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Rob Torres is a talented Puerto Rican actor and comedian from New York City. Torres is the twelfth child of 13 raised in the tough neighborhoods of the South Bronx. His journey in acting stems from his passion as a writer, which began in childhood. This passion helped him over come a severe stuttering problem and led him on the path to earn a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts and a Masters degree in Communications from the NY Institute of Technology.
Now, he is living the dream of a working performer. A member of Sag-Aftra since 1998. His movie credits include roles in Woody Allen's "Celebrity” and “Michael Clayton” with George Clooney. He has was also on ABC television's "What Would You Do" with John Quinones and appeared in a recurring role on "One Life to Live”. Torres other acting credits include supporting roles in the short films, “Seeds of Power” as a thug henchman, “Adeelah” as an undercover cop and the $20 guy in “La Maestra”. In addition, he recently played the lead and co-produced a short film, 'Nice Too Meet You', a romantic comedy. Torres is also a talented screenwriter/director. He directed a play called “Bad Uncle", an original urban comedy which debuted at Norman Thomas High School in Dec 2012. Recently, Rob produced Bad Uncle as a Sag short film. It is currently in post-production with hopes to be in festivals in 2017.
Unique traits: funny, personable, loves to laugh, humble, follows direction well, open minded, flexible, loyal
Just Politics Comedy ⋄ Romance This story is about the long time friendship of coworkers who want to keep open their afterscool program. Their business relationship and friendship is tested forever after they are both forced to run for the ballot of city council for the same office.
Untitled Sports Show Comedy ⋄ Sports A pilot for a new sports talk show. Want to take sports into a new world of acting. This will not be your regular sports show.
Bad Uncle Project Comedy ⋄ Family This story about an alocholic jerk who's life is spiraling out of control and doesn't he is leading his little nephew down that same path. It is only after a life threatening experience that bad uncle decides to change his ways.