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William Petersen


William Petersen was born on February 21, 1953 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as William Louis Petersen. He is a producer and actor, known for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), Manhunter (1986) and To Live and Die in L.A. (1985). He has been married to Gina Cirone since June 14, 2003. They have two children. He was previously married to Joanne ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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  CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (executive producer - 222 episodes, 2004 - 2014) (producer - 42 episodes, 2000 - 2012) (co-executive producer - 36 episodes, 2002 - 2004) (supervising producer - 6 episodes, 2002)
- The Twin Paradox (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Book of Shadows (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Buzz Kill (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The CSI Effect (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Dead in His Tracks (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (Video Game) (co-executive producer - as William Peterson)
 1992 Keep the Change (TV Movie) (producer - as William L. Petersen)
 1991 Hard Promises (producer - as William L. Petersen)
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Other Works:

He acted in the Steppenwolf Theater Production of "Fool for Love" at the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 4 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

William L. Petersen | William L. Peterson | William Peterson

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm a huge "Membership First" guy. It seems to me that all of the artists in all of the unions and guilds are getting screwed. What we're losing in the SAG contract is the middle class -- those who want to be actors and won't make much money but want to stick with it anyway. The studios and companies, meanwhile, get to have it both ways. They've got their $100 million movies where they pay Brad ... See more »

Trivia:

He has a production company called High Horse (with friend & fellow CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) producer Cynthia Chvatal). See more »

Nickname:

Billy

Star Sign:

Pisces

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