Actors Peter Facinelli and Jennie Garth to Divorce

"Twilight's" Peter Facinelli, whose parents live in Bellmore, calls it quits with "Beverly Hills 90210" actress Jennie Garth.

Peter Facinelli and Jennie Garth announced that they will divorce after 11 years of marriage, according to a Newsday article.

Facinelli was raised in Queens, but his parents now live in Bellmore, according to Newsday.

"While we have decided to end our marriage, we both share the same deep love and devotion to our children," the couple said in a joint statement Tuesday. "We remain dedicated to raising our beautiful daughters together. We ask for privacy and respect during this time."

The two have three daughters: 14-year-old Luca Bella, 9-year-old Lola Ray and Fiona Eve, 5, according to Newsday.

Facinelli, 38, plays vampire patriarch Carlisle Cullen in the Twilight films and Dr. Fitch "Coop" Cooper on Showtime's Nurse Jackie. Garth is best known for playing Kelly Taylor on the Fox teen drama, Beverly Hills 90210.

The couple met on the set of the 1996 ABC TV-movie An Unfinished Affair and married in 2001, according to Newsday.


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