Francesco studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre / The Actor's Studio. As a SAG actor he appeared in feature films/tv. He has headlined at New York Comedy Club, Comic Strip Live, Carolines, The Comedy Cellar, and Stand-Up NY. His spoken word series at The Stonewall Inn NYC addressed issues in the LBGTIQ community. Paladino has appeared as a comic/writer on The Wendy Williams Show, opening for Gilbert Godfrey, and appeared Netflix's Orange Is the New Black. Francesco currently lives in the New York Metro area and works nationally as a certified cognitive life coach, motivational speaker, and performing artist.
Mental Health America understands that racism undermines mental health. Therefore, we are committed to anti-racism in all that we do. This means that we pledge to work against individual racism, interpersonal racism, and institutional racism in all their forms.