Charles Augins was born in Virginia. He is an American award-winning actor, dancer and choreographer for stage and screen. He won the Laurence Olivier Theater award in 1991 for Best Choreography in Five Guys Named Moe. He had a small role in Revenge of the Pink Panther as Vic Vancouver. He is best known for playing Queeg 500 in an episode of Red Dwarf. He was also the choreographer for a dance scene in a later episode of the series. He also choreographed for the movie Labyrinth, as well as voicing for one of the puppets.