If Twilight – which made over $70 its opening weekend – becomes one of the biggest movie franchisese of all time, Peter Facinelli, who plays vampire daddy Carlisle Cullen, can thank wife Jennie Garth for steering him onto the set.


"He gave me the script to read, and I loved it," she reveals to OK!. "I encouraged him to take the part."


It’s a beautiful and incredible movie. I’m very proud of Peter," adds the 90210 actress and mother of their three children.

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