Charlie is a character who appeared in the twenty second episode of the first season of The Vampire Diaries. He was one of the 26 vampires that were entombed by the council in 1864 until they were eventually freed from their prison. He and the remaining tomb vampires enact their plan of revenge against the Founding Families during the town celebration, but he ends up captured and dies in the fire set by John Gilbert.

Early History

Not much is known, except he was one of the 26 vampires that were entombed in 1864 by the Founder's council.

Throughout The Vampire Diaries Series

Season One

In Founder's Day, he and the remaining tomb vampires gather at an abandoned building where he tells them to blend in with the townspeople until the fireworks start as a way to attack the Founding Families and enact their revenge. He then notices Anna walking into the room, asking what she is doing there.

Later at the celebration, he stands alongside the townspeople waiting for the fireworks and once they do, he walks closer to Richard Lockwood, until he hears a a noise that causes him to bend over in pain. He is later taken to Grayson Gilbert's office building with the other vampires. After Richard wakes up, he accidentally crawls over the awakening body of Charlie, who grabs the mayor and breaks his neck, killing Richard. After Stefan Salvatore comes in to save his brother, the fire has already taken hold of the building and Charlie dies in the process with the others.


He generally showed a calm composure and leadership skills, as he rallied the remaining tomb vampires that their plan remains the same for the Founding Families.

Physical Appearance

He had a tall stature, hazel eyes and short, dark brown hair. He wore a black leather jacket and dark colored clothing.

Powers and Abilities

Charlie possessed all the standard powers and abilities of a non-Original vampire.


Charlie had the typical weaknesses of a non-Original vampire.


Season One


  • Charlie is a unisex name originating from Old German and means "free man".[1]



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