Wolfgang Petersen

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Wolfgang Petersen

Petersen at the filming of Air Force One
Born 14 March 1941 (1941-03-14) (age 73)
Emden, Lower Saxony, Germany
Occupation Movie director, screenwriter
Years active 1965–present
Spouse Ursula Sieg (m. ?-1978, divorced)
Maria Borgel-Petersen (m. 1978-present)

Wolfgang Petersen (born 14 March 1941) is a German movie director and screenwriter. His work includes The NeverEnding Story, Enemy Mine, Outbreak, In the Line of Fire, Air Force One, Das Boot, The Perfect Storm, Troy, and Poseidon.

Petersen was born in Emden, Lower Saxony, Germany on 14 March 1941.

Movie work[change | change source]

One of his first efforts was the 1977 Die Konsequenz

He is currently working on a live-action adaptation of the 2006 anime movie Paprika.

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