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Buzz Bissinger


Buzz Bissinger was born on November 1, 1954 in New York City, New York, USA as Harry Gerard Bissinger III. He is a writer and producer, known for Friday Night Lights (2004), Shattered Glass (2003) and Friday Night Lights (2006). He has been married to Lisa C. Smith since November 12, 2003. He was previously married to Sarah Macdonald and Debrah ... See full bio »

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(2004)
(2003)
(2006-2011)
NYPD Blue Writer
(2001)

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  Friday Night Lights (characters) (announced)
 2015 Call me Caitlyn (Documentary short)
 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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Other Works:

Writing a book about his autistic son, Zach Bissinger. Book is due to be released on May 15, 2012. See more »

Alternate Names:

H.G. Bissinger
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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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