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“Twilight” star visits Atlanta

Two hours and a lot of makeup turns Peter Facinelli into Dr. Carlisle Cullen

Two hours and a lot of makeup turns Peter Facinelli into Dr. Carlisle Cullen

Peter Facinelli is way less pasty in person.

“Do I look like this guy?” he said, holding up a publicity shot of him all done up as Dr. Carlisle Cullen, the wise, compassionate head of a vampire clan in the “Twilight” series. He’s not worried, in other words, about being typecast.

“I’d be more worried if I looked like him,” said Facinelli, also starring these days as Dr. Fitch Cooper in “Nurse Jackie,” the Showtime series.

He was in town over the weekend to greet ardent fans at the Mall at Stonecrest in Lithonia, who brought books and movie posters for him to sign.

“I enjoy interacting with the fans,” Facinelli said. “There’s an energy that just feeds me.”

(Heh heh, “feeds me.” Get it?)

On a serious note we asked Facinelli, married to actress Jennie Garth and the dad of three daughters, if he’s concerned about his girls watching “Twilight” movies or reading the books. In the most recent flick, “New …

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