His sister Julie Fisher is an architect in Chicago.
Very good friends with actor Rob Morrow, and the two regularly ski together. Once, while skiing with Chad Lowe, the three got lost and had to be rescued.
Avid scuba diver.
After getting into Screen Actors Guild for the film The Burning (1981) , he changed his name to Fisher Stevens since there was already a Steven Fisher in the Guild.
He studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village in New York City.
Had a three-year relationship with Michelle Pfeiffer.