Fast Facts

  • Was active as a theater actor in high school, but never felt like he was good enough to pursue it as a career.
  • Worked on a start-up television news program while in high school, which began his passion for television production.
  • Briefly performed with a band called Petting Zoo while attending New York University. Charlie's band on Lost was originally supposed to bear the same name.
  • Wrote the comic book series Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk.

Awards

  • 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2008, Emmy — Outstanding Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2007, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Writers Guild Awards — Long Form Adapted: Nominee
  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2005, Emmy — Outstanding Drama Series: Winner
  • 2006, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2008, Emmy — Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Programs: Nominee
  • 2005, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Susan Klausner — Mother
  • David Lindelof — Father
  • Van Lindelof — Son
  • Heidi Fugeman — Wife

College

  • New York Univeristy, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY (1994)