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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 - 227 episodes, 2004 - 2014) (producer - 42 episodes, 2000 - 2012) (co-executive producer - 36 episodes, 2002 - 2004) (supervising producer - 6 episodes, 2002)
- Angle of Attack (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Dead Rails (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Let's Make a Deal (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Rubbery Homicide (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Twin Paradox (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 Tennessee Williams' play, "The Night of the Iguana", at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Cherry Jones in the cast. The crew included Loy Arcenas (scenic designer), James F. Ingalls (lighting designer) and Richard Woodbury (sound designer). See more »

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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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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:

One CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) plotline had him pursuing an insane killer played by Tom Noonan, who also played the titular insane killer in Manhunter (1986). See more »

Nickname:

Billy

Star Sign:

Pisces

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