Michael Fisher (Michael Robert Fisher)
BiographyNew York, USA
Michael Fisher wrote and produced more than 500 hours of prime-time television and theatrical motion pictures, including "Spenser For Hire, "Starsky & Hutch," Fantasy Island," and "Mission Impossible." In 1991 he published his first novel Cries from the Darkness which was soon followed with a sequel, The Nightmare Man. In 1997 he produced a made for TV movie in Fiji based on his novels. He was the son of Steve Fisher, a prolific pulp fiction, film and TV writer whose original story for the 1943 Cary Grant movie "Destination Tokyo" earned him an Academy Award nomination in 1944. Read more... May 1 1940, in New York City, to Steve Fisher and Edythe (Seimes) Fisher. He grew up in Beverly Hills and Van Nuys, California. At 17 he enlisted in the Navy and was stationed Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, from 1957 to 1963. September 1969 he married Helen Mary Brennan. Together they raised their family in Woodlands Hill, California; Sydney, New South Wales and Paradise Point, Queensland in Australia; and Rye, New York. He moved to Peterborough, New Hampshire in 2005.