Tanya Fischer is an American actress best known for her starring role as Zoey Waters on the legal comedy-drama television series The Defenders, from 2010-2011.
Fischer's television credits include a recurring role on Life on Mars and as a guest star on Law & Order. She appeared in the feature film Assassination of a High School President.
Fisher's theatre credits include off-Broadway productions of Los Angeles (as part of the prestigious Flea Theatre, directed by Adam Rapp), US Drag and The Dream Express.
In her free time, she enjoys singing and playing guitar, listening to records and practicing new magic/card tricks.
Originally from West Bend, Wisconsin, Fischer moved to New York City when she was 19. She now splits her time between Los Angeles and New York.
She is a member of the revolutionary vaudevillian punk group the Bambi Killers.