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Standing 5"6' with a tenor voice and falsetto range, Russell Fischer landed the role of Joe Pesci in the Broadway company of "Jersey Boys" on his 22nd birthday, marking his Broadway debut. He spent the next six years as an understudy for the role of Frankie Valli as well.
Fischer starred in the second national tour of "Big: The Musical" as Billy Kopecki. His regional credits include Jimmy Smith in "Thoroughly Modern Millie", Tommy Djilas in "The Music Man" at Chautauqua Opera, the American premiere of "Children of Eden" at Papermill Playhouse, and Tommy Swank in "Baby Fat, Act 1: A Rock Opera" based on Verdi's "Rigoletto" at LaMama Experimental Theater Club in Manhattan.
On television, Fischer has appeared on the live broadcast of the 2015 "Belmont Stakes", the 2009 Tony Awards, and several spots for TV Land's "60 Second Sitcoms". He also currently tours with the musical group The Doo Wop Project.
Last Updated: May 27, 2018