Biography

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Wolfgang Petersen  (born 14 March 1941) is a German film director and screenwriter. His films include The NeverEnding Story, Enemy Mine, Outbreak, In the Line of Fire, Air Force One, The Perfect Storm, Troy, and Poseidon. He was nominated for two Academy Awards for the 1981 World War II submarine warfare film Das Boot.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Wolfgang Petersen  (born 14 March 1941) is a German film director and screenwriter. His films include The NeverEnding Story, Enemy Mine, Outbreak, In the Line of Fire, Air Force One, The Perfect Storm, Troy, and Poseidon. He was nominated for two Academy Awards for the 1981 World War II submarine warfare film Das Boot.

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Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 39

Birthday 1941-03-14

Place of Birth Emden, Germany

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2016 Four Against the Bank Director
2006 Poseidon Director
2004 Troy Director
2000 The Perfect Storm Director
1997 Air Force One Director
1995 Outbreak Director
1993 In the Line of Fire Director
1991 Shattered Director
1985 Enemy Mine Director
1984 The NeverEnding Story Director
1981 Das Boot Director
1978 Schwarz und weiß wie Tage und Nächte Director
1977 The Consequence Director
1977 Planübung Director
1976 Vier gegen die Bank Director
1975 Die Stadt im Tal Director
1975 Stellenweise Glatteis Director
1974 One or the Other of Us Director
1973 Van der Valk und die Reichen Director
1973 Smog Director
1971 Ich werde dich töten, Wolf Director
1970 Scene of the Crime (6 episodes)Director
1969 Ich nicht Director
1967 Der Eine - der Andere Director

Acting

2012 Der Bernd as himself
2005 Gottschalk meets Petersen as Himself
2002 Starbuck Holger Meins
1999 The Directors (1 episode)
1982 Na sowas! (1 episode)
1981 Wanna bet, that..? (2 episodes)
1979 Bayerischer Filmpreis (1 episode) as himself
1978 Bio’s Bahnhof (1 episode)
1966 Goldene Kamera Verleihung (1 episode) as himself
1964 Grimme-Preis-Verleihung (1 episode) as himself
1948 Bambi-Verleihung (3 episodes) as himself

Production

2006 Poseidon Producer
2004 Troy Producer
2000 The Perfect Storm Producer
1999 Bicentennial Man Producer
1999 Instinct Executive Producer
1997 Air Force One Producer
1995 Outbreak Producer
1993 In the Line of Fire Executive Producer
1991 Shattered Producer

Writing

1991 Shattered Screenplay
1984 The NeverEnding Story Screenplay
1981 Das Boot Screenplay
1977 The Consequence Screenplay
1977 Planübung Writer
1973 Smog Author
1971 Ich werde dich töten, Wolf Writer
1969 Ich nicht Writer
1967 Der Eine - der Andere Writer

Creator

2001 The Agency Creator
1987 Das Boot Creator

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