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[[caption-width-right:275:''The Spider and the Fly'', by Eugen de Blaas (1889). Guess who is who?]]

The Jack-The-Lad. Cocky, cheeky and devil-may-care, he's the type of guy you can't help but like, even as he's wrapping you around his little finger. Especially if you're a woman--most of the time--and The Charmer knows this all too well. As a result, if there's a file he wants to see in a filing cabinet guarded by a pretty secretary, all he has to do is switch on his easy smile, and he has not only the file he wants, but also the secretary's phone number.

There's definitely a hint of TheCasanova about him, but he's generally a lot kinder, more decent and less concerned solely with getting his end away; where TheCasanova would ultimately do anything, no matter how underhanded, to score a conquest, only to discard her once he's achieved his pleasure, The Charmer knows what the limits are. He certainly doesn't ''mind'' the fact that he can have any woman he wants, but he'd never stoop so low as actually take advantage, [[ChivalrousPervert and is often a lot more chivalrous in his dealing with women]]. The Charmer generally doesn't set out to break hearts; it just seems to be an unfortunate byproduct. But even if he's LookingForLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces, The Charmer's usually too relaxed in his lifestyle to really consider changing.

Also, where sex is the TheCasanova's ultimate driving goal, with The Charmer it's usually a welcome extra; he often has bigger fish to fry, and ultimately knows his priorities. If he's not the main character, then he's a loyal friend (even if the main character is seething with jealousy at how easily things--and women--seem to come to The Charmer).

Compare with TheCasanova, ChickMagnet, PrinceCharming and AllGirlsWantBadBoys. Often fills the role of a LoveableRogue or {{Trickster}}. Sometimes, he's ''so'' charming that EvenTheGuysWantHim. In a group they're likely to be TheFace for their ability to get along with anyone, or (for more manipulative examples) TheSocialExpert.


* Advertising/TheMostInterestingManInTheWorld is constantly surrounded by beautiful women who seem to be genuinely enjoying his company.

[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* It has been revealed in ''Manga/DGrayMan'' that Allen Walker might not be so oblivious to his [[EvenTheGuysWantHim entrancing looks]], and is actually capable of turning up his charm (complete with BishieSparkle) to get his way. He actually managed to ''seduce a robot'' (a ''male'' one at that) in order to get it to sacrifice itself so that other people wouldn't have to, and it's implied that he could do the same to other humans if it weren't for his qualms about hurting them.
* ''LightNovel/{{Durarara}}'''s Rokujou Chikage spends half of his quest for vengeance against the [[GangOfHats Dollars]] instead charming the pants off of every girl he meets.
* Akira Takizawa from ''Anime/EdenOfTheEast''. In the first episode, he effortlessly convinces a random person to hand over his pants (Akira was naked) and bluffs himself out of being arrested. Due to the fact that he had to show his genitals in both cases, fans speculated that he had some sort of hypno-penis. He has money, power, a mysterious past, may be a terrorist, and rides a motorcycle. However, he is also very charismatic, affable, spontaneous, and uses his money and power to save the country. In other words, he's the perfect fusion of the [[AllGirlsWantBadBoys bad boy]] and the NiceGuy. However, the anime handles his characterization well enough that his relationship with the heroine is believable and well done.
* Hayate of ''Manga/HayateTheCombatButler'', with the small caveat of him not actually realizing he has the hearts of so many girls. A chapter of the manga even shows it blatantly.
* Ayumi from ''Manga/{{Hyakko}}'' is a special case, in that she is female and actually quite shy. Still, she has the power to wrap both men ''and'' women around her finger simply by means of her cute demeanor.
* ''Characters/LupinIII'': Features one of these as the titular character. This trope gets subverted in that the FemmeFatale tends to be the one winning the "who seduces who" game, but implied that Lupin ''likes'' it that way.
* Tamaki Suou from ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub''. As the [[ShelteredAristocrat Prince]] type of the club's various [[AffectionateParody stereotypical]] {{Bishounen}} arch-types, being The Charmer is his selling point. He can easily make the ladies swoon (except the one he's interested in who doesn't fall for it), and overall is a very kind, friendly person. He thinks every woman is beautiful in her own way, and while he does up his charm for the club's clientele, his comments are always genuine.
* ''Anime/PumpkinScissors'': Warrant Officer Oreldo.
* Barnaby Brooks Jr. (the "Bunny" of ''Anime/TigerAndBunny'') definitely didn't get into superheroics ''for'' the chicks -- but he certainly doesn't mind the female attention (and frequently panders to it "because it's part of the job"), despite having no obvious romantic interests.
-->'''Kotetsu:''' [[http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/ww262/CapZiggy/hairflipruforreal400.gif Don't you get tired of doing that?]]
* [[CoolOldGuy Azuma]] from ''Manga/YandereKanojo''. He was [[TheAce so cool]] that the only person so far immune to his charm is Manabu, his grandson, because he's exposed to him so much (Azuma is his guardian) and he had to become his grandpa's StraightMan.
* The eponymous Tonnura from [[Manga/TonnuraSan Tonnura-San]]. Unusual in that he's a cat. A talking cat.
* ''Manga/MonthlyGirlsNozakiKun'':
** Mikoshiba ''wants'' to be this, and to the outside observer he certainly is. But unfortunately his habit of using DatingSim quotes to hide the fact he's a ShrinkingViolet who CannotTalkToWomen often leads to him charming his way ''into'' situations that he'd rather avoid.
** This is perhaps the most famous talent of Mikoshiba's {{Bifauxnen}} classmate Kashima, and it's not just her fangirls that she can turn on the charm to; it's worked on Mikoshiba and Wakamatsu as well. When they first met, it even briefly worked on ''Sakura'', who's otherwise very strictly [[SingleTargetSexuality Nozakisexual]].

