Birth Name: Peter M. Scanavino
Place of Birth: Denver, Colorado, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 29, 1980
Ethnicity: Italian, possibly other
Peter Scanavino is an American actor. He stars as NYPD Detective Dominick Carisi, Jr. on the NBC crime/legal drama series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
He is the son of Pieretta/Pierrette and David J. Scanavino, a urologist. He is married to Lisha Bai, with whom he has two children.
Peter’s paternal grandfather is named John O. Scanavino. He was likely from Turin, Piedmont. The surname Scanavino is mostly common in Piedmont.