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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), To Live and Die in L.A. (1985) and Manhunter (1986). 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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What's Eating Gilbert Grissom? (S5, Ep6)
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Formalities (S5, Ep7)
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

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 Steppenwolf Theater production of "Balm for Gilead" at the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago, Illinois. 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:

I was only 21, and there were many things I didn't know. I was trying to be a man and I wasn't ready for it. - on being married at a young age See more »

Trivia:

His name originates from the Germanic name Willahelm, which was composed of the elements wil "will, desire" and helm "helmet, protection". See more »

Nickname:

Billy

Star Sign:

Pisces

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