Charles Firth is an Australian born comedian, best known for his work as a Member of the Chaser. Charles went to the University of Sydney, where he was a subject in the Simon Target documentary Uni, along fellow Chaser member Andrew Hansen. In 2006 Charles moved to the…more
In 1999, Firth originally decided that the four founding members of the Chaser make a newspaper in order to "not grow up".
Charles is the nephew of former Australian Labor Party member for the New South Wales Legislative Council Meredith Burgmann.
Charles is the brother of politician Verity Firth, the minister for Enviroment and Climate Change, Minister for Women, Minister Science and Medical Research and Minister Assisting the Minister for Health (Cancer) under the Iemma government.
In mid-2007, Charles left The Chaser to pursue his own career.
In 1997 whilst at University, Charles broke through a glass window during a University Senate in protest of introducing having to pay full fee paying prices at the University.
Charles is married to Amanda Tattersall