Peter Facinelli (born November 26, 1973) is an American actor, producer, and director. He starred as Donovan "Van" Ray on the Fox series Fastlane from 2002 to 2003. He 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. 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.
Facinelli met actress Jennie Garth on the set of An Unfinished Affair in 1995. Facinelli and Garth married on January 20, 2001, in a traditional Roman Catholic ceremony. They have three daughters. In March 2012, Facinelli filed for a divorce from Garth, which was finalized in June 2013.Facinelli began dating actress Jaimie Alexander in 2012 after meeting on the set of Loosies. After a break, Facinelli and Alexander became engaged in March 2015. In February 2016, Facinelli and Alexander announced they had called off their engagement. In January 2020, he proposed to girlfriend and actress Lily Anne Harrison, the daughter of actors Gregory Harrison and Randi Oakes, in Mexico.Facinelli is a Roman Catholic. Garth converted before their wedding, but left the denomination after their divorce.In 2009, Facinelli had his Italian citizenship recognized in order to shoot a film in Europe, which required that all actors be European citizens. This was possible because his parents are Italian.
Facinelli grew up in Ozone Park, Queens, 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 and 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.
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On a weekday morning in a peaceful suburb of Akron, Ohio, the town awakens to discover that Rachel Turner and her son, Evan, have been brutally murdered during the night. Danny Turner was found dead i...
Catch the Bullet
U.S. The marshal returned from a mission to find his father wounded and his son kidnapped by the outlaw. There is a posse with a deputy and a tracker. The Red Desert is home to the Sioux.
As a new day begins in the small American town of Minninnewah, the residents start their day as usual. Mother Nature has other plans for them. Before the largest tornado on record ravages the town, in...
Hour of Lead
A family vacation takes a frightening turn when parents discover their daughter is missing. The search for the truth leads to a shocking revelation.
The F**k-It List
After a prank blows up a studious high school senior's life, he shares a list of things he wishes he'd done differently.
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A nurse downloads an app that tells her she only has a few days to live. With time running out and a mysterious figure haunting her, she must find a way to survive.
Tamron Hall is a former news host and journalist.
Escaping the NXIVM Cult: A Mother's Fight to Save Her Daughter
The shocking true story of Catherine Oxenberg and her fight to save her daughter India from a dangerous sex cult.
Running with the Devil
A leader of a drug gang sends his two toughest men to investigate why a shipment was bungled.
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I, Douglas Fairbanks
The movie star who "swashbuckled in Zorro, dueled joyfully in Robin Hood and soared magnificently in The Thief of Bagdad" was Douglas Fairbanks. He was the first king of Hollywood. The emergence of th...
Breaking & Exiting
Harry, a charming house thief, gets more than he bargained for when he stumbles upon Daisy and decides to save her from herself, sending both of them into a darkly comical journey of self discovery an...
After returning home from Afghanistan, a decorated former Navy SEAL named Thomas Magnum decided to use his military skills to become a private investigator in Hawaii with the help of fellow vets. The ...
Asher is a former Mossad agent turned gun for hire, living an austere life in Brooklyn. He broke the oath he took as a young man when he met his future wife. To have love in his life before it's too l...
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A troubled girl whose father committed suicide has earned a reputation at her high school for being a bit promiscuous. Sam and Henry Sinclair are attracted to each other. Although Sam doesn't realize ...
The local born and bred S.W.A.T is following. The lieutenant who is torn between loyalty to the streets and duty to his fellow officers when he's tasked to run a highly-trained unit that is the last s...
The Wilde Wedding
Eve Wilde is going to marry Harold Alcott. When Eve's first ex and other guests arrive, sparks start to fly.
The story of America's most famous mobsters. Jack McGurn was Al Capone's second in command.
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Three strangers' lives collide - a female soldier, a corporate lawyer and a political activist.
Kara Zor-El, who was taken in by the Danvers family when she was 13, must learn to embrace her powers after previously hiding them. The Danvers teach her to be careful with her powers until she has to...
The ticket-taker thinks he's the son of God. He will make a decision about everyone he comes in contact with.
Robert Saunters was locked up in the restaurant's freezer after he was knocked unconscious at his birthday dinner. He doesn't know why he's there, but he knows he's been mistaken for someone else.
After losing his wife, David Reynolds decided to take his family on a trip to Columbia. They get into a car accident and seek refuge in a secluded inn. There is a young girl locked up in a cell with c...
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2
The vampire clans gather to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.
A young pickpocket in the New York subways, living a fast, free, lifestyle is confronted by a woman whom he had a one night affair with, she informs him that she is now pregnant with his child, he mus...
Accidentally in Love
Eddie James, a disgruntled actor who wants to do more than play "Mulligan the Rabbit" on a children's TV show, discovers life can change in a heartbeat when he accidentally gets into a car accident wi...
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1
When a series of betrayals and misfortunes threatens to destroy their world, the new married bliss of Edward andBella Swan is cut short.
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a vampire is on a quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob...
