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Peter Scanavino

Born: 29 February 1980 (41 years old)
Gender: Male

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Peter Scanavino is an American actor best known for his starring role as Detective Dominick "Sonny" Carisi, Jr. on the police procedural television series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Born and raised in Colorado, and after briefly studying in Boston, Scanavino caught a bus to New York City, where he has remained ever since.

He has worked extensively in theatre, with credits including the Tony Award-nominated Shining City on Broadway as well as revivals of Eric Bogosian's subUrbia and Howard Korder's Boys' Life, both at Manhattan's Second Stage Theater. He also appeared in the New York premiere of the Simon Stephens play Harper Regan at the Atlantic Theater Company.

In film, Scanavino starred in Josh Radnor's award-winning directorial debut Happythankyoumoreplease, Tom Gilroy's The Cold Lands and Matthew Watts' Mutual Friends. Television credits include The Blacklist, Chicago P.D., The Leftovers and Banshee.

In addition to acting, Scanavino's passion for cooking led him to an internship at Dan Barber's Michelin-starred restaurant Blue Hill after graduating from the French Culinary Institute.



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New on TV today: Sunday 11 April

Amazing Voices returns to Mzansi Magic and the drama Council of Dads starts a run on Vuzu.


New on TV today: Saturday 10 April

Reality show Abazali starts on Wethu and Curiosity takes you down The World's Most Dangerous Roads.


New! It's Complicated Teasers - April 2021

Introducing the first teasers for Zee World's new weekend series about Jassi who loves two men.


King of Hearts Teasers - April 2021

Exposed: DD’s conniving plans. And Sid gets arrested for attempted murder.


Begusarai Teasers - April 2021

Begusarai reloads on Zee World on 10 April for weekend double bills at 17h00 and 18h00.


Queen of the South 2 Teasers - May 2021

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Ring of Fire Teasers - April 2021

Schedule alert! Ring of Fire loses Saturdays and Sundays from this weekend (10th) with the premieres of It's Complicated and Begusarai (repeat).


Law of the Heart Teasers - May 2021

Andres proposes to Catalina!


New on TV today: Friday 9 April

Four shows start on SABC3 tonight including the mockumentary Tali's Wedding Diary.


The Cost of Love Teasers - April 2021

A mother tries to stop her own daughter from being happy.

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