Charles Marina was born in Beirut. A natural born entertainer, he used to amuse his classmates by imitating his teachers behind their backs. He was drawn to acting at an early age because it allowed him to be anyone he wanted to be.
With his family's support he entered the Lebanese University Institute of fine arts. During his school years, he participated in several commercials for big brand names such as McDonalds, KitKat, Pizza Hut and a few comedy TV series.
After graduating from the college of Acting and Filmmaking, Charles was offered his owen sketch comedy show on LBCI, the largest TV network in the Middle East broadcasted from Lebanon. The show was called "Yalla Fi Falla." It is considered the Arabic version of Saturday Night Live. In this show, he played more than 150 different roles.
In 2006, Charles arrived in the U.S. to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming an actor in Hollywood. In order to enhance his education in acting and filmmaking he enrolled in New York Film Academy, and later at the Beverly Hills Playhouse and The Groundlings.
Since then, Charles has participated in several major national and ineternational commercials like Ford, Heineken and MTV. Currently, he's hosting a variety show on ART TV, broadcasted in the US and the Arab world. Charles is part of a sketch comedy group called "Laugh Squad" and he recently booked a supporting role in the feature film, "Fractures Of A Cornerstone."
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