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Birth information

14 March 1941 Emden, Germany

Nickname

Wolfie

How tall is Wolfgang Petersen?

1.78 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Maria-Antoinette Borgel
Ursula Sieg

Life Story of Wolfgang Petersen

This director seems to shine most when making movies that can best be described as part action movies/part disaster movies.

Beginning with Outbreak (1995) about the outbreak of a killer virus. This film had shades of an Irwin Allen disaster movie, The Swarm (1978), about the outbreak of killer bees. Both films had the military and scientists clash, also both had choppers all over the place.

Then came Air Force One (1997), about terrorists taking over the presidents plane. This film had shades of a 1970s Airport disaster film.

The Perfect Storm (2000) came next, and while the script about a boat at sea in a storm was okay, the constant fake looking computer generated sea water damaged the film.

And then came Poseidon (2006), about a passenger ship turning over at sea. Outbreak just hinted at being an Irwin Allen remake, but with Poseidon it was now official..this was a remake of Allen's The Poseidon Adventure (1972). The new Poseidon movie was Petersen's worst action/disaster movie by a long way. From casting to scripting the movie was terrible and our director made the same mistake seen in The Perfect Storm by having fake CGI sea...

Significant features of Wolfgang Petersen

Frequently casts Jürgen Prochnow.
Always convinces actors to perform their own stunts.

What movies did Wolfgang Petersen play or participate?

Producers Filmography
Vier gegen die Bank (2016) , Poseidon (2006) , Chicxulub (2006) , Avenger (2006) , Troy (2004) , The Agency - Im Fadenkreuz der C.I.A. (2001) , The Perfect Storm (2000) , Bicentennial Man (1999) , Instinct (1999) , Red Corner (1997) , Air Force One (1997) , Outbreak (1995) , In the Line of Fire (1993) , Shattered (1991) ,
Directors Filmography
Vier gegen die Bank (2016) , Poseidon (2006) , Troy (2004) , The Perfect Storm (2000) , Air Force One...

Birth information

14 March 1941 Emden, Germany

Nickname

Wolfie

How tall is Wolfgang Petersen?

1.78 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Maria-Antoinette Borgel
Ursula Sieg

Life Story of Wolfgang Petersen

This director seems to shine most when making movies that can best be described as part action movies/part disaster movies.

Beginning with Outbreak (1995) about the outbreak of a killer virus. This film had shades of an Irwin Allen disaster movie, The Swarm (1978), about the outbreak of killer bees. Both films had the military and scientists clash, also both had choppers all over the place.

Then came Air Force One (1997), about terrorists taking over the presidents plane. This film had shades of a 1970s Airport disaster film.

The Perfect Storm (2000) came next, and while the script about a boat at sea in a storm was okay, the constant fake looking computer generated sea water damaged the film.

And then came Poseidon (2006), about a passenger ship turning over at sea. Outbreak just hinted at being an Irwin Allen remake, but with Poseidon it was now official..this was a remake of Allen's The Poseidon Adventure (1972). The new Poseidon movie was Petersen's worst action/disaster movie by a long way. From casting to scripting the movie was terrible and our director made the same mistake seen in The Perfect Storm by having fake CGI sea...

Significant features of Wolfgang Petersen

Frequently casts Jürgen Prochnow.
Always convinces actors to perform their own stunts.

What movies did Wolfgang Petersen play or participate?

Producers Filmography
Vier gegen die Bank (2016) , Poseidon (2006) , Chicxulub (2006) , Avenger (2006) , Troy (2004) , The Agency - Im Fadenkreuz der C.I.A. (2001) , The Perfect Storm (2000) , Bicentennial Man (1999) , Instinct (1999) , Red Corner (1997) , Air Force One (1997) , Outbreak (1995) , In the Line of Fire (1993) , Shattered (1991) ,
Directors Filmography
Vier gegen die Bank (2016) , Poseidon (2006) , Troy (2004) , The Perfect Storm (2000) , Air Force One...

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Speaks English and German fluently.

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Wolfgang Petersen, Emmy Rossum, Mía Maestro, and Mike Vogel in Poseidon (2006)

Received the "Bayerischer Verdienstorden" (Bavaria's highest decoration) on 17 July 2003.

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Wolfgang Petersen and Kurt Russell in Poseidon (2006)

Broke into the entertainment industry in 1960 with the Hamburg Ernest Deutsch Theater as an assistant director.

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Wolfgang Petersen, Kurt Russell, John Seale, and Josh Lucas in Poseidon (2006)

Got to know his second wife, Maria-Antoinette Borgel, during the shooting of Smog (1973), where she worked as a script girl.

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Wolfgang Petersen in Poseidon (2006)

Father of Daniel Petersen.

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Wolfgang Petersen, Josh Lucas, and Jimmy Bennett in Poseidon (2006)

Attended the 'Deutsche Film und Fernseh Akademie Berlin' (DFFB) from 1966 to 1970.

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Wolfgang Petersen in Troja (2004)

Directed one Oscar nominated performance: John Malkovich in In the Line of Fire (1993).

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Wolfgang Petersen and Dennis Quaid in Enemy Mine - Geliebter Feind (1985)

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