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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 made his Broadway debut in Tennessee Williams' "The Night of the Iguana" in New York City. 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:

After Manhunter (1986), I had to actually kill off the character. I cut off most of my hair and dyed it blonde. I changed my whole look just to get rid of him. See more »

Trivia:

Attended Bishop Kelly High School in Boise, Idaho. He wears his old football jersey from that school in most of his movies. See more »

Nickname:

Billy

Star Sign:

Pisces

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