- Graduated from the College of William and Mary with a degree in economics.
- Moved shortly after college to Los Angeles to learn comedic improv at the Groundlings Theater.
- Made his theatrical debut in the United Kingdom in the musical Buddy, where he played the lead role of Buddy Holly and performed for Queen Elizabeth.
- Originally appeared in the British version of Whose Line Is It Anyway?; he later moved to become a regular in the US version.
- Tours through the United States with the improv group called Whose Live Anyway?; the group is made up of him and of his former Whose Line Is It Anyway? cast mates.
- Patty Esten — Wife
- Taylor Esten — Daughter
- Chase Esten — Daughter
- Addie Esten — Daughter
- College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA (1987)
Season 3, Episode 21
- Birth Name: Charles Esten Puskar III
- Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA
- Birthday: September 9, 1965, Virgo
- Profession: Actor
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