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Fisher Stevens

Stevens at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival
Born Steven Fisher
(1963-11-27) November 27, 1963 (age 53)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation Actor, director, producer and writer
Years active 1981–present

I have a bit of a traveling addiction, and, ah, yeah. I went to, ah, Bali this summer.
Fisher Stevens
You know, it's a very sexist society, Indonesia.
But basically what I like are the possibilities, and the fantasy element of the show. Not science fantasy so much, but fantasy, the humanistic elements and how people relate when they're in a dire situation or comedic situation.
Fisher Stevens
I wanted to do an episode about Chuck having a gambling problem. I wanted to portray my addiction on the show. But I think it's a little edgy for Saturday night.
Fisher Stevens
It got a little boring I guess, playing the same note over and over.
But did I think it would last more than 13 episodes at the time? No, I didn't think that. I never know.
Fisher Stevens
I like people and get along, and I'm afraid to express my anger and my rage.
Fisher Stevens
Unfortunately, the public might not know that we get a script usually two days before shooting. So sometimes I'm shooting an episode and don't even know how it's going to end because I haven't read that yet.
Fisher Stevens
But I like being nasty. I like being cranky. Especially if it's a cold day in Chicago, it's nice to just take it out on Kyle, because he's so easy to scream at, you know?
Fisher Stevens
And TV is not the easiest place to be dangerous or on the edge. Especially on a Saturday night.
Fisher Stevens
I used to be more of a wild kid. But I've slowed down.
I really wanted to be born a woman. It all started there. A South American woman. And I'm upset that I was born a white Jewish male. I've been angry since.
Fisher Stevens
But I used to have a bit of a gambling problem. And that would have been the answer to my prayers. It got worse when I started playing this character, too.
Fisher Stevens
The reason I took Early Edition – besides the fact that I liked it – was that it enabled me to start a production company in New York City. It's a low-budget film company to produce and direct movies.
Fisher Stevens
Well, I just wanted to be a person. I just wanted them to keep writing me as humanistic as possible.
Fisher Stevens
I have a bit of a traveling addiction, and, ah, yeah. I went to, ah, Bali this summer.
Fisher Stevens
I use that as my responsibility on the show, to be the pragmatist.
I'm really obsessed with the past.
No, but I'm really lucky, because I'm not the superhero.
But I'm trying to play into this role as much as possible and be a nicer person in real life.
Fisher Stevens