Torry also has guest starred in ABCís popular "NYPD Blue"
and NBCís award-winning series, "ER." He has made appearances
on "Amen," "Hunter," Michael Jacksonís "Remember
the Time" music video and on such late night talk shows as
Conan OíBrien, the Jon Stewart Show and several others.Torry has
hosted HBOís Def Comedy Jam, appeared in a 1996 Super Bowl Pepsi
commercial and represented Nike and other companies in commercial
In 2000, Joe
Torry began writing, producing, directing and starring in his own
feature films and videos including Back At Home,Black in Time, and
3 Chefs and a Preacher. Written by Joe and co-starring his brother
Guy Torry, these projects also were produced by Joe Torryís entertainment
company, Big Guns Productions Inc.
family has provided him with the background of love and support
needed to maintain his strong values.Based on his foundation of
love from early childhood, Torry founded a not-for-profit organization
called the Giving Back the Love Foundation on Christmas Day 1996.
As an encore,
Torry is determined to bring Hollywood to the Midwest through the
establishment of movie stages and recording studios in the region.Torry
plans to offer talented people in his hometown of St. Louis an opportunity
Torry grew up
in West St. Louis near Wellston and graduated from Southwest High
School.Torry holds a bachelorís degree in mass communications from
Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Mo., and currently resides
in Los Angeles, Calif.