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Wolfgang Petersen Net Worth

Wolfgang Petersen Net Worth is
$20 Million

Wolfgang Petersen Biography

Wolfgang Petersen Net Value: Wolfgang Petersen is a German film director and writer who includes a net value of $20 million dollars. Wolfgang Petersen was created in March of 1941 and is most beneficial known for his function in World Battle II-themed movies, such as for example Das Boot, in addition to mainstream movies including, The NeverEnding Tale, Enemy Mine, In the Type of Fire, Outbreak, Surroundings Drive One, Troy, and Poseidon. His first full-duration film was One or the Various other of Us. He began directing in 1953 at the Gelehrtenschule des Johanneums in Hamburg. And he started directing on-screen productions. Then went to research at the Film and Tv Academy in Berlin from 1966 until 1970. Hailing from Prussia, Peterson after that lived in a little German community. Throughout his profession, Peterson provides received widespread acclaim for his movies and their reception to the general public. He’s also earned record quantities at the box workplace, where his movies are regularly regarded as psychological thrillers. In 1998, he was thought to direct the initial Harry Potter the Philosopher, film and Harry Potter’s Rock, though he withdrew himself from factor in 2000. Petersen proceeds to function in film, presently adapting Paprika, an anime film, right into a full-length movie.


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Quick Facts

Full NameWolfgang Petersen
Net Worth$20 Million
Date Of BirthMarch 14, 1941
Height1.8 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Television producer, Film producer, Film director, Actor, Television Director
EducationGelehrtenschule des Johanneums
NationalityGerman
SpouseMaria Borgel-Petersen (m. 1978), Ursula Sieg (m. ?–1978)
ChildrenDaniel Petersen
AwardsGerman Film Award for Best New Direction, Bambi - Direction
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay, Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film
MoviesDas Boot, Troy, The NeverEnding Story, Poseidon, The Perfect Storm, Air Force One, In the Line of Fire, Outbreak, Enemy Mine, Shattered, The Consequence, One or the Other of Us, Reifezeugnis, Schwarz und weiß wie Tage und Nächte, Bicentennial Man, Red Corner, Vier gegen die Bank, I Will Kill You, Wolf, Old Man's War, Directors: Wolfgang Petersen, Batman vs. Superman
TV ShowsThe Agency


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 Directed one Oscar nominated performance: John Malkovich in In the Line of Fire (1993).
2 Was offered the chance to direct The Sum of All Fears (2002), but declined.
3 Attended the 'Deutsche Film und Fernseh Akademie Berlin' (DFFB) from 1966 to 1970.
4 Father of Daniel Petersen.
5 Got to know his second wife, Maria-Antoinette Borgel, during the shooting of Smog (1973), where she worked as a script girl.
6 Broke into the entertainment industry in 1960 with the Hamburg Ernest Deutsch Theater as an assistant director.
7 Received the "Bayerischer Verdienstorden" (Bavaria's highest decoration) on 17 July 2003.
8 Speaks English and German fluently.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1 Frequently casts Jürgen Prochnow.


Quotes

#Quote
1 Theaters are always going to be around, and doing fine. With computers and technology, we're becoming more and more secluded from each other. And the movie theater is one of the last places where we can still gather and experience something together. I don't think the desire for that magic will ever go away.


Pictures

All Wolfgang Petersen pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007 Golden Camera Golden Camera, Germany 25th Anniversary Camera Das Boot (1981)
2001 ShoWest Award ShoWest Convention, USA Director of the Year
1999 Golden Camera Golden Camera, Germany Success in Hollywood
1997 Bambi Bambi Awards Direction Air Force One (1997)
1995 Bambi Bambi Awards Film - International Outbreak (1995)
1986 C.S.T. Award Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival Enemy Mine (1985)
1986 Antennae II Award Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival Enemy Mine (1985)
1984 Bambi Bambi Awards Film - National Die unendliche Geschichte (1984) Bernd Eichinger (producer)

Giorgio Moroder (composer)
1982 Bavarian Film Award Bavarian Film Awards Best Director (Regiepreis) Das Boot (1981)
1974 Film Award in Gold German Film Awards Best New Direction (Beste Nachwuchsregie) Einer von uns beiden (1974)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1991 Critics Award Deauville Film Festival Shattered (1991)
1986 Hugo Hugo Awards Best Dramatic Presentation Enemy Mine (1985) Edward Khmara (screenplay)

Barry Longyear (story)
1985 International Fantasy Film Award Fantasporto Best Film Die unendliche Geschichte (1984)
1983 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Director Das Boot (1981)
1983 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Das Boot (1981)
1983 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Foreign Language Film Das Boot (1981)
1983 DGA Award Directors Guild of America, USA Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures Das Boot (1981)
1978 Gold Hugo Chicago International Film Festival Best Feature Die Konsequenz (1977)


