William Petersen


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William Petersen was born on February 21, 1953 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. 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 Brady. See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

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

Filmography

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 2021 CSI: Vegas (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- Signed, Sealed, Delivered (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Waiting in the Wings (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Pipe Cleaner (2021) ... (executive producer)
- In the Blood (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Funhouse (2021) ... (executive producer)
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

He has acted in regional stage productions of "Dublin Carol;" "A Streetcar Named Desire;" "The Time of Your Life;" "Glengarry Glen Ross;" and "Speed The Plow;" 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)

Spouse:

Gina Cirone  (2 children) | See more »

Children:

Maite Petersen

Relatives:

William, Mazrik (grandchild) | See more »
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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 »

Trivia:

Was offered a role in Platoon (1986), but turned it down because it was a low-paying job. The prospect of going to the Philippines for weeks of training before filming did not appeal to him either. See more »

Nickname:

Billy

Star Sign:

Pisces

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