Frank Caeti

Hi! I’m Frank. My last name rhymes with bye Eddie. I’m a joyful human that’s undeniably midwestern, meaning I'm kind, nice, and I’m already wondering what’s for breakfast…tomorrow.

I'm a native of Chicago, went to college in Colorado, and currently reside in Los Angeles. I have performed, written, directed, and taught for institutions including The Second City, MADtv, Upright Citizens Brigade, The Kennedy Center, Disney, California Institute of the Arts, Goodman Theater, Sony Pictures Television, and Warner Bros. I’ve collaborated with some of the biggest names in comedy - Jason Sudeikis, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, and Sasha Baron Cohen.

"A cuddlier version of John Belushi...astonishingly deft range of characters…a future rock star of comedy.” – Chicago Tribune

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Television/Film acting credits include: MADtv, Modern Family, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Key and Peele, Adam Ruins Everything, Chicago Fire, Reno 911, NCIS, and over three dozen commercials.

Regional theater acting credits include: Kennedy Center, Goodman Theatre, Kirk Douglas Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Laguna Playhouse, and Dallas Theater Center.

Improv/sketch comedy acting credits include: UCB, Westside Comedy Theater, iO, and Comedy Sportz.

“We think Frank Caeti has superstar written all over him.” – San Diego Magazine

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Television/Film writing credits include: MADtv, New Looney Tunes, and Wabbit. Developed television projects with Sony Pictures Television and Sacha Baron Cohen’s Four by Two Films. Currently have two spec pilots and a feature that I will gladly pitch to anyone, anywhere, anytime.

Internet writing credits include: Ithamar Has Nothing To Say produced by Key and Peele for Disney Digital, FrankenMatt for The Second City Network, and JokeTown.

Regional/comedy theater writing credits include: Recently co-wrote and directed The Revolution Will Be Improvised at the Kennedy Center and Hits Home at Kansas City's Starlight Theater. #DateMe (LA, Chicago, Off-Broadway), From Fear To Eternity, Show Title Deemed Indecent By FCC, American Imperil. I write and perform a new original character every month for UCB's House Character Team Betty.

“A standout performer among an ensemble of skilled comedians is Frank Caeti…his Bible-thumping car salesman is pure comic gold.” – CenterStage

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I’ve worked on marketing campaigns as a full-time or freelance copywriter for FCB, Neoganda, JokeTown, and online influencers and personalities where I -

• Conceived, developed, and wrote television, online, and radio ad copy for clients

including Taco Bell, Ad Council, KFC, and Universal Pictures

• Ideated outside-the-box social media strategy and content campaigns

A+” – Charleston City Paper

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  • Your The Second City ETC’s The Best Decision You’ve Ever Made
  • World Premiere of Love, Factually at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC in December 2018 and remount in
  • 2019
  • Directed/performed in 6 of the longest running and most successful shows at Second City Hollywood - Undateable, FrankenMaN, Ithamar Has Nothing To Say, SupporOve White Parents, Trump In Space, and Really Awesome Improv Show
  • Co-wrote and directed Undateable which ran for 3.5 years in Los Angeles and 3 years in Chicago as #DateMe at UP Comedy Club
  • Crea-ve Consultant #Date Me Off-Broadway June 2019
  • Directed numerous plays, musicals, sketch, improv, and one person shows at venues including Second City Chicago, Second City Hollywood, Comedy Central Stage, Upright Ci-zens Brigade, iO West, Hollywood Fringe Fes-val
  • Specific exper-se in script development; nearly all direc-ng projects have been original works
  • Creator and Director of The Really Awesome Improv Show, ran for over 10 years and was named “Best Kids Show” by Los Angeles Magazine
  • Head writer/Director of War Room at iO West, Ruckus at Second City, and Rat Queen at The Pack - sketch comedy ensembles that create an original monthly show


• Created and directed Really Awesome Improv Show named Los Angeles Magazine’s Best Kids Show

• Co-wrote and/or directed 25 productions in Los Angeles, Chicago, Kansas City, Washington DC, and New York

• Co-wrote and directed highest box-office grossing shows in Second City Hollywood and Chicago history

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“the star of the night” – The Arbiter

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