Apr. 10th, 1980
Newcastle, England, UK
Charlie Hunnam's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
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Charlie Matthew Hunnam (born April 10, 1980) in Newcastle, England. At 16 years of age, he made guest appearances in the popular TV series Byker Grove (1989).
Perhaps his most famous television role has been that of the love-smitten Nathan Maloney in Queer as Folk (1999). Independent movies, television series and auditions for such blockbusters as Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) followed, but it wasn't until 2002 that Charlie started to attract international attention, when he starred alongside 'Katie Holmes' in the suspense thriller Abandon (2002).
His next lead role was in Nicholas Nickleby (2002) and, more recently, he starred alongside 'Jude Law' in the drama Cold Mountain (2003).
- Ex-son-in-law of 'Robert Towne' (qv) and 'Julie Payne (III)' (qv).
- Favorite actors are 'Daniel Day-Lewis' (qv) and 'Sean Penn (I)' (qv)
- Very good friends with Jamie Bell, Anne Hathaway and Romola Garai. All formed a strong bond while filming Nicholas Nickleby.
- Met ex-wife 'Katharine Towne' (qv) at an audition for _"Dawson's Creek" (1998)_ (qv). The couple married a few weeks later.
- Was going to play the "stoner" in the small independent film _Anderson's Cross (2007)_ (qv) alongside former _"Undeclared" (2001)_ (qv) co star 'Samm Levine' (qv) and good friend 'Jerome E. Scott' (qv), but couldn't because of scheduling conflicts. Director Jerome cut the part out of the script completely saying "No one replaces Charlie Hunnam".
- Currently living in the USA (2004)
- Divides his time between Los Angeles and London.
- Is the second oldest of four boys.