Actors

ANTHONY CORTESE – ACTRA

  • HEIGHT: 5’10”
  • WEIGHT: 155 LBS.
  • HAIR: DARK BROWN
  • EYES: BROWN
  • LANGUAGES: ENGLISH

 

FILM/TELEVISION (SELECTED):

  • MAYDAY, PRINCIPAL, CINEFLIX PROD./PJ NAWORYNSKI
  • WEBDULTERY, LEAD, SPLIT THE DIFFERENCE PRODUCTIONS/CHARLES WAHL
  • NIKITA, ACTOR, NIKITA FILMS/DANNY CANNON
  • THE RON JAMES SHOW, ACTOR, CBC/THE RON JAMES SHOW II INC.
  • BREAKOUT KINGS, ACTOR, 20TH CENTURY FOX/GAVIN HOOD
  • THE LISTENER (PILOT), ACTOR, SHAFTESBURY PROD./CLEMENT VIRGO
  • LAST LOOK*, LEAD, CONCOCTIONS PROD./CHARLES WAHL
  • DATE BALL, PRINCIPAL, MISE-EN-CHIEN PROD./ CRAIG MACNAUGHTON
  • BALLS OUT (HIP-HOP MUSICAL), LEAD, CONCOCTIONS PROD./CHARLES WAHL
  • Insight of Evil, Lead, New Blood Entertainment / Nigel Hartwell
  • NOBILE (HISTORICAL BIOGRAPHY), PRINCIPAL, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC/JANE ARMSTRONG
  • JUMP CUT (CFMT), CO-HOST, CFMT PROD./PAUL TAVERNESE

*Winner: Best Actor in a Short Film, NYC Midnight Moviemaking Competition 2004

 

COMMERCIALS:

List available upon request

 

STAGE(SELECTED):

  • HISTORY OF THE DEVIL, THE DEVIL, A MISFIT PROD./SCOTT BROPHY
  • TONY N’ TINA’S WEDDING, JOHNNY NUNZIO, SECOND CITY/JAY LEGGET
  • TALK RADIO, DAN WOODRUFF, TEAM B PROD./COLIN RIVERS
  • FEAR, Smith, Two Handers / Angie Cicone
  • 21 SCRATCHES, RYMAN, TORONTO FRINGE/SCOTT TRELEAVEN
  • LES GOONS, ARLECCHINO, LAGOON THEATRE/JOHN GLOSSOP
  • JOURNEY TO SALVATION, JESUS CHRIST, IMMACULATE CONCEPTIONS/MARCHETTI

 

TRAINING:

  • AUDITION WORKSHOP, LARISSA MAIR
  • COMEDY SCENE STUDY & CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT, BRETT HEARD
  • PROFESSIONAL ACTORS LAB (ADVANCED CLASS), DAVID ROTENBERG
  • IMPROVISATION PROGRAM (LEVELS A&B), SECOND CITY
  • RADIO BROADCASTING, HUMBER COLLEGE
  • THEATRE PROGRAM, YORK UNIVERSITY
  • DRAMA MAJOR, ETOBICOKE SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

  • Driving standard, Juggling, Flair Bartending, Stage combat, Comedy, Hosting and Interviewing. Soccer, Billiards, Football, Basketball, Rollerblading/skating, Squash, and Rock Climbing.

 

ACCENTS:

  • Italian, Spanish, New York Italian, Southern States.

 

HOBBIES AND INTERESTS:

  • Jogging and performing spoken word poetry.
  • Recognized as best actor in a short film at NYC Midnight Madness MovieMaking Competition 2004.