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Sessions Info


February 06, 2020
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Pacific II

Joe Torry

Comedian, Actor, Entrepreneur,

Joe Torry was inducted into the hall of fame in 2006 with legendary comedians such as Richard Pryor, Jerry Lee Lewis and Bill Cosby and has planted an indelible mark on the world of comedy. His off-the cuff brand of comedy is authentic and has made him a living legend.

Look for Joe in the up coming feature film “Soul Ties with Terri Vaughn, Joe will also be reoccurring as Chandler Bishop on Cinemax in the seduction drama entitled the “Jump Off” premiering in April 2012 and he will be taping a Comedy DVD in March called “Laugh In Yo Face” which will be filmed in Dallas, TX. As the former host and one of the most memorable comedians of HBO’s Russell Simmon’s Def Comedy Jam, Torry has become well-known and respected for his comedic style. He garnered this title, because unlike most comedians, Torry doesn’t pre-rehearse his script for stand-up, he uses the audience to unleash his raw, unfiltered and witty comedic style. His ability to connect with audiences from various backgrounds and leave them in stitches has led to an illustrious career and opened the doors of unbelievable opportunity.

Prior to achieving world-wide acclaim from his days as the formidable host of Def Comedy Jam, Torry had already made his mark in the world of comedy and the big screen. Torry starred in many box office hits including House Party 1 & 3 with Martin Lawrence, Strictly Business with Sam Jackson and Halle Berry, Tales from the Hood, Motives 1 & 2, Mansfield 12, Sprung with Tisha Campbell and most notably from his role in John Singleton’s Poetic Justice featuring the remarkable Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur. Torry has also made a name for himself as a stellar actor appearing in such re-known television shows as E.R., NYPD Blue, Dangerous Minds, and Navy NCIS.