Lizz Torres is an American actress famous for playing the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated role of Mahalia Sanchez in the NBC series The John Larroquette Show.

She is also known for her roles in Gilmore Girls, Phyllis, America, Joe Dirt, and All In The Family. Besides an actress, she is also a singer and comedian.


Lizz Torres was born Elizabeth Larrieu Torres on September 27, 1974, in The Bronx, New York. Her parents are Puerto Rico migrants, however, their identity is not available.

As per IMDb, Lizz earned a full scholarship at the New York University.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Multi-Talented Star Lizz Torres?

The versatile star has over 120 movies and Tv shows credits under her name. here is no doubt she earns hundreds of thousands of salary as an actress, comedian, and singer.

As per some online sites, Lizz Torres has an estimated net worth of $5 million 2021.

How Did She Start Her Professional Journey?

Torres used to work in city night circuits performing comedy and singing before fame. She then came to prominence when the late TV show host Johnny Carson went to one of her club circuit shows. He then invited her to do a stand-up comedy skit in his TV series.

Later, in 1969, Lizz made her film debut in a low-budget movie, Utterly Without Redeeming Social Value. After that, she appeared in the musical version of the original series, The Addams Family Fun House.

The 73-year-old actress portrayed the role of Mahalia Sanchez in the sitcom TV series The John Larroquette Show. She acted in the show from 1993 to 1996 and received 2 Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominations.

Gilmore Girls actress Liz Torres

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Additionally, Lizz Torres played Miss Patty in the comedy-drama series Gilmore Girls (2000-2007) along with Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Melissa McCarthy, Keiko Agena, Jared Padalecki, and Sean Gunn. Her other notable acting credits are Phyllis, Mary Tyler Moore Show, All in the Family, The Famous Teddy Z, Quantum Leap, American Style, and others.

Furthermore, twice Primetime Emmy nominated actress has guest-starred in numerous TV shows like Ugly Betty, Scandal, Devious Maids, Desperate Housewives, Private Practice, and One Day at a Time.

Who Is Liz Torres Husband?

Gilmore Girls actress Liz Torres is married to Peter Locke. The couple exchanged wedding vows on March 28, 1975.

Liz Torres and her husband Peter Locke

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Her husband Locke is the film producer and founder of The Kushner-Locke Company. The pair does not have any children. Currently, the couple is living a blissful life in Los Angeles.