[[folder:Comic Books]]
* ''ComicBook/IronMan'': Tony Stark.
* Armando from ''ComicBook/LeScorpion''. He could easily be TheCasanova but sex is not his primary goal. It's just another weapon in his arsenal.
* Dwight in ''ComicBook/SinCity'' has every female character after him with the possible inclusion of [[TheVoiceless mute]] [[DarkActionGirl assassin]], Miho.
* ComicBook/{{Gambit}}, of the ''ComicBook/XMen'', is like this; so much so that it's all but canon he has a secondary mutation that allows him to be The Charmer.
** The secondary power is actually canon, but it doesn't get brought up often and won't work on anyone who realizes that he is trying to use it on them.
* ''ComicBook/AstroCity'' has Manny Monkton, publisher of Bulldog Comics and ConsummateLiar. Even people who known Manny's manipulative skills can't help but admire his bravado.
-->'''Eli:''' "He's a good talker. Besides, I'm used to him. And life, well, life would be a lot duller without him around."

* ''FanFic/{{crawlersout}}'': Gellert Grindelwald's public face is this -- even with knowing his goals and his planned methods to achieve them, people can't help but flock to him whenever he appears. Even Fem!Harry, normally unflappable and well-versed with people like Grindelwald, couldn't help but be flustered when they first meet. However, she could still tell there was something ''off'' about him, and this was before she finds out his name -- at which point she becomes one of the few people to see past the charade, knowing full well all the terrible things he is going to do within the next decade.
* In the ''{{Discworld}}'' of Creator/AAPessimal, canonical character [[Discworld/MovingPictures Victor Tugelbend]] returns to Ankh-Morpork after a long time away. A misfit still looking for an easy job largely in the warm with no heavy lifting, he is instantly recruited to the City Watch by the wily Captain Carrot and finds a niche as a detective in the Cable Street Particulars. One thing Carrot has noted is that women ''want'' to talk to Victor. At length, and often, because they so want to talk to him, they take no care as to what they are saying and tend to babble a little... the fact he is now a policeman gets lost somewhere down the line.
** There is also Henri [=LeBalouard=], a teacher at the Assassins' Guild School. He is suave, sophisticated, and worked in Deniable Diplomacy before opting to semi-retire and pass his skills on to a new generation. He likes his drinks shaken but definitely not stirred, and teaches a course module in making inventive and witty quips over the warm corpse of a recently inhumed foe. A very stylish spy, he also charms and captivated women everywhere. Very few are immune. Building on a brief in-canon description which emphasises the suspicious resemblence to [[Franchise/JamesBond a spy and agent in another universe]], a fuller picture of Monsieur [=LeBalouard=] is drawn [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12650047/26/Strandpiel here]].

[[folder:Films -- Animated]]
* Lumière from ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'' is easily the biggest charmer in Disney history.
* Charlie from ''WesternAnimation/AllDogsGoToHeaven''. He manages to sweet-talk his way into grabbing a second chance at life.
* Flynn Rider in ''Disney/{{Tangled}}''. His tactics fail on Rapunzel though, to his utter surprise ("[[AccidentalInnuendo This is kind of an off day for me...]]").
* Prince Hans in ''{{Disney/Frozen}}''. [[spoiler: Unlike Flynn, he is an evil version of this trope.]]

