Fourteen year old actor Brice Evan Fisher has already amassed many interesting work credits, having starred in comedies, dramas and everything in between. Brice was also a winner at the 2016 Young Artist Awards where he took home the trophy for Best Web Performance (young actor) for “Between 2 Phat Kids” which he hosts along with actor Wyatt McClure. The award ceremony aired on PBS and radio stations within and outside of the United States. He is also in the running for two other nominations are for the 2016 Young Entertainer Awards at Universal Studios Hollywood as Best Supporting Young Actor – TV Movie, Mini Series or Special for “Christmas Trade” by Cinedigm Entertainment and Best Young Actor – Web Performance for “Between 2 Phat Kids” by Windbreaker Productions.
In 2016 Brice will take on several notable projects including film and television roles. He will be in the movie “Kidnap” (as Tyler), starring Halle Berry, with a theater release in May. He is also in “The Tribes of Palos Verdes” (as Danny), starring Jennifer Garner. And he’s due to appear on a new NBC sitcom “Crowded” (as Joey). Recently Brice took on a bully role in the holiday feature film “Christmas Trade” (as Francis) starring William Baldwin and Denise Richards. He also played a bully giving Brick a hard time in “The Middle” (season 7 “Cutting the Cord”).
Previously Brice costarred on two CBS series “Friends with Better Lives”, “Criminal Minds” (as Bobby) in the Season 9 pt. 1 finale, “Farmed and Dangerous” (as Jared) on Hulu, “The Goldbergs” (as Dante) on ABC, “Haunted Hathaways” (as Eddie) in the Haunted Toy Store episode. And he also was involved with two skits on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. One was with Josh Duhamel and the other for a new Hollywood hotel. In addition to acting in television shows and movies, Brice co-hosts a web series talk show called “Between 2 Phat Kids”. Along with his co-host Wyatt McClure, the 5 minute long shows cover interviews of celebrities and social media stars and includes fun skits, shenanigans and mayhem.
Brice is from Yakima, Washington, and now resides in Hollywood, California. He is a Native American and part of the Siletz Tribe. Recently, Brice spoke to the Examiner about his experiences as an actor and his hopes for the future:
Meagan Meehan (M.M.): What inspired you to become an actor?
Brice Evan Fisher (B.E.F.): It just kind of happened…I was taking a class for fun and at the end of it we performed a play called “A Christmas to Remember”. I remember my Mom asking my teacher…“Was it just me, or was he really good?” The teacher told her that I was good and really committed to the character….so it just snowballed from there. My mom started looking into more opportunities for me to act.
M.M.: You are a very versatile performer! What are your favorite genres to work in and why?
B.E.F.: Thank you! In the beginning, I felt more drawn to comedy, but now I really love drama too. Once I figured out drama has so many different emotions you can use and you don’t just have to be sad to be dramatic, it was a lot more fun.
M.M.: How many roles have you played and which one was your favorite?
B.E.F.: Well, my IMDB says 21, but I am sure there have been more. I would have to say working with Halle Berry on “Kidnap”. It was my first major feature film and working in the same seen with such an amazing actress was surreal.
M.M.: So far, what has been the best part of working in the movie industry?
B.E.F.: There are so many great parts of being in the movie industry…being on set and part of the process is really amazing. This industry is something you have to work hard for, training and becoming good at what you do. Then once you are good, it is like playing the lottery….you never know when you might be the right fit for a character. So many people are part of the vision for a film, you never know what they are looking for….when it is you, it is a glorious day!
M.M.: What kind of movie or show would be your “dream project” to act in?
B.E.F.: I would love to have a lead role in a major motion picture. That is the ultimate dream. A series regular on a TV series would be fantastic as well.
M.M.: Career wise, where do you see yourself in ten years?
B.E.F.: That is a hard one. I am only 14….the next four years will determine a lot. I want to go to college but I also want to keep acting. A lot has happened in the last four years that I couldn’t have predicted so it will be interesting for sure.
M.M.: What do you do for fun when you’re not acting?
B.E.F.: A lot of Xbox…lol. I also practice fencing and gun training. I really like weapons and hope to be able to use my training in an action movie one day.
M.M.: Do you have any upcoming projects that you would like to mention?
B.E.F.: I will be on an episode of Crowded on NBC April 10th, Kidnap will be out in the theaters in May and I just finished filming The Tribes of Palos Verdes with Jennifer Garner and Maika Monroe. I am also filming another episode of The Middle this week.
M.M.: What advice would you give to someone who is aspiring to enter the film industry, especially as an actor?
B.E.F.: Acting is like a full time sport. You have to train almost every day in some way. You can have a love for it and a natural ability but it is like training for a marathon…it is ongoing. Find good classes and a coach you really connect with that makes you better and pushes you. It makes a huge difference. You have to find what works for you. Don’t just pick something because someone else did it…that might be ok in the beginning but there is only one you and you just have to be the best you…not anyone else.
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