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Encyclopedia > Joely Fisher
Joely Fisher
Born October 29, 1967 (1967-10-29) (age 39)
Burbank, California

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Background

She was born in Burbank, California, the daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Connie Stevens. Her younger sister is actress Tricia Leigh Fisher. Her half sister is actress Carrie Fisher and her half-brother is Todd Fisher, whose mother is actress Debbie Reynolds. Burbank is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... Eddie Fisher (born August 10, 1928) is an American singer and entertainer. ... Connie Stevens Connie Stevens (born August 8, 1938) is an American actress and singer. ... Tricia Leigh Fisher (born December 26, 1968) is an American actress and singer. ... Carrie Frances Fisher (born October 21, 1956) is an American actress, screenwriter and novelist. ... Debbie Reynolds (born April 1, 1932) is an American actress, dancer and singer. ...


Her parents divorced when she was age two and she was raised by her mother. She was unaware that she had any other siblings until sometime after watching Star Wars (1977), when she was told that the actress starring as Princess Leia Organa was her half-sister. This movie poster for Star Wars depicts many of the films important elements, such as Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, X-Wing and Y-Wing fighters Star Wars, retitled Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope in 1981 (see note at Title,) is the original (and in chronological... // Events In the Academy Awards, Peter Finch, Faye Dunaway and Beatrice Straight win Best Actor and Actress and Supporting Actress awards for Network. ... Her Royal Highness, Princess Leia Organa of Alderaan (born in 19 BBY), born Leia Amidala Skywalker, is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe played by Aiden Barton in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, actress Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: Episodes IV-VI, and by Ann...


Joely began performing on stage in her mother's Las Vegas act at age seven. She and Tricia toured the world with Stevens, attending many different schools and having tutors. They then attended Beverly Hills High School. Joely went to the University of Paris for one semester. While on her way there, she stopped off in New York and dropped in unannounced on her father, reestablishing relations with him. She then attended Emerson College, but left before graduating to begin an acting career. Having a weight problem as an adolescent, she played the "fat friend" in summer stock. Serge Sudeikins poster for the Bat Theatre (1922). ... Vegas redirects here. ... In British, Australian, New Zealand, and some Canadian universities, a tutor is often but not always a postgraduate student or a lecturer assigned to conduct a seminar for undergraduate students, often known as a tutorial. ... Beverly Hills High School (usually abbreviated as Beverly or as BHHS) is the only major public high school in Beverly Hills, California. ... The Sorbonne, Paris, in a 17th century engraving The historic University of Paris (French: ) first appeared in the second half of the 12th century, but was in 1970 reorganised as 13 autonomous universities (University of Paris I–XIII). ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Emerson College was founded in 1880 by Charles Wesley Emerson as a school of oratory, in Boston, Massachusetts. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... “Adolescent” redirects here. ... Summer Stock is an MGM musical made in 1950. ...


As the child of celebrities, she was named Miss Golden Globe at the 1992 Golden Globe Awards. Miss Golden Globe (also Mr. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ...


Career

Her movie debut was in the part as Averil in the comedy Pretty Smart (1986), which starred her sister, Tricia. Joely then played Kris in TV's Schoolbreak Special drama Dedicated to the One I Love (1991) opposite Danielle Ferland. Next came the feature I'll Do Anything (1994) starring Nick Nolte, which helped her career as bigger roles followed. “Moving picture” redirects here. ... Comedy film is genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humor. ... // April 12 - Actor Morgan Mason marries The Go-Gos Belinda Carlisle Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger marries television journalist Maria Shriver. ... A television program (US), television programme (UK) or simply television show is a segment of programming in television broadcasting. ... This page is about the genre of childrens television programming. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... The year 1991 in television involved some significant events. ... Danielle Ferland (b. ... Ill Do Anything is a 1994 film, starring Nick Nolte and Albert Brooks. ... The year 1994 in film involved some significant events. ... Nicholas King Nolte (born February 8, 1941) is a Oscar-nominated American actor, model, and producer. ...


