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Five Facts About Peter Facinelli
October 19, 2011
He's famous for playing hunky doctors in the Twilight movie series and Showtime's dark comedy Nurse Jackie. Here are five things you probably don't know about this handsome star, who is married to 90210 actress Jennie Garth.
1. Born and raised in New York City and attended NYU's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts.
2. Met Jennie Garth while filming the 1996 TV movie An Unfinished Affair.
3. Is a skilled carpenter and has constructed many household items, including a large swing set for his children.
4. Loves animals and his pets include two dogs and a mini pig.
5. His favorite actor is Paul Newman, because of his superb acting skills as well as his humanitarian pursuits.