Jax Teller - Wikipedia
The shocking season-six finale of Sons of Anarchy brought to a close one of the most important relationships on the hit FX drama. At the end of the episode, Tara (Maggie Siff) was brutally killed by Gemma (Katey Sagal), who. Jackson Nathaniel "Jax" Teller is a fictional character and the main protagonist on the FX television series Sons of Anarchy, played by English actor Charlie Hunnam. He was the President of the Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club's Redwood Until the end of season four, he was the Vice President of the club. He has a. Read Allison's Sons of Anarchy recap for Season 7 Episode 3, "Playing with starring Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, and more in the final season. I'm intrigued by this relationship between Chibs and the Sheriff, and.
It all falls apart, however, when Jax learns the truth. This, however, was proven multiple times to be the furthest from the truth. Later in season 6, his infidelity continues with a handler while Tara is in prison.
When the club members are on the road, there is an unspoken rule that whatever happens, stays on the road. This includes extramarital affairs. Though this may be a norm for characters like Clay, many fans believed that Jax would be better than that.
Moreover, Jax told Tara that when he was with other women before her return, it was her face he imagined. So was this also the case with the women he was with after he and Tara got back together? This was just the beginning of her plan to keep Gemma away from the boys for good. Tara has been meeting with lawyer Lowen about divorcing Jax and wanting sole custody of Abel and Thomas. She also enlists the help of Wendy and Unser.
Wendy is tasked with telling Gemma that Tara is trying to take the boys away. After Gemma holds back from hurting Tara, Tara screams and slams her stomach into the corner of the table. Gemma is stunned and Jax is beyond grief when Tara tells him that his mother caused her to miscarry their baby girl. Jax agrees to sign a restraining order against Gemma, disallowing her anywhere near the boys.
Tara lied about the whole thing and was never pregnant. The harder he fought to break away from the club, the further in he found himself. Both he and Tara wanted to get away from Charming to have a better life for their boys. Their once strong connection becomes unrecognizable by Tara's sixth and final season. Tara is afraid of the authorities finding out about Kohn. She tells Jax that she is doesn't believe that she is cut out for life in Charming, which obviously doesn't sit well with Jax.
Jax reacted to this by committing a crime in a manner which he never had up to that point.
However, after all of that, Tara is dedicated to returning to Chicago. After Opie, Chibs and Tig leave, Jax removes the symbol and disposes of the body in Mayan territory, putting up 9 fingers to make it look like the Niners killed the man. Jax has gotten a new tattoo: He assumes that Ethan Zobelle and L. Jax finds fault with most everything Clay says and the two grow farther and farther apart.
This drives Jax over the edge, and he decides to go Nomad. The vote is unanimous and Jax removes Vice President patch and his Redwood Original patches in preparation to go Nomad, but after learning of his mother's rape at the hands of L.
Jax also learns that L. After finding out Tig has told Opie the truth about Donna's death, Opie leaves the clubhouse looking for Stahl. Jax assumes that since Stahl is investigating L. Weston by killing him in a tattoo parlor bathroom. Agent Stahl kills Edmond in his attempt to murder her. Stahl frames Gemma Morrow for Edmond's murder when Gemma comes to kill Zobelle's daughter, who was responsible for kidnapping Gemma.
At the end of the episode, Cameron Hayes, who mistakenly thinks Gemma killed his son, stabs and kills Half-Sack and kidnaps Jax's son Abel, fleeing on his motorboat to an unknown location.
Jax is last seen distraught and crying on the docks while Clay and the other Sons console him, watching Hayes speed off with his son. Sons of Anarchy season 3 In the first episode, we see Jax still distraught over the loss of Abel.
As the Sons go out to look for Cameron, he remains neutral.
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He attempts to break up with Tara because he believes he is ruining her life, but she remains loyal to him and refuses to leave. When a woman's son is shot in the drive-by after the wake, Jax finally loses it and continually bashes the gunman's head into the pavement until his fellow Sons pull him away.
Also in subsequent episodes, he increasingly tries to push Tara out of his life. In the episode "The Push", Jax asks Tara for help moving black market meds and she agrees. He breaks up with her and ends up having sex with Ima, one of the former Cara-Cara pornstars. The next morning Tara walked in on him and Ima. When he sees her later in the day he apologizes for what happened earlier, but she is not interested in listening, because she believed he meant for it to happen to hurt her. She thinks he blames her for Abel's kidnapping.
