Anthony King

Anthony King is an Emmy-nominated writer, director, and performer.

He co-wrote the Off-Broadway show, GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL!, which also enjoyed a run Off-West End in London and is now being performed all over the world. The show received Lucille Lortel, Outer Critics Circle & Drama Desk Award Nominations, and won a NYMF Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre Writing (Book).

Anthony performs regularly at UCBT in shows like AsssscatBrand New Ball and many more. On the TV, he has been seen on The Office, Human Giant, Late Night w/Jimmy Fallon, and a few mostly forgettable commercials. He’s also been featured on the web in videos from UCBComedy, College Humor, Comedy Central and The Onion, and you can see him for a few moments in the feature film Mystery Team.

Guest Appearances

Burbank is The Good Place

Comedy Bang Bang #620September 22, 2019

D’Arcy Carden of The Good Place joins Scott to talk about the fourth and final season of The Good Place, You’ve Got Mail, and the Janet costume. Then, the mayor of Burbank Phil Wiggins stops by to spread the word of all…


Anthony King - Spotlight On: Ken Manuel Miranda

WOMP It Up! #43May 1, 2018

Marissa and Listler take a break from watching step routines to welcome student Ken Manuel Miranda (Anthony King) to this week’s Womp It Up! Ken talks about how having a name similar to the star of Hamilton has made his life miserable…


Best of i4h Vol. 8

improv4humans #335March 22, 2018

The humons have voted, and here are your favorite scenes of 2017! These performances feature Andy Daly, Bob Dassie, Mary Holland, Lauren Lapkus, Erin Whitehead, Stephanie Allynne, Mookie Blaiklock, Craig Rowin, Brandon Gardner, Tim Meadows, Shaun Diston, Chad Carter, Horatio Sanz, Rafe…


Anthony King, Will Hines: Drama vs. Drama

Welcome to the 419th episode of Drama vs. Drama with your hosts Burt Lamps (Will Hines) and Caulfield Burgerman (Anthony King)! As always you will hear a discussion of intense and driving 1970s cinema when film was real and tough. This week…


The Rudest Alarm Clock

improv4humans #296June 22, 2017

Scott Aukerman, Anthony King, and Alex Fernie join Matt Besser for this week's improv4humans! They turn suggestions from Twitter into scenes about getting blacklisted from alarm clock stores, the consequences of celebrating Kid's Day, and pragmatic fairy tale parents. Later, a Crap…


King Garbage Dick

Comedy Bang Bang #493June 22, 2017

Good ol' Nick Kroll rejoins the program this week to tell everybody about his show "Oh, Hello on Broadway" and his new movie "The House." Then, drummer-by-trade Liberty DeVito shows off his sticks and shares insider info on Billy Joel, and disembodied…


Boyfriend Pillow: LIVE from UCBSunset

improv4humans #221January 7, 2016

Happy New Years humons! Tim Meadows, Paul Rust, Stephanie Allynne, and Anthony King join Matt Besser to ask humons about the worst gifts they've received this holiday  season on a LIVE improv4humans from the UCB’s Sunset theater in Hollywood California! Listen as…


Spider Mouth

improv4humans #153September 25, 2014

This week's improv4humans with Matt Besser features humans Katie Dippold, Anthony King, and Billy Merritt visiting a daycare center where language is power, attending a dinner party complete with the unveiling of a terrible piece of art, and figuring out the correct…


Best of improv4humans Vol. 4

improv4humans #128.5April 15, 2014

Humans, it's time for the best of improv4humans with Matt Besser volume 4 featuring a tremendous roster of the greatest improvisers including Andy Daly, Lennon Parham, John Gemberling, Paul Rust, Sean Conroy, Katie Dippold, Seth Morris, Alex Fernie, Ben Rodgers, Anthony King,…


Bonus Cut: New L.A. County Seal

improv4humans #123.5March 11, 2014

Michael Delaney, Will Hines, and Anthony King are back to join Matt Besser for another edition of What’s Bothering You? in which they create a new L.A. County seal on this week’s bonus improv4humans. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy Improv Manual, Matt…


Mikey Liked It

improv4humans #123March 6, 2014

This precious episode of improv4humans is jam packed with the cutest improvisers in the universe, Michael Delaney, Will Hines, Anthony King and of course, your host Matt Besser. Tune in to hear about the REAL origins of the show 'The Walking Dead',…


Bonus: Ask the UCB

improv4humans #UCB 4March 4, 2014

Michael Delaney, Will Hines, and Anthony King join Matt Besser to discuss what's more important in improv. Raw talent? Or practice? Hear their thoughts in another edition of Ask the UCB! Make sure to get the UCB Comedy Improv Manual, Matt Besser’s new comedy album…


Double or Nothing

improv4humans #84June 6, 2013

It’s an episode of firsts as Todd Glass, Anthony King, Alex Fernie, and Ben Rodgers join Matt Besser for a special improv5humans! They’ll find themselves stranded in the middle of the ocean, explore the world of Civil War reenactors, and learn how…


Star Power

improv4humans #38August 2, 2012

Lennon Parham, Charlie Sanders, and Anthony King take you on an improv journey through history with scenes involving a dirty BBQ joint, juggalo babysitters, and uni-poops Yo dog, so don’t be a Barton Fink and listen to this week’s episode of improv4humans!!…


Tim Tebow Bonus Episode

improv4humans #19.5March 23, 2012

Following the tragedy that is Tim Tebow going to the Jets, we felt all you mourners needed some extra improv to cheer you up. Chad Carter, Sean Conroy, and Anthony King join Matt Besser this week to discuss the all important topic…


Artistic Direction!

Totally Laime #12April 22, 2010

There's perhaps no one Elizabeth respects more in the comedy world than the Artistic Director of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, ANTHONY KING. He's smart, he's funny, and he has a damn good argument in support of bringing the word "retard" back!…

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