STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 785 this week

Donald P. Bellisario


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 ... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent and company
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Donald P. Bellisario? Add or change photos

New Movies Coming Soon

Still of Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans in Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Captain America: Civil War

The summer movie season kicks off early with the release of Captain America: Civil War. Read up Marvel's latest and other upcoming movies in our Coming Soon section, where you can watch trailers, buy tickets, and more.

Visit our Coming Soon section

On Amazon Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 565 people
created 01 Apr 2011
 
a list of 26 people
created 18 Apr 2014
 
a list of 21 people
created 12 Sep 2014
 
a list of 47 people
created 01 Apr 2015
 
a list of 16 people
created 7 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Donald P. Bellisario's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (19 credits)
  NCIS (TV Series) (created by - 299 episodes, 2003 - 2016) (written by - 11 episodes, 2003 - 2007) (teleplay by - 4 episodes, 2003 - 2004) (story by - 3 episodes, 2003 - 2006) (creator - 1 episode, 2016)
- Charade (2016) ... (creator)
- Reasonable Doubts (2016) ... (creator)
- Scope (2016) ... (creator)
- After Hours (2016) ... (creator)
- Loose Cannons (2016) ... (creator)
  JAG (TV Series) (created by - 227 episodes, 1995 - 2005) (written by - 15 episodes, 1995 - 2003) (story by - 5 episodes, 1996 - 2002) (teleplay by - 5 episodes, 1995 - 1997)
- Fair Winds and Following Seas (2005) ... (creator)
- Dream Team (2005) ... (creator)
- Unknown Soldier (2005) ... (creator)
- Two Towns (2005) ... (creator)
- Death at the Mosque (2005) ... (creator)
  First Monday (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes, 2002) (story - 1 episode, 2002) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2002)
- Family Secrets (2002) ... (creator)
- Showdown (2002) ... (creator)
- Strip Search (2002) ... (creator)
- Unprotected Speech (2002) ... (creator)
- Secrets and Lies (2002) ... (creator)
 1995 Crowfoot (TV Movie)
  Quantum Leap (TV Series) (created by - 97 episodes, 1989 - 1993) (written by - 15 episodes, 1989 - 1993) (story by - 3 episodes, 1989 - 1991) (teleplay by - 3 episodes, 1989 - 1990) (story - 1 episode, 1991)
- Mirror Image - August 8, 1953 (1993) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Memphis Melody - July 3, 1954 (1993) ... (creator)
- The Beast Within - November 6, 1972 (1993) ... (creator)
- Goodbye Norma Jean - April 4, 1960 (1993) ... (creator)
  Tequila and Bonetti (TV Series) (created by - 12 episodes, 1992) (written by - 3 episodes, 1992)
- Mama (1992) ... (creator)
- Brooklyn and the Beast (1992) ... (creator)
- Wonderdog (1992) ... (creator)
- Fetch This, Pal (1992) ... (creator)
- A Perfect Match (1992) ... (creator)
 1988 Last Rites (written by)
  Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) (created by - 158 episodes, 1980 - 1988) (written by - 16 episodes, 1980 - 1984) (story by - 1 episode, 1985) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1984) (writer - 1 episode, 1983) (story - 1 episode, 1982) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1982)
- Resolutions: Part II (1988) ... (creator)
- Resolutions: Part I (1988) ... (creator)
- Transitions (1988) ... (creator)
- Legend of the Lost Art (1988) ... (creator)
- The Great Hawaiian Adventure Company (1988) ... (creator)
 1987 Airwolf (TV Series) (created by - 24 episodes)
- Welcome to Paradise (1987) ... (creator)
- Flying Home (1987) ... (creator)
- Poppy Chain (1987) ... (creator)
- Malduke (1987) ... (creator)
- The Puppet Master (1987) ... (creator)
 1987 Three on a Match (TV Movie)
  Airwolf (TV Series) (created by - 55 episodes, 1984 - 1986) (written by - 2 episodes, 1984)
- Birds of Paradise (1986) ... (creator)
- Tracks (1986) ... (creator)
- The Girl Who Fell from the Sky (1986) ... (creator)
- Break-In at Santa Paula (1986) ... (creator)
- Hawke's Run (1986) ... (creator)
 1984 Airwolf (TV Movie) (written by)
  Tales of the Gold Monkey (TV Series) (created by - 22 episodes, 1982 - 1983) (writer - 2 episodes, 1982) (written by - 2 episodes, 1982) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1982)
- Mourning Becomes Matuka (1983) ... (creator)
- A Distant Shout of Thunder (1983) ... (creator)
- Boragora or Bust (1983) ... (creator)
- Naka Jima Kill (1983) ... (creator)
- Last Chance Louie (1983) ... (creator)
 1980 Stone (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Death Run (1980) ... (writer)
  Battlestar Galactica (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1978 - 1979) (teleplay - 4 episodes, 1978 - 1979) (written by - 2 episodes, 1978)
- The Hand of God (1979) ... (as Donald Bellisario)
- Baltar's Escape (1979) ... (as Donald Bellisario)
- Murder on the Rising Star (1979) ... (teleplay - as Donald Bellisario)
- The Man with Nine Lives (1979) ... (as Donald Bellisario)
- The Young Lords (1978) ... (as Donald Bellisario)
  Black Sheep Squadron (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1978) (written by - 3 episodes, 1977 - 1978) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1978)
- A Little Bit of England (1978) ... (writer - as Donald Bellisario)
- Hotshot (1978) ... (writer - as Donald Bellisario)
- The Iceman (1978) ... (written by - as Donald Bellisario)
- Forbidden Fruit (1978) ... (writer - as Donald Bellisario)
- Operation Stand-Down (1978) ... (teleplay - as Donald Bellisario)
 1978 Switch (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Coronado Circle (1978) ... (as Don Bellisario)
 1977 Kojak (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Queen of Hearts Is Wild (1977) ... (written by - as Don Bellisario)
 1977 Big Hawaii (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Gandy (1977) ... (story)
Show Show Producer (16 credits)
Show Show Director (11 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (4 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (6 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Donald Bellisario | Don Bellisario

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

His mother, Dana (Lapcevic), was of Serbian descent, and his father, Albert Jethro Bellisario, was of Italian descent. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

Message Boards

Recent Posts
what did you like about jag caroldrake
Magnum on JAG cglazman
please Malene52
New Quantum Leap Ziggy_the_Ego
JAG Episodes on DVD? fredericalacey
Last set on JAG familiar jackie-203
Discuss Donald P. Bellisario on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page