Charlie Salinger
Party of Five
Portrayed by Matthew Fox
First appearance "Pilot"
Last appearance "...That Ends Well"

Created by

Christopher Keyser and Amy Lippman
Nickname(s) Char
Born 1970
Gender Male
Occupation Buisness Owner
Residence San Francisco, California
Relationships Kirsten Bennett (Wife)

Emily (ex-girlfriend)

Kathleen Isley (ex-girlfriend)

Grace Wilcox (ex-girlfriend)

Nina (ex-girlfriend)

Daphne Jablonsky (ex-girlfriend/mother of Diana Salinger)

Family Diana Salinger (Mother)

Nick Salinger (Father)

Bailey Salinger (Brother)

Julia Salinger (Sister)

Claudia Salinger (Sister)

Owen Salinger (Brother)

Diana Salinger (Daughter)

Jake Gordon (Maternal Grandfather)

Charlie is the brother to Bailey, Julia, Claudia and Owen Sailnger. Six months prior to the show's start, Charlie lost his parents to a car accident. He, being the eldest, was left to raise his four younger siblings. Charlie is very responsible and caring, as well as loving.

He is a main character and appears in all episodes.


Bailey SalingerEdit

Bailey is Charlie's younger brother by seven years. Charlie often loses patience with Bailey's recklessness but does his best to look out for his little brother.

Julia SalingerEdit

Julia is Charlie's younger sister by eight years. She looks up to him as both a brother and a parental figure.

Claudia SalingerEdit

Claudia is Charlie's younger sister by twelve years. At times, Charlie finds Claudia very annoying because she likes to pester him with questions, but he is very much a father figure to her.

Owen SalingerEdit

Owen is Charlie's younger brother by 22 years. Due to Owen's young age when their parents died, Charlie is the only father figure Owen will ever know.