J.D. Disalvatore was born on March 5, 1966 in Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA as Julie Disalvatore. She was a producer and editor, known for Dante's Peak (1997), Gay Propaganda (2002) and Shelter (2007). She died on August 24, 2017 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.
In addition to producing LGBTQ+ films, she had also written extensively about LGBTQ+ film. Disalvatore was also the Festival Manager at Outfest: The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, the largest film festival in Los Angeles. She also produced the queer entertainment news show HERE@ for the here! networks.