[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* ''Film/JamesBond'': Applies to Creator/TimothyDalton's, Creator/PierceBrosnan's and Creator/DanielCraig's Bonds, who generally treat women with a bit more respect in comparison to the previous versions of the character. There is at least one Bond Girl in each movie whom they sincerely like.
** M invokes this trope in ''Film/{{GoldenEye}}'' when she says, "...[your] boyish charms, though wasted on me, obviously appealed to that young woman I sent to evaluate you." The [[https://totorogo.files.wordpress.com/2015/09/tumblr_mb89evip1a1rrse0wo2_1280.jpg front cover of GQ's Nov. 2012 issue]] even used this trope's title as Brosnan's Bond most defining feature.
* ''Franchise/StarWars'':
** Han Solo managed to woo Princess Leia.
** And even more so is Han's second-best friend Lando Calrissian. While Han has a rugged charm, Lando goes for the sophisticated route.
** Anakin Skywalker manages to impress Padme with a cheesy pickup line, and while he's only 9 years old, their relationship already has romantic undertones when he leaves for his Padawan training.
* In ''Film/{{Fallen Angel|1945}}'', Eric Stanton is a darker version of this trope, and uses his charm to romance a girl for her fortune.
* Arguably Captain Jack Sparrow from ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean''. He charms not only the women, but also the men and all the fans!
* As with his TV series counterpart, Templeton 'Faceman' Peck in ''Film/TheATeam'' film. It helps that he's played by Bradley Cooper.
* Dr. Hannibal Lecter from ''Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs'', despite being a cannibalistic serial killer. It makes his [[spoiler:stunningly violent escape]] all the more shocking, as his charms had allowed us to forget his true nature.
* Oskar Schindler of ''Film/SchindlersList'' is introduced as very very charismatic person, making friends out complete strangers almost immediately. He uses this trait to make connections and work his way into German business, and later to mask his plot to save the lives of his Jewish workers.
* Lucien Carr in ''Film/KillYourDarlings'' manages to seduce everyone who crosses his path.
* ''Film/XMenFilmSeries''
** ''Film/XMenFirstClass'': [[Characters/XMenFilmSeriesProfessorCharlesXavier Charles]] uses his bubbly exuberance and his [[PowerPerversionPotential psychic powers]] to pick up women in pubs on campus. Creator/MichaelFassbender [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umnOwvfR3d4 has admitted]] that he had portrayed Erik Lehnsherr as being captivated by Xavier's charisma.
--->'''Fassbender''': The first thing that James [[=McAvoy=]] did was he brought a little mischief, a little bit of a rebel to Professor X. Which I think really was very clever because looking at it from where Erik is standing, there was something about that he found very endearing, and he was charmed by this man. I think that's why the fans really react to the bromance thing, there's a real sort of Butch Cassidy element that he brings to it, James, which I thought was really smart.
** ''Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast'': Allegedly the mutant power of one UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy.
** ''Film/XMenApocalypse'':
*** When Moira informs Charles that her investigation in Cairo is classified, he wraps up his bold-faced lie about having Level 5 clearance with a twinkle in his eye and a winning smile. Since he doesn't appear to be using his telepathy, Moira completely buys what he's selling with his charm because she then gives him a summary of what she had discovered about En Sabah Nur's cult.
*** During the jet ride to Cairo, Quicksilver (who is a stranger to all of the X-Men present except for Beast[[note]]and Hank had only met the speedster once a decade ago[[/note]]) freely admits that he's a "total loser," but instead of sounding pathetic, his allies are amused and charmed by his self-deprecation. While it's not strictly part of canon, [[http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4euik8 this commercial]] portrays Peter Maximoff as a romantic suitor when he tries to woo a young woman with his [[PowerPerversionPotential super-speed]]. Since this ad was approved by the producers, we can infer that it's part of his personality to court a lady with roses and candlelight.
* ''Film/ThorRagnarok'': [[Characters/MCULoki Loki]] effortlessly entertains the guests at one of the Grandmaster's festivities with an anecdote that viewers only hear the tail end of ("There was a wormhole in space and time beneath me. At that moment, I let go"), which elicits chuckles from the partygoers. This scene strongly suggests that it's Loki's silver tongue which allowed him to sweet talk his way into the Grandmaster's good graces and avoid being subjected to the gladiator games; exploiting his charisma to obtain a very high position on Sakaar within a short time period is second nature for a {{Trickster}}. Moreover, Loki is able to convince Korg, a complete stranger, to let him take command of the latter's group of rebels with a simple, "Well, you do seem like you're in desperate need of leadership." Instead of feeling insulted by a random guy who believes he can do a better job, Korg is delighted by Loki's offer.
* ''Film/TheHungerGames'': Peeta's strongest quality is his ability to win over the audience, and even his fellow tributes, with his magnetic personality and lies.
%%* ''Film/BeautyAndTheBeast2017'': Lumière is no less of a charmer than he was in the animated movie.
%%* Jason Statham's character in ''Film/TheItalianJob2003''.
%%* The eponymous character in ''Film/DonJuanDemarco'', played by Creator/JohnnyDepp (does anyone detect a pattern here?)
%%* Frank Abagnale, Jr., in ''Film/CatchMeIfYouCan''.
%%* Harold Hill ("Please! PROFESSOR Hill") in ''Theatre/TheMusicMan''. He's also a LovableRogue.
%%* Lawrence Talbot from ''Film/TheWolfman2010''.

