Peter Facinelli (born November 26, 1973) is an American actor, best-known as the 星, つ星 of FOX's 2002 テレビ 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 芝居 at the Atlantic Theater Company 芝居 School in New York City; his teachers there included William H. Macy, Felicity Huffman, Giancarlo Esposito, and Camryn Manheim.