Matt Catanzano is an actor, writer, director, and comedian living in Los Angeles. He recently performed as part of an NBC/Universal Showcase directed by Mick Napier in LA.
He can be seen in the comedy “Daddy’s Home 2” starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg as well as an episode of Tracy Morgan’s show “The Last O.G."
His feature screenplay, "At Death's Door", was just a semi-finalist (top 2%) at the Austin Film Festival in both the Horror Feature and Comedy Feature categories. His original pilot, "Late Fees", just got 2nd place at the SWN Screenplay Awards.
Matt is a former Mainstage performer, writer, director, and teacher at Improv Asylum in Boston’s North End. His YouTube page, “Simply Unemployable” is a Channel Partner on Broadway Video’s Digital Studio “Above Average Productions” where he’s released web series such as “Portrait STUdio” and “Congressional Hearings.” Matt wrote and directed the sketch, “Sex in a Haunted House” which is currently at 100+ million views on YouTube as a Comedy Central Original. Simply Unemployable sketches have been featured on Buzzfeed, Digg, College Humor, NPR, Splitsider, Huffington Post, among others.
This year he launched his new horror-comedy website Happy Ghost Productions with new series, sketches, and short films. He also co-hosts a movie nerd podcast with James III (LateFeesComedy.com) and a real-life ghost stories interview series with Ryan Gaul.
He can be seen performing live in Los Angeles at Second City Hollywood (improv), UCB (long form), Three Clubs (sketch), the Foxhole (standup/sketch), Soho House (standup), and the Comedy Central Stage(sketch/improv).
Otherwise, he can be found modeling on such prestigious product boxes as an ad for inflatable pool floats and “personal” massagers.