(written from a Production point of view)
Born in Los Angeles, California, Fischler is founder and co-artistic director of the Los Angeles based theater group "Neurotic Young Urbanites". He has starred in many stage plays and has directed several musicals.
Among his acting resume are films such as Speed (1994, with Alan Ruck, Richard Lineback, Carlos Carrasco, Jordan Lund, Bruce Wright, Robin McKee, Mike Fujimoto, and stunts by Jophery C. Brown, Janet Brady, Gary Epper, Tommy J. Huff, Eddie Matthews, Patricia Tallman, Scott Wilder, Chuck Hicks, and Jimmy Ortega), Twister (1996, with Alan Ruck, Zach Grenier, Richard Lineback, Bruce Wright, and stunts by Tommy J. Huff and Mic Rodgers), Mullholland Dr. (2001, with Michael John Anderson, Wayne Grace, Blake Lindsley, Robin Ritter, Geno Silva, and stunts by Brian Avery, Joni Avery, and Denney Pierce), Old School (2003, with Harve Presnell), Win A Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004), The Black Dahlia (2006), and Garden Party (2007).
His resume also includes guest appearances in television series such as The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (1993), NYPD Blue (1996 and 2001, with Sharon Lawrence and Gordon Clapp), Charmed (2002, with Shannon O'Hurley and John Thaddeus), Birds of Prey (2003, with Dina Meyer and Ian Abercrombie), Angel (2003), ER (2004, with Scott Grimes, Paul Dooley and Michelle Bonilla), The West Wing (2004, with Ron Canada), According to Jim (2007), and a recurring role in Nash Bridges (1996-2001).
More recently, Fischler had recurring roles as Jimmy Barrett in the second season of the drama series Mad Men (2008, alongside Mark Moses, Denise Crosby, Christopher Jude, Donald Sage Mackay, Arlo Hemphill, Melinda Page Hamilton, Tom Ormeny, and Deborah Lacey) and as Phil in J.J. Abrams' Lost (2009, with Daniel Dae Kim and Terry O'Quinn). He had guest roles in Navy NCIS (2008), Burn Notice (2008), Cold Case (2008, with William Dennis Hunt and Erin Cummings), and Pushing Daisies (2008, with Stephen Root), and featured roles in the comedy Miss Nobody (2009, with Richard Riehle) and in the television drama Southland (2009, with Michael McGrady and Brian Brophy).