Jim Sturgess (born May 16, 1981) is a British actor most famous for playing the younger Charlie in The Quest series of TV movies. Sturgess is a former member of the National Youth Music Theater (1993-95) and studied at the University of Salford's School of Media, Music and Performance. Although primarily active in television, he has also appeared in film and radio, and is best known in the United States for his film work. Sturgess plays and sings the role of Jude, the male lead in the musical film Across the Universe (2007). He also plays George Boleyn in The Other Boleyn Girl and Ben Campbell in 21.