine Comedy Festival (Best of Fest) • San Luis Obispo Comedy Festival (Best of SLOCase) + more! He is a Finalist in both the 2016 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 Dick 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 and has garnished over 80k downloads and has been featured on NPR, PopSugar.com 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 from Mean Girls.