Charlie Barnett (born February 4, 1988) is an American actor from  Sarasota, Florida. He starred as Peter Mills, a firefighter/paramedic on the NBC drama from 2012 to 2015. Chicago Fire  Among his many starring roles are Alan Zaveri on the  Netflix comedy series , Ben Marshall on the Netflix series Russian Doll , and Gabe Miranda in the Netflix thriller series Tales of the City . You 
Early life and education
Barnett and his sister were adopted by Bob and Danee Barnett.
 His adoptive mother is from Utah and is of Swedish descent,    while his adoptive father is a boat builder from  Minnesota.  He was raised on a sailboat near  Longboat Key in Florida until he was seven.  He discovered theatre when he was six years old and performed in many operas and musicals with the Sarasota Youth Opera.   Barnett is a graduate from  Booker High School.  He participated in the  Carnegie Mellon Musical Theater Summer Program.
Barnett is a graduate of the
Juilliard School drama program, class of 2010.  He enjoys sailing, playing Ms. Pac-Man, and classic cars.  While pursuing his career, Barnett has lived in  New York City, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, and Chicago. During filming for  Chicago Fire, Barnett lived with co-stars Joe Minoso and Yuri Sardarov. He is a  White Sox and Chicago Bears fan. 
From 2012 to 2015, Barnett starred as Peter Mills in the
NBC action-drama television series, . Chicago Fire 
In 2017, Barnett was cast in the role of Ian Porter on
The CW series . Valor 
In 2018, Barnett was cast in the main role of Alan Zaveri on the
Netflix comedy series , Russian Doll  which was nominated for an  Emmy Award in 2019. In the same year, Barnett was cast in the main role of Ben Marshall on the Netflix miniseries,  . Tales of the City  
In 2019, Barnett was cast in the recurring role of Gabe Miranda on the second season of the Netflix thriller
. You  In July 2019, Barnett joined  for its Arrow eighth and final season, portraying John Diggle, Jr.  His role was announced at a Comi-con panel.  
Barnett is gay and came out at 13.
Barnett has struggled with alcohol addiction.  He resides in  Los Angeles. 
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