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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 - 218 episodes, 2004 - 2014) (producer - 42 episodes, 2000 - 2012) (co-executive producer - 36 episodes, 2002 - 2004) (supervising producer - 6 episodes, 2002)
- Dead in His Tracks (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Kitty (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Consumed (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Fallen (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Uninvited (2014) ... (executive producer)
 1992 Keep the Change (TV Movie) (producer - as William L. Petersen)
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Other Works:

He acted as Jack Henry Abbott in "In the Belly of the Beast" which was performed at the Wisdom Bridge Theater in Chicago, Illinois; at the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland; and at the Kennedy Center of Performing Arts in Washington D.C. 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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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 »

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Started at Idaho State University on a football scholarship, where he found acting. See more »

Nickname:

Billy

Star Sign:

Pisces

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