Charlie was born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. He started his career in West End Theatre, working in his first role for 6 months with 3 time Oscar nominated director Stephen Daldry. He moved into TV and Film, counting among his credits 7 seasons on the BBC’s longest running teen drama, Grange Hill, appearing in 91 episodes as a series regular and a leading role in the BAFTA nominated short Skin Deep. He also starred alongside The Hobbit actor James Nesbitt in the critically acclaimed movie, Wall of Silence. His other credits include recurring roles on hit shows such as White Gold, Holby City and My Parents Are Aliens and numerous guest star roles on shows such as EastEnders and The Bill while continuing his work on the London stage.
In October 2010, Charlie relocated to Los Angeles and found success starring alongside Lindsay Lohan in Liz & Dick. as well as securing guest star roles in Sam & Cat and The Librarians as well as recurring guest star roles on Mighty Med for Disney as well as numerous Film, Stage and Commercial credits.
In 2017, after splitting his time between LA and London, Charlie returned to the UK permanently where he continues to further his career.