Joely Fisher

Actor, Singer, Receptionist
Having two enormously popular performers for parents might have seemed like the ideal base camp for a young girl with dreams of becoming an actress. In the case of Joely Fisher - daughter of 1950s' teen idol Eddie ... Read more »
Born: 10/28/1967 in Burbank, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (61)

Last Man Standing 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Killing Winston Jones 2014 (Movie)

Devon (Actor)

Beverly Hills Nannies 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cupid 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Wizards of Waverly Place 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

'Til Death 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Countdown To The Emmys 2007 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

The 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

InStyle Celebrity Weddings 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

The Bronx Bunny Show 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Cougar Club 2006 (Movie)

Lulu (Actor)

Desperate Housewives 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Queen For A Day 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Wild Card 2002 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Baby Bob 2001 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Intimate Portrait: Joely Fisher 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Blossom 1990 - 1991, 1994 - 1998, 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Caroline in the City 1990 - 1991, 1994 - 1998, 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Coach 1990 - 1991, 1994 - 1998, 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Danny 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ellen 1994 - 1998, 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Grace Under Fire 1990 - 1991, 1994 - 1998, 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hollywood Unites: An E! News Special 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The Drew Carey Show 1990 - 1991, 1994 - 1998, 2000 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Outer Limits 1994 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Equality Rocks 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Grosse Pointe 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

InStyle Celebrity Moms 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Normal, Ohio 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Nostradamus 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Inspector Gadget 1999 (Movie)

RoboBrenda (Actor)

Kidnapped in Paradise 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Love American Style 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Thirst 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

12th Annual American Comedy Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Celebrity Weddings InStyle 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Icebergs: The Secret Life of a Refrigerator 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1998 Genesis Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The Vicki Lawrence Show 1995 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Caesars Palace 30th Anniversary Celebration 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Coming Unglued 1997 (Movie)

(Actor)

Jitters 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

The 24th Annual American Music Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Family Film Awards 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The 53rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

The Companion 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

The Ultimate TV Trivia Challenge 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

I'll Do Anything 1994 (Movie)

Female D Person (Actor)

Mixed Nuts 1994 (Movie)

Susan (Actor)

The Magic Flute 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Voice

The Golden Palace 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Dedicated to the One I Love 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Mulberry Street 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Wish You Were Here 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The 61st Annual Academy Awards Presentation 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Jitters (Movie)

(Actor)

Perfect Prey (TV Show)

Actor

Seduction in a Small Town (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Having two enormously popular performers for parents might have seemed like the ideal base camp for a young girl with dreams of becoming an actress. In the case of Joely Fisher - daughter of 1950s' teen idol Eddie Fisher and singer/actress Connie Francis - it actually made for a rocky start in life. Behind the perfect coif and shiny teeth of dad's hit album covers, lay an unhappy addict who split from the family early on. Add to her father's departure, Fisher's pressure to compete with her vivacious and glamorous mom, and she emerged as an unhappy teen with a weight problem. But the future actress survived the ups and downs of youth and the subsequent soul-searching, surfacing as a Golden Globe-winning TV actress, a Broadway performer, and the mom of a much higher-functioning family of her own. She was not just another child of Hollywood. Instead, she was as much a self-made woman who paid her dues, as were any ambitious redheads who had stepped off a bus into Hollywood with dreams of fame and fortune.

Relationships

Christopher Duddy Director of Photography

Husband
Married Dec. 31, 1996

Carrie Fisher Actor

Half-Sister
Born Oct. 21, 1956 to Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Eddie Fisher Actor

Father
Born Aug. 10, 1928; teen idol and one of the most popular singers of the 1950s Died Sept. 22, 2010

Tricia Leigh Fisher Actor

Sister
Born Dec. 26, 1968

Todd Fisher Actor

Half-Brother
Born Feb. 24, 1958 to Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Olivia Fisher-Duddy

Daughter
Adopted September 2008 with husband Christopher Duddy

Skylar Fisher-Duddy

Daughter
Born June 14, 2001; father, Christopher Duddy

True Fisher-Duddy

Daughter
Born Feb. 2, 2006; father, Christopher Duddy

Connie Stevens Actor

Mother
Born Aug. 8, 1938

EDUCATION

University of Paris

Paris
Attended for one semester

Beverly Hills High School

Beverly Hills , California

Attended 14 different schools around the Los Angeles area

Emerson College

Boston , Massachusetts
Left before graduating to begin an acting career

Milestones

2006

Cast as one half of a middle aged couple in the Fox comedy, "Til Death" (Fox)

2005

Had a recurring role on "Desperate Housewives" (ABC) as Nina Fletcher, Lynette's boss (Felicity Huffman)

2002

Starred in the CBS midseason sitcom "Baby Bob"

2001

Portrayed the recurring role of title character's ex-wife in "Danny", a fall CBS sitcom starring Daniel Stern; series cancelled after only two airings

2000

Replaced Susan Egan in the Broadway production of "Cabaret"

2000

Had four-episode recurring stint on The WB's "Grosse Pointe"

1999

Starred opposite Matthew Broderick in "Inspector Gadget"

1995

Made Broadway debut as Rizzo in revival of "Grease"

1994

TV series debut as a regular, "Ellen"; joined show in its second season

1994

Feature acting debut, "I'll Do Anything"

1994

TV-movie debut, "The Companion" (USA Network)

1990

Appeared in the recurring role of Sally Garner on several episodes of the ABC sitcom, "Growing Pains"

1988

TV debut, "Bob Hope's USO Christmas From the Persian Gulf--Around the World in Eight Days"

1980

Made stage debut at age 12 singing a song with her mother Connie Stevens

Raised in Los Angeles

Headlined touring company of the stage musical "Cabaret"

Bonus Trivia

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"I was raised with Eddie Fisher as a father and Connie Stevens as a mother. It was sort of hard for me to pick anything else, because this was the life I knew." --Joely Fisher in DAILY NEWS, August 31, 1994

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"If it were a plus [having celebrities for parents] I'd be a huge star by now. People might be curious to see if you turned out okay--to see if Eddie Fisher's kid does drugs--but they won't hire you. Brandon Lee, who was friend of mine, said, 'Don't you feel like you always have a comma before or after your name?' It's like, 'Joely Fisher comma daughter of Eddie Fisher and Connie Stevens.'" --Fisher to MOVIELINE, July 1994

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