Charlie Hunnam

Biography

Charlie Hunnam (born 10th April 1980)
Charlie Hunnam is a British actor best known for starring in motorcycle drama series 'Sons Of Anarchy'.

Charlie Hunnam: Net worth
Charlie Hunnam has a net worth of $8 million according to Celebrity Net Worth (2014)

Charlie Hunnam: Acting career
Charlie Hunnam landed his first role as Jason in 'Byker Grove' after being talent-spotted while buying shoes in a shop. Soon followed was his first big role as Nathan Maloney in Russell T. Davies' 1999 TV series 'Queer as Folk'.
His first film was 'Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?' that same year, and he subsequently moved over to LA to further his career.
In 2002, he appeared in 'Abandon' alongside Katie Holmes and 'Nicholas Nickleby' with Jim Broadbent, Jamie Bell, Anne Hathaway and Timothy Spall.
The following year he took on war drama 'Cold Mountain' with Jude Law and Nicole Kidman.
He played football hooligan Pete Dunham in British movie 'Green Street' in 2005, co-starring with Elijah Wood.
In 2006, he was in Alfonso Cuarón's 'Children of Men' with Clive Owen, and in 2008 he joined the cast of 'Sons Of Anarchy' as Jax Teller.
He also began writing screenplays, including real life story 'Vlad', a story about druglord Edgar Valdez Villareal and a tale about gypsy life.
2011 saw him in 'The Ledge' with Patrick Wilson, and the following year he was the eponymous character in '3,2,1... Frankie Go Boom' alongside Chris O'Dowd.
In 2013, he was in Guillermo del Toro's blockbuster 'Pacific Rim'. He was also announced as the leading man in erotic thriller 'Fifty Shades of Grey', but he soon dropped out with rumours suggesting the negative attention he got from it put him off.

Charlie Hunnam: Personal life
Charlie Hunnam was raised in Newcastle upon Tyne by scrap metal seller Billy Hunnam and businesswoman Jane Hunnam, before moving to Cumbria after his parents' break-up. He was expelled from Queen Elizabeth Grammar School and continued to complete his exams at home. He later studied film and performing arts at Cumbria College of Art and Design.
He married Katharine Towne in Las Vegas in 1999, but divorced three years later. He is currently dating Morgana McNelis (since 2007) with whom he lives outside LA.
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Charlie Hunnam Recalls "Difficult" And "Painful" Decision To Pull Out Of 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Role

6th October 2014 -

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Even though Charlie Hunnam was only attached The 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film adaptation for a matter of months, more than a year ago, the British actor has found himself once again asking questions as...

Charlie Hunnam: "Nervous Breakdown Led to Fifty Shades Drop Out"

10th September 2014 -

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Charlie Hunnam has spoken openly and in-detail for the first time about the reasons that led to him dropping out of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie. The Sons of Anarchy was the first choice...

Charlie Hunnam Admits He Had "Nervous Breakdown" Over 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Exit

10th September 2014 -

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The 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film adaptation, which has completed production, went through a tumultuous time before filming even began, British actor Charlie Hunnam dropped out of playing Christian Grey just weeks before shooting was...

Teaser for final season of 'Sons of Anarchy' unveiled

28th July 2014 -

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Details of the seventh and final season of ‘Sons of Anarchy’ have been coming out of the San Diego Comic-Con. At the last of the show’s panels at the convention over the weekend, its creator...

"Sons Of Anarchy" Creator Stays Vague About Final Season At Hall H Panel

28th July 2014 -

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Unlike a lot of the other panels at SDCC this year, Sons of Anarchy was mostly show and very little tell. That is, fans, who snagged a seat in Hall H, got treated to a...

Fifty Shades Of Grey Diehards Finally Get Full Trailer

25th July 2014 -

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This is your moment Fifty Shades of Grey fans – the trailer for Sam Taylor-Johnson’s steamy adaptation finally dropped on Thursday. This should ease any doubts about stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan, who both...

Sons of Anarchy Final Season: Charlie Hunnam Spills Details

23rd July 2014 -

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Speaking at the Television Critics Association preview night on Monday, lead actor Charlie Hunnam told reporters that "Jax is in a very schizophrenic state, he's obviously very sad and vulnerable and broken with this huge...

Despite Being Re-Cast, Charlie Hunnam Is Still Rooting For "Fifty Shades Of Grey"

21st July 2014 -

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In case you’re not interested in Fifty Shades of Grey news, look away now. Actually, you may want to disconnect from the internet for the next week or so. Between Beyonce’s recent Instagram teaser and...

'Fifty Shades of Grey' Preview Is More 'Vanilla' Than Books Would Suggest

27th March 2014 -

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In a trilogy of books in which spanking and sex contracts are the norm, audiences will be surprised to hear there's little sex in the preview of Fifty Shades of Grey. Whilst fans are busy...

They're No Chris Hemsworth! Other Actors Considered For The Role Of 'Thor'

26th February 2014 -

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After owning the role in two hit movies, it’s hard to imagine any one other than gorgeous blond man-mountain, Chris Hemsworth, playing Marvel Comics superhero, Thor. You can’t even hear the word “Thor” without Chris...

'Sons of Anarchy' Season Six Finale: Marijuana, Fork Stabbing and Death

11th December 2013 -

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The Sons of Anarchy season six finale was some showstopper. Completely at odds with the subtle beauty of Breaking Bad's wrap-up episode, the FX drama went the whole hog and we had a drowning, a...

'Sons Of Anarchy' Creator Answers Questions Raised By Season Six's Shocking Finale

11th December 2013 -

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The finale of Sons of Anarchy's sixth season left fans with their jaws wide open as it came to a heartfelt close last night (10 Dec.) - SPOILERS AHEAD - as Tara (Maggie Siff) laid...

