Kevin Bartini is a nationally touring comedian, writer, and occasional TV and radio personality. He has made numerous appearances on ABC’s hidden camera show What Would You Do? Kevin can currently be seen in the recurring role of Billy Jones on Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. He is also featured in the upcoming second season of the HBOMax series And Just Like That.
After establishing his bona fides in the top comedy clubs of NYC and studying with the Upright Citizens Brigade, Kevin was discovered by Jon Stewart, who hired him to warm up audiences at The Daily Show and The Colbert Report.
In the subsequent years, having earned the respect of not only Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert but of their audiences, Kevin became one of the most sought-after Audience Warm-Up comics in television!
He has been seen warming up audiences for ABC’s Match Game with Alec Baldwin, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, The President Show, Bunk, Debate Wars, TruTV’s Comedy Knockout, and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert amongst others.
Kevin got his start as a classically trained actor while growing up in the Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts, working with the likes of The Williamstown Theater Festival, The Barrington Stage Company, and Shakespeare & Company where he now serves as an advisory board member. He has appeared on off-Broadway productions of Cymbeline, Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Twelfth Night; and starred in a national tour of You Say Tomato I Say Shut Up.
Besides being a very popular comedian and actor Kevin is a comedy-writer, whose work has appeared on HBO, Comedy Central, and MSNBC. He is a regular contributor and frequent guest on Sirius XM’s Tell Me Everything with John Fugelsang and The David Feldman Show. He has published essays, jokes, and articles for Slate, The Brobible, and The Readers Digest.
Bartini garnered international attention over the course of three years while leading a successful campaign to co-name West 121 Street in New York City after his hero, George Carlin.
Kevin Bartini is talented, hard-working, confident, earnest, and most of all funny. Whether at a theater, TV studio, or comedy club watching Kevin Bartini perform live is not something that you will soon forget.