Filmography

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Vier gegen die Bank 2016
Poseidon 2006
Troy 2004
The Perfect Storm 2000
Air Force One 1997
Outbreak 1995
In the Line of Fire 1993
Shattered 1991
Das Boot 1985-1987 TV Mini-Series 6 episodes
Enemy Mine 1985
The NeverEnding Story 1984
Das Boot 1981
Schwarz und weiß wie Tage und Nächte 1978 TV Movie
Planübung 1977 TV Movie
Die Konsequenz 1977
Tatort 1971-1977 TV Series 6 episodes
Vier gegen die Bank 1976 TV Movie
Hans im Glück 1976 TV Movie
Stellenweise Glatteis 1975 TV Movie
Die Stadt im Tal 1975 TV Mini-Series 2 episodes
Aufs Kreuz gelegt 1974 TV Movie
Einer von uns beiden 1974
Van der Valk und die Reichen 1973 TV Movie
Smog 1973 TV Movie
Anna und Totò 1972 TV Movie
I Will Kill You, Wolf 1971
Der Eine - der Andere 1969 Short
Ich nicht 1969 Short
Die rote Fahne 1968 Documentary short
Stadt auf Stelzen 1965 TV Movie

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Vier gegen die Bank 2016 producer
Poseidon 2006 producer
Chicxulub 2006 Short executive producer
Avenger 2006 TV Movie executive producer
Troy 2004 producer
The Agency 2001 TV Series executive producer - 4 episodes
The Perfect Storm 2000 producer
Bicentennial Man 1999 producer
Instinct 1999 executive producer
Red Corner 1997 executive producer
Air Force One 1997 producer
Outbreak 1995 producer
In the Line of Fire 1993 executive producer
Shattered 1991 producer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shattered 1991 screenplay
Das Boot TV Mini-Series 3 episodes, 1987 screenplay - 3 episodes, 1985
The NeverEnding Story 1984 screenplay
Das Boot 1981 screenplay
Schwarz und weiß wie Tage und Nächte 1978 TV Movie uncredited
Planübung 1977 TV Movie
Die Konsequenz 1977 screenplay
Tatort TV Series 1 episode, 1975 by - 1 episode, 1977
Smog 1973 TV Movie additional writer - uncredited
I Will Kill You, Wolf 1971
Der Eine - der Andere 1969 Short
Ich nicht 1969 Short writer

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Die Stadt im Tal 1975 TV Mini-Series Demonstrant auf dem Marktplatz (1975) (uncredited)

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kuckucksjahre 1967 TV Movie assistant director

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sonnabend der 1. 1970 Short contributor

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Teresa 2015 TV Movie thanks
Poseidon: A Ship on a Soundstage 2006 Video short special thanks
In the Line of Fire: The Ultimate Sacrifice 2000 Video documentary short special thanks
HBO First Look 2000 TV Series documentary short special thanks - 1 episode
Witnesses to the Storm 2000 Video documentary short special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Offene Wunde deutscher Film 2017 Documentary Himself
Reimagining the NeverEnding Story 2014 Video short Himself
Stardust Hollywood - Sternenstaub und Götterwelten 2013 TV Movie documentary Himself
Hollywood's Best Film Directors 2012 TV Series Himself - Interviewee / Film Director
Der Bernd 2012 Documentary Himself
Días de cine 2010 TV Series Himself
Mein Leben 2009 TV Series documentary Himself
Attacking Troy 2007 Video documentary short Himself
Troy in Focus 2007 Video documentary short Himself
37 Grad 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Shipmate's Diary 2006 Video documentary short Himself
Poseidon: A Ship on a Soundstage 2006 Video short Himself
Poseidon: Upside Down 2006 Video documentary short Himself
Corazón de... 2006 TV Series Himself
HypaSpace 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
HBO First Look 1995-2006 TV Series documentary short Himself / Himself - Director / Producer
Hollywood Science 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Rogue Waves 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
Filmlegenden. Deutsch 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 100 Greatest War Films 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Troy: From Ruins to Reality 2005 Video documentary short Himself
Troy: In the Thick of Battle 2005 Video documentary short Himself
The Making of 'Troy' 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
4Pop 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Troy: An Effects Odyssey 2004 Video documentary short Himself
Starbuck Holger Meins 2002 Documentary Himself
Film Genre 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Michael Ballhaus - Begegnung mit dem Auge Hollywoods 2001 Documentary short Himself
In the Line of Fire: Catching the Counterfeiters 2001 Video short Himself
In the Line of Fire: How'd They Do That? 2001 Video short Himself
Charlie Rose 2000 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Directors 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Mundo VIP 2000 TV Series Himself
Bernd Eichinger - Wenn das Leben zum Kino wird 2000 TV Movie documentary
Creating an Emotion 2000 Video documentary short Himself
Die goldene Kamera 1999 1999 TV Movie Himself
One Vision 1998 Documentary Himself
Mondän! 1998 TV Series documentary Himself
Hollywood, Germany 1997 TV Movie documentary Himself
Ôsama no buranchi 1997 TV Series Himself
The Making of 'Air Force One' 1997 Video short Himself
Wolfang Petersen: Mein Weg nach Hollywood 1995 TV Short documentary
In the Line of Fire: Behind the Scenes with the Secret Service 1993 TV Special documentary Himself
Wetten, dass..? 1991-1993 TV Series Himself
Shooting 'In the Line of Fire' 1993 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Making of 'Shattered' 1991 Video short Himself
Häuser auf dem Sunset Boulevard 1990 TV Movie documentary Himself
Bitte umblättern 1985 TV Series documentary Himself
Treffpunkt Kino 1985 TV Series documentary Himself
60 Millionen für Phantásien - Wie die 'unendliche Geschichte' ins Kino kam 1984 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
Na sowas! 1983 TV Series Himself
The 55th Annual Academy Awards 1983 TV Special Himself - Nominee
Das ist Ihr Leben 1979 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
And the Oscar Goes To... 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself
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