(biography, photo, video) Samuel George Claflin
Sam Claflin: biography
Sam Claflin is an English actor who became famous after the role of Philip swift in the adventure film «pirates of the Caribbean: On stranger tides». He is also the star of the film «the Hunger games», «love, Rosie» and «Before I met you.»
Born Samuel George Claflin in the British County of Suffolk, in the town called Ipswich. His father mark Claflin held the position of financial Manager in the banking sector, and Mama sue worked as a teacher. The family had four sons, of whom Sam was born last. Two seniors, Ben and Daniel, chose a different path, but the younger Joseph Claflin followed in the footsteps of his brother. However, it acts only on the theatrical stage.
It is noteworthy that in childhood Claflin was not thinking about acting: the guy dreamed of big-time football. He was engaged in the youth team and gave some hope in sports, but in adolescence, he suffered a serious ankle injury, which put an end to future prospects.
In high school Samuel participated in the school play and his play made an impression on teachers of English literature. After that, the boy began to attend the theatre, and later enrolled to specialized acting classes. As higher education institutions Sam Claflin has chosen the prestigious London Academy of music and dramatic art, from which he graduated with honors in 2009.
The first movies Sam Claflin have become the historical drama «the pillars of the Earth», fantasy film «the Lost future» and the melodrama «the Heart of every man.» Interestingly, in the last one the actor played the lead role of Logan Mountstuart, but only at one stage of his life. Apart from him this character in the film played three other actor.
Popularity around the world came to Claflin after the release of the next part of the adventure Saga «pirates of the Caribbean: On stranger tides» in which he appeared as the preacher of Philip swift. In addition, Sam has been very interesting to present the fabulous character of Prince William in a modern version of the children’s story «snow white and the huntsman». By the way, this role claimed stars such as Alex Pettyfer and Josh Hutcherson, but Claflin has managed to convince the project leaders that he is the best.
Following a stellar role actor was Finnick Odair in the film adaptation of the trilogy «the Hunger games». Sam Claflin not only copes with adventure roles, but the role of romantic hero that he proved a great game in the Comedy «love, Rosie» and romance «Before I met you.»
In 2011, Sam Claflin met with the actress Laura haddock, who struck him with what was very similar to his mother sue Claflin. Moreover, in both appearance and character. Young people began to meet, their romance grew into deep feelings, and at the end of July 2013, Sam and Laura were married and became husband and wife.
In December 2015 in the actor couple’s first child was born. The name of the son Claflin decided to keep secret from the public and the press. By the way, the birth of a baby, he also reported only after many weeks. Apparently, Sam prefers to keep private side of life in complete secrecy.
Though not always, such behavior leads to good results. For example, in the summer of 2016 began to spread rumors that the actor is divorcing his wife. Sam Claflin and Laura haddock even had to speak publicly to refute this «news».
- 2010 — the Heart of every man
- 2011 — pirates of the Caribbean: On stranger tides
- 2012 — White heat
- 2012 — snow white and the huntsman
- 2013 — Mary Mar
- 2013-2015 — the Hunger games
- 2014 — Experiment: Evil
- 2014 — The Riot Club
- 2014 — love, Rosie
- 2016 — Before I met you