Donald P. Bellisario Biography (1935-)

Born August 8, 1935, in Charleroi, PA; son of Albert and Dana (Lapcevic) Bellisario; children: seven. Addresses: Office: Bellisarius Productions, Universal Studios, Universal City, CA 91608.; Agent: Norman Kurland, Broder-Kurland-Webb-Uffner Agency, 8439 Sunset Blvd., Suite 402, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
television writer, director, producer
Birth Details
August 8, 1935
Charleroi, Pennsylvania, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits; Television Work; Series
  • Executive producer, Quincy, M.E. (also see below), NBC, 1978.
  • Director and producer, Black Sheep Squadron (also known as BaaBaa Black Sheep; also see below), NBC, 1977-78.
  • Director and supervising producer, Battlestar Galactica (also seebelow), ABC, 1978-79.
  • Creator with Glen A. Larson, director, and executive producer, Magnum,P.I. (also see below), CBS, 1980-88.
  • Executive producer with Stephen J. Cannell, Stone (also see below), ABC, 1980.
  • Creator and executive producer, Tales of the Gold Monkey (also seebelow), ABC, 1982-83.
  • Creator, director, and executive producer, Airwolf (also see below), CBS, 1984.
  • Creator, director, and executive producer, Quantum Leap (also seebelow), NBC, 1989-90.
  • Creator, director, and executive producer, Tequila and Bonetti (also known as Tequila and Boner; also see below), CBS, 1992.
  • Credits; Television Work; Pilots
  • Worked on pilot episodes for the series Tequila and Bonetti, CBS,1992; Magnum, P.I.; Airwolf; Tales of the Gold Monkey; and QuantumLeap.
  • Credits; Television Work; Movies
  • Creator, director, and executive producer, Three on a Match (alsosee below), NBC, 1987.
  • Credits; Film Work
  • Director and executive producer, Last Rites (also see below), Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer/United Artists (MGM/UA), 1988.
  • Credits; Television Series
  • Kojak, CBS, beginning in 1973.
  • Black Sheep Squadron (also known as Baa Baa Black Sheep), NBC, 1977-78.
  • (Coauthor) Battlestar Galactica, ABC, 1978-79.
  • Quincy, M.E., NBC, 1979.
  • Stone, ABC, 1980.
  • Magnum, P.I. (includes episode "China Doll"), CBS, between 1981 and 1984.
  • Tales of the Gold Monkey, ABC, 1982-83.
  • Airwolf, CBS, 1984.
  • Quantum Leap, NBC, 1989-92.
  • Tequila and Bonetti, CBS, 1992.
  • Credits; Television Pilots
  • Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1980.
  • Tales of the Gold Monkey, ABC, 1982.
  • Airwolf, CBS, 1983.
  • Quantum Leap, NBC, 1989.
  • Tequila and Bonetti, CBS, 1992.
  • Credits; Television Movies
  • Three on a Match, NBC, 1987.
  • Credits; Screenplays
  • Last Rites, MGM/UA, 1988.
  • Other Works
  • ADAPTATIONS: The television pilot Tales of the Gold Monkey was adapted by Judy Alexander for a book entitled Tales of the Gold Monkey Storybook, published by Putnam, 1983.

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