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Angelo Pizzo


After achieving fame by writing and producing the massively popular sports films Hoosiers (1986) and Rudy (1993), Angelo Pizzo fielded numerous requests to pen more inspirational sports stories. At first he feared becoming pigeonholed as the go-to sports-movie guy. But eventually he accepted this destiny as he continued writing screenplays, most ... See full bio »

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Hoosiers Writer
(1986)
Rudy Writer
(1993)
(2015)
(2016)

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 2016 Bleed for This (story by)
 2015 My All-American (written by)
 2005 The Game of Their Lives (written by)
 1993 Rudy (written by)
 1986 Hoosiers (written by)
 1984 Knots Landing (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Silent Missions (1984) ... (written by)
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[on why writing is difficult] I have to write from an emotional place, and I don't want to go there every day. It's a raw, vulnerable state, and you don't feel so protected. See more »

Trivia:

Appeared as a background extra on the beach in Hawaii Five-O: A Thousand Pardons - You're Dead! (1969). See more »

Trademark:

Uplifting sports dramas based on or inspired by real people

Nickname:

Andy

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