Anthony Gelsomino

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Anthony Gelsomino (born December 2, 1970) is an American actor, producer, director and writer.

Gelsomino was born in Port Jefferson, New York and grew up in suburban Orlando, Florida. He graduated from Lake Mary High School in 1988. After graduating from high school, he attended Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida and received a scholarship to major in Theater. He attended Rollins with Christopher Fitzgerald and Talmadge Lowe.

He graduated from Rollins with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting in 1992. After graduating from Rollins, he performed at Universal Studios theme park alongside Cheryl Hines and Wayne Brady, and subsequently moved to New York City and attended Circle In The Square's acting program.

Gelsomino then formed the NY based theater company Lucky Devil Theater Company and went on to produce a number of moderately successful Off Broadway productions of play he'd written including Bed Of A Poet, Chelsea Murder Mystery, and Madonna In The Title.

In 2013, Gelsomino received an Emmy award for his work with Will Smith in the 2013 Kids Choice Awards.

After working with Nickelodeon Movies-writing, producing and directing promotions for 20 years, Gelsomino is now the Creative Director for Cause & Effect Productions in NYC.

He is the writer and director of 100 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Shrek But Were Afraid to Ask So We're Gonna Tell You Anyway Movie Special (2007).

Gelsomino currently is the creative director, VP, Current Series at Vh1. He recently produced the launch campaigns for RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 3 and Rupaul's Drag Race Season 10 along with David LaChapelle.

Gelsomino's current play Provincetown Murder Mystery will run in Provincetown the summer of 2018.


  • Maupin, Elizabeth; Sentinel (April 3, 1992). "STUDENT PLAYWRIGHT DIRECTS HIMSELF IN ONE-MAN SHOW". Orlando Sentinel. Orlando, Fla. p. E.1. Retrieved 9 January 2010. The versatile ([Anthony Gelsomino]) Gelsomino is writer, director and star of 'Odd Vanity.' 
  • Maupin, Elizabeth (May 3, 1989). "SIMON PLAY IS JUST RIGHT FOR ROLLINS". Orlando Sentinel. Orlando, Fla. p. E.1. Retrieved 9 January 2010. Anthony Gelsomino is an amusingly stupid Selridge with a loud, obnoxious laugh. (Roofthooft, though, occasionally has trouble with his blue-collar accent, ... 
  • Flautz, John (August 6, 1995). "'Rainmaker' has cloudy spots". Morning Call. Allentown, Pa. p. F.03. Retrieved 9 January 2010. Finally, Anthony Gelsomino as File, the skittish deputy fate and the Curries pick to be Lizzie's beau, does some things with the part that could be ... 

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