Guy Torry biography
This native of St. Louis, Missouri started his acting career as a stand up
comic, like his
He took a leap from stage to television when he did his act on
Def Comedy Jam.
The move proved fruitful as he spent the next few years in the Kings of
Comedy national tour.
In 1992 he started landing guest roles in television series like Martin,
The X Files and NYPD Blue. In the late '90s, Torry found
more permanent roles on shows like The Good News, The Strip
and The 70s, playing Dexter Johnson.
He didn't make it onto the big screen until 1996, when he took a small
role as Doo Rag's Father in Don't Be a Menace to South Central While
Drinking Your Juice in the Hood. Since then he has made his way
through a variety of films including Back in Business with
brother Joe, American History X playing Lamont, Life with
Eddie Murphy and Pearl Harbor.
Torry has also done his fair share of writing.
While touring with Kings
of Comedy, he created and wrote Phat Comedy Tuesdays at the
Comedy Store, a weekly showcase for upcoming comedians. Writing credits
also include episodes of Martin, Minor Adjustments and
Moesha, among others.
Guy Torry Filmography