William Petersen Net Worth

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William Petersen Net Worth
Net Worth:
$35 Million

William Petersen's Annual Salary

$600 Thousand Per Episode
Date of Birth
February 21, 1953
Place of Birth
Actor, Film Producer, Television producer

William Petersen net worth and salary: William Petersen is an American actor who has a net worth of $35 million dollars and a salary per episode of $600 thousand. Born in Evanston, Illinois, William Petersen was originally focused on becoming an athlete, and attended Idaho State University on a football scholarship. However, he shifted his focus to acting after taking an acting class, and left school to pursue training full-time, moving to the Basque Country in northern Spain and focusing on Shakespearean theater. After returning to the United States, he moved to Chicago, where he studied and performed with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company. He is a current ensemble member. He made his on-camera debut in 1981, in the film "Thief". However, it was not until his work in 1985's, "To Live and Die in L.A.", that he began to gain attention. Since then, he has appeared in such projects as, "Manhunter", "The Kennedys of Massachusetts", "Return to Lonesome Dove", "Fear", "The Skulls", and "Detachment". He is most widely recognized for his starring role on the hit series, "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation".

William Petersen Salary Per Episode of CSI: $600,000

William Petersen Earnings

  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
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William Petersen

William Petersen

William Louis Petersen 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.
Actor / Film Producer / Television producer
Date of Birth
  • February 21, 1953
  • William Louis Petersen
  • Billy
  • William L. Petersen
  • William L. Peterson
  • William Peterson
  • Danish American
  • 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
  • United States of America
  • United States of America
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Notable Appearances
  • Fear
    Steve Walker
  • Kiss the Sky
  • Manhunter
    Will Graham
  • The Contender
    Jack Hathaway
  • The Rat Pack
    John F. Kennedy
  • The Skulls
    Ames Levritt
  • To Live and Die in L.A.
    Richard Chance
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