He continues to say it is to protect her, but she doesn't believe him. He, Clay and Tig later pick up Gemma from the hospital to take her to Belfast with them. When they arrive, Jax and the club are stopped by the police and are in danger of being deported back to America. After interrogating the officers it discovered that someone not only called them, but also paid them to deport SAMCRO.
Trinity is Jax's half-sister, although this fact isn't known by either of them yet. There are subtle hints that Jax and Trinity may be attracted to each other. Jax later meets with father Kellan Ashby. He also admits that McGee is working for Jimmy. After a shootout with Jimmy and his crew, Jax chases Jimmy but can't get to him in time. He makes it back just in time to watch Clay kill McGee for betraying the club. Later that night, Jax and the club meet with the IRA council to present the evidence that Jimmy has flipped and learns that it will not be he who kills Jimmy.
Back at the clubhouse, Jax and Trinity come close to having sex, but Gemma and Maureen walk in on them. Jax learns from his mother that Trinity is his half-sister. He takes it well, even joking that in two more minutes he would have been in Tig's territory. After talking to his mother, he meets with Father Ashby to find out where Abel is. Father Ashby admits that he never planned to give Abel back, because he knew of John Teller's desire to keep Jax out of the life and decided if he couldn't help Jax he could try to help Abel by giving him to a better family to raise him.
Jax becomes furious and attacks Ashby, only to be thrown over a table. However, Ashby tells Jax that if he loves Abel, he will let him go. When Jax finally finds Abel, his emotions and Ashby's advice don't allow him to decide whether to rescue Abel or leave him with his new adoptive family. Gemma is furious that Jax might give up her grandson, and she tells him that Tara is pregnant with a sibling for Abel.
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Jimmy O'Phelan kills the Irish adoptive parents and takes Abel hostage. After this happens, Jax decides he is done taking his father's manuscript to heart and feels that if he never listened to Ashby, his son wouldn't be in that situation. Right before leaving Belfast, Jax receives an undisclosed phone call from Tig, which might have been about Tara's abduction. The Mayans help in the search because Salazar is a threat to their new heroin operation in Stockton Prison.
They find two women dead in the road. One is Salazar's girlfriend and the other is a woman Salazar killed for her car. Jax is worried about Tara's safety and Bobby promises him they will bring her back safely. They discover that Salazar not only has Tara, but has also taken Hale hostage. When Salazar reveals that he will trade Tara for Jax, he is ready and willing. Jax proceeds to get into a fight with Salazar.
Salazar runs, only to end up cornered in the hall, where Jax stabs him to death and makes it look like self-defense. Later, he goes with Tara to have an ultrasound to make sure the baby is healthy. Jax later meets with Stahl, who is still determined to see the deal through. In the finale, it is revealed that his deal with Stahl was a club decision, and that he would never rat on his family. When she inevitably reneges on her promise of secrecy, he acts the part knowing she will soon be dead and they will serve light time.
In a letter to Gemma, Jax assures her that he is not his father and would never rat on the club. However, Tara reads a letter from Jax's father to his mistress Maureen Ashby, after the club is arrested, which strongly suggests that Gemma and Clay were responsible for John Teller's death. Sons of Anarchy season 4 Jax and the other club members are released from prison. He has abdominal scars stemming from a prison stabbing incident involving the Russian mob.
Also, Jax's appearance is different. He has cut his hair and trimmed his beard. After he returns home to Tara and their two sons, Abel and newborn Thomas, they make love. During a post-coital discussion, Jax proposes to Tara, with the ring wrapped in the tiny fist of his second son, Thomas.
The newly engaged couple then have a discussion about their future as a family, in which Jax admits to wanting to leave the Sons once Clay has stepped down as President. Later, he attends Opie's wedding as his best man. After the ceremony, Jax goes with Clay and the Russians to shoot a gun given to Opie as a wedding gift from the Russians.
While Clay is testing the gun, he shoots Putlova's bodyguards and Jax stabs Putlova to death in revenge for trying to kill him in prison, saying it's "just business. The next day, Jax and Tara are having breakfast with their sons when they see a news story about four dead bodies found at the Charming Heights construction site.