* Max in ''Literature/CodexAlera''.
* Mat Cauthon in ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime''.
* Molly Carpenter in ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles.''
** Used her skills to remove her bra without taking off her shirt and a few ice cubes to score a lead. And a date. Molly was excited about the latter, while Harry was happier with the former. Definitely a CrowningMomentOfFunny.
* Ostap Bender in ''Literature/TheTwelveChairs'' and its sequel, ''Literature/TheLittleGoldenCalf''
* Hoskins, in ''[[Literature/GervaseFen The Moving Toyshop]]'' by Edmund Crispin, can charm any woman by offering her chocolates and telling her not to be alarmed.
* Fulbert from ''{{Literature/Malevil}}''. He uses his charm and his BadHabits to become the religious leader of a village after WorldWarIII. He convinces everyone that he can be trusted with the food, supplies, and ''weapons'' and then rules with an iron fist.
* Jay in the ''Literature/{{Spaceforce}}'' novels uses his looks and charisma as a means to an end in his job as an agent for the Taysan Empire, seducing (or at least wooing) willing women for information or to gain a foothold. It is always a double-edged sword, however, as such behaviour is a criminal offence in the Empire, and he is driven by a desire for women which easily leads him into trouble.
* Ivan Vorpatril of the ''Literature/VorkosiganSaga'', the protagonist's cousin, foil, and recurring sidekick. He can pour his mojo on ''thick'' and is amazingly handsome. Since Miles is a [[GuileHero manic genius]] far above Ivan's level (and prone to roping [[ButtMonkey his poor cousin]] into all ''manner'' of trouble) but also a funny looking and socially awkward "mutie", each has complexes about the other.
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'':
** Moist von Lipwig from ''Discworld/GoingPostal'' and ''Discworld/MakingMoney'' is a charming con artist able to get most anyone to follow his zany schemes. The only exceptions are little old ladies who see him for his inner scoundrel... and they like him even ''[[AllGirlsWantBadBoys more]]''.
** Also from ''Discworld/GoingPostal'', [[BigBad Reacher Gilt]] is also this to an extent. It's made very clear that all his vast wealth and power is solely down to his own brand of charm, and he makes people trust him [[RefugeInAudacity by being so ''blatantly'' untrustworthy that they lower their guard]] (dresses like a pirate, has a parrot that makes a joke on [[Literature/TreasureIsland "pieces of eight!"]] etc.).
* ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'':
** Tyrion Lannister is very good at charming his enemies, most notably when he convinced Bronn of Blackwater to fight on his behalf during his trial at The Vale, and soon after convinced the Burned Men and the Stone Crows, two gangs of barbarians, to fight alongside the Lannisters.
** Renly Baratheon has a magnetic personality and manages to convince half a continent to support his claim to the throne, even though he's only fourth in the line of succession. His court seems to truly love him. His elder brother Robert used to be one too, before he got crowned and became a bitter drunk.
** Oberyn Martell, The Red Viper of Dorne, is another example. [[spoiler: He is so beloved by the people of Dorne that when he is murdered, they immediately want to declare war on Westeros out of vengeance.]]
* Peeta shows signs of this in ''Literature/TheHungerGames'' although it's less about him being able to make women want him sexually, and more about him being able to make all of Panem root for him (and, making them root for Katniss). He lacks the Fire to be a revolutionary, but has the best acting skills out of any of the Tributes. His love is the exact opposite.
** Although if you believe Johanna Mason in the second film, the whole world wants to sleep with him.
* In ''Literature/FirebirdLackey'', Ilya has a way with the ladies and is willing to be patient to get what he wants. According to the bannik, the spirit of the bathhouse, women are prone to talk when men aren't around and they all speak highly of Ilya, even after they've moved to higher stations (and, hence, into his older brother's or father's beds). In fact, one of the reasons his brothers want him dead is because he's so well liked by women.
* Archie Goodwin in the Literature/NeroWolfe stories, who will routinely be called upon to try and charm his way past a pretty woman at some point in a case. Wolfe, who has little understanding of or ability with women, seems to view Archie's gift of charming the ladies as almost supernatural, although Archie himself demurs and points out that he's not ''quite'' the ladies man Wolfe seems to think he is.
* [[Literature/{{Dragons}} The Last Dragon Chronicles]]: Tam tries this on Zanna to get info on [[spoiler:David's death for an article he's writing.]] He almost gets away with it.
%% * Will Herondale from ''Literature/TheInfernalDevices''.
