Charles Melton (actor)
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|Born||January 4, 1991|
Juneau, Alaska, U.S.
|Height||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
Melton was born in Juneau, Alaska. He was raised in Manhattan, Kansas. He is of Korean, European and Cherokee descent. Charles studied at Kansas State University, where he played on the football team. He dropped out of college after two years to pursue acting.
His big break came when he was cast in the CW series Riverdale as Reggie Mantle in season 2 (he had replaced Ross Butler who had left the show). After recurring on season 2, Melton officially became a series regular on Riverdale starting season 3. In 2018, he was cast as the male lead, Daniel Bae, in The Sun Is Also a Star, the film adaptation of the book of the same name by Nicola Yoon.
|2015||Faces Without Eyes||Doc||Short film|
|2015||Bad Friend||Colin||Short film|
|2016||The Channel||Chris||Short film|
|2018||The Thinning: New World Order||Cage||Web film|
|2019||The Sun Is Also a Star||Daniel Bae|
|2020||Bad Boys for Life||N/A||Filming|
|2014||Glee||Model||Episode: "New New York"|
|2015–2016||American Horror Story: Hotel||Mr. Wu||Episodes: "Room 33" & "Be Our Guest"|
|2017–present||Riverdale||Reggie Mantle||Season 2-present|
|2019||"Break Up with Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored"||Ariana Grande|
- "Model of the Week: Charles Melton". models.com. August 4, 2011. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
- "Meet Charles Melton! Five Things You Didn't Know About Riverdale's New Cast Member". May 14, 2017. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
- Nemetz, Dave (2017-05-12). "Meet Riverdale's New Reggie — Plus: Ross Butler Endorses Recast". TVLine. Retrieved 2018-11-06.
- Swift, Andy (2018-05-02). "Riverdale Promotes Vanessa Morgan, Charles Melton to Series Regulars". TVLine. Retrieved 2018-11-06.
- "'Riverdale' Star Charles Melton Joins Yara Shahidi in 'The Sun Is Also a Star' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2018-11-06.
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