Charlie Hunnam

(Charles Matthew Hunnam)

Charlie Hunnam
Charlie Hunnam
  • Born: April 10, 1980
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Actor

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Charles Matthew Hunnam is an English actor and model.

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A lot of my friends are gangsters. Not like gangsters - well, yeah, all sorts of levels of criminality - but not the types that are preying on innocent people. I have no interest in the type of criminality that has no respect for collateral damage. Respect
And I just want to work with good directors and good people. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Being at the mercy of the acting profession, in the early days of one's career, is really brutal and feels like you have no control over your life, at all. Life
Everybody, at some point in their life, has fallen down and not felt like getting back up, but you have to, no matter how difficult it is. Life
Good roles are hard to come by, and whether they're a few lines or a lead, you snap 'em up when they come along.
I bought a house, and I've been decorating it.
I find aspects of the industry tedious and hard to manage.
I get invited to literally every single movie premiere that's going on.
I got expelled from high school, and then did my exams from home. I decided, through that experience, that I was going to expediate my plan and didn't go to university. Instead, I went to a community college and studied the theory and history of film with the idea that I wanted to write and direct. History
I love hip hop music, I make hip hop music. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Music, Chants & Rapps
I realise few people get to live the life they always wanted, but I'm so neurotic, I don't really think about it. I'm too busy thinking, 'I hope I don't screw up my next scene.' Life ;Hope
I was a little bit wary of playing Nicholas. In the script, which I think is true of the novel and the film, he's the only character not singing and dancing in a musical style. Playing someone who is the personification of good is a little difficult.
I was a slightly melancholy child and I think films were a way of escaping for me.
I was playing pretty boys and these angelic roles like Nicholas Nickleby and all that stuff. And I was like, 'What am I doing? This isn't who I am, as a man or an artist.' I had to overcome people's belief that I was too pretty to be a badass.
I watch these actors who when you go to buy a pint of milk you see them smiling on the cover of 20 magazines. Then when you see them in a film it's hard to believe the character because you just see them everywhere.
If I went to them all dressed up and flashed a nice smile for the cameras it would probably be easier for me to get work. But I just can't tolerate it. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
If I'd seen a grown man beating a crippled boy, of course I'd intervene. If my father died and left my mother destitute, it's your instinct to take care of her. So when I started to think about it in those terms, it started to make sense to me.
I'm currently doing Undeclared an American TV show set in a college. It just got aired and got massive ratings so hopefully that'll screen in the UK soon.
I'm happy being an actor, it's what I have always wanted to do. I'm just lucky I got to do it so early.
I'm reading scripts, desperately wanting to work. I've set a couple of things up for next year. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
In a work capacity I'm only interested in acting and producing. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
In the early part of your career you are always compared with somebody until you can stand on your own two feet.
It could be my downfall, but I don't think it is - Hollywood is run on perception, and if you stray off the path of what you want to do with your career, it's suicide.
It's generally more fun playing the villain.
No, I do a bunch of things to entertain myself. I paint, I make music, I take photographs. Music, Chants & Rapps
Right before I got 'Sons of Anarchy,' I actually quit acting for 18 months and didn't read a single script, and I wrote a film. I felt like I needed to do something that I had control over, as an artist, and also just do something where I felt like I had some control over my life, as just a human, out in the world. Life
So I try not to do press and if you can keep the balance of keeping a certain degree of anonymity and do interesting work then you can hope for a degree of career longevity. Hope ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
The truth of the matter is the real industry is in LA and the cream of the talent is there. Truth
There are definitely worse people to be compared with. I think Brad Pitt makes interesting decisions.
They say that theater is the actor's medium, television is the writer's medium and film is the director's medium, and it's really true.
You go through this business and you meet people that you bond with, and you get to go make movies with them. It's wonderful. What I've always dreamt of, in my career, is to have a brotherhood of collaborators, and go in and out of working with them. I'm just starting to get that, and it's really lovely. Business, Commerce & Finance ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle

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