Ex-’CSI’ Star William Petersen Welcomes Twins

by | August 23, 2011 at 4:33 PM | TV News

William Peterson and his wife Gina Cirone (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Universal Studio)

William Peterson and his wife Gina Cirone (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Universal Studio)

CSI” favorite William Petersen is a dad again.

The 58-year-old actor and wife Gina Cirone welcomed twins via surrogate on July 5 in Los Angeles, People reports.

It’s a boy and a girl for the couple, who reveal the twins were born prematurely but are improving.

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“The babies are doing great and are improving every day and we can’t wait for them to come home,” the happy parents said in a statement to People.

The couple married in July 2003. Petersen also has a grown daughter, Maite, age 36, and is grandfather to her two young sons.

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Petersen left “CSI” in 2009 but it was reported Tuesday that he will be making a special appearance on the show this season to help send-off his former leading lady Marg Helgenberger, who confirmed last month she is leaving the show.

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