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J. Buzz Von Ornsteiner
American actor

J. Buzz Von Ornsteiner

J. Buzz Von Ornsteiner
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American actor
Is Psychologist Radio personality
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio Healthcare
Gender male
Birth Reno
The details (from wikipedia)


Dr. J. Buzz Von Ornsteiner aka Dr. Buzz is the project director and licensed forensic psychologist for the Mental Health Court Advocacy Program which is based in Brooklyn Arraignment Court. The program's goal is to divert from further adjudication and confinement, seriously and persistently mentally ill offenders charged with minor, low-level non-violent crimes at the first point of contact with Criminal Court, the Brooklyn Arraignment Court. In addition, Von Ornsteiner is also the project director for EAC NETWORK's Forensic Intensive Case Management Program which provides intensive case management services for severely mentally ill male inmates who are transitioning from a New York State correctional facility and returning to the New York City homeless shelter system.


Von Ornsteiner is a licensed psychologist and has a history working with the mentally ill within the context of the legal system.

Von Ornsteiner before receiving his doctoral, also appeared as an lead actor in several feature films during the late 1980s, Robot Holocaust, Slash Dance and Zombie Death House.

Von Ornsteiner became known to the public as "Dr. Buzz", appearing first on New York City radio station WWRL with his own show "Ask Dr. Buzz" and then on national cable stations, CNN International, CNN Headline News, Fox News, E Entertainment, MSNBC, WNYW, Court TV News, Tru TV, WPIX, Investigation Discovery and Reelz as a regular expert analyst commenting on current high-profile criminal cases.

Television credits

Year Television Show Network Notes
2005-2007 Closing Arguments Court TV 8 Episodes
2006 Nancy Grace HLN 4 Episodes
2007 Out In The Open CNN 1 Episode
2007 The Montel Williams Show CBS Television Distribution 1 Episode
2007 The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet Fox News 1 Episode
2007-2008 The Live Desk Fox News 2 Episodes
2007 Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell HLN 1 Episode
2007-2009 Fox News Live Fox News 9 Episodes
2009 Banfield & Ford: Courtside Court TV 1 Episode
2006-2009 Lisa Bloom: Open Court Court TV 32 Episodes
2009 CNN Live Today CNN 2 Episodes
2009 Billionaire Crime Scenes: Was It Murder? E! Entertainment Television TV Crime Documentary
2009 Jack Ford: Courtside Court TV 4 Episodes
2006-2009 Jami Floyd: Best Defense Court TV 50 Episodes
2010 Prime News with Erica Hill CNN 1 Episode
2010 In Session truTV 1 Episode
2010 The Joy Behar Show CNN 2 Episodes
2009–2011 Good Day New York WNYW 5 Episodes
2011 World Report CNN 1 Episode
2011 Jansing & Co. MSNBC 1 Episode
2012 HLN News Now HLN 1 Episode
2013 TV 10/55 News WLNY-TV 1 Episode
2013 CBS 2 News at 11PM WCBS-TV 1 Episode
2013 News at Eleven NY1 NY1 1 Episode
2013 The Today Show NBC 1 Episode
2013 PIX 11 Morning News WPIX 2 Episodes
2013 Deadly Affairs Investigation Discovery 1 Episode
2013 Fox News at 10 WNYW 4 Episodes
2013-2014 My Dirty Little Secret Investigation Discovery 3 Episodes
2014 Live From The Couch WLNY-TV 1 Episode
2014 The Killer Speaks A&E 1 Episode
2013-2014 Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield CNN 3 Episodes
2014 United Stuff of America History 1 Episode
2015 News 12 Brooklyn News 12 Networks 1 Episode
2011-2015 CNN Newsroom CNN 8 Episodes
2015 Erin Burnett OutFront CNN 1 Episode
2015-2016 Evil Kin Investigation Discovery 5 Episodes
2013-2016 PIX News at 5 WPIX 8 Episodes
2016 Deadly Demands Investigation Discovery 1 Episode
2016 Evil Stepmothers Investigation Discovery 2 Episodes
2016 CopyCat Killers Reelz 5 Episodes
2016 The Killing Season A&E 1 Episode
2013-2017 PIX News at 10 WPIX 30 Episodes

Radio appearances

Year Program Episode/source
2003-2005 Ask Dr. Buzz WWRL

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