Ned is a young man with a very special gift, as a child, he discovered that he could return the dead briefly back to life with a touch. But his random gift is not without deadly consequences, as he soon finds out. As a pie shop owner, grown-up Ned puts his talent to good use by touching dead fruit and making it ripe with everlasting flavor.
Anna Louise Friel (born July 12, 1976) is an English actress. She has been acting since the age of 13, ...
Charlotte Charles, usually called Chuck, is Ned's childhood neighbor and boyhood crush. Raised by her two agoraphobic aunts, Chuck is murdered on a cruise ship under mysterious circumstances. Ned brings her back to life, but his feelings for her prevent him from rescinding the usually-temporary resurrection; the two enter a renewed relationship with each other, although Ned has to be very careful not to touch her again. She has a wealth of information on odd and uncommon topics due to reading a large variety of books while growing up in a relatively repressed environment. She can also speak various languages such as French, German, Swedish, Chinese and Japanese.She has a kind, free-spirited nature which contrasts Ned's more aloof demeanor.
When Olive Snook went to the convent, Chuck moved into Olive's apartment, which neighbors Ned's. She later becomes Olive's roommate.
Eight-year-old Charlotte is played by Sammi Hanratty.
Charlotte 'Chuck' Charles Photos
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