Charles Dera was born on December 21, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Standing 6’0″ and 205 pounds, he is an American model, Chippendales dancer and porn actor. He has appeared in many magazines and on television. He was part of the United States Marine Corps before becoming a fitness and nude model, and joining the Chippdendales as an erotic dancer. He has appeared on the cover of Playgirl magazine twice. Dera was chosen as the magazine’s Man of the Year in 2005. He has also appeared in videos of Sharp Shooters Studios as well as several fitness magazines, exercise videos and has also been noted at the Most Beautiful Man website.