William Petersen

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Biography

  • Birth Name: William Louis Petersen
  • Birth Place: Evanston, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/21/1953, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor; producer
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William Petersen Fast Facts:
  • Attended Idaho State University on a football scholarship.
  • An avid Chicago Cubs fan.
  • Started a production company with longtime friend Cynthia Chvatal called High Horse.
  • Made his Broadway debut on March 21, 1996, in the Tennessee Williams play The Night of the Iguana as Rev. T. Lawrence Shannon.
  • A great TV criminologist on CSI, he wasn't much of a science student in school. "Terrible," he told TV Guide in 2003. "I'm not sure I ever passed a science test...I didn't see it applying to my life in any way."
  • Celebrated the birth of twins (via surrogate) on July 5, 2011.
  • William Petersen Relationships:
  • Gina Cirone - Wife
  • Maite Petersen - Daughter
  • Joanne Brady - Ex-wife
  • William Petersen Awards:
  • 2004 Emmy: Outstanding Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2004 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 2003 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2002 Emmy: Outstanding Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2003 Emmy: Outstanding Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2001 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID

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