Guido Cocomello is a professional stand-up comedian, actor, and writer born and raised in Montreal Canada, who now lives in Southern California.

Guido trained with the late Academy Award-winner Mike Nichols and George Morrison at The New Actors Workshop conservatory in New York. He has since performed in numerous theater productions in Montreal, New Jersey, and NYC. Onscreen, he has appeared in: Being The Ricardos with Nicole Kidman (directed by Aaron Sorkin), Oscar nominated Ford v Ferrari, Being Human (Syfy), Fatal Vows (Discovery), General Hospital (ABC), The Last Ship (TNT), All American (CW), Better Things (FX), American Horror Story (FX) and S.W.A.T (CBS).

As a comedian, Guido has also been featured at: The Boston Comedy Festival, Just For Laughs Festival, Cracking Up the Capital Comedy Festival in Ottawa, and the Cleveland Comedy Competition, where he was a finalist. His debut Comedy Album Chocolate and Banana was released through On Tour Records and is available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music, and on Satellite XM Radio.

As a writer, Guido wrote and presented his one-man show “So She Married a Guido” at the United Solo Festival off-broadway at Theatre Row in NYC. Originally staged under the name “So I Married a Mangiacake,” the show has received rave reviews from audiences and critics alike, with a sold-out national tour of Canada, including performances in Montreal, Toronto, Hamilton, Ottawa, Sault Ste Marie, Kelowna, and Vancouver. With his writing and producer partner, Sal Ciofi, he has written a number of scripts for TV series that have garnered attention and placed well in screenwriting competitions. So far, their scripts have received the following accolades: Finalist at the WeScreenplay TV Contest 2020, Semifinalist at the Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards Spring 2020, Semifinalist at the WeScreenplay TV Contest 2022, Quarterfinalist at Industrial Scripts TITAN Awards 2021.


  • Being Human (Syfy)

  • Fatal Vows (Discovery)

  • The Last Ship (TNT)

  • General Hospital (ABC)

  • All American (CW)

  • Better Things (FX)

  • American Horror Story (FX)

  • S.W.A.T (CBS)

  • Ford v. Ferrari directed by James Mangold

  • Being The Ricardos directed by Aaron Sorkin



  • The 2014 Boston Comedy Festival

  • The 2015 Just For Laughs Festival, performing in the “Homegrown Comedy” show

  • The 2015 Cracking Up the Capital Comedy Festival in Ottawa, headlining the “Culture Clubbing” show (he was also included in the “Best of the Fest” show)

  • The 2017 Cleveland Comedy Competition, where he was a finalist

Guido Cocomello


“So I Married a Mangiacake is a fun and intriguing show, which, without resorting to clichés, uses comedic elements with intelligence and sensitivity as the starting points to tell a deeply personal story that we can all relate to.”

– Corriere Canadese