is a Canadian comedian and actor. He is most notable for his membership in the recurring cast of comedians on the American sketch comedy series MADtv, spending five seasons on the show. Will was born in Ladner, British Columbia, Canada. At the age of 15 he landed his first agent and quickly began booking roles in television and film. Before moving from Vancouver to Los Angeles, Sasso starred for five seasons as quirky teen 'Derek Wakaluk' on the award-winning Canadian dramatic series Madison. In 1996, he landed a role as Pete the orderly in Doctor Who: The TV Movie, starring Paul McGann
, Eric Roberts
and Daphne Ashbrook. Will joined the cast of Fox Television's MADtv, where he is known for popular characters such as Eracist member Hugh, pop singer Michael McCloud, accident prone handyman Paul Timberman, Talkin' American host Rui Peranio, Mexican luchador SeÃ±or Bag of Crap, and Will on Will's Little Sister.
Will has appeared on many television shows, such as The X-Files, Family Guy, CSI and Entourage; and had longer stints on the sci-fi series Sliders and the marriage sitcom 'Til Death. Will garnered a regular role on the workplace comedy Less Than Perfect from its second to fourth (and final) season, and currenrly stars in the CBS comedy series $#*! My Dad Says. His film credits include such farces as Ernest Goes to School (1994), Ski School 2 (1995), Happy Gilmore (1996), and Beverly Hills Ninja (1997). Sasso teamed with Christopher Guest and company for the acclaimed mockumentary Best in Show (2000), and worked for critical favorite Richard Kelly (Donnie Darko) on that director's darkly comic, dystopian epic Southland Tales in 2006. Will Sasso hosted the 2006 Canadian Comedy Awards in London, Ontario as well as the festival's Sketch & Improv Showcases. Additionally, he was a host at the 2005-2006 NHL award ceremony. Sasso is a professional wrestling fan, and has made appearances with multiple American pro wrestling promotions.
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