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Charlie Hunnam

Charles Matthew Hunnam was born in Newcastle, England on April 10, 1980, to Jane (Bell), a business owner, and William Hunnam, a scrap metal merchant. At 18 years of age, he made a guest appearances in the popular TV series Byker Grove (1989). He gained fame in Britain thanks to his television role as the love-smitten Nathan Maloney in Queer as Folk... See full bio »
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 2012 Deadfall
 2000 Young Americans (TV Series)
Gregor Ryder
- Free Will (2000) ... Gregor Ryder
- Gone (2000) ... Gregor Ryder
 1999 Microsoap (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (1999) ... Brad
 1998 Byker Grove (TV Series)
- Episode #10.1 (1998) ... Jason
 1996 My Wonderful Life (TV Series)
Wes (1999)
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He is the 2005 "Face" of the Emporio Armani ad campaign

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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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[on whether he left Fifty Shades of Grey due to the explicit sex scenes] I was excited about that element of it. The outside perception of that was that I got really cold feet and got scared of the explicit nature of the sexuality of the piece. You know what, I had such a baptism of fire with regards to sexuality on camera at the beginning of my career. I starred in the British Channel 4 ... See more »


Auditioned for the role of Anakyn Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002). See more »


Often plays tough-guy antiheroes or psychopaths.



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