William Petersen

Biography: William Petersen has a distinguished background in film, theater, and television. His television credits include the films Long Gone, The Rat Pack, The Kennedys of Massachusetts, which won a Golden Globe Award, and The Beast. He also serves as executive producer of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and was nominated in 2003 for a Golden Globe Award for his portrayal of lead investigator Gil Grissom.

His feature film credits include To Live and Die in L.A., Manhunter, Cousins, Young Guns II, Fear, Hard Promises, which he also produced, and The Contender. Peterson made his Broadway debut in a revival of Tennessee Williams' The Night of The Iguana. In 1979 he founded the 'Remains Theater Ensemble' in Chicago with a group of fellow actors. He has appeared in a number of regional stage productions including A Streetcar Named Desire, The Time of Your Life, Glengarry Glen Ross, Fool for Love, and Speed-the-Plow. Petersen was born in Evanston, Illinois, and first discovered
William Petersen has a distinguished background in film, theater, and television. His television credits include the films Long Gone, The Rat Pack, The Kennedys of Massachusetts, which won a Golden Globe Award, and The Beast. He also serves as executive producer of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and was nominated in 2003 for a Golden Globe Award for his portrayal of lead investigator Gil Grissom.

His feature film credits include To Live and Die in L.A., Manhunter, Cousins, Young Guns II, Fear, Hard Promises, which he also produced, and The Contender.

Peterson made his Broadway debut in a revival of Tennessee Williams' The Night of The Iguana. In 1979 he founded the 'Remains Theater Ensemble' in Chicago with a group of fellow actors. He has appeared in a number of regional stage productions including A Streetcar Named Desire, The Time of Your Life, Glengarry Glen Ross, Fool for Love, and Speed-the-Plow.

Petersen was born in Evanston, Illinois, and first discovered acting while on a football scholarship at Idaho State University.
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William Petersen's Scores

Average career score: 68
Highest Metascore: 96 Twin Peaks: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 48 Stargate SG-1: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 27 out of 37
  2. Negative: 0 out of 37
37 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd General Hospital: Season 5 Mar 7, 2013 Gil Grissom tbd
tbd Futurama: Season 8 Jun 23, 2011 Gil Grissom 8.2
tbd V: The Series (1984): Season 2 Dec 27, 2010 Gil Grissom / Producer tbd
76 Futurama: Season 7 Jun 24, 2010 Gil Grissom 8.3
tbd Family Guy: Season 8 Sep 27, 2009 Gil Grissom 6.8
tbd Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Season 6 Aug 9, 2009 Gil Grissom tbd
tbd Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Season 8 Aug 9, 2009 Gil Grissom tbd
tbd Family Guy: Season 7 Sep 28, 2008 Gil Grissom 6.7
tbd Futurama: Season 6 Mar 23, 2008 Gil Grissom 8.8
tbd CSI: Season 8 Sep 27, 2007 Gil Grissom 6.4
tbd Family Guy: Season 6 Sep 23, 2007 Gil Grissom 6.8
tbd Gilmore Girls: Season 7 Sep 26, 2006 Gil Grissom 8.0
tbd CSI: Season 7 Sep 21, 2006 Gil Grissom 5.6
tbd Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Season 8 Sep 19, 2006 Gil Grissom 7.0
tbd Family Guy: Season 5 Sep 10, 2006 Gil Grissom 7.0
tbd That '70s Show: Season 8 Nov 2, 2005 Gil Grissom 5.6
tbd Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Season 8 Oct 3, 2005 Gil Grissom 9.5
tbd Charmed: Season 8 Sep 25, 2005 Gil Grissom 7.5
tbd The West Wing: Season 7 Sep 25, 2005 Gil Grissom 7.7
tbd CSI: Season 6 Sep 22, 2005 Gil Grissom 5.7
tbd Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Season 7 Sep 20, 2005 Gil Grissom 5.0
tbd Pokémon: Season 8 Sep 17, 2005 Gil Grissom 7.6
tbd Gilmore Girls: Season 6 Sep 13, 2005 Gil Grissom 8.0
63 Family Guy: Season 4 May 1, 2005 Gil Grissom 7.3
tbd Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Season 7 Jan 17, 2005 Gil Grissom 9.5
tbd The West Wing: Season 6 Oct 20, 2004 Gil Grissom 7.8
tbd CSI: Season 5 Sep 23, 2004 Gil Grissom 6.1
tbd Gilmore Girls: Season 5 Sep 21, 2004 Gil Grissom 8.3
tbd Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Season 6 Sep 21, 2004 Gil Grissom 4.5
tbd Third Watch: Season 6 Sep 17, 2004 Gil Grissom 9.0