Mario Cantone born December 9, is an American comedian, writer and actor, with numerous appearances on Comedy Central including Chappelle's Show.
He also played Anthony Mario on Sex and the City. His style is fast-paced and energetic, with much of his humor coming from his impersonations of various characters ranging from his family members, to celebrities, to stereotypes.
Cantone was born in Massachusetts, and raised in Stonehamwhere his Italian-American family moved when he was two. Cantone's first impression lexi diamond sexy of Julia Childwhich he presented in a junior high school talent show.
In his stand-up concerts, he is known for his occasionally campy  impressions of entertainment personalities such as Liza MinnelliJudy GarlandBruce SpringsteenJim Morrisonand Bette Davis as well as for his original songs.
Much of his comedy derives from his boisterous Italian-American family.
Cantone is known for his role in the HBO series Sex and the City as Anthony Marentino, Charlotte York 's gay wedding planner who dispensed advice with a rapid fire delivery. A regular guest on the ABC daytime talk show The View since at least and a guest co-host sincemore regularly sincein Augusthe was in the news as a rumored replacement for retiring sex Joy Behar. Cantone was among the judges of the Miss Movie pageant.