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Wolfgang Petersen

Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter | * 03/14/1941 (79) | Emden, Germany
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Wolfgang Petersen (born 14 March 1941) is a German film director, film producer and screenwriter. He was nominated for two Academy Awards for the World War II submarine warfare film Das Boot (1981). His other films include The NeverEnding Story (1984), Enemy Mine (1985), In the Line of Fire (1993), Outbreak (1995), Air Force One (1997), The Perfect Storm (2000), Troy (2004), and Poseidon (2006). ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Wolfgang Petersen

Bavarian Order of Merit Officer's Cross of The Order of Merit of The Federal Republic of Germany Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film

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Movies with Wolfgang Petersen as Actor(4)

as himself2012 Der Bernd
as Man who drops Milk (uncredited)1984 The NeverEnding Story

TV Shows/Series with Wolfgang Petersen as Actor(5)

Movies with Wolfgang Petersen as Crew(45)

Directing/Director2016 Four Against the Bank
Directing/Director2006 Poseidon
Production/Producer2006 Poseidon
Directing/Director2004 Troy
Production/Producer2004 Troy
Directing/Director2000 The Perfect Storm
Production/Producer2000 The Perfect Storm
Production/Executive Producer1999 Instinct
Production/Producer1999 Bicentennial Man
Directing/Director1997 Air Force One
Production/Producer1997 Air Force One
Production/Executive Producer1997 Red Corner
Directing/Director1995 Outbreak
Production/Producer1995 Outbreak
Directing/Director1993 In the Line of Fire
Production/Executive Producer1993 In the Line of Fire
Directing/Director1991 Shattered
Production/Producer1991 Shattered
Writing/Screenplay1991 Shattered
Directing/Director1985 Enemy Mine
Directing/Director1984 The NeverEnding Story
Writing/Screenplay1984 The NeverEnding Story
Directing/Director1982 For Your Love Only
Writing/Writer1982 For Your Love Only
Directing/Director1981 Das Boot
Writing/Screenplay1981 Das Boot
Directing/Director1978 Black and White Like Day and Night
Directing/Director1977 The Consequence
Writing/Screenplay1977 The Consequence
Directing/Director1977 Planübung
Writing/Writer1977 Planübung
Directing/Director1976 Vier gegen die Bank
Directing/Director1975 Die Stadt im Tal
Directing/Director1975 Stellenweise Glatteis
Directing/Director1974 One or the Other of Us
Directing/Director1973 Smog
Writing/Author1973 Smog
Directing/Director1973 Van der Valk und die Reichen
Directing/Director1971 Ich werde dich töten, Wolf
Writing/Writer1971 Ich werde dich töten, Wolf
Directing/Director1969 Ich nicht
Writing/Writer1969 Ich nicht
Directing/Director1968 Color Test: The Red Flag
Directing/Director1967 Der Eine - der Andere
Writing/Writer1967 Der Eine - der Andere

TV Shows/Series with Wolfgang Petersen as Crew(2)

Directing/Director1985 Das Boot
Directing/Director1970 Scene of the Crime

Full Name: Wolfgang Petersen
Citizenship: Germany
Born: Friday, 03/14 1941 (March) in Emden (current age: 79 years + 122 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: German (DE)
Educated at: German Film and Television Academy Berlin
Member of: Deutsche Filmakademie
Wolfgang Petersen frequently works together with these people:
Anke Sevenich (15x, Actress)
Karl Kranzkowski (14x, Actor)
Dietrich Mattausch (13x, Actor)
Marie-Lou Sellem (12x, Actress)
Gustl Bayrhammer (12x, Actor)
Hans-Uwe Bauer (12x, Actor)
Angelika Bartsch (12x, Actress)
Martin Brambach (12x, Actor)
Günter Lamprecht (12x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:6234, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/26/2020