Charlie Barnett (actor)

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Charlie Barnett
Born (1988-02-04) February 4, 1988 (age 27)
Nationality African American
Occupation Actor
Home town Sarasota, Florida
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)

Charlie Barnett is an American actor from Sarasota, Florida. He previously starred as Peter Mills, a firefighter/paramedic on the NBC drama Chicago Fire.[1][2] Barnett left Chicago Fire in 2015. Charlie-Barnett will be starting in Scream 2015.


Barnett was raised on a sailboat in Florida until he was seven.[1] His mother is a former Mormon Swedish woman, and his father is a boatbuilder from Minnesota.[3] He discovered theater when he was six years old, and performed in many operas and musicals.[4] Barnett is a graduate from Booker High School.[4] He participated in the Carnegie Mellon Musical Theater Summer Program.

Barnett is a graduate of the Juilliard drama program, class of 2010.[4][5] He enjoys sailing and classic cars.[1] While pursuing his career, Barnett has lived in New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago.[6] During filming for Chicago Fire, Barnett lived with co-stars Joe Minoso and Yuri Sardarov.[3] He is a White Sox and Chicago Bears fan.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
2006 Circus Camp Billy Robarts
2011 Private Romeo Ken Lee / Prince Escalus
2012 Gayby[1] Daniel
2012 Men in Black 3[1] Air Force MP #2
2013 The Happy Sad Aaron[7]

Television Shows

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit[1] Chuck Mills Episode: Gray
2011 Law & Order: Criminal Intent[1] Dr. Sam Harris Episode: Cadaver
2013 Apex Tim Episode: Pilot
2012–2015 Chicago Fire Peter Mills Main cast: 66 episodes
2014–2015 Chicago P.D. Peter Mills Guest star: 4 episodes


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Charlie Barnett - About". NBC. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Exclusive Interview: Chicago Fire's Monica Raymond and Charlie Barnett". WhatItDo. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c Drake, Elisa. "My Chicago: Chicago Fire's Charlie Barnett". Where. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c Handelmen, Jay. "Charlie Barnett's Baptism by 'Chicago Fire'". Arts Sarasota. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Private Romeo Movie" (PDF). Private Romeo. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  6. ^ Gleberman, Monica. "Charlie Barnett of Chicago Fire: "[Peter Mills] has some challenges ahead"". Cable TV. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  7. ^ Handelman, Jay. "Charlie Barnett finds 'The Happy Sad' of life in festival film and NBC series". Arts Sarasota. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 

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