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Fisher Stevens Biography

Birth Name:
Stephen Fisher
Birth Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Actor, director, producer

Fast Facts

  • Made his stage debut at age 14 in an off-off-Broadway production of A Christmas Carol; made his film debut in the 1981 slasher flick The Burning
  • Succeeded Matthew Broderick on Broadway in Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song Trilogy in 1982
  • Cofounded New York's Naked Angels Theater Company in 1986
  • Is an advisory-board member of the Adrienne Shelley Foundation, which supports female filmmakers
  • Co-owner of the New York production company GreeneStreet Films
  • Cofounder of the documentary company Insurgent Media
  • Plays the harmonica
  • Enjoys scuba diving


  • 2020Emmy-Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series: nominated
  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Nonfiction Series: nominated
  • 2010Producers Guild Awards-Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Picture: winner
  • 2009Oscar-Best Documentary (Feature): winner