She had a variety of guest roles on shows such as Growing Pains, Blossom, Caroline in the City, The Outer Limits, Grace Under Fire and Coach. Growing Pains is an American television sitcom that ran on the ABC network from 1985 to 1992. ... Blossom was a half-hour comedy television series broadcast from 1991 to 1995 on NBC, Mondays at 8:30pm (after The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air). ... Caroline in the City was an American sitcom that ran from September 21, 1995, to May 11, 1999, on the NBC television network. ... The Outer Limits is an American television series. ... Grace Under Fire was a television series which ran on ABC from 1993 to 1998. ... Coach is a popular American television sitcom that aired for nine seasons on ABC from 1989 to 1997. ...


Finally, in 1994, she landed her most prominent role when she was cast as the vain and insensitive Paige Clark on the sitcom Ellen. She played the role until the series ended in 1998 and she earned a Golden Globe Award nomination. Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... Ellen (originally titled These Friends of Mine for the first season) was a U.S. television sitcom which ran on the ABC network from March of 1994 to July of 1998. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... The Golden Globe Award The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ...


She followed 'Ellen' with the role of Dr. Brenda Bradford in the feature movie Inspector Gadget (1999) opposite Matthew Broderick. Release in 1999, the movie Inspector Gadget was a Walt Disney movie, and was a live-action film based on the popular cartoon series Inspector Gadget. ... The year 1999 in film involved some significant events. ... Matthew Broderick (born March 21, 1962) is a Tony Award winning American film and stage actor who is perhaps best known for his role as the title character in Ferris Buellers Day Off. ...


Fisher's Broadway debut was as a replacement in the revival of Grease (1994). She was also a replacement in the revival of Cabaret (1998). For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... Grease is a musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ... Cabaret is a 1966 Broadway musical, based on John Van Drutens play I Am a Camera, based in its turn on stories by Christopher Isherwood, with book by Joe Masteroff, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and music by John Kander, produced and directed by Hal Prince and starring Bert Convy... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ...


From 2003 until 2005, she starred in the Lifetime network's drama series Wild Card as insurance investigator Zoe Busiek. After that, she had a recurring role as Lynette's bitchy boss Nina on Desperate Housewives. Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Original logo (1984-1995) 20th Anniversary logo (2004) Lifetime Television, more commonly known as Lifetime, is an American television network which as its tagline notes, is Television for Women. ... Wild Card, aka Zoe Busiek: Wild Card, is a Canadian Global Network TV series starring Joely Fisher. ... Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama series, created by Marc Cherry, who also serves as show runner, and produced by ABC Studios — The Walt Disney Companys main television studio — and Cherry Productions. ...


Since 2006, Fisher has starred opposite actor Brad Garrett in the Fox sitcom 'Til Death. Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Brad Garrett (born Brad H. Gerstenfeld[1] on April 14, 1960) is a three-time Emmy Award-winning American actor and comedian known for his roles on the television sitcoms Everybody Loves Raymond and Til Death. ... For other uses, see Til death. ...


Personal Life

She is married to cinematographer Christopher Duddy (married December 31, 1996 Рpresent). She and Duddy have two daughters: Skylar Grace Fisher-Duddy (born June 14, 2001) and True Harlow Fisher-Duddy (born February 2, 2006). Fisher practiced natural childbirth and had a home birth with True. A Cameraman-Reporter during a MINUSTAH mission in 2007 (Photo: Patrick-Andr̩ Perron A cinematographer is one photographing with a motion picture camera (the art and science of which is known as cinematography). ... is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 165th day of the year (166th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Natural childbirth is a childbirth philosophy that attempts to minimize medical intervention, particularly the use of anesthetic medications and surgical interventions such as episiotomies, forceps and ventouse deliveries and caesarean sections. ... Home birth is childbirth that occurs outside a hospital or birthing center setting, usually in the home of the mother. ...


Television Series

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Selected Filmography

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External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Joely Fisher - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (501 words)
Joely Fisher (born October 29, 1967) is an American actress.
Joely went to the University of Paris for one semester.
Fisher's Broadway debut was as a replacement in the revival of Grease (1994).
Carrie Fisher - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1143 words)
Fisher was born in Beverly Hills, California, the daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds; her paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Russia.
Fisher's novel, Postcards from the Edge, which was semi-autobiographical in the sense that she fictionalized events obviously from her real life, such as her drug addiction of the late 1970s, was published in 1987.
Carrie Fisher was married to musician Paul Simon (married 1983-divorce 1984, during which time she had a miscarriage), and was in an on-again-off-again relationship with him for several years afterward.
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