Peter Scanavino is a US director. In the long-running NBC crime or legal drama show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, he stars as ADA Dominick “Sonny” Carisi Jr.
Caption: Peter Scanavino
Peter Scanavino: Early Life, Education, Family
The actor was born 0n 29 February 1980 in Denver, Colorado, United States. He made his debut back in 2005 with a part in the episode’ No Good Deed’ on the television show ‘ Jonny Zero.’ A year later he made his film industry debut, starring as the cultic leader in the film’ Under Surveillance’. Throughout his ten-year career, he has played diverse roles in movies so far and has also appeared in many television shows. He had mainly performed minor roles during his initial years as an actor. With time he started having more significant roles as his reputation increased. More recently, in the show ‘ Law & Order: Special Victims Unit ‘ he signed for a recurring role.
Peter Scanavino: Career and achievements
Scanavino has played scores of small roles in movies and on television since 2005, most notably Deception (2008), The Good Wife and The Blacklist.
Scanavino guest-starred in 2005 as petty criminal Johnny Feist on the NBC crime drama show Law & Order: Criminal Intent in the fifth season episode, “Diamond Dogs.” Scanavino took some time off acting in 2010, in order to explore his passion for cooking. He began a brief stint working in the kitchen of Dan Barber’s Michelin-starred restaurant Blue Hill in Greenwich Village, after graduating with a degree in Culinary Arts from The French Culinary Institute in New York.
In 2013, Scanavino guest-starred on the long-running NBC crime-drama show Law & Order: fourteenth season Special Victims Unit, 13th episode, “Monster’s Legacy” as Johnny Dubcek did. In the same year, he starred in Matthew Watts ‘ independent, romantic comedy ensemble Mutual Friends.
Caption: Scanavino in LAW and ORDER
Scanavino joined SVU in its seventeenth season in 2014, this time as a new SVU detective, Dominick Carisi Jr. Initially at recurring capacity, in the fifth episode of the same season, Scanavino was promoted to the main cast. Scanavino noted that Carisi “is a complete novice. He’s brusque and he doesn’t really understand the nuances. Besides, he’s not very professional so he’s putting his foot in his mouth a lot of times. But he’s learning. He’s picking it up. I think he’s a decent detective but he’s got a lot to learn about how to approach cases”.
Peter Scanavino: Personal life and wife
On 8 January 2016, Scanavino and his wife, Lisha Bai, welcomed their second child, a son. Scanavino taught briefly at the University of Boston.
Peter Scanavino: Net Worth and social media
As of 2020, Scanavino has an approximate net worth of $1 million, much of which he received from his role in “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”.
Likewise, talking about his social media availability, he is available on Instagram by the name peterscanavino with 149k followers. Similarly, he is also available on Twitter by the name PeterScanavino where he has 69.7k followers.
Peter Scanavino: Body measurements
Scanavino is 1.83 m tall and 68 kgs weight. However, there are no measurements of his body available.