Angelo Tsarouchas

Actor, Producer, Comedian & Humanitarian


For many, Angelo Τsarouchas needs no introduction – just a smile. He is arguably one of the most well-known stand-up comedians all across the globe, who skillfully satirizes Greek culture and Mediterranean customs.

He lands from Canada at TEDxPatras 2022, to share with us the experiential transformation and change after losing his father, his career, and the humorous side of life. He will also discuss how, at the end of the day, laughter relieves stress and living is the ultimate kind of achievement.

“The egg was there and shortly afterwards it became an omelette. That’s life. If something is weird in my life, I go with it. I don’t oppose it. If it’s weird and you feel good, simply go with it, you don’t know where it’s going to go.

About the Speaker

Angelo Tsarouchas is an award-winning actor, producer, comedian, and humanitarian. His extensive television and movie career has spanned over three decades as he has acted in countless movies on the big screen alongside some of the greatest actors of our time.

Angelo’s brand of standup comedy has international appeal as he has performed for sold-out audiences worldwide. Angelo’s high energy and relatable comedy have made him popular with the most prestigious comedy festivals and the best comedy clubs in the world. Angelo produced and starred in the documentary “Back to Sparta” which has received critical acclaim. Angelo has six one-hour comedy specials and Angelo’s Podcast The Funny Greek features some of the most interesting celebrity guests.

Not just known for his film, television, and comedy career Angelo is also known for his humanitarian efforts as he has supported events like the DIATROFI, the program on Food Aid and Promotion of Healthy Nutrition in Greece, the Shield of Athena Family Services in Canada and The Fred Jordan Mission hunger-relief organization in Los Angeles just to name a few. Angelo is the recipient of the 2021 DEKA Awards for Personality of the year, the Tom Michalopoulos Lifetime Achievement Award and Best Actor at the London Greek Film Festival for his portrayal of Vinnie D’Angelo in the cult favourite indie movie Fred & Vinnie.