Andrew Santino as Mike | Dave on FX Networks

Andrew Santino


"Mike," portrayed by Andrew Santino, is Dave’s manager and college best friend. Somewhat abrasive and also a tad insecure, Mike is the voice of reason in Dave’s circle of friends.

Career Highlights

Andrew Santino stars in FX’s critically-acclaimed comedy series, DAVE alongside Dave Burd (Lil Dicky). Santino has also starred in the SHOWTIME series, I’m Dying up Here, which was executive produced by Jim Carrey and directed by Jonathan Levine. He also appeared in Game Over, Man! written and produced by the Workaholics crew. Previously, Santino was the star of ABC’s comedy Mixology.

Santino co-hosts the very popular podcast Bad Friend with comedian Bobby Lee as well as a solo podcast, Whiskey Ginger. Both podcasts combined accumulate upwards of a million downloads per week.  

He made his standup debut on Adam Devine’s House Party and has since performed standup on Conan and The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail. He also headlined at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Comedy Special, SXSW and numerous venues across the country. His SHOWTIME hour-long standup special Home Field Advantage debuted in 2017, and his Comedy Central half-hour standup special was released alongside his debut album “Say No More” on Comedy Central Records. He was also a regular guest on Comedy Central’s At Midnight with Chris Hardwick.

Santino got his start acting and writing on the final season of MTV’s Punk’d. Since then, he has guest starred on NBC’s This Is Us and The Office, Adult Swim's Children’s Hospital, Netflix’s Arrested Development, HBO’s Family Tree, FX’s The League and Hulu’s Deadbeat. 

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