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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 »

Known For

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
(2000-2015)
Manhunter
Manhunter Will Graham
(1986)
To Live and Die in L.A.
To Live and Die in L.A. Richard Chance
(1985)
Fear
Fear Steve Walker
(1996)

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 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)
 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 played Lingk in David Mamet's play, "Glengarry Glen Ross," at the Goodman Theatre Studio in Chicago, Illinois with Robert Prosky (Shelly Levene), J.T. Walsh (Williamson), James Tolkan (Moss), Mike Nussbaum (Aaronow), Joe Mantegna (Ricky Roma), and Jack Wallace (Baylen) in the cast. Gregory Mosher was director. Elliott Martin... See more »

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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)
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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:

Has been portrayed in several CSI games. See more »

Nickname:

Billy

Star Sign:

Pisces

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