Where Is He Now: Michael Fishman (Actor) as D.J. Conner - Roseanne.
Name: Michael Fishman
Birth Name: Michael Desmond Quatil
Born: October 22, 1981, Long Beach, California
Claim To Fame: Best known for playing D.J. Conner, on the
long-running series Roseanne.
Family Life: He married Jennifer Briner on his 18th birthday
and they have two children: one son, Aaron Andrew, born on
November 19, 1999, and a daughter, Jamie Elizabeth, born
September 2004. He has an older sister named Robyn Danielle
Fishman (born 1978) and a younger brother named Matthew Lewis
Fishman (born 1991).
Info: Fishman started acting at the age of five. He auditioned
for the role of D.J. on Roseanne, and although he couldn't
make it to call backs because his parents worked full-time,
Roseanne herself pushed for him to be on the show and chose
him personally to play her youngest son. He became known as
one of the smallest kid actors in America.
Trivia: His wife works in a day-care-center; she is 2 years
Attended Los Alamitos High School. Attended Orange County Of
the Performing Arts.
Set up a memorial fund for Glenn Quinn, who played Becky's
husband Mark on "Roseanne," who died in 2002.
Personally chosen by Roseanne herself for the role of D.J.
Started acting because his sister decided it would be a good
way to raise money for college.
Where Is He Now: Fishman mostly left the acting scene at the
age of 18 to be a father and husband. He had a non-speaking
role in the 2001 movie A.I. Artificial Intelligence. Now
that his children are getting older, Fishman would like to
venture back into acting. He told People magazine, "I want
to work, but I make time to do things with the kids, because
I only get one shot at that."
Write To Michael Fishman:
Superior Talent Agency
11712 Moorpark St. Ste. 209
Studio City, California 91604
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