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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 Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012). He has been married to Gina Cirone since June 14, 2003. They have two children. He was previously ... 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)

Filmography

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  Hurt People (TV Movie) (executive producer) (announced)
 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 acted in the play, "In the Belly of the Beast", at the Wisdom Bridge Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Michael Philippi (lighting designer), James Kusyk (sound designer), and directed by Robert Falls. 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)
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Personal Quote:

"Their argument was, Everybody else is going to start copying the show, so why not us? My attitude was, Well, then let everybody else do it. Don't rip yourself off." (On the network and producers' decision to create the CSI spin-off series, CSI: Miami (2002)). See more »

Trivia:

Because his role in Manhunter (1986) was so emotionally exhausting, he did everything he could to rid himself of the Will Graham character after filming was completed. This included cutting his hair and dyeing it blonde, and shaving off his beard. See more »

Nickname:

Billy

Star Sign:

Pisces

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