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 31

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 BankDirector
2006 PoseidonDirector
2004 TroyDirector
2000 The Perfect StormDirector
1997 Air Force OneDirector
1995 OutbreakDirector
1993 In the Line of FireDirector
1991 ShatteredDirector
1985 Enemy MineDirector
1984 The NeverEnding StoryDirector
1981 Das BootDirector
1978 Schwarz und weiß wie Tage und NächteDirector
1977 The ConsequenceDirector
1977 PlanübungDirector
1976 Four Against the BenchDirector
1975 Die Stadt im TalDirector
1975 Stellenweise GlatteisDirector
1974 One or the Other of UsDirector
1973 Van der Valk und die ReichenDirector
1973 SmogDirector
1970 Scene of the Crime(6 episodes)Director
1969 Ich nichtDirector
1967 Der Eine - der AndereDirector

Writing

1991 ShatteredScreenplay
1984 The NeverEnding StoryScreenplay
1981 Das BootScreenplay
1977 The ConsequenceScreenplay
1977 PlanübungWriter
1973 SmogAuthor
1969 Ich nichtWriter
1967 Der Eine - der AndereWriter

Production

2006 PoseidonProducer
2004 TroyProducer
2000 The Perfect StormProducer
1999 InstinctExecutive Producer
1997 Air Force OneProducer
1995 OutbreakProducer
1993 In the Line of FireExecutive Producer
1991 ShatteredProducer

Acting

The Directors(1 episode)
2012 Der Bernd as himself
2002 Starbuck Holger Meins
1981 Wanna bet, that..?(2 episodes)
1978 Bio’s Bahnhof(1 episode)

Creator

2001 The AgencyCreator
1985 The BoatCreator

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