Peter Scanavino who is an American actor is currently starring n a long running NBC legal drama known as Law & Order: Special Victim Unit as Detective Dominick Carisi, Jr. He is the native of Denver, Colorado, United States. He came into this world on 29th February of the year 1980 which has now made him reach at the age of 35. He has been active in the acting field since the year 2005 and from that time onward, he has garnered a lot of fans following as well as success. In addition to that, he is also notable for his guest star roles in the episodes of Person of Interest, The Blacklist as well as The Good Wife.
At the begnning of his career, Peter made his appearance in a 2005 episode of Fox series known as Jonny Zero and he also played the leader of a cult in 2006 film called Under Surveillance. In 2005, he had dozens of minor roles in the movies as well as on the TV. After that, he also guest starred in a long running NBC crime drama series known as Law & Order: Special Victim Unit in its 14th season episode Monster’s Legacy as an attempted murderer Johnny Dubcek. That same year, he also starred in an independent romantic comedy ensemble called Mutual Friends which was directed by Matthew Watts.
After that, in the year 2014, Peter joined the SVU in the 16th season, this time as Dominick Carisi, Jr. who is a new SVU detective. Initially in the recurring capacity, Peter was promoted to main cast in fifth episode of same season. According to the SVU Executive Producer, Warren Leight, Detective Carisi comes in to the SVU and shake things up. In addition to that, Peter has also made his appearance in several of the other other movies as well as TV shows and series which also include Deception, Zenith, The Cold Lands, Frances Ha, Javelina, Unforgettable, A Gifted Man, Old Friends, Law & Order, Royal Pains, Third Watch and many more.
Peter is a very tall guy with the towering height of six feet. He is very good looking and attractive. As he was born in the month of February, his star sign is Pisces. Moving to his personal life biography, Peter is married with his wife whom he has two children. His wife has recently gave birth to their second child. Besides that, more details related to him can also be obtained from his Instagram and Twitter pages.