Comedian Rocky LaPorte has accumulated a slew of performances throughout his career including being a featured comic on Showtimes The Godfathers of Comedy, as well as joining Drew Carey to help entertain the troops in Iraq for Showtime's Patriot Act.
Rocky LaPorte's appeal comes from his everyman, blue-collar, street-wise style of comedy. Delivering laughs in his trademark Brooklyn accent, he has become one of the most sought after comedians in the country. An audience favorite on the 2014 season of Last Comic Standing, he was one of the Top 5 Finalists and member of the shows US's Comedy Tour.
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, as well as joining Drew Carey to help entertain the troops in Iraq for Showtime's Patriot Act: A Jeffrey Ross Home Movie. Rocky has filmed his own Comedy Central Presents special, has performed on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and appeared on A&E’s Evening At The Improv, VH-1’s Stand-Up Spotlight, the sitcom Cheers, as well as his own NBC pilot called the Rocky LaPorte Show. On the big screen, he can be seen in two movies with Tim Allen: Crazy on the Outside and Shaggy Dog.
“We are very Grateful for your terrific performance.”
– Ronald Hamilton, Executive Director – Big Brothers Big sisters
“Received many great comments on your performance, everyone thought you were sensational!”
– Sandy Smith-North American Die Casting Association
“Rocky was excellent!”
– San Bernardino Police Dept
“Rocky provided our guest with great, clean Professional Comedy.”
– Bayer Corporation
“We cant stop laughing!”
– Progressive Insurance
“Rocky Laporte was Amazing, he made our event and we were quoting his jokes the rest of the week at work. Thank you so much!”
– Pepsi Cola
"Rocky was an absolute hit at our show. Not only was he funny but he is a humble guy who it appears that his notoriety has not gone to his head. We offer a critique to our customers to evaluate the comedians. He got all “excellents,” a very rare occurrence.
-- Sam VanCura, Third Saturday in August Comedy
"He rocked our show! Still getting rave reviews from our members. And a nice guy on top of it."
-- Robert Vazquez, Boca Raton Resort & Club