More Joely Fisher Bios & Profiles
Biography #2Joely Fisher most recently starred as Paige Clark, Ellen's spontaneous and slightly self-centered friend in the groundbreaking television series Ellen for which she earned a 1997 Golden Globe Award nomination.
She was seen in the following made for television movies: Lifetime's Icebergs (a short for the Women's Film Festival), NBC's Thirst with Adam Arkin, and HBO's Perfect Prey with Kelly McGillis and David Keith. Fisher's other telefilm credits include Jitters (Lifetime) and Seduction In a Small Town (ABC).
During her 1995 hiatus from Ellen, Fisher completed a three month run, starring as Rizzo in Tommy Tune's hit Broadway revival of the musical Grease. In September she embarks on the national tour of the Tony Award winning Broadway revival of Cabaret, starring as Sally Bowles.
Fisher recorded, along with her mother Connie Stevens and her sister Tricia Leigh Fisher, the album Traditions . . .a Family at Christmas. Their rendition of traditional favorites was released to brisk sales and has become a staple of the holiday season's radio playlists.
Bio courtesy Disney (01-Jan-2000)