Rita Ora To Star In 'Fifty Shades Of Grey,' Fans Predictably Furious

3rd December 2013 -

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Previous casting troubles are apparently over for Fifty Shades of Grey, as Rita Ora is the latest celebrity to be selected for the film. The British singer is primarily known for her music, having kick...

Universal Announces Postponed Release Date For "Fifty Shades" Film

13th November 2013 -

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In a new twist, the constant bumps in the road for the Fifty Shades of Grey project may have resulted in the release date being postponed for 2015. Reuters reports that Universal Pictures made the...

Jamie Dornan: Who Is He And Why Is He The Best Choice To Play Christian Grey?

25th October 2013 -

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Jamie Dornan, now heres a name that doesn't really exude familiarity or instant recognition. That was until he was chosen for the lead male role in the Universal and Focus Features adaptation of 50 Shades...

'50 Shades of Grey' Casts Jamie Dornan As Christian Grey, Right Decision?

24th October 2013 -

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Jamie Dornan is officially the new Christian Grey in the 50 Shades of Grey movie. The actor was revealed as the successor to Charlie Hunnam, who left the 50 Shades of Grey project amidst reports...

Charlie Hunnam Finally Responds To '50 Shades Of Grey' Departure

23rd October 2013 -

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Charlie Hunnam went from a relatively private actor in a television series to becoming the center of a media frenzy in a very short period of time.The British star received a large amount of negative...

Charlie Hunnam Heading Back to England After 'Fifty Shades' Nightmare

22nd October 2013 -

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Charlie Hunnam has spoken publicaly for the first time since dropping out of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie - apparently because of a dispute over the script. The Sons of Anarchy star walked away...

Scott Eastwood Circling '50 Shades' Role? Does Anyone Still Care?

22nd October 2013 -

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Scott Eastwood, the son of Western movie star Clint Eastwood, is the latest in a long line of names to be associated with the role of Christian Grey in the upcoming, ill-fated film adaptation of...

A Week In News: '50 Shades' Kerfuffle, Sad 'Glee' Announcement, & The Loss Of Ed Lauter

18th October 2013 -

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'50 Shades' of Shambles: Where do we begin? Leading man Charlie Hunnam AKA Christian Grey, walks out of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie, citing "an immersive schedule," Dakota Johnson starts feeling uneasy and Irish...

50 Shades of Grey Movie: Charlie Hunnam Offered Just $125,000 For Christian Grey

17th October 2013 -

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Further details regarding the departure of Charlie Hunnam from the 50 Shades of Grey movie cast are beginning to come to light, all but confirming that scheduling conflicts played no part in the British actor's...

Jamie Dornan Set To Become Christian Grey in '50 Shades of Grey'?

17th October 2013 -

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Actor Jamie Dornan is the latest in a long line of rumored successors to the role of Christian Grey after Charlie Hunnam walked away from the adaptation of author EL James' erotic trilogy. The Irish...

One Christian Grey To Rule Them All - Jamie Dornan Is The Latest Actor To Be Considered

16th October 2013 -

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Charlie Hunnam quit the Fifty Shades of Grey project a few days ago, but the ripples of his exit are still being felt throughout the internet. This is mostly because, as of today, there is...

Cold Feet? Dakota Johnson CouldFollow Charlie Hunnam In 'Fifty Shades' Exit

16th October 2013 -

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It was going rather well for the Fifty Shades of Grey director Sam Taylor-Johnson and her team: after what seemed like ages they'd managed to pull off a great casting decision, choosing two actors on...

Charlie Hunnam "Relieved" That His '50 Shades Of Grey' Commitment Is Over

16th October 2013 -

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Charlie Hunnam has revealed his "relief" at no longer being involved in the 50 Shades of Grey movie adaptation. Universal Pictures confirmed on Saturday, 12 October, that the actor had walked from the project, confirming...

'50 Shades of Grey' Movie Cast In Turmoil After Charlie Hunnam's Exit

15th October 2013 -

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UPDATE: British pop star Rita Ora has been cast as the adopted sister of Christian Grey, who will now be played by Irish actor Jamie Dornan. The 50 Shades of Grey movie appears to be...

Is Little Known Actor Jamie Dornan the new Christian Grey?

15th October 2013 -

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The Fifty Shades of Grey movie appears to be in turmoil. With now just 17 days until the first day of filming in Vancouver, the project - headed by Sam Taylor-Johnson - is without a...

Alexander Skarsgard & Matt Bomer Emerge As Favorites In The Hunt For Christian Grey

15th October 2013 -

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Charlie Hunnam is out! The actor sensationally left behind his role as Christian Grey in the upcoming FiftyShades of Grey movie adaptation following varied reports stating his schedule was too packed up already and that...

Could Dakota Johnson Be Heading For A '50 Shades' Exit Too?

15th October 2013 -

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Dakota Johnson is feeling apprehensive about her part on the upcoming movie adaptation of EL James' 50 Shades of Grey. Like her former co-star Charlie Hunnam, the immense pressure that comes with the coveted role...

E.L. James Wishes Charlie Hunnam "All The Best" After He Leaves 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

15th October 2013 -

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Charlie Hunnam may have left his role as Christian Grey in the upcoming movie adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey, yet author E.L. James is not harbouring any resentment. The author of the bestselling trilogy...

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I have never watched Sons of Anarchy...but.....will now...as he will be Christian Grey !! and I do believe he will be a fine one.

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saxogal1

charlie you are so sexy and your from newcastle nice place i live a few hours up the road from there you are a brilliant actor i love soa but i will say it s a bloody shame real life aint the same as tv a life story never goes like a tv show but your great love amanda(27yrs )

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