About this star

  • Category: Television
  • Unveiled: 06 Feb 2009
  • Address:
    6673 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 669th
    Monthly Average: 636th
  • Notes: Selected in 2008

William Petersen

Next star: Gene Autry
Previous star: Quinn Martin


Petersen on the set of CSI in March 2004.

Source: Wikipedia

William Louis Petersen (born February 21, 1953) is an American actor and producer, best known for playing Dr. Gilbert "Gil" Grissom in the CBS series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, he also starred in films, such as To Live and Die in L.A. and Manhunter.

Fact file

  • Born: William Louis Petersen February 21, 1953 (age 62) Evanston, Illinois, U.S.
  • Other names: William L. Petersen
  • Occupation: Actor, producer
  • Years active: 1976–present
  • Spouse(s): Joanne Brady (1974–1981; divorced) Gina Cirone (2003–present)
  • Children: 3

Read more about William Petersen at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

‘CSI’ to Wrap 15-Season Run in September with Two-Hour Finale
Variety, 2015-05-13 13:24:10
CBS is saying goodbye to the show that turned the network’s fortunes around some 15 years ago. “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” will wrap its 15-season run in September with a two-hour finale that will reunite original stars William Petersen and Marg Helgenberger. The finale will air Sept. 27 and feature ...

It's Official: 'CSI' to End Run With TV Movie
Hollywood Reporter, 2015-05-12 23:19:51
Original series stars William Petersen and Marg Helgenberger will return for the movie, while Ted Danson has signed on to star alongside Patricia Arquette in surviving spinoff 'CSI: Cyber.'read more

William Petersen Joins Cast of WGN America’s ‘Manhattan’
Variety, 2015-03-26 18:00:58
“CSI” alum William Petersen has joined the cast of WGN America’s “Manhattan,” which is about to begin production on its second season. Petersen will play a new military officer in Los Alamos who is deeply religious and believes he’s been called by God to spread American values around the globe. ...

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