Charles Matthew Hunnam (born April 10,1980) is an English actor. He is perhaps best known to UK audiences as Pete Dunham in Green Street and as Nathan Maloney in the Channel 4 hit drama Queer as Folk and to United States audiences as Vice President/President of the Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club Redwood Original Jax Teller in the FX network series, Sons of Anarchy. Hunnam was born in Newcastle, England on April 10,1980. He is the second oldest of four boys. Hunnam stated that growing up, his favorite actors were Daniel Day-Lewis and Sean Penn. Discovered while clowning around in a shoe shop by a production manager for the British children's show Byker Grove, Charlie Hunnam was cast in his first role as the long-locked child model Jason in three episodes of the show. His first major role came soon after as Nathan Maloney in the Channel 4 drama Queer as Folk (UK). He followed this up with his role as Daz in the British film Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?. Upon completion of both projects, Hunnam relocated to Los Angeles, California to pursue his acting career. His career, meanwhile, expanded to include a recurring role as Gregor Ryder in a TV Series for
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