1. William “Will” Sasso is a Canadian actor and comedian, most notable for his five seasons as a cast member on MADtv from 1997 to 2002 and for starring as Curly in the 2012 film reboot of The Three Stooges.
2. He credits his determination to become an actor and his respect for comedy to an “unhealthy addiction to television”.
3. At the age of 15 he landed his first agent and quickly began booking roles in television and film.
4. Before moving from Vancouver to Los Angeles, California, Sasso starred for five seasons as quirky teen Derek Wakaluk on the award-winning Canadian dramatic series Madison.
5. By the end of its second season , MADtv experienced its first big cast turnover.
6. Sasso was selected to join the MADtv third season cast as a regular cast member.
7. Will began developing several network television projects with Disney/Touchstone for ABC in 2001 and in 2002, Sasso left MADtv to pursue the next stage of his career.
8. Sasso is a professional wrestling fan, and has made appearances with multiple American pro wrestling promotions.
9. In a sketch lampooning the election of Jesse Ventura to gubernatorial office, Hart “broke character” and attacked the cast members for making light of wrestling, apparently injuring Sasso.
10. He then appeared in a later episode at the curtain call during the ending credits and again attacked Sasso in an “unscripted” assault.
11. Sasso then appeared at ringside during the February 8, 1999 episode of WCW Monday Nitro, where Hart again attacked him.
12. This led to a grudge match on the February 15, 1999 episode of Nitro, where Sasso appeared with castmate Debra Wilson, who turned on Sasso, making it a one-sided match.
13. On the live April 9, 2012 broadcast of WWE Raw, he appeared along with the other actors in The Three Stooges movie, alternating between Curly and Hulk Hogan impersonations.
14. Sasso also appeared on a WWE Main Event promo for Dolph Ziggler.
15. Sasso also played the role of Fortunio Balducci in Southland Tales.
16. The show premiered in the fall of 2010 and its cancellation was announced on May 15, 2011.
17. He also appeared in the 2002 Sum 41 music video “Still Waiting” as the manager for the band.
18. Additionally, he was a host at the 2005-2006 NHL award ceremony.
19. Sasso began posting on Vine, creating a running gag of being uncontrollably able to reproduce lemons out of his mouth. In addition, he posts videos in characters impersonating the likes of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Cosby, Hulk Hogan and Robert De Niro.