Actor Josh Charles is best known for his roles in the 1989 film Dead Poets Society and the CBS series The Good Wife. Charles made his Hollywood debut in 1988's Hairspray, landing the part of Knox Overstreet in Dead Poets Society a year later. He transitioned to television in 1998 with Sports Night, the Emmy Award-winning series by Aaron Sorkin. Following the show's conclusion in 2000, Charles appeared in 2003's S.W.A.T. and 2005's Four Brothers before returning to the small screen once more for HBO's In Treatment in 2008. The next year, he joined The Good Wife for a six-season run that ended in 2014. His work on the show has earned him two Emmy nominations.