William Petersen


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

Filmography

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 2015 CSI: Immortality (TV Movie) (executive producer)
  CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (executive producer - 242 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)
- Hero to Zero (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Greater Good (2015) ... (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 Jack Henry Abbott in Robert Falls' adaptation of Jack Henry Abbott's play, "In The Belly of the Beast: Letters from Prison," at the Wisdom Bridge Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Tim Halligan and Peter Ayward in the cast. Adrian Hall of the Trinity Square Repertory Company in Providence, Rhode Island was director. 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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Personal Quote:

"Theater in Chicago will always be my first love. It started careers for me and about 50 of my friends. We all love coming back. As soon as the TV show is over, I'll be back in Chicago, doing live theater." (on what he plans to do after "CSI") See more »

Trivia:

Daughter named Maite Nerea, born in 1975, in Mondragón (País Vasco, Spain). See more »

Nickname:

Billy

Star Sign:

Pisces

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