Anthony DeVito is a SAG-AFTRA actor, comedian, writer, and native New Yorker. He performs 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.
Anthony can be seen on network, cable and premium streaming TV. He appears with Boris McGiver in a pivotal scene in Chapter 47 of award-winning Netflix drama House of Cards, directed by Alex Graves. Other recent TV work includes Blindspot and The Mysteries of Laura on NBC, Power on Starz, and HBO's Boardwalk Empire. Independent films include Future '38, now streaming on iTunes. He's in the main cast of sitcom pilot Driving Mizrahi with fashion icon Isaac Mizrahi (currently being pitched to networks) and can be seen online in videos for Funny Or Die, Above Average, The Key of Awesome, The Kicker, The Shorts Show, award-winning web series The Actress and Labeled, and his own original videos.
Anthony came up through New York City's alternative comedy scene, performing at Gotham Comedy Club, Carolines, Stand Up NY and alt venues like the legendary Rififi, the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and the Peoples Improv Theater. In his early TV appearances, he added original comedy commentary on clip shows for A&E, Discovery Channel, VH1, Biography Channel and Comedy Central. He trained in long-form improvisation at UCB under Owen Burke, Seth Morris and Michael Delaney, and has studied on-camera acting and advanced scene study at Kimball Studio.
Stage credits include multiple roles in sketch comedy/play hybrid “Tourist Trap” at the PIT, "Garlic and Gasoline" in the Brooklyn One-Act Festival, improv and sketch at the UCB 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 Irwin Tools, 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 has live-tweeted media events for BBC America and Huffington Post. 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.
Anthony is a co-founder and Communications Director for the Art of Brooklyn, an arts and culture org 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 film and media. He oversees all branding, social media and marketing efforts for all aspects of the Art of Brooklyn.