About Joe Torry
Possessing an unparalleled star power through his wit and superb charm, Joe Torry successfully garners the attention of comedy connoisseurs worldwide. Joe Torry burst into the Hollywood forefront early in his career with a unique skill to connect with various audiences. Flawlessly, he projects his unique flair onto the stage and screen. Before his claim to fame as the host of Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam, Torry starred in hit comedies House Party and Strictly Business and made television appearances on E.R. and NYPD Blue. From here, he continued to gain significant movie roles in Poetic Justice, Sprung, Tales from the Hood, Motives 1 & 2 and Mannsfield 12.
Joe essentially transformed the camera into his own stage as he retained the whimsical characteristics that he utilized as a stand-up comic. Eventually, his talented acts caught the attention of numerous corporations worldwide. In turn, he earned endorsement spots for Anheuser Busch, Pepsi, Nike and Gold Beer.
Joe’s roster of job duties continues to increase day-to-day as his expertise expands. Currently, he is writing his debut book entitled The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly. The manuscript will detail Joe’s journey through the entertainment industry and the many people who have had a tremendous effect in his career and personal life. In addition, Joe is developing a clothing line specializing in male sportswear & undergarments and recently inked a voicetone/ringtone deal with Universal Music Group. Torry is also exploring his producing side with his first feature film “Pawn Shop” starring legendary actor/comedian Garrett Morris.
The incomparable Joe Torry holds a deep-rooted connection with his fans and peers that allow him to stand in a high position. His household name and rapport with numerous power players including the likes of Jamie Foxx, Yolanda Adams and Russell Simmons have caused a stirring uproar in entertainment that has ultimately led him to surpass excellence. He has the ability to command any environment and spark a phenomenon of comedic revelry. Writer, Actor, Producer, Philanthropist and Comedy Hall of Famer, there exists no limits to Joe’s acceleration into permanent stardom and greatness.