Petersen at the filming of Air Force One
|Born||14 March 1941
Emden, Lower Saxony, Germany
|Occupation||Movie director, screenwriter|
|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, The Perfect Storm, Troy, and Poseidon.
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.