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Deborah Pratt
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Deborah Pratt co-produced, written, and acted in a total of 62 episodes, provided the voice of Ziggy, and appeared as Trojan Claridge in an episode of "Quantum Leap" as well.

Personal Information
Birth name: Deborah M. Pratt
Born: (1951-12-16) December 16, 1951 (age 70)
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Actress, writer, producer, director
Years active: 1975-present
Spouse(s): Donald P. Bellisario (1984-1991) (divorced) 2 children
Character information
Appeared on: Quantum Leap and film Quantum Leap:A Leap to Di for
Character played: Voice of Ziggy/Troian Clairidge in "A Portrait For Troian" in Season 2

Deborah Pratt (born December 16, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois) was one of the busiest people behind the scenes at Quantum Leap. She was a co-executive producer and a writer on the Quantum Leap TV series[1] which was created by her then-husband, Donald P. 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.

In 2006, Deborah began to publish a series of novels with a spiritual science-fantasy theme and an accompanying Web presence, The Vision Quest. The press kit for the novel and website describe The Vision Quest as a "multi-platform entertainment project," including a trilogy of novels and a series of animated Flash movies leading to a feature film, a game and live-action feature film.

Deborah is a recipient of The Lillian Gish Award from Women in Film, The Angel Award, The Golden Block Award, and Six B.E.N. Awards.She wrote many of the landmark episodes, including "The Color of Truth (episode)" and "What Price Gloria? (episode)" She was the narrator heard on the Saga Sell. She was the voice of Ziggy the computer in several episodes. She also guest-starred as the title character in "A Portrait For Troian (episode)."


  • She has two children including Troian from Pretty Little Liars and Nicolas "Nick".

Writer on episodes[]

  1. Genesis: Part II
  2. Double Identity (episode)
  3. What Price Gloria? (episode)
  4. So Help Me God (episode)
  5. Another Mother (episode)
  6. Her Charm (episode) (Story and Teleplay)
  7. Sea Bride (episode)
  8. Black on White on Fire (episode)
  9. 8 1/2 Months (episode)
  10. Last Dance Before An Execution (episode) (Story and Teleplay)
  11. Shock Theater (episode)
  12. Dreams (episode)
  13. A Song For The Soul (episode)
  14. Stand Up (episode)
  15. Deliver Us From Evil (episode)
  16. Trilogy Part I: One Little Heart (episode)
  17. Trilogy Part II: For Your Love (episode)
  18. Trilogy Part III: The Last Door (episode)
  19. Liberation (episode)
  20. Revenge of The Evil Leaper (episode)


  1. "There's A Week Of Quantum Leap", Eugene Register-Guard, June 24, 1991, p. 4C. Retrieved on 24 September 2011. 

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