Liz is a member of the Board of Directors of Write Act Repertory in Los Angeles, California.
Liz has made over a hundred guest appearances in shows.
She was spotted doing one of her acts by the producer of Johnny Carson's Tonight Show and they invited her to do a stand-up comedy skit on the show.
She received her primary and secondary education in Puerto Rico.
Liz is friends with Bette Midler.
Liz starred in the movie Sweet 15 in the 80's.
Her first movie was in 1969. She played a prostitute in a movie titled Utterly Without Redeeming Social Value.
She was on six epesodes of "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" between 1971 and 1973.
On 2005 Liz was in the movies Taylor and McBride: Anybody Here Murder Marty?
Her most recent movie is West of Brooklyn (2006).
Liz works for many causes including the battle against AIDS, higher educational opportunities for minorities, and funding for public television.
Liz was invited to the White House by President Carter for America's First National Hispanic Week Celebration.
She has been in many Broadway shows including The Ritz, Man of La Mancha House of Blue Leaves.
She has received two American Comedy Awards nominations for Best Female Television Performer.
For her performance in the series The Famous Teddy Z she received an Emmy nomination and was honored with a Bravo Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Comedy Series.
In 1972 she had first TV series exposure in summer's "Melba Moore-Clifton Davis Show" (CBS)
In 1971 she made her feature film debut in "You've Got to Watch It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat."
Liz is an Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominee for her portrayal of Mahalia on The John Larroquette Show.
In Rescue Me (1993).
She's in A Million to Juan (1994).
She was in The Odd Couple II (1998).
She was in Luminarias (2000).
At one time decades ago in New York, Liz and Bette Midler shared Barry Manilow as their musical conductor.
She also achieved success as an RCA recording artist, gave a command performance for Morocco's King Hussan II, and was invited to the White House by President Carter for America's First National Hispanic Week Celebration.
As a champion of numerous worthwhile causes, Torres has strongly focused her talent and attention on AIDS, higher educational for minorities, and funding for public television.
She began her standup/singing career as a regular performing in various small NYC niteries. It wasn't until she received an invite on "The Tonight Show" that her comic career started blooming on TV and in film.
She is a native of the Bronx.
She is Puerto Rican-American.