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In this musical comedy, optimistic high school teacher Will Schuester tries to refuel his own passion while reinventing the high school's glee club and challenging a group of outcasts to realize their...
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
The Forks, Washington resident is reeling from the departure of her vampire love, Edward Cullen, and finds comfort in her friendship with Jacob Black, a werewolf. She is thrust into a centuries-old co...
Every day is a matter of life and death in a hectic New York City hospital, but for Nurse Jackie that's the easiest part. Between chronic back pain that won't quit, and a personal life on the constant...
A television producer with a penchant for drinking and gambling is sent to Las Vegas to convince his niece to enter rehab.
There is a love story between a vampire and a girl in a small town in the Pacific Northwest. It's a fatal move that endangers her own life because she can't stay away from him.
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Damages is an American legal thriller television series created by the writing and production trio of Daniel Zelman and brothers Glenn and Todd A. Kessler. The plot revolves around the brilliant, ruth...
Touch the Top of the World
There is a story about a blind man climbing Mount Everest.
The Lather Effect
On the eve of selling her mother's house, a thirty-something housewife is surrounded by her best friends from high school.
Hollow Man II
Dr was involved in the death of a scientist. There are two people, one is a detective and the other is a man. Frank Turner and his partner are assigned to protect Villiers' colleague, who revealed tha...
Set in the belly of Los Angeles' criminal underworld, Arc is the story of Paris Pritchert, a former police officer turned drug dealer and addict, who embarks on a quest to find a missing child in the ...
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The series focuses on an eccentric motley crew that is the Smith family and their three housemates: Father, husband, and breadwinner Stan Smith; his better half housewife, Francine Smith; their colleg...
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Fastlane was broadcast on Fox from September 18, 2002 to April 25, 2003 The complete series was broadcast again by G4. After its initial run on the network, Fastlane stopped airing on G4. Fastlane was...
The Scorpion King
In ancient Egypt, a peasant named Mathayus was hired to exact revenge on the sorceress and the powerful Memnon, who were about to overtake Balthazar's village. Despite betrayals, thieves, abductions a...
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Four friends are dealing with their own problems a year after college. They came up with the idea of robbing a bank.
Six Feet Under
A darkly comic look at a group of people. When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as challe...
A man and a woman are married.
Riding in Cars with Boys
A single mother with dreams of becoming a writer has a son at the age of 15 in 1965, and goes through a failed marriage with the father of the drug-addicted father.
An ensemble romantic comedy about a group of twenty-somethings that deals with adolescence of growing up and realities that life has to offer is set on the island of Nantucket.
The film is a black comedy about swinging London in the 60s. The All Saints girls play street wise sisters who go up West to steal and cause trouble.
The rescue hospital ship Nova 17 responds to a distress signal from a battered ship in the 22nd century. A black hole that threatens to destroy both ships is what they find.
Instead of moving on to bigger and better things after college graduation, two best buddies are embarrassed to find themselves working at a pizza parlor and avoiding old classmates who come in for a s...
Welcome to Hollywood
A film director decides to chart the course of a young actor as he tries to make it in Hollywood.
Dancer, Texas Pop. 81
Four guys, best friends, have grown up together in DANCER, TEXAS POP. 81, a tiny town in West Texas. Years ago, they made a solemn vow to leave town together as soon as they graduate. Now, it's that w...
Can't Hardly Wait
The time to party is on graduation day at Huntington Hills High. Not just any party, either. The nerds become studs, the jocks are humiliated, and the freshman crush becomes a grown-up romance in this...
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Bridgette is an actress teaching aerobics and she falls in love with a playboy who runs a gym. She thinks Adam is having an affair with another woman after she learns that one of her ex-lovers died of...
The most exciting events of the day are being discussed on ABC daytime's morning chat fest. Hot topics in the news, the best experts in their field, celebrity interviews and general entertainment are ...
An Unfinished Affair
When a man ends a regretful love affair that occurred during his wife's illness, his mistress plots revenge by targeting his family's most treasured possessions, a priceless painting and his son.
Jimmy is a high school senior who is struggling with his school life, family pressures, and future choices. Jimmy kills himself when it gets too much.
Calm at Sunset
A father and son are at odds over a career choice. James Pfeiffer quits college and becomes a fisherman like his father. Margaret and Russell are upset with their son. They were hopeful that he would ...
Five teenage girls formed an unlikely bond after beating up a teacher who had sexually harassed them. As they build a friendship, their wild ways start to get out of control.
The Price of Love
Bret lives with his father and stepmother who don't like him. He leaves home after another fight. Two guys and a girl are with him. They decided to stay together in LA because he felt attracted to Rox...
A ten year old girl and her six year old sister are trying to rid themselves of their evil, which she believes to be the cause of their mother's mental illness. One of the remedies for the visions of ...
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Law & Order
From two different vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution in court, follows a crime.
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Hallmark Hall of Fame
Hallmark Hall of Fame is an anthology program on American television, sponsored by Hallmark Cards, a Kansas City based greeting card company. The longest-running primetime series in the history of tel...