Peter Facinelli (born November 26, 1973) is an American actor, best-known as the star of FOX's 2002 television series Fastlane. He played Carlisle Cullen in the film adaptation of Twilight.
Facinelli grew up in Ozone Park, Queens, the son of Italian immigrants Bruna, a homemaker, and Peter Facinelli, Sr., a waiter. He attended St Francis Preparatory in Fresh Meadows NY. He studied acting 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.
Facinelli met his future wife, Jennie Garth, on the set of An Unfinished Affair, a 1996 made-for-TV movie. They married on January 20, 2001. He and Garth have three daughters together: Luca Bella (June 29, 1997), Lola Ray (December 6, 2002) and Fiona Eve (September 30, 2006).
Film and television projects
Facinelli starred in Hollow Man 2 with Christian Slater. It was released direct-to-video in May 2006. He was also in films such as Riding in Cars with Boys, The Scorpion King, and Can't Hardly Wait. In 2004 and 2005, he was a recurring...