Peter Facinelli Biography, Age, Movies, Twilight, Girlfriend, Wife and Kids

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Peter Facinelli Biography

Peter Facinelli is an American actor and producer. From 2002 to 2003 he starred as Donovan “Van” Ray on the Fox series Fastlane. Peter played Dr. Carlisle Cullen in the film adaptations of the Twilight novel series, and is also known for his role as Mike Dexter in the 1998 film Can’t Hardly Wait.

Peter Facinelli Photo
Peter Facinelli Photo

Facinelli was a regular on the Showtime comedy-drama series Nurse Jackie, portraying the role of Dr. Fitch “Coop” Cooper. He portrayed Maxwell Lord on the first season of the TV series Supergirl.

Peter Facinelli Age | How Old Is Peter Facinelli

Peter Facinelli was born on November 26, 1973, in Queens, New York City and is 49 years old as of September 2023.

Peter Facinelli Height

Peter stands at a height of 1.8 m.

Peter Facinelli Family

Peter was born in Ozone Park, Queens. She is the  son of Italian immigrants Bruna (née Reich), a homemaker, and Pierino Facinelli, a waiter.  His parents are from the Val di Non valley, which is located in Trentino, Northern Italy. His father is from Revò, while his mother is from Spormaggiore. He was raised Roman Catholic.

Peter Facinelli Education

Peter attended St. Francis Preparatory School in Fresh Meadows, New York. He studied acting at New York University, as well as at the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School in New York City. His  teachers there included William H. Macy, Felicity Huffman, Giancarlo Esposito and Camryn Manheim.

Peter Facinelli Girlfriend | Peter Facinelli Dating

Peter Facinelli has officially moved on after he and Blindspot star Jaimie Alexander called off their engagement in February 2016. He  is now dating actress Lily Anne Harrison.

The two were snapped on a date at Pinz Bowling Center in Studio City, California. Facinelli and Harrison shared a few kisses outside, as the actor smoked a cigarette.

The couple also vacationed together in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, although they avoided sharing social media pics of one another. Still, the two did post pics and video from their enviable getaway last week.

Peter Facinelli And Jaimie Alexander

In 2012 Peter began dating actress Jaimie Alexander after meeting on the set of Loosies. After a break in March 2015 Facinelli and Alexander became engaged. , Facinelli and Peter announced they had called off their engagement in February 2016.

Peter Facinelli Wife | Peter Facinelli Kids

In 1995 Peter met actress Jennie Garth on the set of An Unfinished Affair. The two got married on January 20, 2001, in a traditional Roman Catholic ceremony. The couple has three daughters.  Peter filed for a divorce from Garth in March 2012, ,which was finalized in June 2013.

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Peter Facinelli Movies | Peter Facinelli Films

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Peter Facinelli Twilight | Elizabeth Reaser And Peter Facinelli

After Peter wrapped up Finding Amanda with Matthew Broderick, he played Carlisle Cullen in the film adaptation of Twilight.  The film is based on the book by Stephenie Meyer.  According to an interview, “I almost didn’t read for Twilight. My agent said, ‘Do you want to do a vampire movie?’ And I was like, ‘No.’ I was totally thinking blood and guts and bats in caves, like some kind of horror movie. They literally talked me into reading the book and I actually enjoyed the book a lot.” He continued his portrayal in the sequels of the film, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2.

Peter Facinelli Nurse Jackie

He played Dr. Fitch Cooper for seven seasons on the Showtime dark comedy series Nurse Jackie. A  medical comedy-drama series. It premiered on Showtime on June 8, 2009.  The show’s seventh and final season premiered on April 12, 2015.  The series finale aired on June 28, 2015.

Peter Facinelli Glee | Peter Facinelli Supergirl

Peter is the third Glee actor to make an appearance on Supergirl. The first being Melissa Benoist, followed by Blake Jenner and Grant Gustin.

Super girl is  a superhero action-adventure television series developed by Ali Adler, Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg (the latter two having previously created Arrow and The Flash). The film originally aired on CBS and premiered on October 26, 2015. The film is  based on the DC Comics character Supergirl, created by Otto Binder and Al Plastino, and stars Melissa Benoist in the title role. Supergirl is a costumed superheroine who is Superman’s cousin and one of the last surviving Kryptonians. The series is set in the Arrowverse, sharing continuity with the other television series of the universe.

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