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Tricia Leigh Fisher
Born December 26, 1968 (1968-12-26) (age 41)
Burbank, California, U.S.
Other name(s) Tricia Fisher
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 1985 – present
Spouse(s) Byron Thames (m. 2007–present) «start: (2007)»"Marriage: Byron Thames to Tricia Leigh Fisher" Location: (linkback:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tricia_Leigh_Fisher)

Tricia Leigh Fisher (born December 26, 1968) is an American actress and singer.

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Early life

Fisher was born in Burbank, California to singer Eddie Fisher and actress Connie Stevens. Her older sister is actress Joely Fisher.[1] Other siblings include half brother Todd Fisher and half-sister actress Carrie Fisher of Star Wars fame, whose mother is actress Debbie Reynolds. Fisher's parents divorced when she was a baby, and she, along with her sister Joely, were raised by Stevens. As children, both Tricia and Joely began performing on stage in their mother's Las Vegas show. They toured the world with their mother, attending many different schools and having tutors. Both girls would go on to attend Beverly Hills High School.

Career

Fisher made her debut in the 1985 crime drama Stick, starring Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen, George Segal, and Charles Durning. She then starred as Daphne Ziegler in the 1986 comedy, Pretty Smart. In 1987, Fisher appeared in the television movie Strange Voices, opposite Valerie Harper. The following year, she landed a role in the TV movie Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis, opposite Bob Denver. In 1989, Fisher appeared in two movies, Hollywood Chaos and C.H.U.D. II: Bud the C.H.U.D., followed by roles in the 1990 comedy, Book of Love and Arizona Dream starring Johnny Depp, Jerry Lewis, and Faye Dunaway.[2]

In addition to Fisher's work in movies, she has also made guest appearances on Our House, Growing Pains, Ellen, Wild Card, 7th Heaven, and 'Til Death.

On October 7, 2006, Fisher was honored at The Thalians 51st Anniversary Ball along with producer Marc Cherry, her mother Connie Stevens, and her sister Joely Fisher. They performed together at the event at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Century City, California.[3]

Music career

Fisher performed the theme song for her 1986 movie Pretty Smart, and released a self-titled debut album for Atco Records in 1990. The track, "Empty Beach", was released from the album and was a modest hit. Fisher has not released any other albums to date.

Personal life

Fisher has a son, Holden Chabot, from a previous relationship. On August 12, 2007, Fisher married actor/singer Byron Thames in a Los Angeles wedding ceremony.

Filmography

Film
Year Film Role Notes
1985 Stick Katie
1987 Pretty Smart Daphne Ziegler
1989 Hollywood Chaos
C.H.U.D. II: Bud the C.H.U.D. Katie
1990 Book of Love Gina Gabooch
1993 Arizona Dream Lindy Uncredited
1994 Hostile Intentions Maureen
I'll Do Anything Airplane Passenger
1997 Men Seeking Women Amanda Alternative title: The Bet
2009 Saving Grace B. Jones Ella Jean Jones
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1986 One Big Family Melinda Clarke 1 episode
Our House 1 episode
1987 Time Out for Dad Shelley Kowalski Television movie
Strange Voices Lisa Glover Television movie
1988 Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis Chatsie Television movie
Growing Pains C.J. Powell 1 episode
1996 The Making of a Hollywood Madam Heidi Fleiss Television movie
1996-1998 Ellen Joanie
Megan
2 episodes
1997 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction Julia 1 episode
1999 Love American Style Amy Television movie
2001 These Old Broads Hooker Television movie
The Huntress Cashier 1 episode
2003 Wild Card Nicolette 1 episode
2004 7th Heaven Mrs. Shearers 1 episode
2007-2008 'Til Death Denise 2 episodes

Discography

Albums

1990: Tricia Leigh Fisher
1990: Dreams*

Singles

1990: "Empty Beach"
1990: "Let's Make the Time"
1990: "My Heart Holds On"/"Good As Gold"*

* Japan release only

References

  1. ^ Monush, Barry (2003). Screen World Presents the Encyclopedia of Hollywood Film Actors: From the silent era to 1965. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 702. ISBN 1-557-83551-9.  
  2. ^ Tricia Leigh Fisher Biography
  3. ^ L.A. Style Watch: Going for the Gold...51st Anniversary Ball of the Thalians

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