Charlie Hunnam or Charles Matthew "Charlie" Hunnam (born April 10, 1980) is an English actor. He is perhaps best known to UK audiences as Pete Dunham in Green Street Hooligans and as Nathan Maloney in the Channel 4 hit drama Queer as Folk and to US audiences as Jackson "Jax" Teller in the FX network series, Sons of Anarchy.
His career, meanwhile, expanded to include a recurring role as Gregor Ryder in a TV Series for The WB Network called Young Americans. He then appeared in the short-lived Fox series Undeclared as the British drama student Lloyd Haythe. The series was cancelled after only one season. Following Undeclared, he appeared in Abandon, Nicholas Nickleby (2002), and Cold Mountain.
Charlie Hunnam played the role of Patric, a member of "The Fishes", in Children of Men (2006) directed by Alfonso Cuarón. He currently stars as Jackson "Jax" Teller in the FX network series, Sons of Anarchy. Hunnam's character "Jax" serves as the vice president of a prominent motorcycle club in a small California town.
In 2010, Hunnam is going to participate in both The Last Full Measure, a film with Robert Duvall, Bruce Willis, and Morgan Freeman as well as The Ledge, a layered love story with themes of religious faith co-starring Liv Tyler, Patrick Wilson, and Terrence Howard.