Charlie Hunnam: From Queer as Folk to Fifty Shades in 5 Steps


By Jesse Steinbach

We've traced the handsome Brit's biggest acting moves before he landed the coveted soft-porn role of a lifetime

By now, hopefully the straight world has caught up to the fact that Charlie Hunnam has been queering scenes from a young age. The news that he was cast in the lead role of the much-anticipated movie adaptation of the BDSM soft-porn Fifty Shades of Grey seemed to take many people who considered themselves pop culture vultures by surprise. But gay men have been cherishing Charlie for quite some time. And it may make the film bearable to watch! Starting with his breakout role as the gay Lolita at the center of the groundbreaking Queer as Folk, we chart this charming man's many acting assets.

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