Peter Facinelli

Actor: Peter Facinelli 

Character: Carlisle Cullen 
Birthday: November 26 
Born: Queens, New York

Lives in: Los Angeles, California 
Official casing announcement 

Life Bio:

Peter Facinelli was born November 26, 1973. He grew up in Ozone Park, Queens, New York in a family with a strong Italian-American heritage. He studied at St. Francis Preparatory High School. Later, he studied at Atlantic Theater Company Acting School in New York City under such teachers as William H. Macy, Felicity Huffman, Giancarlo Esposito, and Camryn Manheim. 

He met his wife, Jennie Garth, on the set of An Unfinished Affair in 1996. They were married on January 20, 2001. He lives in Los Angeles with Jennie and their three daughters, Luca Bella (born June 29, 1997), Lola ray (born December 6, 2002) and Fiona Eve (born September 30, 2006). He and Jennie refer to their family as the “Facinelli Five”.

Peter moved to Los Angeles after graduating to continue his dream of becoming an actor. He first starred in the movie Angela, which won three prestigious awards and was nominated for a fourth. In such films as Can’t Hardly Wait and The Big Kahuna (where he was able to work alongside Danny DeVito and Kevin Spacey), Peter cemented himself as well-rounded actor, able to portray different characters convincingly. He is perhaps best known for his role on the television series Fastlane.


Fun Facts:

-Daughter, Luca Bella, has read Twilight. Her nickname was “Luca”, but, after reading the books, she wants to be called “Bella”.
-Peter played an April Fool’s joke on Stephenie. The details can be found on Stephenie’s website.
-He is a vegetarian. (Fitting, eh?)
-He has many pets. His wife loves animals.
-He coaches his daughters’ soccer and baseball teams and, even while filming, flies back to catch their games.

Film Credits:

Lily (2007) 
Battle Olympia (2007) 
Damages (2007) 
Insatiable (2007) 
ARC (2006) 
The Lather Effect (2006) 
Touch the Top of the World (2006) 
Hollowman 2 (2006) 
Enemies (2006) 
Enfants Terribles (2005) 
The Scorpion King (2002) 
Riding in Cars with Boys (2001) 
Tempted (2001) 
Stealing Time (2001) 
Honest (2000) 
Ropewalk (2000) 
Supernova (2000) 
Blue Ridge Fall (1999) 
The Big Kahuna (1999) 
Telling You (1998) 
Can’t Hardly Wait (1998) 
Dancer, Texas Pop 81 (1998) 
Touch Me (1997) 
Calm at Sunset (1996) 
After Jimmy (1996) 
Foxfire (1996) 
An Unfinished Affair (1996) 
The Price of Love (1995) 
Angela (1995)


Youtube film clips:

Peter Facinelli Film Reel

Peter Facinelli TV Reel


Upcoming Projects:




Finding Amanda

Non-Twilight Interview Links:

Peter’s role on Riding in Cars with Boys

Fan sites:

Facinelli Fans


 IMDB Profile


Photo gallery links:

Facinelli Fans Gallery

All Mega Star

Send Fan Mail to:

Peter Facinelli
C/O Nicole Nassar
1111 10th St.
Ste. 104
Santa Monica, CA 90403


This actor bio was prepared by: Alcyone