STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 305 this week

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 »

Get Streaming With 'Chi-Raq'

Spike Lee's Chi-Raq is available to stream now on Prime. In celebration of this good news, we're serving up one of our favorite clips from the movie, featuring Dave Chappelle.

Watch the clip

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 29 people
created 18 Feb 2011
 
a list of 36 people
created 27 Jun 2011
 
a list of 25 people
created 02 Feb 2012
 
a list of 37 people
created 23 Jul 2014
 
a list of 40 people
created 27 Nov 2014
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of William Petersen's work have you seen?

User Polls

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

Known For

Filmography

To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Producer: TV (3 credits)
 2015 CSI: Immortality (TV Movie) (executive producer)
  CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (executive producer - 231 episodes, 2004 - 2015) (producer - 42 episodes, 2000 - 2012) (co-executive producer - 36 episodes, 2002 - 2004) (supervising producer - 6 episodes, 2002)
- Under My Skin (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The End Game (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Last Ride (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Greater Good (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Angle of Attack (2014) ... (executive producer)
 1992 Keep the Change (TV Movie) (producer - as William L. Petersen)
Show Show Producer: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Producer: Video Game (1 credit)
Show Show Actor: TV (18 credits)
Show Show Actor: Movie (17 credits)
Show Show Actor: Video Game (4 credits)
Show Show Self: TV (25 credits)
Show Show Self: Video (4 credits)
Show Show Self: Documentary (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

2009 - Stars in "Blackbird", at Victory Gardens Theatre with Mattie Hawkinson and Lauren Delfs in the cast. Directed by Dennis Zacek. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 5 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)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(On Las Vegas) The only good thing about Vegas is watching horse races and football games and being able to throw some money down on them. I don't play the tables, because they're just a sucker's game. Actually, the whole thing is a sucker's game. I'm not a huge Vegas fan, but it's the perfect milieu for the show. Everyone who goes there, even if they're old ladies from a Bible group in ... See more »

Trivia:

William's paternal grandfather, Jurgen Petersen, was born in Germany, to Danish parents, Andreas Christian Petersen and Anna Margaretha Ericksen. William's paternal grandmother, Lizzie Ricksher, was of German and French ancestry, while both of William's maternal grandparents, Arthur Cornelius Hoene and Katherine Vera Vollmar, were of German descent. See more »

Nickname:

Billy

Star Sign:

Pisces

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Oh brother!! shangra86
William Petersen's Best roles Ziglet_mir
So...Why Did He Leave CSI Again? EricMatthews
With or Without Beard? hunterjumper34
His Legs stevew962003
Happy 60th Billy! JuniexD
Discuss William Petersen on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page