Tory Belleci

Tory Belleci worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. In 1994, he began working for Jamie Hyneman's M5 Industries as a stage manager, but quickly moved up the ranks. In 1996, he began working as ... Read more »
Born: 10/30/1970 in Monterey, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (11)

Mythbusters 2003 - 2008, 2010 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Host

Thrill Factor 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Host

Mythbusters: Walking Dead Special 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Host

Mythbusters: Breaking Bad Special 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Host

Mythbusters: Jawsome Shark Special 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Host

Sharkzilla 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Mythbusters: Shark Week Special 2 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Host

MythBusters: Holiday Special 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

MythBusters: Christmas Special 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Mythbusters: Jaws Special 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Punkin Chunkin (TV Show)

Host

Biography

Tory Belleci worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. In 1994, he began working for Jamie Hyneman's M5 Industries as a stage manager, but quickly moved up the ranks. In 1996, he began working as a model builder at Industrial Light & Magic. He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "Mythbusters" (Discovery Channel, 2002-). He appeared in a number of television specials, including "MythBusters: Christmas Special" (2004-05), "Mythbusters: Jaws Special" (Discovery Channel, 2004-05) and "MythBusters: Holiday Special" (Discovery Channel, 2006-07). In the early 2000s and the 2010s, Belleci devoted his time to various credits, such as "Mythbusters: Shark Week Special 2" (Discovery Channel, 2007-08), "Mythbusters: Jawsome Shark Special" (Discovery Channel, 2011-12) and "Sharkzilla" (Discovery Channel, 2011-12). In the 2010s, Belleci lent his talents to projects like "Mythbusters: Breaking Bad Special" (Discovery Channel, 2012-13), "Mythbusters: Walking Dead Special" (Discovery Channel, 2013-14) and "Punkin Chunkin" (Discovery Channel, 2014-15). Most recently, Belleci worked on "Thrill Factor" (Travel Channel, 2014-15).

EDUCATION

San Francisco State University

1994

Milestones

2003

Became a member of the crew on the series "MythBusters," leading to his eventual role as a co-host on the show.

1999

Worked as a model maker for the film "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace."

1996

Began working as a model builder at Industrial Light & Magic.

1994

Began working for Jamie Hyneman's M5 Industries as a stage manager, but quickly moved up the ranks.

Bonus Trivia

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Was nearly arrested at age 19 for setting off a homemade pipe bomb near his parents' home.

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Began shooting his own movies with a Super 8 camera at age 11.

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Father taught him how to make a molotov cocktail when he was a child, inspiring a lifelong interest in fire and explosives.

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Did extensive work to restore water services to people in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.

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