Robert Torti

Biography: ROBERT TORTI (Original Larry, Bob) most recently completed a successful run a the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center starring with his wife Delee Lively-Torti, in Smokey Joe's Café'. Prior to that, Mr. Torti originated the role of Jack/Jesus in the Los Angeles and New York productions of the cult musical hit Reefer Madness, directed by Andy Fickman, and co-stars in the role of Mike Hunt in the soon-to-be-released feature film Who's Your Daddy?, also under Mr. Fickman's direction. Bob's Broadway debut landed him a Tony Nomination for his work as Greaseball in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, Starlight Express. Other Broadway credits include Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat where he played as an Elvis Presely style Pharaoh. Originally he worked with soap super star Michael Damian starting in 95'. Then later, in 99', Andrew Lloyd Webber offered him his original role as Pharaoh in the hit movie film Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, with Donny OsmondROBERT TORTI (Original Larry, Bob) most recently completed a successful run a the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center starring with his wife Delee Lively-Torti, in Smokey Joe's Café'. Prior to that, Mr. Torti originated the role of Jack/Jesus in the Los Angeles and New York productions of the cult musical hit Reefer Madness, directed by Andy Fickman, and co-stars in the role of Mike Hunt in the soon-to-be-released feature film Who's Your Daddy?, also under Mr. Fickman's direction. Bob's Broadway debut landed him a Tony Nomination for his work as Greaseball in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, Starlight Express. Other Broadway credits include Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat where he played as an Elvis Presely style Pharaoh. Originally he worked with soap super star Michael Damian starting in 95'. Then later, in 99', Andrew Lloyd Webber offered him his original role as Pharaoh in the hit movie film Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, with Donny Osmond playing as his original role, as Joseph.and the London and Broadway Smash hit Smokey Joe's Café, originating the role of Bob. After a talent scout saw his performance in Godspell, he was signed as a contract player to Universal Studios at the age of 17. Mr. Torti starred as Jay on The Drew Carey Show, Bobby Grazzo in Fox T.V.'s comedy Vinnie & Bobby opposite Matt LeBlanc. He spent two years as Lt. Kyle Masters in NBC's daytime drama, Generations, and can be seen currently on MTV's Spyder Games. He has also guest starred in Melrose Place, G vs E, Beverly Hills 90210, Honey I Shrunk The Kids, Family Passions, Quantum Leap, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Hanging With Mr. Cooper, Murder She Wrote, and walked the "Highwire Of Death" on Circus Of The Stars. Feature film wise, Mr. Torti is remembered as teen idol Freddie Fredrickson in Tom Hanks' directorial debut of the motion picture, That Thing You Do, for which he received a gold record. He gives all of his love to his wife Delee, son Zack and daughter, Faith.

Made an appearance on Broadway with his friend and fellow singer, Michael Damian. Later on, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice offered him his original role in the final performance of Joseph,which is now on DVD. Long story short, he made a pretty penny on broadway and made a few extras on the way of the DVD. Is now good friends with Donny Osmond. His wife, DeLee Lively-Torti, made her one appearance, playing herself, in Smokey Joe's Cafe. Appeared on The Drew Carey show as Kate's boy friend, Jay Clemens, but his character was switched to Nick afterwards.
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Average career score: 44
Highest Metascore: 44 The Game Plan
Lowest Metascore: 44 The Game Plan
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1 movie review
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
44 The Game Plan Sep 28, 2007 Samuel Blake, Jr. / Samuel Blake, Jr. tbd