Anthony DeVito is a comedian, SAG-AFTRA actor, writer and native New Yorker. He performs stand-up, character and sketch comedy all over New York City. He specializes in sharp comedy performances that are grounded in reality and dramatic acting with depth and vulnerability.
He's excited to be in the main cast of a new scripted/improvised sitcom pilot for Zero Point Zero Productions, currently being pitched to networks, and appears in the TV pilot for the popular storytelling podcast "RISK!". Acting credits include Boardwalk Empire, award-winning web series "The Actress," White Collar, Rescue Me with Denis Leary, NBC's Late Night With Conan O'Brien, Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins and more. Independent films include starring roles in "A Box Came To Brooklyn," which he co-wrote and will be hitting film festivals in 2015, and the award-winning feature "Apostles of Park Slope."
As a comedian, Anthony has appeared on A&E, Discovery Channel, VH1, the Biography Channel and Comedy Central. He was the official “spokestree” for Jersey Doesn’t Stink, and has shot sketches for AdultSwim.com as well as his own original comedy videos.
Stage credits include playing Garlic in John Twomey's one-act play "Garlic and Gasoline", improv and sketch at the UCB Theater and People’s Improv Theater, NYC’s Manhattan Monologue Slam, the Little Monsters Festival, scene work from "All My Sons" at Atlantic Theater Company and the one-act comedy CTRL+ALT+DEL, written and directed by "Conan" writer Andres du Bouchet.
He's appeared in commercials for Dunkin’ Donuts, Ryka, Humira, Caesars Atlantic City, CarMax, Cablevision, American Express, Fanta Soda and more. He's even been in a music video, playing a mailman in Bon Jovi's "Have A Nice Day."
Anthony writes comedy for TV, stage, film and the web. He recently co-wrote the pilot script for the upcoming animated comedy "pOny" and wrote the official Twitter feed for the internationally popular character Domo. He has live-tweeted media events for BBC America and Huffington Post and is regularly featured on Witstream.com. He’s written for comedy pilots "Inside Access Tonight!" and "The Tom Mule Show," created series ideas for My Damn Channel and made fun of ugly clothes and the stars who wore them as one of Us Weekly magazine's most popular Fashion Police. He also works as a creative consultant, combining his comedy and writing skills with his background in advertising to create ad campaigns, conceptual treatments and funny content for advertising and entertainment brands.
Anthony is a co-founder and Communications Director for the Art of Brooklyn, an arts and culture non-profit that produces the annual Art of Brooklyn Film Festival and Brooklyn On Demand. AoBFF is the only independent, international festival in the world built entirely around Brooklyn-centric films and filmmakers and BKOD is the only streaming video on demand hub devoted to Brooklyn-centric indie film. He oversees all branding, social media and marketing efforts for all aspects of the Art of Brooklyn.
Unique traits: Top-notch improviser, lighting-fast comedy mind, tall, friendly, native Brooklynite