Charlie Hunnam or Charles Matthew Hunnam is an English actor from Newcastle. He started acting when he was 18 with guest appearances on the popular TV series Byker Grove (1989). After several small successes he gained fame in 2002 when he supported Katie Holmes in the suspense thriller Abandon (2002). He is best known as a rowdy hooligan in the Green Street Hooligan movie series and even more as a bad ass biker in the outlaw motorcycle drama Sons of Anarchy.
He has stated in the past that he does not associate with any organized religion. However, he does believe in a Unitarian God and a personal expression of faith.
He is very dedicated to working out and spends free time at the gym. He says it helps keep him sane. He also enjoys playing sports, especially rugby He also doesn’t hide the fact that he likes to smoke marijuana.
He has not discussed his political affiliations in public.
He has been together with jewelry designer Morgana McNelis since 2007. Previously he was married to Katharine Towne. He met her at an audition for the popular teen drama Dawson’s creek in 1998 and the couple quickly married only a few weeks later. The couple separated in 2002.
He is an Aries.
He is the second oldest of four boys and he is also dyslexic. This means that he has a hard time reading as the letters seem to get jumbled. He was not allowed to do a full frontal nude scene in Queer as Folk by the sensors when he was 18. He is also a writer who has written some reputable scripts.