Charlie Shanian is a writer and actor, originally from Massachusetts. He is the co-author of the musical Adventures in Love (originally produced at the Ordway Theater in St. Paul, Minn.) and the screenplay Welcome to Jaimeville; both written with long-time writing partner, Shari Simpson. As an actor he has appeared off-Broadway in the original production of Maybe Baby, It's You and in many other regional and New York theater productions. He was a member of Gotham City Improv in New York for many years and performed with them off- and off-off-Broadway. On television, he has guest starred on numerous shows and appeared as a semi-regular on ABCs "10-8." Shanian lives in Los Angeles with his two dogs, three cats and one and only wife, Tori—whom he met co-starring in the L.A. production of Maybe Baby, It's You.