Matthew Fox portrays Charlie Salinger, the family's oldest brother and legal guardian in Party of Five, the critically acclaimed one-hour drama from Columbia Pictures Television for the Fox Broadcasting Company. Beginning fall of 1998, the series will be syndicated nationally by Columbia TriStar Television Distribution (CTTD).
Named one of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People, Fox comes to Party of Five by way of film and television. Fox starred as "Buck" in the Touchstone film My Boyfriend's Back. His television credits include staning in the CBS School Break Special If I Die Before I Wake and as a series regular in Freshman Dorm. He has also guest-starred in the television series Wings. He continues to further his craft by participating in such distinguished programs as Robert Redford's Sundance Film Lab.
In addition to earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Columbia University in New York, Fox spent four years as a wide receiver on the University's football team.
Born July 14, 1966, and raised on his family's ranch in Crowheart, WY, Fox developed an early interest in sports and the outdoors. He began horseback riding at the age of six and currently enjoys fly fishing, basketball and camping.