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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 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)

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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:

2009 - Stars in "Blackbird", at Victory Gardens Theatre with Mattie Hawkinson and Lauren Delfs in the cast. Directed by Dennis Zacek. 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:

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:

He was awarded the 1984 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for "In the Belly of the Beast" at the Wisdom Bridge Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

Nickname:

Billy

Star Sign:

Pisces

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