Tara asks Jax to tell her all he knows about it. He tells her that it was retaliation for his getting stabbed in prison. After breakfast, he goes with Clay to the deal they had set up with the Galindo Cartel. Clay tells Jax that everything that has happened the last two years has left him and Gemma with no money and that he needs Jax to help him sell it to the rest of SAMCRO.
Clay agrees to the deal. Jax shows them the money they made from the first deal to convince them. After the meeting, Jax and Opie go to the Indian Reservation to see about the ammunition. They are encountered by some vengeful Russians. The Russians threaten to kill two Native Americans they are holding hostage if they don't get their guns returned. Jax and Opie are eventually rescued by the Galindo Cartel, which kills all but two Russians, one of whom is given to the Native Americans for retribution.
To lighten the mood, Tara announces their engagement. During the celebration, Jax catches a glimpse of Bobby, who pours some liquor on the ground to signify the beginning of the end. Jax confronts Clay, telling him that he will help set up the deal between the IRA and the Cartel and then will leave. When Clay responds by insulting Tara, Jax threatens to "bash those half-dead hands so hard into that table, you'll never hold that gavel again.
They enjoy the peaceful visit, but Tara is attacked by paid Galindo hitmen hired by Clay to stop her from revealing the letters. Jax manages to save her, but her hand is injured as a result.
He later sees how Gemma has been viciously beaten by Clay. He confronts him but focuses on the matter at hand: When Opie found out about Piney's murder at Clay's hands he goes to the clubhouse, Jax holds him at gunpoint and threatens to kill him, Opie calls his bluff and shoots Clay twice in the chest. He stops Opie from finishing him and gets Unser and Rat to cover the truth.
Later, Gemma finally reveals the letters to Jax as well as Clay's involvement in Piney's death and Tara's abduction, angering Jax, who vows to kill Clay himself with a blood thinner given to him by Tara. He removes Clay's President patch and calls a meeting where everyone but Opie attends. His first act as President is making Chibs his new Sergeant-at-Arms.
He tries one last time to get Tara to leave revealing the CIA threat as well with his boys, but she comes back telling him she wasn't going anywhere. Sons of Anarchy season 5 Jax is shown to be in an even more seasoned role as President. He is now starting to write his own manuscript for his sons when they are older. His appearance has changed again; his hair has grown back out and he has it slicked back. While the Sons are transporting cocaine for the Galindo, they are attacked by Niners, retaliating for Tig murdering Oakland gangster Damon Pope's daughter Veronica.
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He later has a meeting with the new Niner leader and Pope's lieutenant August to cease hostilities between the Sons and Niners. Jax, Chibs and Bobby later find a broken Tig, having had to watch as Pope burned his daughter Dawn alive.
After ensuring his other daughter's safety, Jax, Chibs and Tig are arrested when witnesses bought by Pope testify to Tig running down Veronica Pope and Jax and Chib's highway shooting of one of the Niners. They hide in a brothel owned by Gemma's new suitor Nero Padilla.
He meets with the club attorney to kill the R. Jax manages to get Romeo to provide protection for them inside. Opie later assaults Roosevelt to accompany them.
While in prison Jax is visited by Pope. Pope tells Jax that to set things straight for his daughter's death Pope will receive half the money the Sons gets for transporting cocaine for the Galindo cartel.
Pope tells Jax that due to the death, one of the Sons in prison must die and Jax will choose who it will be. Pope also wants Tig to remain in jail for the rest of his life so he can be tortured everyday. Once the death has occurred, the remaining Sons will be freed so they can earn. When the time comes for Jax to pick one of the Sons to fight to the death, Opie jumps in and hits one of the guards, volunteering himself to be the Son who is sacrificed. Opie is set up to fight against three black prisoners.
They beat Opie to death with pipes. While being escorted back to his cell by the head guard who arranged the fight, Jax tells the guard that he is being freed the next day and that he will find him and kill him for killing his best friend.
He later meets with Nero whose brothel business was shut down by a police raid to propose he use SAMCRO's connections to Cara-Cara porn stars to restart his business and split the profits with the Club. He brings it to the Club to move them away from guns and drugs, and it is voted in at the urging of Clay.
