Wolfgang Petersen Net Worth

Wolfgang Petersen Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Wolfgang Petersen net worth is
$20 Million

Wolfgang Petersen Wiki Biography

Wolfgang Petersen (born 14 March 1941) is a German film director and screenwriter. He was nominated for two Academy Awards for the 1981 World War II submarine warfare film Das Boot (1981). His other films include The NeverEnding Story (1984), Enemy Mine (1985), In the Line of Fire (1993), Outbreak (1995), Air Force One (1997), The Perfect Storm (2000), Troy (2004), and Poseidon (2006).

Full NameWolfgang Petersen
Net Worth$20 Million
Date Of BirthMarch 14, 1941
Place Of BirthEmden, Germany
Height5' 11" (1.8 m)
ProfessionDirector, Producer, Writer
EducationGelehrtenschule des Johanneums
SpouseMaria Borgel-Petersen
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, ...
TV ShowsThe Agency
1Frequently casts Jürgen Prochnow.
1Theaters 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.
1Directed one Oscar nominated performance: John Malkovich in In the Line of Fire (1993).
2Was offered the chance to direct The Sum of All Fears (2002), but declined.
3Attended the 'Deutsche Film und Fernseh Akademie Berlin' (DFFB) from 1966 to 1970.
4Father of Daniel Petersen.
5Got to know his second wife, Maria-Antoinette Borgel, during the shooting of Smog (1973), where she worked as a script girl.
6Broke into the entertainment industry in 1960 with the Hamburg Ernest Deutsch Theater as an assistant director.
7Received the "Bayerischer Verdienstorden" (Bavaria's highest decoration) on 17 July 2003.
8Speaks English and German fluently.


Vier gegen die Bank2016
The Perfect Storm2000
Air Force One1997
In the Line of Fire1993
Das Boot1985-1987TV Mini-Series 6 episodes
Enemy Mine1985
The NeverEnding Story1984
Das Boot1981
Schwarz und weiß wie Tage und Nächte1978TV Movie
Planübung1977TV Movie
Die Konsequenz1977
Tatort1971-1977TV Series 6 episodes
Vier gegen die Bank1976TV Movie
Hans im Glück1976TV Movie
Stellenweise Glatteis1975TV Movie
Die Stadt im Tal1975TV Mini-Series 2 episodes
Aufs Kreuz gelegt1974TV Movie
Einer von uns beiden1974
Van der Valk und die Reichen1973TV Movie
Smog1973TV Movie
Anna und Totò1972TV Movie
I Will Kill You, Wolf1971
Der Eine - der Andere1969Short
Ich nicht1969Short
Die rote Fahne1968Documentary short
Stadt auf Stelzen1965TV Movie


Vier gegen die Bank2016producer
Chicxulub2006Short executive producer
Avenger2006TV Movie executive producer
The Agency2001TV Series executive producer - 4 episodes
The Perfect Storm2000producer
Bicentennial Man1999producer
Instinct1999executive producer
Red Corner1997executive producer
Air Force One1997producer
In the Line of Fire1993executive producer


Das BootTV Mini-Series 3 episodes, 1987 screenplay - 3 episodes, 1985
The NeverEnding Story1984screenplay
Das Boot1981screenplay
Schwarz und weiß wie Tage und Nächte1978TV Movie uncredited
Planübung1977TV Movie
Die Konsequenz1977screenplay
TatortTV Series 1 episode, 1975 by - 1 episode, 1977
Smog1973TV Movie additional writer - uncredited
I Will Kill You, Wolf1971
Der Eine - der Andere1969Short
Ich nicht1969Short writer


Die Stadt im Tal1975TV Mini-SeriesDemonstrant auf dem Marktplatz (1975) (uncredited)

Assistant Director

Kuckucksjahre1967TV Movie assistant director


Sonnabend der 1.1970Short contributor


Teresa2015TV Movie thanks
Poseidon: A Ship on a Soundstage2006Video short special thanks
In the Line of Fire: The Ultimate Sacrifice2000Video documentary short special thanks
HBO First Look2000TV Series documentary short special thanks - 1 episode
Witnesses to the Storm2000Video documentary short special thanks


