William Petersen9,261Photo Credit: Queenoftab

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William Louis Petersen (born February 21, 1953) is an American actor and producer, best known for playing Dr. Gilbert "Gil" Grissom on the hit CBS series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Richard Chance in the film To Live and Die in L.A., and Will Graham in the film Manhunter. Wikipedia

Age: 62
Born: 21st February, 1953, Evanston, IL
Height: 5' 11" (180 cm)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Manhunter

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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)

The end is coming soon, Nice knowing you.

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.

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Turned down a major part in Michael Mann's Heat (1995).

 

Because his role in Manhunter (1986) was so emotionally exhausting, he did everything he could to rid himself of the Will Graham character after filming had been completed. This included cutting his hair and dyeing it blonde, and shaving off his beard.

 

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

 

The greatest thing that ever happened to me in terms of my acting was the audition for To Live and Die in L.A. After I read, William Friedkin put down the script and said, `You got the part.` I really thought it was a joke. I went back to my hotel room and took a bath and they called and wanted to make a deal. I still didn`t believe it.

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beccaromeo12 - omg i luv ths guy....not luv as in i wanna b with him but luv as in he reminds me of my father(rip) just the way he acted in CSI and the way he looks.... and now i find out he shares my birthday im so happy rite now he is my fav charater in my fav show.....BRING GRISSOM BACK TO CSI LAS VEGAS (3 years ago)
KATY - ALTHOUGH I WILL LOVE TO BE WITH BILLY BECAUSE HES SUCH AN INTERESTING GUY I THINK HIM AND JORJA WILL MAKE A GREAT COUPLE I WILL BE ROUTING FOR THEIR HAPPINESS AND IF THEY ARE NOT TOGETHER SOMEONE SHOULD SLAP THEM LOL BECAUSE THEY ARE BOTH VERY INTERESTING ITS FUNNY BECAUSE NO MATTER HOW BAD THINGS GET THEY SEE GOOD WITHIN EACHOTHER I WILL BE VERY HAPPY TO KNOW THEY ARE TOGETHER IF THEY ARE THEN WOW JORJA IS ONE LUCKY LADY I WOULD LOOOOOOOVE TO BE WITH HIM HES FUNNY SWEET AND VERY SMART AND I LOVE HIM (4 years ago)
paula cristina dos reis moura - ese ator e maravilhoso ,quero velo na sere novamente junto da sara ,sem ele esa sere nao vai para frente nao tem a quela emocao que so ele com seus encetos nos dava ele que era ogenio que faz os casos ficarem com um toque amas de emocao aumentando a nossa adrenalina (4 years ago)
shawnee moon - hi willam petersen hint grissom i think your the cutest one on the show (4 years ago)
mona - i really hope i get to see you in a movie or in a show soon really miss seeing u on tv =( i love you so much william petersen <3 (4 years ago)
mona - i really miss you on the show if u were to go back i would be the happiest person in the word i love u so much william petersen <3:) (4 years ago)
mona - why did u leave the show ?=(` im sad (4 years ago)
mona - you and jorja fox make a great looking couple =) if only it was in real life =/ (4 years ago)
mona - dont let the show csi lv finish i will start to cry seriously =/ (4 years ago)
mona - YOU ROCK I LOVE U <3 =) (4 years ago)

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