Peter Facinelli Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

29th November 2016

Fact: Twilight star Peter Facinelli will make his feature film directorial debut on romantic comedy Breaking and Exiting, which was written by his leading lady Jordan Hinson. The actress will also produce the movie, which co-stars Milo Gibson, Lily Anne Harrison, and James Kyson. It is unclear when the film will be released.

1st April 2015

Quote: "We were at the top of the Empire State Building... I had a plane fly by with a banner (asking her to marry me)." Newly-engaged actor Peter Facinelli reveals details of his romantic proposal to Jaimie Alexander, which took place at the New York landmark last month (Mar15).

14th June 2013

Quote: "They're going to be out of town for a friend's wedding, so we had Father's Day last Sunday." Newly-divorced Peter Facinelli enjoyed an early Father's Day treat last weekend (08-09Jun13) when his three daughters joined him for a day out at Universal Studios in California. The Twilight star's split from Jennie Garth was finalised on Tuesday (11Jun13).

3rd January 2013

Quote: "I'm learning to date again. Looks aren't important to me anymore. I like positive energy." Actress Jennie Garth wants to find love and smile again following her split from husband Peter Facinelli last year (12).

6th November 2012

Quote: "I didn't force her to be a vampire; she wanted to be a vampire." Twilight star Peter Facinelli on his daughter's familiar Halloween costume.

11th September 2012

Quote: "I started writing songs after our recent move, and it sort of became my diary. I've been doing a few small gigs and recording my music. Someday I hope to make a career out of it." Jennie Garth and Peter Facinelli's daughter Luca Bella found musical inspiration in her parents' recent split and hopes to pursue a career in entertainment.

18th June 2012

Tweet: "Happy Father's Day Peter. Our girls are so lucky to have a daddy like you! Hope you have a great day with them." Actress Jennie Garth shows she has no hard feelings towards her estranged husband, Twilight hunk Peter Facinelli, as he celebrated Sunday's (17Jun12) Father's Day with their three daughters.

24th December 2011

Quote: "The girls and I love to bake Christmas cookies and give them out to friends. We also do this crazy huge village under our tree, with little people and snow and mountains and twinkle lights. That's something Peter's family originated, and our girls love it!" Actress Jennie Garth and her Twilight star husband Peter Facinelli enjoy getting into the spirit of Christmas.

14th November 2011

Fact: Peter Facinelli thrilled devoted Twilight fans camped outside the Los Angeles cinema where the latest movie in the saga will premiere on Monday (14Nov11) by paying them a visit at the weekend. The actor, who plays vampire family patriarch Dr. Carlisle Cullen in the film series, posed for photos and signed autographs for hundreds of 'Twi-hards' who have been camping outside Nokia Live in Los Angeles since the end of last week (ends11Nov11).

10th February 2011

Fact: TWILIGHT actor Peter Facinelli is putting in triple the work on his upcoming project EL CHICO BLANCO - he will star in and serve as co-producer on the drama, which he also wrote. The film chronicles the story of an outcast raised in a Spanish neighbourhood who rises to a position of power in a crime family, according to Daily Variety. Facinelli has become quite the in-demand screenwriter in recent years - he also penned new TV movie Accidentally in Love as a Valentine's Day gift to his actress wife Jennie Garth. The Beverly Hills, 90210 actress stars in the film with Marilu Henner.

4th February 2011

Fact: TWILIGHT star Peter Facinelli wrote new TV movie ACCIDENTALLY IN LOVE as a Valentine's Day gift to his actress wife Jennie Garth. The Beverly Hills, 90210 actress stars in the upcoming film with Marilu Henner.

6th October 2010

Quote: "Living in sin with a girl from Hollywood. It was not the way I wanted it to go. I met them before the pregnancy and they really liked me, but then they found out I was pregnant and she went to church a lot!" Jennie Garth and Peter Facinelli's shotgun wedding upset the actor's mother.

13th July 2010

Quote: "When she saw Twilight for the first time she thought I was Skype-ing her. She was talking to the TV and she was like, 'Why is Daddy not talking back to me?' I got on the phone and she was mad at me." Actor Peter Facinelli admits his three-year-old daughter, Fiona, is confused by her dad's vampire role in the hit film franchise.

2nd July 2010

Fact: TWILIGHT stars Peter Facinelli and Elizabeth Reaser had U.S. TV audiences cheering on Thursday night (01Jul10) when the castmates participated in a skit called Twilight's Got Talent, as part of comedian George Lopez's late night show Lopez Tonight. Facinelli wowed fans with an acoustic guitar rendition of Mexican folk song La Bamba, while Reaser danced the robot.

2nd July 2010

Fact: TWILIGHT star Peter Facinelli and his wife Jennie Garth have bought their daughter a pet pig as a 13th birthday gift. The teen has named the porker Mia Hamm after her favourite female soccer star. The pig will join the horses, goats and chickens on the family's California ranch.

24th June 2010

Fact: TWILIGHT star Peter Facinelli sent crowds into a frenzy on Wednesday (23Jun10) when he joined hundreds of fans camped out in Los Angeles ahead of THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE premiere. The actor met and chatted with devotees huddled together in the Twilight tent village and posed for photos ahead of the big screening on Thursday night (24Jun10).

8th June 2010

Tweet: "What a night. Someone needs to be quicker with that bleep button." TWILIGHT star Peter Facinelli on his 'F' word slip-up at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday (06Jun10).

26th November 2009

Fact: TWILIGHT star Peter Facinelli had a double celebration on Thanksgiving Day (26Nov09) - the holiday fell on his 36th birthday.

20th November 2009

Quote: "The hunger of wanting someone so much that you can taste them is very intimate, beautiful and romantic. It's a metaphor (for sex)." TWILIGHT actor Peter Facinelli can understand why the vampire/werewolf movie franchise has a huge female following.

19th November 2009

Quote: "People always come up to me and say, ' Oh my God, you're Carlisle - can you give this letter to Rob?' I've become the Pony Express to Rob Pattinson, but I've yet to get one letter from him. Maybe he's hoarding them." TWILIGHT star Peter Facinelli jokes about delivering fan letters to co-star Pattinson.

19th June 2009

Fact: Robert Pattinson's middle name is Oxford, according to his TWILIGHT dad Peter Facinelli.

4th June 2009

Quote: "I think she has that shaky knee syndrome and that's part of her charm." Kristen Stewart is still getting used to her new found fame, according to her TWILIGHT co-star Peter Facinelli.

18th November 2008

Quote: "Most of the stuff I've done in the past is for adults with a lot of gun shooting and cops. For a long time it was, 'I know mommy's an actress, but what do you do, daddy?" Peter Facinelli's kids didn't know what he did for a living until he landed a role in much-hyped new movie TWILIGHT.

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