They later meet with Galen and the Galindo cartel to set up the big gun sale. He and Galen come to terms with their animosity towards each other and settle it in a fist-fight. To get a location to set up the brothel for Nero, Jax, Bobby, and Chibs meet with Hale asking to lease a piece of property to use. He denies, but later reconsiders when Jax offers him dirt on a member of city council to allow Charming Heights to proceed and Damon Pope as an investor.
Jax has another meeting with Pope, who offers him a new deal; to double their muling fee from Galindo by cutting his gang in on moving the cocaine. The club votes on it and, despite strong objections, it is voted in. Pope also gives Jax the identity and address of the prison sergeant who had Opie killed.
To allow the muling to go through, Jax meets with Alvarez, Henry Lin, and the Niner president as the cocaine will move through their territory. Everyone agrees to the agreement allowing things to proceed. At the end of the episode, Jax, Chibs, Bobby, and Tig break into the sergeant's house and Jax viciously beats him to death with a snow globe and needs to be pulled off of him by Chibs.
When Gogo and Greg are killed after trying to kill Unser, the club realizes Frankie has gone underground. Jax confronts Clay about his affiliation with the Nomads, which he denies. Jax merely remarks that when they find Frankie "they'll decide who lives and who dies". When he and Chibs are riding back to the clubhouse they are attacked by two men with machine guns. They kill one and the other escapes; when they examine the dead shooter he's revealed to be black.
In the next episode "Ablation," Jax, Tig and Chibs cut the hands off the body and send one to Unser for identification and the other to Pope to send a message. He then learns that Gemma, Abel, and Thomas got in a car crash apparently caused by the escaping shooter running her off the road.
Jax meets with Pope, questioning whether he was behind hiring the shooters or the Nomads. Pope denies this and the Niners lead Jax to the other shooter, who reveals that they were hired by Frankie. Jax shoots the gunman multiple times and then pushes him off the building, stunning Chibs and Happy. He also reveals Clay put him, Gogo and Grey up to doing the break-ins and shoots Lyla in the leg. He also learns from Nero Gemma crashed because she was high.
He tells Tara who hits Gemma and forbids her from seeing her boys. He is met by Roosevelt at the clubhouse who reveals there is another rat at the club's table, who helped them get their R. He states he will reveal the rat in exchange for Jax bringing Frankie to him. Jax goes to see Tara and tells her that he needs evidence that Clay hired the Nomads to bring to the club, stating he has a plan she might not like.
He meets with Gemma and tells her if she wants back into their lives she has to go back to Clay, gain his trust and help him get the evidence he needs. In "Andare Pescare," the club learning that Frankie is hiding with a Mafia family, paying them with Nero's cash. The club unanimously votes to kill Frankie after getting the identity of who hired him; however, Jax reveals the need to keep Frankie alive to Bobby to find out the identity of the other rat at the table.
She also feels somewhat paranoid that Weston would try to attack her again. Her paranoia is further compounded when someone from L. When Gemma learns of Jax's plans to become a "nomad," she tells him she knows about the book her first husband, Jax's father, John Teller, wrote. She tells Jax that she believes John's death may not have been an accident, but rather a suicide. After asking Jax to reconsider his decision, she implores him to read a certain page in John's book, hoping it will give him guidance and perhaps change his mind.
The book fails to make Jax decide to stay and when the vote needed to allow him to leave is taken, it passes. Upon learning that Jax still plans to become a nomad, Gemma calls together her son, Tara, and Clay at her home and reveals the graphic details of her assault and gang rape.
The following morning, feeling unwanted by Clay, Gemma comes on to an emotionally wrecked Tig who reciprocates her advances but stops when he sees a picture of Clay.
Later, Tig is guilt-ridden and proceeds to confess to Opie about Donna's murder. Then, outside the church that Unser goes to for his support group, Gemma is approached by the priest who runs the support group and offers her advice to serve others to deal with her own self-loathing. She comforts him and advises him to come clean with the club. After the club meeting, Tig tells Clay that Gemma thinks he does not want her anymore. Clay proceeds to the office and shows her that he still wants her.
When the club goes on lockdown, Gemma looks after other families.