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Rocky LaPorte from "Last Comic Standing 2014" is a comedian who is one of the top 10 finalists in Season 8 of the NBC reality competition series.

A former truck driver and dock worker from the south side of Chicago, Rocky LaPorte has been doing stand-up comedy for the past 26 years. A store manager on his delivery route suggested he try comedy because he always made her laugh, and the rest is history.

LaPorte has appeared on NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," Showtime's "Godfathers of
Rocky LaPorte in "Last Comic Standing 2014"
Rocky LaPorte Last Comic Standing 2014
Comedy," A&E's "Evening at the Improv," VH1's "Stand-Up Spotlight" and "The Very Funny Show," and TBS's "Just for Laughs." He had his own half-hour special on Comedy Central and has opened for Louie Anderson, Garry Shandling, Drew Carey and Tim Allen

On the big screen, LaPorte appeared with Tim Allen in "Shaggy Dog" and "Crazy on the Outside," which Allen starred in and directed. LaPorte also appeared in "Patriot Act: A Jeffrey Ross Home Movie." 

LaPorte's television credits include "Cheers," "The Pat Sajak Show" and "The Magic Hour." 

LaPorte is a father of four and grandfather of 10.

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Where does Rocky LaPorte live? Find out here.

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Current Residence: Chicago, IL

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