Charlie O'Connell is an American actor and real estate investor best known for his role as Colin Mallory in the television sci-fi series Sliders, and as the seventh bachelor in the reality series The Bachelor.
He has also appeared in television shows such as Without A Trace, Crossing Jordan and Love, Inc. He has acted in a number of feature films, including Cruel Intentions (1999), Dude, Where's My Car? (2000) and Kiss The Bride (2002).
While he grew up in New York City, Charlie currently splits his time between both coasts.
Los Angeles is his main residence, where he lives with his older brother, actor Jerry O'Connell. He also spends time at his family's home in Montauk, Long Island, with his parents, whose marriage of over 30 years serves as the model relationship Charlie desires.
A graduate of New York University, Charlie learned how to fence as a youngster and competed in the Junior Olympics. While at NYU, he was fencing captain from 1995-1996 and won a Bronze Medal in 1994 at the NCAA Championships and a Gold Medal in 1996.