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Buzz Bissinger


A former Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist who worked for several newspapers and wrote two acclaimed non-fiction bestsellers, 'Friday Night Lights' (as H.G. Bissinger) and 'A Prayer for the City.' See full bio »

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Known For

Friday Night Lights
(2006-2011)
Friday Night Lights
(2004)
Shattered Glass
(2003)

Filmography

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 2006-2011 Friday Night Lights (TV Series) (book - 75 episodes)
- Always (2011) ... (book - as H.G. Bissinger)
- Texas Whatever (2011) ... (book - as H.G. Bissinger)
- The March (2011) ... (book - as H.G. Bissinger)
- Don't Go (2011) ... (book - as H.G. Bissinger)
- Gut Check (2011) ... (book - as H.G. Bissinger)
 2004 Friday Night Lights (book "Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream" - as H.G. Bissinger)
 2003 Shattered Glass (article - as H.G. Bissinger)
  NYPD Blue (TV Series) (teleplay by - 4 episodes, 2001) (story by - 3 episodes, 2001)
- Lost Time (2001) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
- Thumb Enchanted Evening (2001) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
- In-Laws, Outlaws (2001) ... (teleplay by)
- Family Ties (2001) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Release of his book, "Father's Day: A Journey Into the Mind and Heart of MY Extraordinary Son". See more »

Alternate Names:

H.G. Bissinger
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Trivia:

Is a second cousin of Peter Berg and Mary Berg. Peter directed Friday Night Lights (2004), based on Buzz's book. Buzz's paternal grandmother, Gertrude Louise Winkler, and Peter and Mary's maternal grandfather, Robert Eli Winkler, were siblings. Buzz is thus a second cousin, once removed, of Peter's son, Emmett Berg. See more »

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Scorpio

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