Liz Torres Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Joan Agie
Feb 20, 2024 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on Jun 13, 2022
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Liz Torres is an actress and comedian best known for her role as Miss Patty
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About Liz Torres

As an actress and comedian, Liz Torres is best known for her appearance in the comedy series 'The John Larroquette Show.'

Liz Torres is popular for her role in 'Gilmore Girls,' a family drama series. She has also guest-starred in the television series 'Ugly Betty' and 'Desperate Housewives.'

Born on September 27, 1947, Elizabeth Larrieu Torres, also known as Liz Torres, is an actress and comedian. Her birthplace is The Bronx in New York City. She was a cast member in many famous television shows as a comedian, including 'Gilmore Girls.'

In 1990, she earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for her role in 'The Famous Teddy Z.' For her performance in the hit TV show 'The John Laroquette Show,' Terros earned a Golden Globe Award nomination and two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Before playing the role of Miss Patty, Liz Torres was a part of several famous television shows, including 'Phyllis,' 'The Famous Teddy Z,' 'Over the Top,' and more.

Elizabeth Larrieu Torres played many popular characters, including Julie Erskine, Mahalia Sanchez, and many others. Currently, Liz Torres resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Peter Locke, founder of Kushner Locke Company. She is presently working on the board of directors of Write Act Repertory.

Liz Torres' Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Liz Torres’ net worth?

As of 2022, Liz Torres has an estimated net worth of $6 million. Most of her net worth is contributed by her successful acting career.

How much does Liz Torres earn per year?

The exact amount of how much Liz Torres earns in a year is not known. Her net worth comes from her acting career and as a singer and comedian.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Liz Torres?

Liz Torres has a height of 5 ft 7 in (170 cm).

How old is Liz Torres?

Liz Torres celebrates her birthday on September 27 every year. As of 2022, Torres will be 75 years old. According to her birthday, the zodiac sign of Torres is Libra.

Childhood And Education

Liz Torres was born in New York City, and she celebrates her birthday on September 27 every year.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Liz Torres’s partner?

Liz Torres is married to Peter Locke, who is a movie producer and the founder of Kushner Locke company.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Liz Torres began her career as a comedian and singer in the club circuit shows. Torres rose to fame when she was seen performing in one of the club circuit shows by Johnny Carson, a producer. He invited the comedian Torres to perform stand-up comedy on the Johnny Carson's 'The Tonight Show.'

In 1969 Liz Torres made her film debut in 'Utterly Without Redeeming Social Value.' She played a recurring role in the American television sitcom 'All in the Family' (1971-1979).

Liz Torres played the role of Morticia in the musical version of 'The Addams Family Fun House' (1973). Liz Torres replaced the late Barbara Colby and appeared in her role of Julie Erskine on the CBS sitcom 'Phyllis' from 1975-1976.

As a singer, Torres recorded her first single 'Hustle Latino' in 1975. In 1990, for her performance in 'The Famous Teddy Z,' Liz Torres earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination.

Her performance in the NBC comedy series 'The John Larroquette Show' (1993-1996) as Mahalia Sanchez got her two Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award nomination.

In the ’90s, Liz Torres has guest-starred in 'The Nanny,' 'Ally McBeal,' 'Tracy Takes On,' 'Knots Landing,' 'L. A Law, Starsky & Hutch', and 'Hill Street Blues.' In 2000, Torres appeared in the television movie 'Once Upon a Christmas as the Tooth fairy.' She played the role of Tia Gaby in an episode of 'The Brothers Garcia' (2001).

In the short film 'Volare' (2004), she played the role of Nonna Bongiovanni. She played the role of Teri Richards in the social drama film 'Taylor' (2005).

Liz Torres had a guest appearance role in the comedy-drama series 'Ugly Betty' (2007) and 'Desperate Housewives' (2009). In 2010, she appeared in 'Futurestates' for the role of Sandra Wilson.

Liz Torres portrayed the role of Mirta Hernandez in one of the episodes of 'Devious Maids.' In one of the episodes of 'Scandal' (2012), Liz Torres played the character of a Federal Judge. In 2021, Liz Torres played the title role of Eleanor Roosevelt. Her most recent appearance was in an episode of 'Brunch Date' (2021).

Other Interesting Liz Torres Facts And Trivia

  • As an actress, she has over a hundred guest appearances in famous television shows, including 'Ugly Betty,' 'Desperate Housewives,' 'Scandal,' and 'One Day At a time.'
  • She has also played many recurring roles in TV series. However, the exact number of TV series she has acted in is not known.
  • Her zodiac sign is Libra.

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Liz Torres Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Elizabeth Larrieu Torres

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

New York City



170 cm

Eye Color

Dark Brown


Actress, Singer, Comedian

Net Worth



Peter Locke
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Written by Joan Agie

Bachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

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Joan AgieBachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.

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