Charles Mesure at the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2010.
|Born||Charles William David Mesure
12 August 1970
Somerset, England, UK
|Alma mater||Newington College
Charles William David Mesure (born 12 August 1970) is an English Australian actor.
When Mesure was five, his family moved to Australia and he grew up in Sydney. Mesure attended Newington College (1982–87)  and graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art, Australia, with a degree in Performing Arts (Acting) in 1995.
In 1995, he moved to New Zealand where he soon picked up a few acting roles. Mesure has acted, directed, designed, and written upwards of thirty productions for the Sydney University Drama Society while studying law. In 1998, he was nominated for a Best Actor New Zealand Television Award for his work as Ryan Waters on the New Zealand soap opera, City Life and in 2003 he won the Best Supporting Actor award for his work as Kees Van Damm on the New Zealand drama, Street Legal. Mesure appeared as a supporting character in Season 1 of the American TV series V, and was promoted to a regular series cast member for Season 2.
Mesure is known internationally for his role as Kyle Hobbes in the 2009 re-imagining of V and the archangel Michael in the TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warrior Princess. He has played guest roles on hit shows such as Lost, Without a Trace, Bones and Stacked. Mesure has also had a recurring role as the reporter JD Pollack on Crossing Jordan. He has previously played movie roles in Boogeyman with Barry Watson, Emily Deschanel and Lucy Lawless, Mee Shee: The Water Giant with Bruce Greenwood, Rena Owen and Joel Tobeck, and Superfire with D. B. Sweeney, Chad Donella and Diane Farr.
Mesure joined the final season cast of Desperate Housewives as Ben Faulkner, a ruthless self-made contractor who shares a connection with Renee Perry (Vanessa Williams). He made a guest appearance on a 2013 episode of Burn Notice, playing the head of a criminal hacking syndicate.
|Mee-Shee: The Water Giant||2005||Watkins|
|Mis-drop||2013||Sgt. Vaughn||Short film|
|City Life||1996–98||Ryan Waters||Main role|
|Mirror, Mirror II||1997–98||Matthew / Tobias|
|Xena: Warrior Princess||1997||Darnelle||Episode: "The Dirty Half Dozen"|
|Xena: Warrior Princess||1997||Mercer||Episode: "The Price"|
|Duggan||1997||Billy Jamieson||Episode: "Death in Paradise"|
|Hercules: The Legendary Journeys||1998||Johnny Pinto||Episode: "Yes, Virginia, There Is a Hercules"|
|Tiger Country||1998||Constable Barry Gardener||Television film|
|The Life & Times of Te Tutu||1999|
|A Twist in the Tale||1999||Nick Martinelli||Episode: "The Green Dress"|
|Hercules: The Legendary Journeys||1999||Archangel Michael||Episode: "Revelations"|
|Xena: Warrior Princess||1999–2001||Archangel Michael||5 episodes|
|Street Legal||2000–03||DSS Kees Van Damm||Main role
Also writer of 7 episodes
|Superfire||2002||Trent Holbrook||Television film|
|Skin and Bone||2003||Clean||Television film|
|Briar & Graves||2005||Father Malachi Briar||Unaired pilot
|Lost||2005||Bryan||Episode: "Hearts and Minds"|
|Without a Trace||2005||Emil Dornvald||2 episodes|
|Crossing Jordan||2005–07||J.D. Pollack||12 episodes
|Bones||2006||Pete Sanders||Episode: "Aliens in a Spaceship"|
|Cold Case||2006||Tom McCree||Episode: "Forever Blue"|
|Ghost Whisperer||2007||The Messenger||Episode: "The Gathering"|
|Las Vegas||2007||Paul Grant||Episode: "It's Not Easy Being Green"|
|Outrageous Fortune||2009–10||DS Zane Gerard||14 episodes
|V||2010–11||Kyle Hobbes||18 episodes
Recurring role season 1, starring role season 2
|Kaitangata Twitch||2010||Carey Gallagher||13 episodes
|This Is Not My Life||2010||Alec Ross||13 episodes
|Desperate Housewives||2011–12||Ben Faulkner||15 episodes
Main role (Season 8)
|Agatha Christie's Marple||2013||Greg Dyson||Episode: "A Caribbean Mystery"|
|Burn Notice||2013||Jack Frakes||Episode: "All or Nothing"|
|The Mentalist||2014||Edwin MacKaye||Episode: "Violets"|
|Once Upon a Time||2014–15||Blackbeard||4 episodes
|Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce||2014–16||Ralf||5 episodes
|Castle||2015||Liam Hollister||Episode: "The Nose"|
|The Magicians||2015–present||The Beast||6 episodes|
|Criminal Minds||2016||Edgar Solomon||Episode: "Derek"|
- Newington College Register of Past Students 1863-1998 (Syd, 1999) pp. 134.
- Mullins, Jenna (24 July 2010). "Comic-Con Scoop: V Returns with Red Skies and Mother Trouble". E! Online. Retrieved 25 July 2010.
- "Charles Mesure". Retrieved 7 June 2009.
- "Desperate Housewives": "V"'s Charles Mesure Joins as Series Regular, Hollywood Reporter, 8 July 2011
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