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Robert Torti

Robert Torti previously collaborated with director Andy Fickman when he played the role of Jesus in Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical. Torti had also originated the roles of Jesus and Jack in both the New York and Los Angeles stage productions of Reefer Madness, also under the direction of Fickman.

Earlier in his career, Torti was honored with a Tony Award nomination for his performance as Greaseball in Starlight Express, which marked his Broadway debut. His work on Broadway also includes the role of Pharaoh in the musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. In addition, he appeared in the London and Los Angeles productions of Smokey Joe's Café.

On screen, Torti played singer Freddy Fredrickson in Tom Hanks' That Thing You Do! He also reprised the role of Pharaoh in the film version of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and counts among his other film credits Fickman's Who's Your Daddy, Submerged, and the soon-to-be-released The Legend of William Tell.

Torti has also been seen on television in regular and recurring roles on such series as The Drew Carey Show, Vinnie & Bobby, Generations, The Young and the Restless and, most recently, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody. In addition, he has made guest appearances on numerous series.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.

Robert Torti Facts

BirthdayOctober 22, 1961 (61)
BirthplaceVan Nuys, California, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.