Detective Dominick Carisi, Jr. in the long-running ABC crime thriller/legal drama series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2014-present) is better known in real life as Peter Scanavino. He is an American actor who, at the beginning of his career in 2005, played several roles in dozens of movies and television series that were very popular at the time.
He has made a name for himself as an imaginative professional actor, his talent has seen him in remarkable movies such as Under Surveillance in 2006, where he played the role of a cult leader, he played the role of Rhiga Desk Clerk and Leon in Deception and The Informers respectively.
Peter has played various roles in movies like:
Happythankyoumorrelease as Ira, Jack in Zenith, both in 2010, The Famous Chance in Javelina (2011), Tiny in Television with Red Chinese, Chef in Frances Cha (2012), Carter in The Cold Countries (2013) and Nate in Mutual Friends (2013). Among his recent television series and the leading roles he has played are Banshee (2014) as Breece Connors in Episode: “The Thunder Man,” Blacklisted as Craig Keen/Christopher in Episode: “Milton Bobbit (No. 135),” Person of Interest as Adams in Spectacular Episode: “Milton Bobbit (No. 135)”: “Deus ex Machina. His only current television series, besides Law and Order, is the 2015 Chicago P.D. episode: “The Number of Rats,” in which he plays the role of Det. Dominick Carisi, Jr.
Peter Scanavino’s Bio
Peter is of North American origin and was born on February 29, 1980, in Denver Colorado, USA. He has a brother named David Scanavino, who is a professional artist and lives in New York City. Peter and David grew up with their parents in Denver Colorado. However, they have not revealed much about their parents, their childhood, and their educational background.
Peter has kept most of the details of his life private, he lives a normal, non-solemn life, but at least we know that he has a wife and two children, including a younger son named Leo. Leo’s birth was broadcast on Twitter by Peter himself.
There are no negative rumors about Peter that relate to why he keeps most of the information about his life or his family secret. So there are no hearsay rumors about his name or that of his wife.
Is Peter Scanavino Married? Wife/Family
Peter is married to his longtime girlfriend Lisha Bai. Their union has since been blessed with the birth of two children, the youngest of which is the baby lion, born in January 2016. The two lead a happy life, and there is no evidence of divorce or chronic/intermediate disputes between the two.
Like her husband’s brother, Bai is a professional artist. From the information on her online profile, we learned that she earned her BFA in Painting from Washington University in St. Louis in 2001. By 2004 she had earned her MFA in Painting/Printing from Yale University.
During her career, she has also received numerous recognitions. In 2004, she went to Giverny, France as a Terra Summer Residency Scholar. Since 2005 she has been a lecturer in art and design at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, in addition to her work as a guest lecturer in fine arts at the institute.
Bai is known for her spectacular works. The list of her exhibitions dates back to 2002 when she exhibited her first works publicly during her MFA studies at Yale University, New Haven CT. In 2015 she exhibited her painted works in Trees at The People’s Garden, Brooklyn. The painting was curated by Benjamin La Rocco. Her works, aptly described as spiritually stunning with deep meaning, have prompted art enthusiasts in Minneapolis, St. Louis, North Adams, Massachusetts, MoMA PS1, and Philadelphia to see her and meet Bai. Her most recent exhibition, in 2016, was Dense Mesh at Carroll/Fletcher in London. The work was curated by Joshua Citarella.
Peter Scanavino’s Body Measurements, Height
Peter is a handsome man who is strikingly tall at 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m). He has beautiful light brown hair with well-fitting, charming blue eyes that have been captivated by Bai’s seductive beauty.
He looks well structured and has moderate male musculature, like most other professionals in his career. He is not too lean or noticeably fleshy. No, he is the typical American type with a beautiful and well-shaped physique.
Peter’s story is an exception to the norm. Unlike most other celebrities of our time, he keeps some details about him away from public consumption.