Peter Scanavino (born February 29, 1980, in Denver, Colorado) is an American actor currently starring as Detective Dominick Carisi, Jr., in the long-running criminal drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Before joining the main cast, Scanavino appeared as murder suspect Johnny Dubcek in the SVU Season 14 episode "Monster's Legacy". He also appeared as Jim Anderson in the Law & Order season 20 episode "Just a Girl in the World", Johnny Feist in the Law & Order: Criminal Intent season 5 episode "Diamond Dogs", and an unnamed character in the Law & Order: Trial by Jury episode "Boys Will Be Boys".
- He and his wife Lisha Bai have two children.
- Scanavino is the brother of artist David Scanavino.
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