On Series Since: 2012 - Present
Full Name: Donovan Moretti
Profession: Business Man / Web Designer
Martial Status: Sex, Dr. Craig Benton
Previous Relationships: Dated, Lukas Richardson
Family Ties: Half-sister, Natasha Calimo; Sister, Victoria; Mother, Eva McCloud; Father, Ernesto Moretti
Donovan comes to town after Dominick hires him to work for his company. While in town, he happens to realize that his sister Victoria is also in Twin Peaks. He revealed that Victoria's real name is Marbella Moretti; she changed it after she ran away from home years ago in Italy. Victoria ran away because their father was sexually abusing her. Donovan and Victoria started to reconnect, but she was worried that if Donovan found her, it would mean that her father found her. He promised her that he had no ties to their father. Soon, however, Victoria started to get creepy notes in the mail. After she got a threatening voicemail, Donovan pressed her to go to the police as they feared their father had found her. Donovan teased his sister when she became attracted to her police security guard, Robbie. Donovan admitted to Victoria that he is gay but he doesn't want a relationship. Meanwhile, Donovan also helped launch the Blooming Rose at Robertson Enterprises. Trenyce became attracted to him and she was thrilled when he asked her out to celebrate the launch. She assumed it was a date, but he soon revealed his sexuality to her as well. They agreed to be friends. On New Years Eve, Victoria and Donovan were stunned to see their father, Ernesto, back in town. Ernesto dropped a bombshell on them: Eva is their mother!
Donovan was horrified at Ernesto's claim that Eva was his and Victoria's mother. Eva backed up the story and revealed that she faked her death to get away from the abuse of Ernesto. She had wanted to take her children with her but her plan went wrong and she had to leave without them. Donovan and Victoria refused her apology as they were left alone with their monster father. Donovan also strugged with having a half sister in Natasha. Ernesto, meanwhile, learned that Donovan was gay and was not very accepting of him. Donovan was horrified when Victoria was attacked; his family was sure that Ernesto was behind the attack but they had no proof. Donovan started to see a softer side to Eva during Victoria's ordeal. Donovan, meanwhile, grew closer to Andy and they became good friends. Craig continued to be jealous of Donovan's friendship with Andy, despite the couple moving in together. Eva, meanwhile, was attacked and Donovan was positive Ernesto was behind the attacks. He went to confront his father, but Ernesto got the last laugh when he revealed to Donovan that he knew his son was gay. Ernesto called his son a "fag", which left Donovan crushed. Shortly after, Victoria was attacked again. When Victoria awoke, Ernesto was dead! It was revealed that Ernesto had been poisoned. Victoria was arrested but quickly released. On Christmas Day, Donovan was arrested for his father's murder.
Donovan stayed in jail until his trial for killing Ernesto began. He feared that he would go to jail for a crime he didn't commit. Natasha agreed to represent Donovan. Donovan, however, began to lose faith despite Eva telling him that everything would work out alright. During the trial, Donovan listened as the evidence built up against him. He took the stand and vowed that he was innocent; it didn't work: Donovan was found guilty of murder! The Judge determined that Donovan would receive the death penalty. Victoria and Robbie, meanwhile, were in Italy trying to prove Donovan's innocence. They realized that it was Jonas that killed Ernesto! They raced back to Twin Peaks and just as Donovan was about to receive the lethal injection, they burst in a stopped the procedure! Donovan was still rushed to the hospital. Donovan was saved and thanked Victoria, Robbie and Eva for helping save him. Donovan supported Trenyce during the revealation that Trenyce isn't Andrew's biological mother and also supported Andy after he learned that Craig cheated on him.
