Sam Claflin Biography

Birthday: 1986-06-27
Place of Birth: Ipswich, Suffolk
Height: 5' 11" (1.80 m)
Wiki Biography: English actor Sam Claflin is the son of a finance officer father and a classroom assistant mother. As a child he was a football mad often going to see his local team Norwich City and he was a talented footballer, playing for Norwich schools at city level and Norfolk county level. However, he suffered 2 broken ankles and at 16 gave up thinking about a footballing career. He took up performing arts and a teacher from Costessey High School was impressed with his performance in a school play, and encouraged him to take up drama. He joined the local youth group at Norwich's Theatre Royal and went on to gain entry to LAMDA drama school in 2006 graduating with a 3 year acting degree in 2009. He has the 3rd eldest of 4 boys, his older brothers Dan and Ben are not involved in drama but his younger brother Joe commenced at the same drama school in 2009 also doing a 3 year acting degree. In 2010, Clafin made his debut screen performances in two award-winning series, "The Pillars of the Earth" (2010) and "Any Human Heart" (2010). His film debut came playing footballer Duncan Edwards, one of the 'Busby Babes', in United (2011). Clafin then came to the attention of filmgoers across the world when he was cast as Philip in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011). Various roles followed, including Jack in "White Heat" (2012) and Prince William in Snow White and the Huntsman (2012).

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Pillars of the Earth Richard 2010 Drama
Hints (2010) William 2010
Pillars of the Earth Richard 2010 Drama
Love Life Logan Mountstuart (Young) 2011
Mary And Martha Ben 2013 Family
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
United Duncan Edwards 2011 0
Snow White and the Huntsman William 2012 0, 0, 0
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Finnick Odair 2013 Action, Adventure
Love, Rosie Alex 2014 Comedy, Romance
The Quiet Ones Brian McNeil 2014 Reality Tv
Their Finest Hour and a Half Buckley 2016 Comedy