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Charlie Swan from Twilight

Charlie Swan is a character in the Twilight saga. He is the father of Bella Swan, who he had with his ex-wife, Renee Dwyer. He resides in Forks, Washington as the chief of police. His fatherly instinct and occupation make him incredibly protective over Bella. Though he doesn’t quite know how to show it, Charlie loves his only daughter dearly. At first, he doesn’t quite approve of Edward, but seeing he makes her happy, he eases up. When Edward leaves in New Moon, he encourages her to hang out with Jacob, hoping for a romance between them. Eventually he becomes the grandfather of Reneeseme. His hobbies include fishing, drinking beer, and visiting his closest friend, Billy Black. Many fans support his character, hence the term Team Charlie. In the movie adaptations, Billy Burke portrays this role.