Crazy Ex-Girl­friend

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Sea­son 1 Vuzu AMP (*103) 20:00 Mu­si­cals are a favourite ca­reer choice for Santino Fon­tana. He’s on TV screens as grouchy bar­tender Greg Ser­rano in the mu­si­cal com­edy Crazy Ex-Girl­friend (2015-cur­rent), but did you know that he also voiced Prince Hans in 2013 an­i­mated movie Frozen? And he loved it – the 34-year-old says that “I recorded my Frozen voiceovers in five ses­sions! It was just an amaz­ing ex­pe­ri­ence”.

As a kid, Santino en­ter­tained his 1

fam­ily with Thanks­giv­ing plays in the garage. “The one year, I played the role of a turkey and made a cos­tume from shop­ping bags and once I was a gin­ger­bread man and made a cos­tume out of brown pa­per bags,” he laughs.

He was also a sport­star at school 2

but his base­ball ca­reer was cut short thanks to a se­ri­ous fore­arm in­jury – look closely on the show and you’ll see the scar along his fore­arm.

And that wasn’t Santino’s only 3

in­jury – he ad­mits to be­ing ac­ci­dent prone. He got a con­cus­sion in the mid­dle of stage play A View From The Bridge in 2010 when he hit his head on a ta­ble. It was so bad that he had to pull out of the pro­duc­tion.

In 2015, he mar­ried his stage act4

ress sweet­heart Jes­sica Her­sh­berg – they met in 2013 while work­ing on a theatre pro­duc­tion of Cin­derella.

Be­sides be­ing ac­tors, the cou­ple 5

have some­thing else in com­mon: they be­lieve in ghosts. “One night our house fire alarm went off and then it just stopped. We were con­vinced that it was a ghost try­ing to warn us about some­thing,” Santino says.

He’s a big sup­porter of re­search 6

into Alzheimer’s and can­cer. “My gran had Alzheimer’s and my par­ents both had can­cer. At the same time too. They’re both fine now,” he re­veals.

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