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Les Charles Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Place Of Birth
Nevada, USA
75 years old
Birth Date
March 24 1948

Les Charles Facts

Child Star?
Writer, Producer
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth

About Les Charles

Les Charles started his career as a writer for television along with his sibling, Glen Charles.

The first big project that the Charles brothers undertook was starting off as writers for the American comedy series, 'MASH.' Later on, they went on to write for 'The Bob Newhart Show', 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show', and 'Phyllis' after which both of their television careers took off.

Les Charles was an executive producer along with his brother for the TV series, 'The Tortellis.' Finally, they became producers and head writers for 'Taxi.' This TV series aired from 1978 to 1983. After that, they started a new venture with James Burrows called the 'Charles-Burrows-Charles Production Company.' This production company created the TV series 'Cheers.'

The American sitcom 'Cheers' aired on NBC. It ran for almost 11 years. The first episode aired on September 30, 1982, and the last episode aired on May 20, 1993. This TV series is set in a bar called 'Cheers' in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Many locals gather here to relax, socialize and drink.

Les Charles Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Les Charles’ net worth?

His successful career as a writer and producer for television made him a fortune of $300 million.

How much does Les Charles earn per year?

The exact estimate of his yearly income is unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Les Charles?

He is 5 ft 6 in (171cm) tall.

How old is Les Charles?

He was born in Henderson, Nevada, USA on March 25, 1948. He is 74 years as of now. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Childhood And Education

He graduated from the University Of Redlands in 1971. His sibling, Glen Charles graduated from the same university in 1965.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Les Charles dating?

He is single as of now. No information is available regarding his past relationships.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Les Charles is a writer and producer from Henderson, Nevada, who birthed shows and movies like 'Cheers' (1982 - 1993), 'Frasier' (1993 - 2004), 'Taxi' (1978 - 1983) and 'Pushing Tin' (1999). He's won multiple Emmys for his co-creation 'Cheers' and 'Taxi' in the category of 'Outstanding Comedy Series.'

What awards has Les Charles won?

Charles Brothers bagged Primetime Emmys For Outstanding Comedy Series for 'Taxi' for three consecutive years (1979, 1980, 1981). They repeated history by winning a 'Primetime Emmys For Outstanding Comedy Series for 'Cheers' in 1983, 1984, 1989, and 1991.

Both of them also got a Primetime Emmys For Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series in 1983 for 'Cheers.' They were honored with the 'Writers Guild Of America Laurel Award' in 2002 for their exceptional TV writing achievement.

Other Interesting Les Charles Facts And Trivia

  • 'Cheers' was the brainchild of Les Charles, Glen Charles, and James Burrows. It had a total of 11 seasons comprising of 275 episodes with each episode's time being approximately 30 minutes.
  • The finale of 'Cheers' was watched by approximately 42.4 million households in the United States. It aired on May 20, 1993.
  • 'Frasier' was a spin-off of 'Cheers.' Both Les and Glen were credited in every episode for being the creators of the character of 'Frasier Crane.'

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