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  • Date of birth : 29/10/1967

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Joely Fisher (1967)

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Joely Fisher is an American actress best known for her work on television as Paige Clark on Ellen as well as Joy Stark in the Fox sitcom 'Til Death, and also on stage and in films.

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 career
Her first movie role was Averil in the comedy Pretty Smart , which starred her sister, Tricia. Joely then played Kris in TV's Schoolbreak Special drama Dedicated to the One I Love opposite Danielle Ferland. Next came the feature I'll Do Anything starring Nick Nolte, which helped her career as bigger roles followed.

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.

Finally, in 1994, she landed her most prominent role when she was cast as Paige Clark on the sitcom Ellen. She played the role until the series ended in 1998. That same year she earned a Golden Globe Award nomination.

She followed Ellen with the role of Dr. Brenda Bradford in the feature movie Inspector Gadget opposite Matthew Broderick.

Fisher's Broadway debut was as a replacement in the revival of Grease . She was also a replacement in the revival of Cabaret .

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 boss Nina on Desperate Housewives.

From 2006 until 2010, Fisher had starred opposite actor Brad Garrett as Joy Stark in the Fox TV sitcom 'Til Death.

 personal life
She is married to cinematographer Christopher Duddy (married December 31, 1996 – present). She and Duddy have two daughters together: Skylar Grace and True Harlow . In September 2008, the couple adopted a newborn girl whom they have named Olivia Luna Fisher-Duddy. She is also the stepmother to Duddy's two sons, Cameron and Collin. The family lives in Los Angeles next to Joely's sister Tricia. The two sisters are very close.

In the fall of 2008 she became an Artist Ambassador for Save the Children. She traveled to Xai-Xai, Mozambique, to visit with children that are part of the child sponsorship programs.

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