* [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] in ''Literature/TheStrangerBesideMe'', as Ted Bundy is described as being well-liked, but never on the top of the social ladder.
* ''Literature/TanteiTeamKZJikenNote'': Kuroki "TheSocialExpert" may not have the intention to involve in Aya romantically, but the way he speaks to her always charms her, to different extent.
* Spinnock Durav from ''Literature/TheKharkanasTrilogy'' seems fairly aware of his charisma, but hardly uses it for malicious means. It means, however, that he doesn't shy away from challenges, like his shameless flirting with his allegedly lesbian Captain Finarra Stone demonstrates. It works, too.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** Renly is described as this by Olenna Tyrell in "[[{{Recap/GameOfThronesS3E2DarkWingsDarkWords}} Dark Wings, Dark Words]]" and Loras says people want to serve Renly and be near him because of his kindness in "The Wolf and the Lion".
** During Season 5, Tyrion manages to win over a skeptical whore in Volantis, with no money and unable to fall back on his family name. He can't go through with sleeping with her, but it's impressive smooth-talking nonetheless.
* Mike Logan in ''Series/LawAndOrder.''
* Nick Amaro on ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit''.
* Gerry Standing in ''Series/NewTricks''
* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** Whatever else happens to be part of his current incarnation, the Doctor is always an extremely charismatic individual, ranging from being endearingly {{Adorkable}} to irresistibly sexy, from a strong but warm side presence to [[AttentionWhore a whirlwind of attention]], from having a charming smile to being a force of borderline {{Glamour}} - all depending on the incarnation. He will often use his force of personality and likeability to get what he wants, even if that's often at best weird and at worst morally reprehensible. For one really specific example of charm manipulation, see the Third Doctor quickly seducing Liz and flirting her into getting his TARDIS key for him in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS7E1SpearheadFromSpace Spearhead from Space]]" (though she loses interest when she realises he's tricked her). See also the way the Fourth Doctor manipulates Lawrence Scarman into helping him out in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS13E3PyramidsOfMars Pyramids of Mars]]" just by smiling and touching him on the arm, despite having spent all of the preceding conversation constantly insulting him.
** Captain Jack Harkness is a [[NoBisexuals rare bisexual]] (well, ''omnisexual'') version in ''Series/DoctorWho'' and ''Series/{{Torchwood}}''.
* Tom Magnum in ''Series/MagnumPI''. For that matter, most other private detectives of the Literature/PhilipMarlowe school fit this {{trope}} as well.
* Dirk Benedict is quite famous for his characters that often fall into this trope; his well-known ones being Templeton 'Faceman' Peck in ''Series/TheATeam'' and Lieutenant Starbuck in ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|1978}}''.
* James T. Kirk of ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' is infamous for this. He does it even when, as a [[SpaceNavy Starfleet]] captain he could reasonably get what he needs through other means.
* John Sheppard of ''Series/StargateAtlantis''. This had led to several mishaps however, such as him electrocuting himself when trying to strike a casual pose against his prison bars.
** He is the only man on Atlantis who slept with a living ancient. Indisputable.
--->'''Rodney [=McKay=]:''' Word of caution? The whole "Captain Kirk" routine is problematic to say the least, let alone morally dubious.\\
'''John Sheppard:''' What routine?\\
'''Rodney [=McKay=]:''' The romancing of alien priestesses? It's very 1967 of you.
* Footman Edward Barnes in ''Series/UpstairsDownstairs'', constantly cheerful and cheeky, pinching the maids' bottoms and smiling. He settles down happily with parlour maid Daisy. All this serves as contrast when he returns from UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne [[spoiler: with a [[ShellShockedVeteran bad case of shell shock]] ]].
* ''The House Of Eliot'': Jack, the devilishly handsome bohemian photographer who lives downstairs.
* Shawn Spencer in ''Series/{{Psych}}'' is almost the dictionary definition of this trope. In one episode, he walks into a police questioning room where an engaged couple (whom he has not actually met before this moment, let us note) are describing how their priceless wedding ring has been stolen. Within a minute, he's nabbed himself an invitation to their high-society wedding, and ends up hosting the bachelor party, scoring a date with the maid of honour [[spoiler: until it's revealed she's behind it all]] and delivers the best man's toast at the wedding. He's also a perfect illustration of the 'loyal-but-love-to-hate-him' kind, as his life-long best friend Gus (and everyone else around him) is frequently exasperated at how easily things seem to come to him despite the fact that he usually does bugger all work towards it.
