Robert “Guy” Torry (born January 12, 1969) is an American actor and comedian. He is the younger brother of actor and comedian Joe Torry.
Guy Torry was born in Fort Ord Military Base in California, where his father was stationed. He moved to St. Louis at about 5 years of age. He attended Southeast Missouri State University where fellow comedian and St. Louisan Cedric the Entertainer attended. While attending college, Torry developed his talent for comedy. After college, Guy eventually took his talents to Hollywood, where he took up comedy and acting.
Guy Torry began his acting career around the age of 17. He made minor appearances on shows such as Martin. In 1997, he became a regular cast member of UPN’s short-lived sitcom Good News. He eventually started touring all around the world doing stand-up comedy, with numerous sold-out events and standing ovations. He appeared on Def Jam Comedy, which was another successful comedy show that featured his brother Joe as one of the hosts, as well as appearances on Comedy Central and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Also, he created and hosted a very successful weekly comedy show called Phat Tuesdays, at one of America’s most famous comedy hubs “The Comedy Store.” Phat Tuesdays formed in 1995 and lasted for 10 years. Guy Torry was also an original member of the Kings of Comedy in 1998, where he hosted for the first year. He could not continue the second year due to a starring role he landed on the UPN action-drama The Strip.