Offene Wunde deutscher Film2017DocumentaryHimself
Reimagining the NeverEnding Story2014Video shortHimself
Stardust Hollywood - Sternenstaub und Götterwelten2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
Hollywood's Best Film Directors2012TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee / Film Director
Der Bernd2012DocumentaryHimself
Días de cine2010TV SeriesHimself
Mein Leben2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Attacking Troy2007Video documentary shortHimself
Troy in Focus2007Video documentary shortHimself
37 Grad2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Shipmate's Diary2006Video documentary shortHimself
Poseidon: A Ship on a Soundstage2006Video shortHimself
Poseidon: Upside Down2006Video documentary shortHimself
Corazón de...2006TV SeriesHimself
HypaSpace2006TV Series documentaryHimself
HBO First Look1995-2006TV Series documentary shortHimself / Himself - Director / Producer
Hollywood Science2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Rogue Waves2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Filmlegenden. Deutsch2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 100 Greatest War Films2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Troy: From Ruins to Reality2005Video documentary shortHimself
Troy: In the Thick of Battle2005Video documentary shortHimself
The Making of 'Troy'2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
4Pop2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Troy: An Effects Odyssey2004Video documentary shortHimself
Starbuck Holger Meins2002DocumentaryHimself
Film Genre2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Michael Ballhaus - Begegnung mit dem Auge Hollywoods2001Documentary shortHimself
In the Line of Fire: Catching the Counterfeiters2001Video shortHimself
In the Line of Fire: How'd They Do That?2001Video shortHimself
Charlie Rose2000TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Directors2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Mundo VIP2000TV SeriesHimself
Bernd Eichinger - Wenn das Leben zum Kino wird2000TV Movie documentary
Creating an Emotion2000Video documentary shortHimself
Die goldene Kamera 19991999TV MovieHimself
One Vision1998DocumentaryHimself
Mondän!1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Hollywood, Germany1997TV Movie documentaryHimself
Ôsama no buranchi1997TV SeriesHimself
The Making of 'Air Force One'1997Video shortHimself
Wolfang Petersen: Mein Weg nach Hollywood1995TV Short documentary
In the Line of Fire: Behind the Scenes with the Secret Service1993TV Special documentaryHimself
Wetten, dass..?1991-1993TV SeriesHimself
Shooting 'In the Line of Fire'1993TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Making of 'Shattered'1991Video shortHimself
Häuser auf dem Sunset Boulevard1990TV Movie documentaryHimself
Bitte umblättern1985TV Series documentaryHimself
Treffpunkt Kino1985TV Series documentaryHimself
60 Millionen für Phantásien - Wie die 'unendliche Geschichte' ins Kino kam1984TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Na sowas!1983TV SeriesHimself
The 55th Annual Academy Awards1983TV SpecialHimself - Nominee
Das ist Ihr Leben1979TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

And the Oscar Goes To...2014TV Movie documentaryHimself

Won Awards

2007Golden CameraGolden Camera, Germany25th Anniversary CameraDas Boot (1981)
2001ShoWest AwardShoWest Convention, USADirector of the Year
1999Golden CameraGolden Camera, GermanySuccess in Hollywood
1997BambiBambi AwardsDirectionAir Force One (1997)
1995BambiBambi AwardsFilm - InternationalOutbreak (1995)
1986C.S.T. AwardAvoriaz Fantastic Film FestivalEnemy Mine (1985)
1986Antennae II AwardAvoriaz Fantastic Film FestivalEnemy Mine (1985)
1984BambiBambi AwardsFilm - NationalDie unendliche Geschichte (1984)
1982Bavarian Film AwardBavarian Film AwardsBest Director (Regiepreis)Das Boot (1981)
1974Film Award in GoldGerman Film AwardsBest New Direction (Beste Nachwuchsregie)Einer von uns beiden (1974)

Nominated Awards

1991Critics AwardDeauville Film FestivalShattered (1991)
1986HugoHugo AwardsBest Dramatic PresentationEnemy Mine (1985)
1985International Fantasy Film AwardFantasportoBest FilmDie unendliche Geschichte (1984)
1983OscarAcademy Awards, USABest DirectorDas Boot (1981)
1983OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another MediumDas Boot (1981)
1983BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Foreign Language FilmDas Boot (1981)
1983DGA AwardDirectors Guild of America, USAOutstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion PicturesDas Boot (1981)
1978Gold HugoChicago International Film FestivalBest FeatureDie Konsequenz (1977)

Known for movies

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