Deborah Pratt

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Deborah Pratt
Born (1951-12-16) December 16, 1951 (age 63)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Other names Deborah Pratt-Bellisario
Occupation Actress, writer, producer, director
Years active 1975-present
Spouse(s) Donald P. Bellisario (1984-1991; divorced)
Children Troian Bellisario (b. 1985)
Nicholas Bellisario

Deborah M. Pratt (born December 16, 1951) is an American actress, writer and television producer.

Early life[edit]

Pratt was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Geraldine (née Bryant) and Col. Bertram Roberson Pratt, a vice president of Pullman Heritage Bank.[1] Her parents were both African-American/Creole (her father from Mobile, Alabama, and her mother from Baton Rouge, Louisiana).[2][3]


Pratt was a co-executive producer and a writer on the Quantum Leap TV series[4] which was created by her then-husband, Donald Bellisario, and acted in television series including Quantum Leap, Magnum, P.I. and Airwolf. In 2000, she directed Cora Unashamed for Masterpiece Theatre's The American Collection.

Personal life[edit]

Pratt married producer and screenwriter Donald P. Bellisario in 1984. They have two children, Nicholas and Troian Bellisario. They divorced in 1991.

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