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Wolfgang Petersen
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Petersen at the filming of Air Force One
Born 14 March 1941 (1941-03-14) (age 79)
Occupation Movie director, screenwriter
Years active 1965–present
Spouse(s) 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. One of his first efforts was the 1977 Die Konsequenz He worked the 2006 live-action adaptation of the anime movie Paprika.

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