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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)
 1992 Keep the Change (TV Movie) (producer - as William L. Petersen)
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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 | 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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(On seeing the Marlon Brando movie, Last Tango in Paris (1972) (aka "Last Tango in Paris") "It was the first time that I understood that acting was an art form. It was not Clint Eastwood on a horse, Bob Hope in a road movie. It was not Don Knotts in The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964). These are favorite movies of mine, too. But when I sat in "Last Tango in Paris", the lightbulb went on. To this day... See more »

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Has played two characters with the surname "Walker." He played Gideon Walker in Return to Lonesome Dove (1993) and Steve Walker in Fear (1996). See more »

Nickname:

Billy

Star Sign:

Pisces

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