Rocky LaPorte is an American actor and a stand-up comedy performer. He was born in Chicago Illinois. In 2005 he had his own stand-up special on Comedy Central Presents. After the comedian Tim Allen watched Rocky on The Tonight Show, he claimed Rocky as his "favorite new comic" and brought him on to play in his movie The Shaggy Dog. Rocky visited Iraq with Drew Carey and the trip became a Showtime movie called "Patriot Act: a Jeffrey Ross Home Movie" which aired on Showtime. He was also one of the few comedians to get a standing ovation on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Rocky was a finalist in the eighth season of NBC's Last Comic Standing finishing in the top five, Rocky qualified to perform on the Last Comic Standing Tour, which took place in the Fall of 2014.