* ''Series/TheManFromUNCLE'': Napoleon Solo in the 1960s spy series, when he's not being TheCasanova, ChivalrousPervert, or HandsomeLech as required by that week's episode.
* Colonel Hogan of ''Series/HogansHeroes''.
* Vincent Chase, on ''Series/{{Entourage}}''. Women throw themselves at him wherever he goes.
* [[ChivalrousPervert Richard Castle]] of ''Series/{{Castle}}''. He is far too sweet to be a full-blown TheCasanova, and is actually tipped straight into LadykillerInLove once he meets Beckett.
%%* ''Series/HappyDays'': The Fonz.
* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'': Dean Winchester goes between being TheCasanova and this {{trope}}.
* Patrick Jane of ''Series/TheMentalist'' has a lot of this going on, although he's definitely got other motives for his actions; he does seem to genuinely ''enjoy'' flirting with Lisbon, if only because it pisses her off.
%%* Neal Caffrey of ''Series/WhiteCollar''.
* Tony [=DiNozzo=] of ''Series/{{NCIS}}''. At least, that's what he tells everyone. As a crime drama,the only times we get to see him use the skill is when it blows up in his face comedically. (And one VERY serious time)
* ''Series/BoyMeetsWorld''
** Eric Matthews is this at first and remains so later on, despite becoming a little bit...eccentric. He advises his brother on how to treat girlfriends before Cory was ever old enough to care, and he even teaches his hot female boss how to pick up men.
** Shawn Hunter. He [[HeterosexualLifePartners spends all his time with a guy,]] [[RealMenWearPink writes secret poetry about his feelings]] and even seems to [[WholesomeCrossdresser like getting in touch with his feminine side...]] yet he still gets more girls than anyone except maybe Eric.
* Gwaine from ''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}'' fits this trope perfectly. He flirts with Guinevere (going so far as to put a flower in her hair) but backs off instantly when it becomes clear she's not interested. The next time they meet, they share a friendly hug.
* ''Series/NoahsArc'': Ricky. It seems he acquires virtually any man he sets his eyes on.
%%* Paladin of ''Series/HaveGunWillTravel'' is a classic example.
* Eliot Spencer from ''Series/{{Leverage}}'' is always the one they send in to flirt with the female cop, security guard, secretary, parking attendant, or whatever. He always gets the information he needs, even when they send him in as the IT guy. He often ends the episode going home with one of the female side characters.
** All the characters except Parker demonstrate this trope to a degree. It's kind of a necessary trait of the worlds best grifters and thieves.
* James West and Artemus Gordon from ''Series/TheWildWildWest'', a rare example of both leads in a series filling this role.
* [[Series/MrLucky Mr. Lucky]] seems to be as lucky with the ladies as he is with cards, dice, etc. Andamo also has his moments.
* Josh Lyman on ''Series/TheWestWing''. He has fangirls screaming his name at events the president goes to, he has wannabe groupies on online forums and he has an uncanny ability of making women interested in him simply by walking into them (usually not on purpose).
* Sam Axe from ''Series/BurnNotice'' has a RunningGag of the girlfriends and dates that the other characters rarely want to hear about. Towards the end of the series, he's settled on just the one lady friend. He ''might'' be exaggerating his skill, but he spends most of the series as the only one with contacts in law enforcement. (They tend to operate ''outside'' the law, and the Prequel movie reveals that Sam arranged his own retirement, with an honourable discharge)
* John Watson from ''{{Series/Sherlock}}'', though certain episodes (most notably in the "[[Recap/SherlockS02E01AScandalInBelgravia A Scandal in Belgravia]]" and "[[Recap/SherlockS02E02TheHoundsOfBaskerville The Hounds of Baskerville]]" episodes of season 2) have him vacillating between this and TheCasanova. Amusingly, all the work he puts into charming the ladies is instantly undone once the girls have had a conversation or two with his best friend, Sherlock, whose rudeness coupled with his (largely inadvertent) disruptions of John's dates makes them dump John before he manages to get anything going.
* Gob from ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment.'' When auditioning, the actor was asked to play a guy who thought he was charming. But it wasn't quite working, so they stopped him and said, "No, this guy - this guy's charming. Don't try to play charming. Just be charming."
* Freddie The Frog from the ''Series/OnlyFoolsAndHorses'' {{Prequel}} ''Series/RockAndChips''.
* Finn of ''Series/{{The 100}}'' has "game", according to a fellow cast member; he spends a large part of the pilot successfully flirting with Octavia and tucking a flower into her hair, but is also charming Clarke and trying to get her to laugh.

