Joe Fishel is an actor and producer in Hollywood that has rocked the industry with great film projects. He is currently acting and producing the horror film called ‘Occurrence at Mills Creek’. If you’ve read Joe Fishel’s IMDB trivia section you may think you know a lot about Joe, but we know a little more! Read below the latest 2019 Q & A interview with actor and producer Joe Fishel.
Pro Media Mag : What do you take inspiration from as an actor?
Joe Fishel : Whether I have a principal role or am just background for a film project, I attempt to give the best effort I can in front of the camera to help make that particular production the best it can be. Inspiration for me is just trying to do the best I can do with the role that I have been given. It is often said there are no small roles and I believe in that philosophy.
Pro Media Mag : What are some of your favorite all time film directors you’d like to work with ?
Joe Fishel : I can’t say I have a favorite all-time film director, but if I had to choose one it would be Christopher Nolan I appeared in the Nolan-directed film The Dark Knight Rises as a Gotham City police officer. Although Christopher Nolan did not directly direct me in the film, he twice gave directions to a production assistant to give to me on the set of The Dark Knight Rises. The directions mainly dealt with my movement and wardrobe and how my attire appeared through the IMAX camera. It can be said that Christopher Nolan indirectly directed me.
Pro Media Mag : What are things 3 things you would like people to know about you?
Joe Fishel : I am named after my paternal grandfather (Joseph Victor Fishel) who was killed in July 1945 on the island of Luzon in the Philippines during World War II.
Speaking of my name, I have six letters in my first name, six letters in my middle name, and six letters in my last name, though I am pretty sure i am not the Antichrist.
I graduated from Butler (PA) High School, Juniata College for my undergraduate studies, and Slippery Rock University for graduate school.
Pro Media Mag : Aside from acting and producing, what Is an interesting fact we don’t yet know about you?
Joe Fishel : My right knee is famous among orthopedic surgeons. A surgeon who operated on my knee used pretty groundbreaking surgical procedures for the time and I was told he shared what he did with my knee at multiple orthopedic symposiums, albeit after I signed numerous forms giving him permission to do so.