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'''Don Bellisario''' worked as a producer, scriptwriter and director on the original ''[[Battlestar Galactica (TOS)|Battlestar Galactica]]'' television series.  After Galactica, he went on to create [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080240/ Magnum P.I.], [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086662/ Airwolf], [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096684/ Quantum Leap], [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112022/ JAG], and [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0364845/ Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service].
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'''Donald Paul Bellisario''' (born 8 August 1935) was a producer, scriptwriter and director on the original ''[[Battlestar Galactica (TOS)|Battlestar Galactica]]'' television series.  After ''Galactica'', he went on to create ''[[w:Magnum P.I.|Magnum P.I.]]'', ''[[w:Airwolf|Airwolf]]'', ''[[w:Quantum Leap|Quantum Leap]]'', ''[[w:JAG|JAG]]'', and ''[[w:Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service|Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service]]''.
  
He is credited for the following:
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Born in [[w:North Charleroi, Pennsylvania|North Charleroi, Pennsylvania]], Bellisario served as a [[w:United States Marine|United States Marine]] in the 1950s.  Graduating from [[w:Penn State University|Penn State University]] with a Bachelors in Journalism, Bellisario worked for 15 years writing advertisements before relocating to [[w:Hollywood|Hollywood]].  His military career has influenced his television and film work, starting with ''[[w:Baa Baa Black Sheep|Baa Baa Black Sheep]]'' in the 1970's.  His realistic depiction of military culture is one of his main contributions to ''Galactica''.
  
* [[Lost Planet of the Gods]] (writer)
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== Writer credits for "Battlestar Galactica" ==
* [[The Lost Warrior]] (writer)
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* [[The Long Patrol]] (writer)
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*Season 1:
* [[Gun on Ice Planet Zero]] (writer)
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** [[Lost Planet of the Gods, Part I]]
* [[The Young Lords]] (writer, director)
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** [[Lost Planet of the Gods, Part II]]
* [[The Man With Nine Lives]] (writer, director)
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** [[The Lost Warrior]]
* [[Murder on the Rising Star]] (writer)
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** [[The Long Patrol]]  
* [[Baltar's Escape]] (writer)
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** [[The Gun on Ice Planet Zero, Part I]]
* [[The Hand of God (TOS)|The Hand of God]] (writer, director)
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** [[The Gun on Ice Planet Zero, Part II]]
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** [[The Young Lords]]
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** [[The Man with Nine Lives]]  
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** [[Murder on the Rising Star]]  
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** [[Baltar's Escape]]  
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** [[The Hand of God (TOS)|The Hand of God]]  
  
 
See also: [[:Category:Episodes written by Donald Bellisario]]
 
See also: [[:Category:Episodes written by Donald Bellisario]]
  
==Biography==
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== Director credits for "Battlestar Galactica" ==
  
Donald Paul Bellisario was born August 8, 1935 in North Charleroi, Pennsylvania. Bellisario served as a United States Marine in the 1950s.  Graduating from Penn State University with a Bachelors in Journalism,  Bellisario worked for 15 years writing advertisements before relocating to Hollywood.  His military career has influenced his television and film work, starting with Baa Baa Black Sheep in the 1970's.  His realistic depiction of military culture is one of his main contributions to Galactica.
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*Season 1:
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** [[The Young Lords]]
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** [[The Hand of God (TOS)|The Hand of God]]
  
=== Notes ===
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See also: [[:Category:Episodes directed by Donald Bellisario]]
  
He was responsible for naming the [[Borellian Nomen]]. ([[Sciography]])
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== Notes ==
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*Bellisario was responsible for naming the [[Borellian Nomen]] ([[Sciography]]).
  
== External Links ==
 
[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0069074/ Donald Bellisario at IMDb]
 
 
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Latest revision as of 16:46, 7 August 2021

Don Bellisario
Donald bellisario.jpg
Role: Producer
BSG Universe:
Date of Birth: August 8, 1935
Date of Death: Missing required parameter 1=month! ,
Age: 86
Nationality: USA USA
IMDb profile

Donald Paul Bellisario (born 8 August 1935) was a producer, scriptwriter and director on the original Battlestar Galactica television series. After Galactica, he went on to create Magnum P.I., Airwolf, Quantum Leap, JAG, and Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service.

Born in North Charleroi, Pennsylvania, Bellisario served as a United States Marine in the 1950s. Graduating from Penn State University with a Bachelors in Journalism, Bellisario worked for 15 years writing advertisements before relocating to Hollywood. His military career has influenced his television and film work, starting with Baa Baa Black Sheep in the 1970's. His realistic depiction of military culture is one of his main contributions to Galactica.

Writer credits for "Battlestar Galactica"

See also: Category:Episodes written by Donald Bellisario

Director credits for "Battlestar Galactica"

See also: Category:Episodes directed by Donald Bellisario

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