Samuel George Claflin
Sam, Sammy, Claf
Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Sam attended Costessey High School in Norwich, UK.
After finishing high school, he continued his education at Norwich City College, where he studied Performing Arts.
He then studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, from where he graduated in 2009.
- Father – Mark Claflin (Finance Officer)
- Mother – Sue Claflin (Classroom Assistant)
- Siblings – Benjamin Claflin (Older Brother), Daniel Claflin (Older Brother), and Joseph Claflin (Younger Brother).
The American actor Ashton Holmes is the ninth cousin of Samuel.
Sam Claflin is signed to Independent Talent Group Ltd.
5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
182 lbs or 83 kg
Sam Claflin dated and married –
- Laura Haddock (2011 – Present) – Sam met British actress Laura Haddock in 2011. After 2 years of being in a relationship, the couple got married on July 30, 2013.
Race / Ethnicity
Sam has American, English, Scottish, Welsh and German ancestry.
- Curly hair
- Slotted cheeks when he smiles
Sam Claflin’s body specifications are not known.
Sam Claflin hasn’t signed any endorsement contract yet.
Best Known For
His roles as Philip Swift in the Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011), as William in the Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) and as Finnick Odair in the movie series The Hunger Games (2013 – 2015).
Sam first gained notice in the movie Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011), in which he played the character of Philip Swift.
First TV Show
In 2010, Claflin appeared on television for the first time in The Pillars of the Earth. He played as Richard in a total of 8 episodes.
For the role as Finnick Odair in The Hunger Games, Sam followed a strict diet for a couple of months.
“I needed to leave all sweets and junk foods behind, and to start eating healthy meals. I’ve done a lot of weight lifting training, 6 times week. That resulted in adding around 6 kilos of quality muscle mass on my body, in a matter of a few months. That was crazy!”
Sam Claflin Favorite Things
- Horror Movie – The Blair Witch Project
- iPhone Apps – Couple, Runkeeper, Fitness Pro, IMDb, ShakeItPhoto, London Tube Deluxe, Hailo, Flick football, Solitaire
- The Hunger Games Character – Caesar Flickerman
- Song – Nico Vega – Beast
- Place – Home, London
- Food – Battered sausage and chips, drowning in salt and vinegar
- The Hunger Games Movie Scene – The beginning of the arena sequence
Sources – DailyMailOnline, USMagazine, MyHungerGames
Sam Claflin Facts
- Sam is good friends with Douglas Booth.
- At a young age, Sam wanted to become a professional football player, but due to an ankle injury he quit the game.
- He loves watching football.
- As a child, he dreamed of being a pirate.
- He stated that when he first saw his wife Laura Haddock, he picked up his phone and immediately called his agent to tell him that he had met the woman of his life.
- Sam appeared in the movie Love, Rosie (2014) with actress Lily Collins.
- His younger brother Joseph Claflin, is also an actor.
- You can follow Samuel on his Twitter and Instagram.