Anthony "Tony" Cavalero (born October 12, 1983) is a thirty-six-year-old American actor. He played Dewey Finn in the Nickelodeon series, School of Rock. 


He is main company member of The Groundlings in Los Angeles. He is a proud graduate of the Virginia Military Institute where he learned how to be a soldier and absolutely nothing about acting. Tony is also a founding member of the long-form improvisational group Robert Downey Jr, whose monthly Saturday! Saturday! Show is an LA Times. He currently is a producer and writer along with other actors.


Year Series Role Notes
2010 Totally Sketch Chad
2012 Kickin' It Teddy Kavanagh
2015 K.C. Undercover Wally Minor Role
2016 Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn JT Steele Guest Appearance
2016–18 School of Rock Dewey Finn Main Role


  • He is very funny, as stated by the School of Rock cast.
  • Tony has been in a lot of commercials recently, all in which they casted him to be lead role of the series.
  • He was in Splitting Adam, a Nickelodeon Movie.
  • He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute. He was an Eagle Scout.
  • He is a founding member of the improv group Robert Downey Jr Jr that became well known for their monthly show, Saturday! Saturday!
  • He guest starred in another Nickeldeon American TV sitcom, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn.
  • He is married to actress, Annie Cavalero.
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