William "Will" Sasso (born May 24, 1975) 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.
Sasso was born in Ladner, British Columbia, Canada, to an Italian Canadian family (originally from Gubbio). He graduated from Delta Secondary School in Delta, British Columbia in 1993. He credits his determination to become an actor and his respect for comedy to an "unhealthy addiction to...television". He is an avid fan of the Vancouver Canucks.
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. Official mini-biographies claim that this experience ..."[allowed] him to hone his acting and improvisational skills... [and provided] him with enough money to buy a television of his own."
In 1996, he landed a role as Pete the orderly in Doctor Who: The TV Movie, starring Paul McGann, Eric Roberts and Daphne Ashbrook. This movie aired on FOX, which also