Donald P. Bellisario

BirthDay:

08 Aug 1935

BirthPlace:

Cokeburg, Pennsylvania, USA

BirthName:

Donald Paul Bellisario

Bio:

Donald P. Bellisario was born in North Charleroi in Pennsylvania. His father ran the tavern, where he grew up listening to the war stories of vets returning from WWII. He had a fifteen-year career in advertising before moving to Hollywood. He broke into television as the story editor for Black Sheep Squadron (1976). His most celebrated works to date are probably Magnum, P.I. (1980), Quantum Leap (1989), and JAG (1995). He has been married four times, and has seven children and eight grandchildren.
Filmography

Actor ( 5 credits )

I Love 1980's (2001)  Himself (1 episode, 2001)
JAG (1995)  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 1998)
Quantum Leap (1989)  Dr. Timothy Mintz (2 episodes, 1989-1993)
Tales of the Gold Monkey (1982)  Father (1 episode, 1983)
Magnum, P.I. (1980)  Desk Clerk, at Low Surf Hotel (1 episode, 1983)

Producer ( 13 credits )

NCIS (2003) executive producer (255 episodes, 2003-2014)
First Monday (2002) executive producer (unknown episodes)
Family Guy (1999) executive producer (1 episode, 2009)
JAG (1995) executive producer (219 episodes, 1995-2005)
Tequila and Bonetti (1992) executive producer (7 episodes, 1992)
Quantum Leap (1989) executive producer / associate producer (96 episodes,
Last Rites (1988) producer
Airwolf (1984) executive producer (33 episodes, 1984-1985)
Tales of the Gold Monkey (1982) executive producer (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
Magnum, P.I. (1980) executive producer (158 episodes, 1980-1988)
Battlestar Galactica (1978) supervising producer / producer (20 episodes, 1978-197
Quincy M.E. (1976) executive producer (4 episodes, 1979)
Black Sheep Squadron (1976) producer (8 episodes, 1977-1978)

Writer ( 16 credits )

NCIS (2003) (269 episodes, 2003-2015)
First Monday (2002) (13 episodes, 2002)
JAG (1995) (227 episodes, 1995-2005)
Tequila and Bonetti (1992) (12 episodes, 1992)
Quantum Leap (1989) (97 episodes, 1989-1993)
Last Rites (1988) (written by)
Airwolf (1987) (24 episodes, 1987)
Airwolf (1984) (55 episodes, 1984-1986)
Tales of the Gold Monkey (1982) (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
Magnum, P.I. (1980) (158 episodes, 1980-1988)
Stone (1979) (1 episode, 1980)
Battlestar Galactica (1978) (11 episodes, 1978-1979)
Big Hawaii (1977) (1 episode, 1977)
Black Sheep Squadron (1976) (7 episodes, 1977-1978)
Switch (1975) (1 episode, 1978)
Kojak (1973) (1 episode, 1977)

Director ( 9 credits )

NCIS (2003) (1 episode, 2003)
First Monday (2002) (2 episodes, 2002)
JAG (1995) (9 episodes, 1995-2003)
Quantum Leap (1989) (1 episode, 1989)
Last Rites (1988)
Airwolf (1984) (1 episode, 1984)
Magnum, P.I. (1980) (2 episodes, 1980-1981)
Battlestar Galactica (1978) (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Black Sheep Squadron (1976) (1 episode, 1978)