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William Petersen

Producer | Actor
KNOWN FOR 
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015) | Manhunter (1986) | To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 11 nominations More »
AKA 
William L. Petersen | William L. Peterson | William Peterson
NICKNAME  
Billy
BORN 
Feb 21, 1953 (age 62)
HEIGHT 
5' 10" (1.78m)

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Projects in Development (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Untitled CSI FinaleUntitled CSI Finale (TV Movie) Gil Grissom, Executive Producer  Less 2015 Pre-Prod
  • Primary photo for Hurt PeopleHurt People (TV Movie) Hollis Brown, Executive Producer  Less Script
Past Film & Video (17 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (17 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for ManhattanManhattan (TV Series) Col. Emmett Darrow (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationCSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) Executive Producer (231 episodes, 2004–2015), Gil Grissom (201 episodes, 2000–2015), Producer (42 episodes, 2000–2012), Co-Executive Producer (36 episodes, 2002–2004), Supervising Producer (6 episodes, 2002)  Less 2000–2015 320
    • Episode #15.20 (Sep 27, 2015) Gil Grissom  Less
    • Episode #15.19 (Sep 27, 2015) Gil Grissom  Less
    • The End Game (Feb 15, 2015) Gil Grissom (archive footage) (uncredited), Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for BlueBlue (TV Series) Mitch (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Without a TraceWithout a Trace (TV Series) Gil Grissom (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for HavenHaven (TV Movie) Jackson Connolly  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Rat PackThe Rat Pack (TV Movie) John F. Kennedy  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The StaircaseThe Staircase (TV Movie) Joad  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for 12 Angry Men12 Angry Men (TV Movie) Juror #12  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The BeastThe Beast (TV Movie) Whip Dalton  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Fallen AngelsFallen Angels (TV Series) George (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
    • Good Housekeeping (Oct 29, 1995) George (as William L. Petersen)  Less
  • Primary photo for Present Tense, Past PerfectPresent Tense, Past Perfect (TV Short) Jack (as William L. Petersen)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Return to Lonesome DoveReturn to Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-series) Captain Gideon Walker / Capt. Gideon Walker / Gideon Walker (4 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 4
    • The Passing (Nov 17, 1993) Captain Gideon Walker  Less
    • The Legacy (Nov 16, 1993) Capt. Gideon Walker  Less
    • The Forge (Nov 15, 1993) Gideon Walker  Less
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  • Primary photo for CuracaoCuracao (TV Movie) Stephen Guerin  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Keep the ChangeKeep the Change (TV Movie) Joe Starling (as William L. Petersen), Producer (as William L. Petersen)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Long GoneLong Gone (TV Movie) Cecil 'Stud' Cantrell (as William L. Petersen)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Twilight ZoneThe Twilight Zone (TV Series) Edward Sayers (segment "Need to Know") (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
    • Need to Know/Red Snow (Mar 21, 1986) Edward Sayers (segment "Need to Know") (as William L. Petersen)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Kennedys of MassachusettsThe Kennedys of Massachusetts (TV Mini-series) Joseph P. Kennedy  Less 1990– 
Self (30 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Other (4 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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