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For 7 seasons Sons of Anarchy was the front running show on FX, and it has been a year since fans have seen a new episode. Fans of the hit series were loyal to the characters and the story lines during its run and continue to binge watch past episodes on Netflix. As a huge SOA fan myself, I know I am going through withdrawals, so let's take a look at what the cast is up to nowadays.

If you have not seen all 7 seasons, this article contains spoilers.

Charlie Hunnam as Jax Teller

Then: Hunnam played Jax Teller, son of Gemma Teller-Morrow and John Teller. His character was always conflicted and lacked confidence in his club. He was constantly fighting to get out only to become his father and die for the club.

Now: Hunnam is seeing huge amounts of success. He was originally chosen to play S&M loving billionaire Christian Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey, but later stepped down from the role. He has a part in the upcoming Guillermo del Toro film Crimson Peak. He is currently filming two films, The Lost City of Z and Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur. It has been announced that he will be returning in Pacific Rim: Maelstrom.

Maggie Siff as Tara Knowles

Then: Maggie Siff played the beautiful Dr. Tara Knowles. The love of Jax Teller's life with whom she was married and had one son & one step-son. Tara was strong willed and fought for her family. She met a gruesome end in Season 6 when she was brutally murdered by Gemma.

Now: Siff is keeping it fairly low key since the birth of her first child, a girl, in April of 2014. She has been on the TV series Billions and appeared in films such as The Sweet Life, A woman, a part and the upcoming The 5th Wave.

Katey Sagal as Gemma Teller-Morrow

Then: Katey Sagal played Queen B, Gemma Teller-Morrow. She was feisty and would protect her family at any cost. Her husbands had a habit of dying on her, so she could be called a bit of a black widow. She held tight to the club and refused to let go until she was eventually killed by her own son in Season 7 for murdering his wife.

Now: Sagal is currently on husband Kurt Sutter's new FX show The Bastard Executioner. She can also be found in Pitch Perfect 2 and the upcoming Bleed for This.

Ron Perlman as Clay Morrow

Then: Perlman played the man everyone loved to hate Clay Morrow, former SOA president. He destroyed everyone and everything that got in his way. He was taken out just as he was beginning to change.

Now: What is Perlman not doing? He has been involved in countless projects since the show's end. He is currently starring on the TV series Hand of God and can be found in films like Sara's Cell, The Jesuit and Peter Panzerfaust just to name a few. He has also lent his voice to video games,he narrated Fallout 4 and voiced Campbell in Call of Duty: Black Ops III. Perlman's name has been rumored to be attached to a few other upcoming projects like Pacific Rim: Maelstrom with Charlie Hunnam and the long awaited Hellboy 3.

Ryan Hurst as Opie Winston

Then: Hurst played fan favorite Opie, best friend to Jax. His road was an emotional one from the end of season 1 with the death of his wife Donna. Each season, Opie's story got sadder, his new wife was taking birth control behind his back, his father was murdered and he was betrayed by Clay Morrow twice. Fans have been mourning the loss of Opie since Season 5.

Now: Hurst owns a production company with his wife Molly Cookson called Fast Shoes. He appeared on last season of Bates Motel with fellow SOA alum Kenny Johnson. He was on TV series Axe Cop and is currently filming a TV series called Outsiders.

Tommy Flanagan as Chibs

Then: Flanagan played another fan favorite, the level-headed Chibs, he was the big brother to everyone. He would protect his club and his family at any cost.

Now: Flanagan appeared on the ABC hit show Revenge and is currently filming Running Wild. He will also appear in Winter, Wild for the Night and The Jesuit with Ron Perlman.

Kim Coates as Tig

Then: Coates was the comic relief as Tig. He was a bit of an oddball that had a fondness for hookers, booze and Venus. He was Clay's right hand until he murdered Opie's wife wrongfully. His roller coaster ride got even more twisted as the seasons progressed.

Now: Coates lent his voice to the video game Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect, Episode 1. He has a few films coming up including Goon: Last of the Enforcers and a starring role in Officer Downe.

David Labrava as Happy

Then: Labrava played Happy, the guy nobody wants to mess with. He collected smiley face tattoos for each body he is responsible for.

Now: Labrava is hanging out on the edge of the spotlight. He just finished a short film The Package and will be in the upcoming film Street Level. He writes a column for Ol Skool Rodz Magazine called "Burnin' Rubber with Jimmy Carbone". He is also a tattoo artist and member of real life MC Hells Angels.

Theo Rossi as Juice

Then: Rossi played Juice- the conflicted guy that wants to have the clubs back, but ultimately ends up betraying them. He met a brutal end in Season 7.

Now: Rossi is active in many charities and was featured in a Humane Society ad for homeless dogs. He and his wife Meghan McDermott welcomed a son, Kane, on June 8, 2015. Rossi can be found on the TV series Luke Cage and in films like Bad Hurt, Low Riders and When the Bough Breaks.

Mark Boone Junior as Bobby Munson

Then: Boone played the money man and voice of reason Bobby Munson. Bobby was loyal until his death in Season 7.

Now: Boone has countless projects coming up like Causal Encounters, Street Level with Dave Labrava, Let Me Make You a Martyr, Living Room Coffin and Sundown just to name a few.

Dayton Callie as Wayne Unser

Then: Callie played charming police chief, Wayne Unser. He covered for the club for decades and was hopelessly in love with Gemma. He stayed true to her until Jax shot him for protecting her in Season 7.

Now: Callie can be found in the newly released Alleluia! The Devil's Carnival in which he reprises his role as The Ticket Keeper. He will also be in the upcoming film Abattoir.

Drea de Matteo as Wendy Case (Teller)

Then: de Matteo played the all-over-the-place Wendy Case, ex-wife to Jax and mother to his first son. She entered the show as a junkie turned counselor turned back to junkie. She ended up getting her act together and getting both of Jax's sons away from Charming.

Now: Drea lost her apartment in New York City in March of 2015 due to a gas explosion. She is now engaged to Whitesnake bassist Michael Devin after he proposed to her on stage during a show in July of 2015. She currently stars on the TV series Shades of Blue and is set to be in the film Street Level alongside Mark Boone Junior and David Labrava.

William Lucking as Piney Winston

Then: Lucking played Piney, father to Opie and enemy of Clay. He was stubborn and skeptical of Clay and hellbent on taking him down until his death in season 4.

Now: Lucking is laying low, but can be found in the film Contraband and on the TV series Murder in the First and the ABC Family hit Switched At Birth.

Kurt Sutter as Otto Delaney

Then: Sutter is the brains behind the show, but played double duty as Otto Delaney. Otto was the club's man inside,he was locked up and lost his site and ultimately his life for protecting the club. He was shot to death by police in Season 6.

Now: Sutter wrote the film Southpaw and the new FX series The Bastard Executioner. If you miss his face, he also has a role on the series as The Dark Mute.

It's hard to believe it's been a year since Sons of Anarchy ended, but it seems that the series has created a few stars and helped a few more burn brighter. I know I really miss the Tuesday night awesomeness.


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