Donovan was stunned when Craig asked him out in the new year. After everything that happened between Andy and Craig, Donovan said no. Donovan, meanwhile, confided in Victoria that he was hurt in a past relationship, which is why he is nervous to start something new. Craig, however, continued to flirt with Donovan. Donovan also supported Andy and Reese when Reese learned that he had cancer. Donovan was crushed when Reese died of his cancer and tried to support Andy through the difficult time. He grew concerned when Andy started drinking heavily in the wake of Reese's passing. Donovan, meanwhile, agreed to help plan the hospital gala and was paired again with Craig to make it happen. The two men continued to flirt together, despite Craig indicating that he had a new boyfriend. On the night of the gala, Donovan was shocked to meet Craig's new boyfriend, Lukas, who was Donovan's love in Europe!
Donovan and Lukas continued to catch up from their past times as Donovan encouraged his ex not to make the same mistakes he did when they were together. Craig spotted them together and asked Donovan to butt out of their relationship. Donovan told Craig he wasn't involved, but continued to be pulled in. Soon, Craig was confiding in Donovan how difficult it is being with a guy who isn't openly out. Donovan told Craig to give Lukas a chance. Donovan, Trenyce, Kim and Savannah then agreed to hold an intervention for Andy, whose drinking was getting out of control. On the day of the intervention, a storm hit and Donovan was trapped with Lukas in an elevator. The exes chatted and ended up sharing a kiss. The morning after, Donovan went to the cabin with the women and they were shocked to find Savannah dead and Andy passed out. At the hospital, Andy admitted he was a drunk. Craig, meanwhile, wasn't thrilled to learn that Lukas and Donovan were together during the storm. He told Lukas that he had to choose between them; Lukas admitted he was torn because he loved both men. Craig was upset and kissed Donovan on New Year's, telling him he didn't want to wait for Lukas to make up his mind.
Donovan was unnerved by Lukas proclaiming he didn't know who he wanted to be with. He leaned on Victoria and Eva while Lukas was making up his mind. Craig, however, told Donovan that they shouldn't wait for Lukas to make up his mind. Donovan was still longing for his ex-lover, however. Donovan encouraged Lukas to come out to Frederick, even though he knew that Lukas was having a difficult time thinking of that. After sharing a close moment with Donovan, Lukas left town. Craig told Donovan that nothing was stopping them from being together now and they shared a kiss.With Lukas out of Twin Peaks, Donovan agreed to go on a date with Craig. They ended up having a good time and ended up in bed. Andy was happy for his friend when Donovan told him that he was seeing Craig. The couple travelled to Santa Barbara for the double wedding; they were shocked to see Lukas there. Lukas told them he came to the winery to think about his life. Craig urged him to come out, but Donovan took Lukas' side if he wasn’t ready. Craig was miffed. Back in Twin Peaks, Lukas surprised Donovan by returning to town. He told Donovan, Andy, Meggan and Craig that he would come out to Frederick. Frederick didn't take the news well and threatened to disinherit Lukas. Donovan was floored and confronted Frederick about his actions on the night he was shot; Donovan was questioned by the police. Donovan wondered to Craig what would happen now that Lukas was out. On New Year's Eve, Lukas told Donovan that he loved him, and wanted him back.
Donovan worried that Lukas, who he was close to reuniting with, would be upset if he learned that he and Craig had sex while they were together. He was then questioned by Simona Lopez in Frederick's murder case, however, he was dropped as suspect when he admitted that the night Frederick was shot, he was in bed with Craig. Craig backed up his story. Donovan asked Craig not to say anything to Lukas about them being together. Craig didn't like lying, but agreed to keep mum. Andy, meanwhile, told Donovan to tell Lukas the truth. Shortly after, Donovan and Lukas reunited and made love. Donovan was horrified, however, when Lukas was arrested for killing Frederick. Donovan vowed to help his boyfriend prove his innocence. However, at the trial, Donovan took the stand and was forced to admit that he was removed a suspect because he was in bed with Craig. Lukas was left reeling. The trial, also, brought up old memories of his own ordeal for being convicted of killing Ernesto. Donovan was horrified when Lukas was found guilty. Donovan visited his boyfriend, who remained cold to him for not telling him about his relationship with Craig.