We may earn a commission when you buy through links in our articles. Learn more.

Sons of Anarchy cast and characters – everyone in the hit drama series

We have the complete Sons of Anarchy cast list, so you can learn about Charlie Hunnam, Ron Perlman, Taylor Sheridan, and more from the hit drama series.

Sons of Anarchy cast

Who is the Sons of Anarchy cast? For six years, the biker show created by Kurt Sutter ruled the roads of FX, going from small town drama to, well, even more serious small town drama.

The Sons of Anarchy preside over Charming, a fictional Californian town. At the head of the table is Ron Perlman, backed up by Charlie Hunnam, and an array of other stars. They all contributed to making it one of the best TV series of this century thus far.

Over the course of the drama series, a number of other characters are introduced, some friendly – most not. We’ve gone through everyone on the thriller series to give you the most important people in the Sons of Anarchy cast. Time to rev up, we ride now.

The Sons of Anarchy cast list:

  • Charlie Hunnam as Jax Teller
  • Ron Perlman as Clay Morrow
  • Tommy Flanagan as Chibs
  • Theo Rossi as Juice
  • Mark Boone Jr as Bobby
  • Katey Segal as Gemma Morrow
  • Kim Coates as ‘Tig’ Trager
  • Maggie Siff as Tara
  • Ryan Hurst as Opie
  • Drea De Matteo as Wendy
  • Dayton Callie as Wayne Unser
  • Jimmy Smits as Nero
  • Taylor Sheridan as David Hale
  • David LaBrava as Happy
  • Kurt Sutter as Otto

Sons of Anarchy cast: Charrlie Hunnam as Jax Teller

Charlie Hunnam as Jax Teller

The main protagonist of Sons of Anarchy and heir to the whole club’s legacy. Sons was Charlie Hunnam’s breakthrough role, after a number of bit parts in films and TV. He’s since become a considerable star, Guy Ritchie movie The Gentlemen, drama movie The Lost City of Z, and science fiction movie Pacific Rim among his bigger productions.

Sons of Anarchy cast: Ron Perlman

Ron Perlman as Clay Morrow

Who better to lead a biker gang than Hellboy? Ron Perlman was a late addition to Sons of Anarchy, drafted in to play Clay when the original actor, Scott Glenn, just didn’t quite fit. A tenured character actor, Perlman thrives in Sons, bringing the exuberant charm we all know and love, and demonstrating his darker side.

Sons of Anarchy cast: Tommy Flanagan

Tommy Flanagan as Chibs

Like many in the Sons of Anarchy cast, Tommy Flanagan reached a particular level of recognition in the show, but it was far from his first rodeo. The Scottish performer had a long list of credits before hopping onto his Harley, most notably in Gladiator opposite Russell Crowe. When you’ve been in one of the best movies ever, might as well do some television, right?

Sons of Anarchy cast: Theo Rossi

Theo Rossi as Juice

After years of doing one-off episodes and unsold pilots, Theo Rossi finally found a hit on Sons of Anarchy. He brought humanity to Juice, a tragic character who gets truly chewed up over the course of the show. He’s remained in the spotlight, making thriller movies like Emily the Criminal, and joining the MCU for Marvel series Luke Cage.

Sons of Anarchy cast: Mark Boone Junior

Mark Boone Junior as Bobby Munson

Having acted in the likes of Die Hard 2, Seven, and one of the best Westerns, The Quick and the Dead, Mark Boone Junior brought plenty of experience to Sons of Anarchy. Those characters were probably a cakewalk compared to the tribulations of Bobby Singer, though. He’s since appeared in the comedy series The Last Man on Earth, as well as the beloved Star Wars series The Mandalorian.

Sons of Anarchy cast: Katey Segal

Katey Segal as Gemma Morrow

A good litmus test for someone’s age would be asking them where they first saw Katey Segal, Sons of Anarchy or Married… With Children. Throw in her voice work as Leela in Futurama, and you have a veritable icon of TV. Her performance as Gemma Morrow nearly leaves everyone else in the dust on Sons of Anarchy, and she’s since brought that talent to Shameless, The Conners, and Rebel.

