Charly Carlyle is an American actor, best known for his roles in films like The Perfect Score, Bigger Than Life, and The Great White Hype. Born in Los Angeles, California in 1975, he began his career at a young age, appearing in television commercials and guest-starring roles in television shows.
He made his big screen debut in the 2000 comedy The Perfect Score, playing the role of Alex, a high school student who along with five other students attempt to outwit an entrance exam. The role earned him widespread critical acclaim and he soon became one of the most sought after young actors in Hollywood.
In 2004, Carlyle starred in Bigger Than Life opposite Bill Nunn and Lyle Lovett. The film, which tells the story of a young man trying to make it in the music industry, earned him a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead.
In 2006, Carlyle starred in The Great White Hype, playing the role of an up-and-coming boxer. His performance earned him both critical and commercial success and he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.
In addition to his work on the big screen, Carlyle is also an accomplished stage actor. He has performed in numerous plays in New York, Los Angeles, and London, earning him rave reviews for his performances. He has also made appearances on several television shows, including Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, NCIS: Los Angeles, and The West Wing.
Charly Carlyle has established himself as one of the most versatile and talented actors in Hollywood today. He continues to showcase his remarkable range through his performances in film, television, and stage, making him a sought-after actor in the entertainment industry.