* The song "Personality" bu LilDicky featuring T-Pain talks about how he devolved this kind of personality because he was not excessively attractive

[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
* During the 1950s, there was El Gran Lothario, who impressively managed to seduce women(and men) up until the mid 1980s in the Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance. Lothario wasn't immune to his own charm and could be distracted by mere drawings of himself. And when he was done, he went on to manage "Sexy Boy" Wrestling/ShawnMichaels.[[/folder]]

%%* Sam in ''Theatre/OneTouchOfVenus''.
* Cleopatra in Theatre/AntonyAndCleopatra, just another way for her to wrap you around her finger.

* In ''Toys/{{BIONICLE}}'', Jerbraz claims to have been this before he was rendered permanently invisible:
--> '''Jerbraz''': I was one of the most handsome and dashing members of my little group of friends, back when I could be seen. Now, I have to rely on my charm alone to make an impression. Oh, that and this nasty sword, which conveniently turned invisible with me. So if you see someone's head go flying off for no apparent reason... it's not your imagination.

[[folder:Video Games]]
* Leon S. Kennedy from ''Franchise/ResidentEvil'' is this. He's got that likeable, dorky-but-cool thing going on. At least Ashley seems to think so.
* Klavier Gavin from ''VisualNovel/ApolloJusticeAceAttorney'', who seems to ooze charisma from his pores, considering how many fangirls he has (in-game and RealLife, to boot).
* Balthier from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII.''
* Brad Burns from the ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter'' FightingGame series.
* Nash, the [[VideoGame/{{Suikoden}} Suiko-verse's]] resident superspy, knows all about kind answers turning away wrath, &c., &c. He's also described as handsome in-game, and even has some luck getting [[LadyOfWar Chris Lightfellow]], KnightInShiningArmor [[GratuitousFrench extraordinaire]] to [[DefrostingIceQueen lighten up]]. Before [[FanDumb the fans]] get their {{OTP}}s in a knot, though, he's [[LadykillerInLove married]] by the time ''VideoGame/SuikodenIII'' rolls around. Though we never find out who his wife is, apparently she's a real handful ({{Fanon}} leans toward [[spoiler:[[JustForPun The Vamp]]]]).
* Kyle from ''VideoGame/LunarTheSilverStar'' seems to have this effect on women, including his obvious love interest (which sometimes borders on Belligerent Sexual Tension), Jessica.
* Zelos from ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia'' is such a Charmer he even gets a power around this idea, allowing him to seduce female [=NPCs=] into giving him Gald and items.
* Ezio Auditore da Firenze of ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII'', ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedBrotherhood'' and ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedRevelations''. When he's not actually stabbing people in the neck, he's the very picture of smooth, even in his old age. We actually never see him strike out with a woman. He simply always succeeds.
%%* [[VideoGame/SPYFox SPY Fox]]. He's clever enough to be one.
* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'':
** Varric Tethras is, somewhat strangely, a dwarven version of this: Cool, witty and very handy with his crossbow [[ICallItVera Bianca]]. WordOfGod has said that no matter what danger he's in, the moment you let Varric begin to talk, ''he's won''.
** Hawke, the protagonist, if played with the Sarcastic/Charming personality, is capable of spinning a tale to make Varric proud. In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'' [[spoiler:if Hawke is killed]], Varric tells a story about how some thugs were sent to attack Hawke for some of his/her uncle's debts. They found Hawke waiting for them with a deck of cards. S/he was so charming that they kept playing until the guards showed up and arrested them. Afterwards, a few of them still liked Hawke so much, that after getting out, they became regulars at Hawke and Varric's weekly card games.
* Sly from ''Franchise/SlyCooper'', in big part thanks to Kevin Miller's voice acting.
* Ellis from ''VideoGame/Left4Dead2'' may sometimes act like a boy half his age, but his sheer playfulness makes him all the more adorable. Anyway, he makes a great foil to snarky, well-dressed Nick.
* Sakazaki Yuuya of ''VisualNovel/HatofulBoyfriend'' can come off as this. He's a [[spoiler: TeenSuperspy]] slash SchoolIdol who's endlessly friendly and flirtatious but also absolutely easygoing. His nature is actually startlingly secretive, but he's entirely aware that turning on the charm and making things into entendre tends to distract people from their questions.
* In ''Franchise/MassEffect'', [[PlayerCharacter Shepard]] (male or female) is very capable of playing this role, particularly if you take him/her down the path of TheParagon.
* The Bard class from ''VideoGame/OneWayHeroics'' has naturally higher Charisma than any other classes, giving them an easier time recruiting other characters.
* Lancelot of ''VideoGame/{{Guenevere}}'' is charismatic, congenial, and quite a hit with the ladies.
* In ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind'', Skink-in-Tree's-Shade is one as the Master Trainer of Speechcraft, along with being TheSocialExpert. He even has the Mages Guild rival [[TheClan Great House]] [[EvilSorcerer Telvanni]] viewing him as a WorthyOpponent.
* ''VideoGame/MassEffectAndromeda:''
** Jaal, once he defrosts around his teammates, starts charming all the females on the team, even managing to render Cora momentarily speechless. Since the angara are an emotionally forward people, it's not ''entirely'' clear if he's flirting or not. But he definitely finds humans and asari attractive.
** In their romance subplot, Cora will accuse Scott Ryder of being charming early on, when he tries talking to her while she's annoyed about how things in Andromeda have gone so far.

