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Rocky LaPorte

Corporate Comedian
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    With his unmistakeable accent and his hilarious yet endearing delivery, Comedian Rocky LaPorte is becoming more well-known by the day. His performance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” brought him a standing ovation, and he’s been featured on his own “Comedy Central Presents” special which is currently running on Comedy Central.

    Rocky LaPorte’s appeal comes from his everyman, streetwise style of comedy. Delivering laughs in his trademark Brooklyn accent, he has become one of the most sought after comedians in the country.  He just recently appeared on season 8 of NBCs Last Comic Standing! Rocky received 5th place of 10 contestants.  A former Chicago truck driver and dock worker, Rocky has accumulated a slew of performances throughout his career, including being a featured comic on Showtime’s “The Godfathers of Comedy” a special starring five of America’s most hilarious Italian-American comics.  On the big screen, he has been seen in two Tim Allen movies – “Crazy on the Outside” and “The Shaggy Dog”.

    Rocky has opened for the likes of Louie Anderson, Garry Shandling, Drew Cary, Tim Allen, Hootei and the Blowfish, and the Righteous Brothers just to name a few. He is does an enormous around of charity work as well for organizations including, St Jude’s for Children, NFL Charities, homeless shelters, cancer research, and policy and fire department fundraisers.

    Rocky traveled with Drew Carey to Iraq to entertain the troops and was seen on the Showtime special “Patriot Act: A Jeffrey Ross Home Movie”. He has appeared on A&Es “Evening at The Improve” and VH1s “Stand up Spotlight”, along with sitcom appearances on cheers and his own NBC pilot “The Rocky LaPorte Show”.


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