Sons of Anarchy cast: Kim Coates

Kim Coates as ‘Tig’ Trager

Kim Coates won some sort of lottery playing Tig, an unpredictable deviant who’s one of the club’s most loyal members. You can tell he relishes in all the room the role offers. Besides a large number of smaller performances in films such as Bad Boys, Coates consistently works on the small screen, adding his talent to Ghost Wars, Bad Blood, and more.

Sons of Anarchy cast: Maggie Siff

Maggie Siff as Tara

Maggie Siff managed to go from strength to strength in the late 2000s, leaving one role in Mad Men for Sons of Anarchy. Her time in Sons may have been ill-fated, but after her six seasons giving life to Tara, Siff joined Billions soon after, where she’s still a main character.

YouTube Thumbnail

Ryan Hurst as Opie

Oh, Opie. Opie, Opie, Opie. You deserved better. That his death brings a lump to any Sons of Anarchy’s fan throat still is a testament to Ryan Hurst’s performance. You knew being so close to Jax wouldn’t lead anywhere good, and yet, it still hurts. He’s graced Bates Motel, Outsiders, and The Walking Dead since, and fared better in all of them.

Sons of Anarchy cast: Drea de Matteo

Drea de Matteo as Wendy

Wendy’s original plan had her die of the overdose she suffers in Sons of Anarchy’s first episode. Luckily for Drea de Matteo, and us, that was changed, allowing her arc to become one of hope and positivity in a flume of darkness. Coming off of The Sopranos, de Matteo added another hit show to her belt, before going on to join Desperate Housewives, Shades of Blue, and A Million Little Things.

Sons of Anarchy cast: Dayton Callie

Dayton Callie as Wayne Unser

Charming’s crooked sheriff Wayne Unser got about as good as he could expect, all things considered. Dayton Callie came into Sons of Anarchy after doing Deadwood, and between those and Fear of the Walking Dead, he’s become a genuine legend of TV. Credits going back to the ’80s will tell you he’s earned every bit of it.

Sons of Anarchy cast: Jimmy Smits

Jimmy Smits as Nero

The West Wing, Sons of Anarchy, Star Wars, NYPD Blue – Jimmy Smits is one of those character actors you see everywhere, always doing good work, just not often in the spotlight. His Sons of Anarchy character, Nero, offers valuable life experience as a former gang banger who managed to get clean and stay that way. A performance no doubt suited to Smits’s level of experience.

Sons of Anarchy cast: Taylor Sheridan

Taylor Sheridan as David Hale

You’d nearly forget Sheridan was ever an actor considering the ongoing success of Yellowstone, and his great screenwriting career in general. Before he was putting together neo-Westerns for Denis Villeneuve and Jeremy Renner, Sheridan spent a couple of seasons trying to bring down the Sons of Anarchy. He wasn’t all that successful, and not long after realised his talents belonged elsewhere.

YouTube Thumbnail

David LaBrava as Happy

If you always thought Happy seemed like a particularly genuine portrait of a long-serving biker gang member, that might be because David LaBrava’s a former member of the Hell’s Angels. Outside of Sons of Anarchy and the sequel series Mayans MC, he rarely acts, instead working on other ventures like directing and writing.

Sons of Anarchy cast: Kurt Sutter

Kurt Sutter as Otto

The Sons of Anarchy creator did a self-insert, casting himself as Otto, a man serving time because of his dedication to the club. Gradually, Otto becomes a bigger and bigger scapegoat, suffering horrendously at the hands of the brotherhood he holds so dear. He did similar for The Shield, a show for which he rose through the ranks from writer to producer. Guess he likes to really pay for his art.

That’s everyone in the Sons of Anarchy cast. To see what’s coming in the franchise, we have a guide to the Mayans MC season 6 release date. For more television stars, check out our guides on the Barry cast and Succession cast, as well as our lists of the best Netflix series and best Disney Plus shows. Check out our new on Netflix and new on Disney Plus guide for more stellar TV. Don’t forget about our new movies and best movies lists, either.