Tory Belleci is best known as the daredevil on MYTHBUSTERS,and can build just about anything. He's been a regular host for Science Channel's hit showPunkin Chunkin for the last five years and is currently on the Travel Channel with a new show THRILL FACTOR. He's appeared many times on The Rachael Ray Show and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson as a science entertainer. He's also appeared on Iron Chef and Hell's Kitchen as a celebrity judge and can be seen blowing things up on his web series Blow It Up!
Tory started working in the industry behind the scenes in 1994 after graduating from San Francisco State University's film school. He worked as a stage manager and was soon hired at Industrial Light and Magic building models for the Star Wars prequels. His models include the pod racers and the Federation battleship. Tory worked for ILM for eight years as a model builder, sculptor, and painter. Other movies that you can see his work in include Starship Troopers, Galaxy Quest, Terminator 3, The Matrix 2 & 3 and Van Helsing. In 2003 he began work on Discovery Channel's MythBusters where he worked for over a decade.
Tory also has written and directed short films including his short "Sand Trooper" which played at the Slamdance Film Fesitval and also aired on Syfy Channel.