Peter Facinelli, born November 26, 1973, is an American actor, producer and author. He is known for his roles in the Twilight series, Nurse Jackie, and Can't Hardly Wait, and beginning in 2013 started a recurring role in Glee's fifth season.
Facinelli briefly attended St. John's University, before transferring to New York University. He is 15 credits shy of graduating, since he landed a role in Angela, and didn't go back. He soon moved to Los Angeles thereafter.
Facinelli married Jennie Garth in January 2001, and they have three daughters: Luca Bella (June 30, 1997) , Lola Ray (December 6, 2002), and Fiona Eve (September 30, 2006). After eleven years of marriage, he filed for divorce in March 2012, and it was finalized in June 2013.
Facinelli has been in a relationship with Jaimie Alexander since late 2012. Facinelli and Alexander became engaged in New York in March 2015, however the engagement was called off due to conflicting family and work schedules in February 2016.
Facinelli made his film debut in Angela in 1995. He had a recurring role on Six Feet Under in 2004, a role on Damages in 2007, and a recurring role on Fastlane for twenty-two episodes between 2002 and 2003.
He appeared in the Twilight film series, based on the novels by Stephanie Meyer, as Dr. Carlisle Cullen between 2008 and 2012. He has a main role on Nurse Jackie since 2009, and he has a recurring role on Glee for the fifth season.
Facinelli wrote a book, along with Rob DeFranco and Barry Lyga, titled After the Red Rain. It was released in August 2015 by Little, Brown.
He had a recurring role on CBS's Supergirl as Maxwell Lord.
In Februray 2016, Facinelli was tapped as the male lead in FOX's light medical procedural titled Zoobiquity.
|1995||The Price of Love||Brett||TV movie|
|The Wright Verdicts||Vincent Costanza||("Sins of the Father")|
|Law & Order||Shane Sutter||("Performance")|
|1996||Calm at Sunset||James Pfeiffer||TV movie|
|After Jimmy||Jimmy Stapp|
|An Unfinished Affair||Rick Connor|
|1998||Welcome to Hollywood||Actor|
|Telling You||Phil Fazzulo|
|Can't Hardly Wait||Mike Dexter|
|Dancer, Texas Pop. 81||Terrell Lee Lusk|
|1999||Blue Ridge Fall||Danny Shepherd|
|The Big Kahuna||Bob Walker|
|2001||Riding in Cars with Boys||Tommy Butcher|
|Rennie's Landing||Alec Nichols|
|2002||Fastlane||Donovan 'Van' Ray||2002 - 2003 (22 episodes)|
|The Scorpion King||Takmet|
|2004||Six Feet Under||Jimmy||2004 - 2005 (9 episodes)|
|The Lather Effect||Danny|
|Touch the Top of the World||Erik Weihenmayer||TV movie|
|Hollow Man II||Frank Turner||video|
|American Dad!||Miles||voice ("Roger 'n' Me")|
|2007||Damages||Gregory Malina||(8 episodes)|
|Battle Olympia||Possessed Office High Jumper|
|2008||Twilight||Dr. Carlisle Cullen|
|2009||The Twilight Saga: New Moon||Dr. Carlisle Cullen|
|Nurse Jackie||Dr. Fitch Cooper||2009 - (68 episodes)|
|2010||The Twilight Saga: Eclipse||Dr. Carlisle Cullen|
|The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1||Dr. Carlisle Cullen|
|CollegeHumor Originals||Zan||("Superhero Auditions: Callbacks" and "Superhero Auditions: The Wonder Twins")|
|2012||The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2||Dr. Carlisle Cullen|
|2013||Glee||Rupert Campion||2013 - 14 ("Love Love Love", "Tina in the Sky with Diamonds", "The End of Twerk", and "Frenemies")|
|The Damned||David Reynolds|
|2014||Gallows Hill||David Reynolds|
|Freezer||Detective Sam Gurov|
|Odyssey||Peter Drucker||TV Movie|
|Supergirl||Maxwell Lord||recurring role|
- He is the third Glee actor to make an appearance on Supergirl. The first being Melissa Benoist, followed by Blake Jenner and Grant Gustin.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Vroom, Vroom!
- ↑ Peter Facinelli Files for Divorce from Jennie Garth
- ↑ Nicest Divorce Ever
- ↑ Peter Facinelli Finds Love with Costar Jaimie Alexander
- ↑ Peter Facinelli Is Engaged to Jaimie Alexander
- ↑ Jaimie Alexander and Peter Facinelli End Their Engagement
- ↑ Peter Facinelli's YA Debut: See the Cover of the Twilight Star's First Novel!
- ↑ Peter Facinelli & Kim Raver To Star In Fox Drama Pilot ‘Zoobiquity’