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Fisher Stevens

Fisher Stevens

As an actor, Stevens made his Broadway debut at the age of 18, in the Tony Award-winning play Torch Song Trilogy and went on to star in such films as The Flamingo Kid, Short Circuits I & II, Hackers, Only You, Reversal of Fortune, The Marrying Man, and Brother from Another Planet. Other acting credits include, two years as a series regular on CBS-TV's Early Edition (where he also directed numerous episodes). Stevens was also seen on TV in Fox's Key West as well as appearances on Columbo, Frasier and Friends.

Stevens will next star on the big screen in Undisputed with Ving Rhames and Wesley Snipes.

On the production side, in 1986, Fisher co-founded the New York-based theater company Naked Angels, which is still going strong fifteen years later. (Members include Rob Morrow, Marisa Tomei, Jon Robin Baitz, Kenneth Lonnergan, Matthew Broderick and Gina Gershon). Fisher has produced and directed a number of Naked Angels productions, and recently completed acting in their critically-acclaimed production of Shyster by Bryan Goluboff with Annabella Sciorra and Phyllis Newman. On stage, he starred in Lincoln Center's revival of Carousel, directed by Nicholas Hytner, Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs, Terence McNally's A Perfect Ganesh, Shakespeare's The Twelfth Night and A Midsummer Nights Dream at the New York Shakespeare Festival.

Stevens made his short film directing debut in 1995 with Call of the Wylie, starring Amy Irving and Patrick Breen. The film was in competition at the Sundance Film Festival and was produced by John Penotti. It was after this successful collaboration that they formed GreeneStreet Films.

Stevens is Creative Director at GreeneStreet Films where he also oversees development. Through GreeneStreet, Fisher executive produced the 2001 digital feature Lisa Picard is Famous directed by Griffin Dunne and produced by Mira Sorvino. He also executive produced Todd Field's Oscar nominated In The Bedroom, as well as Leon Ichaso's Benjamin Bratt starrer, PiƱero. Additionally, Stevens co-executive produced Swimfan starring Erika Christensen and Jesse Bradford.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Fisher Stevens Facts

Birth NameSteven Fisher
OccupationDirector, Actor
BirthdayNovember 27, 1963 (60)
BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

Selected Filmography

Before the Flood
Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
John Leguizamo's Ghetto Klown
Stand Up Guys
Just A Kiss
Crazy Love
Tipos legales
He Said, She Said / Just a Kiss
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