[[folder:Visual Novels]]
* The Count in ''VisualNovel/HalloweenOtome'' takes almost every opportunity to flirt with Emma, and his ability to charm women is seen in other instances, too.

* Tip from the webcomic ''Webcomic/SkinHorse'', despite also being a (straight) transvestite.
* Raool from ''Webcomic/BladeOfToshubi''
* Albert Quad formerly of [[Webcomic/TheKAMics SMOG]]
* Jonas of ''Webcomic/ThePhoenixRequiem'', who seems to have a preternatural ability to inspire trust and affection in just about everybody he meets...even [[http://requiem.seraph-inn.com/viewcomic.php?page=328 other men]].
* Alexander Hamilton of ''Webcomic/TheDreamer''. Seriously.
* Sven from ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent''.
** Note that in his case, it's because of CharacterDevelopment from when he was TheCasanova.
* [[StatMeters Pulchritude]] in ''Webcomic/ProblemSleuth'' acts as a measure of a given character's ability to be this. [[GuileHero Problem Sleuth]] himself has the highest of the main cast, and by the end uncouth [[FatIdiot Ace Dick]] ''lacks'' a Pulchritude gauge altogether.
* Jandar the mercenary and con man from ''Webcomic/{{Glorianna}}''.
* Anpu of ''Webcomic/{{Godslave}}'', whenever it suits his needs.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TopCat'': TC himself.
* ''WesternAnimation/HokeyWolf'': Wolf indeed.
* Jonesy from ''WesternAnimation/{{Sixteen}}'', although he fails a fair amount.
* Dr. Hartford from ''[[WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGalaxyRangers Galaxy Rangers]]'' is just as good a charmer and fast-talker as he is a TechnoWizard. Of course, Social Engineering attacks (aka "con jobs") in real life ARE a time-honored way to get past network security...
* Ben Tennyson (in ''WesternAnimation/Ben10UltimateAlien'')
* Jet from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender.'' His initial appearance had him manipulating both Katara and Aang through his smooth talk and bad-boy charm.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'': Bolin, who has a habit of sneaking his fangirls in to watch his Pro-Bending matches for free.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'': T.J. Detweiler.
* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' brought Comic-standard Kid Flash in the middle of the final season. His first big chance to do good is when he swiped the stolen goods out of the Thieving Hive Five's hands... Except for Jinx. He swapped out the stolen necklace for a rose. When he gets a chance to meet her at "her own speed" he doesn't want to bring her in, he just wants to talk. Throughout the episode he continues to try and reach her as a normal person, despite Jinx's constant abuse. [[spoiler: He's so persistent that by the penultimate episode, Jinx has left the Hive and joined the Titans in the big battle. He even refers to her as "A friend"]]