Charles Matthew Hunnam is an English actor and model. He is known for his roles as Jackson Jax Teller in the FX drama series Sons of Anarchy , Pete Dunham in Green Street , Nathan Maloney in the Channel 4 drama Queer as Folk , Lloyd Haythe in the Fox comedy series Undeclared , the title role in Nicholas Nickleby , Raleigh Becket in Pacific Rim , Percy Fawcett in The Lost City of Z , and in the title role of Guy Ritchie's King Arthur: Legend of the Sword .Early lifeHunnam was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, on April 10, 1980. His father, William Billy Hunnam , was a junk seller who left the house when Charlie was 2 years old. His mother is Jane Bell, a ballet dancer and business owner. He has an older brother named William and two younger half brothers on his mother's side named Oliver and Christian.