Peter Scanavino Bio, Age, Ethnicity, Height, Parents, Son, Wife, Net Worth, Law & Order, Movies and TV Shows

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Peter Scanavino
Peter Scanavino

Peter Scanavino Biography

Peter Scanavino is an American actor who is best known for his role in the NBC crime thriller Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In 2005, he made his television debut as ‘Travis’ in the series ‘Jonny Zero,’ in which he starred in the episode ‘No Good Deed.’

Peter Scanavino Career

In his career, Scanavino has largely played guest roles, appearing in a few episodes of season-long television shows. In 2005, he made his television debut as ‘Travis’ in the series ‘Jonny Zero,’ in which he starred in the episode ‘No Good Deed.’ He also appeared in three other shows that year, including ‘Third Watch’ (Eps: ‘End of Tour’ and ‘How Do You Spell Belief?’) as ‘Stephen,’ the NBC crime-drama series ‘Law & Order: Trial by Jury’ (Ep: ‘Boys Will Be Boys’) as a neighbor, and another NBC crime-drama series ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent

In 2006, he starred as a cult leader in the film ‘Under Surveillance,’ and in two episodes of the television series ‘The Bedford Diaries,’ he portrayed the part of ‘Gunther Halstead,’ in the episodes ‘Risky Business’ and ‘Abstinence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder.’ Between 2009 and 2013, Peter appeared in a number of television episodes, including ‘Royal Pains,’ ‘Law & Order,’ ‘Old Friends,’ ‘A Gifted Man,’ ‘The Good Wife,’ ‘Do No Harm,’ ‘Golden Boy,’ ‘Unforgettable,’ and ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,’ among others. He also acted in films such as ‘Happythankyoumoreplease,’ ‘Zenith,’ ‘Javelina,’ ‘Watching TV with the Red Chinese,’ ‘Frances Ha,’ ‘The Cold Lands,’ and ‘Mutual Friends’ during that time period.

Despite not having the opportunity to star in lead roles in film or television productions, he played a variety of roles and demonstrated his acting flexibility. When he signed for the NBC criminal drama series ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ in its sixteenth season in 2014, he made it big on television with his first-ever portrayal of the main character, Dominick Carisi, Jr., a new detective on the show. The show had been running for a long time, and Scanavino’s persona added a unique freshness to it. According to ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ Executive Producer Warren Leight, Peter’s role of Det. Carisi is “fresh” and “learning his profession with time.”

Peter Scanavino Age

How old is Peter? Scanavino is 41 years old as of 2021. He was born on February 29, 1980, in Denver, Colorado, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 29th of February every year.

Peter Scanavino Height

How tall is he? Scanavino stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m) tall.

Peter Scanavino Nationality | Ethnicity

What ethnicity is Peter? he belongs to the white ethnicity/heritage, he was born and raised in Denver, Colorado, United States, and he holds American nationality.

Peter Scanavino Family | Parents

Peter was born and raised in Denver, Colorado, United States, apparently, Scanavino has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. However, he has a brother named David Scanavino.

Peter Scanavino Wife | Married

Scanavino is happily married to painter Lisha Bai. Together they have three children; their second-born son named Leo Bai was born on January 8, 2016.

Peter Scanavino Net Worth

How much is Peter worth? Scanavino has an estimated net worth of $1 Million which he has earned through being an actor.

Peter Scanavino Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Scanavino first appeared on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in 2013, playing Dominick Carisi, Jr., who was supposed to be a temporary replacement for Detective Nick Amaro. He began his career as a detective with the Manhattan Special Victims Unit before moving on to become an assistant district attorney.

Peter Scanavino Movies and TV Shows

Peter Scanavino Movies

  • 2013; The Cold Lands
  • 2013; Mutual Friends
  • 2012; Watching TV with the Red Chinese
  • 2012; Frances Ha
  • 2011; Javelina
  • 2010; Happythankyoumoreplease
  • 2010; Zenith
  • 2008; Deception
  • 2008; The Informers
  • 2006; On the Shoulder
  • 2006; Under Surveillance

Peter Scanavino TV Shows

  • 2020; Social Distance
  • 2015; Chicago P.D.
  • 2014; Banshee
  • 2014; The Blacklist
  • 2014; Person of Interest
  • 2014; The Leftovers
  • 2014–present; Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • 2013; Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • 2013; Do No Harm
  • 2013; Golden Boy
  • 2013; Unforgettable
  • 2012; A Gifted Man
  • 2012; The Good Wife
  • 2010; Old Friends
  • 2009; Royal Pains
  • 2009; Law & Order
  • 2006; The Bedford Diaries;
  • 2005; Jonny Zero
  • 2005; Third Watch
  • 2005; Law & Order: Trial by Jury
  • 2005; Law & Order: Criminal Intent