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Encyclopedia > Charlie Hunnam
Charlie Hunnam
Birth name Charles Matthew Hunnam
Born April 10, 1980 (1980-04-10) (age 27)
Flag of England Newcastle Upon Tyne , England
Spouse(s) Katharine Towne 1999–2002

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Charles Matthew "Charlie" Hunnam (born 10 April 1980 in Newcastle upon Tyne) is an English actor. is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about a city in the United Kingdom. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ...

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Biography

Discovered while clowning around in a shoe store 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 (1999). Immediately following his role in Queer as Folk came the role as the young anarchist Daz in the British film Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (1999), Upon completion of both projects, Hunnam relocated to Los Angeles, California to pursue his acting career. Byker Grove was a British childrens television series shown originally on BBC One and now on the CBBC Channel, and was created by Adele Rose. ... This article is about the British television station. ... Queer as Folk Series 1 DVD Cover Queer as Folk is a 1999 British television series that chronicles the lives of three gay men let loose in Manchesters gay village around Canal Street. ... Anarchism is a generic term describing various political philosophies and social movements that advocate the elimination of hierarchy and imposed authority. ... Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? is a film written by Ben Steiner, directed by Peter Hewitt and released in 1999. ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ...


Upon his arrival in Los Angeles in 1999 he met and married actress Katharine Towne, the daughter of screenwriter Robert Towne. They divorced in 2002.He then married actress Liv Tyler in late 2007. His career, meanwhile, expanded to include a recurring role as Gregor Ryder in a TV Series for The WB Network called Young Americans (2000). He then appeared in the much loved, yet short lived, FOX series Undeclared (2002) as the cocky British drama student Lloyd Haythe. The series was cancelled after only one season. Following Undeclared, Hunnam then appeared in a selection of films: Abandon (2002) and the film adaptations of Nicholas Nickleby (2002) and Cold Mountain (2003). Katharine Towne Katharine Towne (born July 17, 1978 in Hollywood, California) is an American actor. ... Towne in the 1960 movie Last Woman on Earth Robert Towne (born November 23, 1934) is an American actor, screenwriter and director. ... The WB Television Network is a television network in the United States, founded as a joint venture between the Warner Bros. ... Young Americans was an American television drama on The WB network that debuted as a summer replacement in 2000. ... This article is about the animal. ... Undeclared is a U.S. television series that aired on FOX during the 2001–2002 TV season. ... Abandon is a thriller film released by Paramount Pictures in the US and Buena Vista Distribution internationally in 2002. ... Nicholas Nickleby was a British motion picture released in 2002, based on the novel by Charles Dickens. ... This article is about the film. ...


Hunnam has stated that he does not wish to simply take any role that he is offered "I have 60 years to make the money, but the choices I make in the next five years are really going to define my career."[1]. This decision resulted in his return to the United Kingdom to take the lead as Pete Dunham in Green Street (also known as Green Street Hooligans, Hooligans, and The Yank) (2005). For the actual street, see Green Street (street). ...


His most recent role was Patric, a member of the "The Fishes", in Children of Men (2006) directed by Alfonso Cuarón. It is a film adaptation of the P.D. James novel of the same title. Hunnam states that this role was the final part in his "trilogy of mad men" ""I played the psycho in Cold Mountain, my character in Green Street is fairly psychotic and now I've got this role."[2]. He seems to have been able to avoid being typecast as a hunk by playing the more psychotic characters. Children of Men is a 2006 dystopian science fiction film co-written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón. ... Alfonso Cuarón Orozco (born November 28, 1961 in Mexico City) is an Academy Award-nominated Mexican film director, screenwriter and producer. ... Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park (born 3 August 1920 in Oxford) is a British writer of crime fiction and member of the House of Lords. ...


Filmography

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Footnotes

  1. ^ http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1285/is_11_33/ai_111114511
  2. ^ http://icnewcastle.icnetwork.co.uk/sundaysun/news/tm_method=full%26objectid=17289732%26siteid=50081-name_page.html

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Charlie Hunnam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (484 words)
Charles Matthew "Charlie" Hunnam (born 10 April 1980 in Newcastle upon Tyne) is an English actor.
Hunnam's first major role came soon after as Nathan Maloney in the Channel 4 drama Queer as Folk (1999).
Hunnam seems to have been able to avoid being typecast as a hunk by playing various kinds of roles such as villainous psychopaths in both Cold Mountain (2003) and Children of Men (2006).
Charlie Hunnam (312 words)
Charlie Hunnam was born in Newcastle, England, but moved to the Lake District when his mother remarried.
In 1995, when he was 15, he was horsing around in a shoe store with his friends, and in a moment of silliness, he asked a perfect stranger what she thought of his shoes.
The series was shown in the United States, and Hunnam consequently moved to the U.S. to break into the American market.
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