Although he might not be a recognizable face as an actor in Hollywood, he has crafted a long and fulfilling career that has seen him rack up credits in over 100 movies and TV shows. Since he began his career in 1987, he has been known for a variety of projects such as Diagnosis: Murder and 18 Again!. His name? Charlie Schlatter.
His career has been a mixed bag of live-action productions and voice acting roles, and apart from being an actor, he has helmed other roles in the movie/TV production process, all of which will be discussed below, including his movies and TV shows, ranging from the best to the worst. Read on to learn more about Charlie Schlatter.
Who is Charlie Schlatter?
Charlie Schlatter was born on the 1st of May, 1966 in Englewood, New Jersey. He was then raised in Fair Lawn, New Jersey where he began his education at Memorial Junior High School. His first experience as an actor in a school play was an attempt to woo a girl but he ended up falling in love with the art form, having been cast in the play, Oliver!.
Following graduation from high school, Charlie Schlatter attended Ithaca College where he earned his Bachelor in Fine Arts with a major in musical theater. During his time at the school, Charlie performed in various plays and eventually began his career as an actor shortly after graduation.
He has been credited for over 100 movies, TV shows, and video games, and has been recognized for some of his performances with various award nominations.
His Best and Worst Movies and TV Shows
Charlie Schlatter made his onscreen debut in 1988 after he was discovered by a casting director during one of his stage performances. He made his first appearance in the movie, Bright Lights, Big City, playing the character, Michael.
In the same year, he appeared as the characters David Watson and Jack Watson, one of his most iconic roles, in the movie 18 Again!. He also starred in Heartbreak Hotel in the same year.
He started his career towards the end of the 80s and he went on to appear in several projects before the start of the new millennium, including playing the titular character in the iconic show, Ferris Bueller. Others include Police Academy: Mission to Moscow, Stormy Weathers, Sunset Heat, Diagnosis Murder, and several others.
At the turn of the 90s, Charlie Schlatter began to take on a lot of voice acting roles and has become one of the leading names in voice acting. As a voice actor, Charlie has played several characters across a variety of movies, shows, and video games. He has voiced multiple characters in Sonic the Hedgehog, voiced Tadpole in Fish Police, Kevin Levin in Ben 10, and a host of others.
With over 100 credits to his name, Charlie Schlatter’s filmography spans various works that have been considered great works of art and others that were poorly received. In his best category, Charlie has several projects such as his debut movie, Bright Lights, Big City, Justice League Action, Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil, and Diagnosis Murder.
In his worst category, Charlie has a few poorly received projects, such as 18 Again!, Heartbreak Hotel, Fish Police, Ed, Police Academy: Mission to Moscow and a few more.
In the early 90s, before Friends became a global phenomenon, Charlie Schlatter dated popular actress, Jennifer Aniston. The couple was together for a brief period during the shooting of one of his movies, Ferris Bueller. Following the end of his relationship with the actress, Charlie Schlatter met and fell in love with Colleen Gunderson, whom he eventually got married to in 1994.
They have remained together as a couple ever since and have birthed and raised three children – two daughters named Julia Marie Schlatter and Quinn Schlatter and a son, Beck Frederick Schlatter.
His first daughter, Julia Marie, was born on the 15th of September, 1997, his second child, Quinn Schlatter was born on the 12th of November 1999 while the last born, Beck Frederick, was born on the 12th of May, 2002.
Other Facts About Charlie Schlatter
Having starred in over 100 movies and TV shows, with a career experience of over three decades, Charlie Schlatter has been able to accrue a personal net worth of $1.5 million.
Charlie has a rare form of cancer, chronic myeloid leukemia. He was diagnosed after he headed to the doctor for treatment of what he considered a spider bite.
He has appeared in a couple of commercials for brands like Krylon Rust Protector Paint and Honey Nut Cheerios. In the latter, he appeared alongside Grumpy Cat.
Charlie Schlatter is also a competent player of musical instruments like guitar, drums, and the piano.