Charles Dera was born in Philadelphia on December 21, 1978. He served in the Marines before working as a Chippendales dancer. In 2005, Dera was named Playgirl magazine’s Man of the Year. He has appeared in 313 films for the production company Brazzers, as well as many Reality Kings movies. He has appeared in over 1,100 videos throughout his pornographic career. He also performed as “The Veteran” in the male strip troupe Men of the Strip. In 2016, he played the role of “Donald Drumpf” alongside Cherie DeVille as “Hillary Clayton” in the parody ZZ Erection for Brazzers. Dera received the XBIZ Award for Best Actor in 2018.