|Sam Claflin Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||June 27, 1986|
Sam Claflin is an English actor, voice actor, and producer who has been cast in a variety of movies such as Me Before You, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Charlie’s Angels, Snow White and the Huntsman, Enola Holmes, The Riot Club, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Quiet Ones, The Huntsman: Winter’s War, Love Wedding Repeat, Their Finest, The Corrupted, Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs, United, Adrift, Charlotte, and Love, Rosie. Moreover, his television roles include playing Richard of Kingsbridge in the 8-part miniseries The Pillars of the Earth, Sir Oswald Mosley in the crime drama series Peaky Blinders, Young Logan Mountstuart in the drama miniseries Any Human Heart, and Young Jack Walsh in the drama miniseries White Heat.
Samuel George Claflin
Sam, Sammy, Claf
Ipswich, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
London, England, United Kingdom
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.
Actor, Voice Actor, Producer
- Father – Mark Claflin (Finance Officer)
- Mother – Sue Claflin (Classroom Assistant)
- Siblings – Benjamin Claflin (Older Brother), Daniel Claflin (Older Brother), and Joseph Claflin (Younger Brother)
- Others – George K. Claflin (Paternal Grandfather), Yvonne J. Bush (Paternal Grandfather), Percy G. Clarke (Maternal Grandfather), Patricia A. Coles (Maternal Grandmother)
The American actor Ashton Holmes is the ninth cousin of Samuel.
Sam Claflin has been signed to Independent Talent Group Ltd., Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.
5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
182 lbs or 83 kg
Girlfriend / Spouse
Sam Claflin has dated –
- Laura Haddock (2011–2019) – Sam met British actor Laura Haddock in 2011 in an audition for the drama film My Week with Marilyn. After 2 years of being in a relationship, the couple got married in a private ceremony on July 30, 2013. On December 10, 2015, they were blessed with a son named Pip Clafin and their daughter named Margot Claflin was born on January 6, 2018. The couple announced its legal separation on August 20, 2019.
- Cassie Amato (2022-Present) – He started going out with model Cassie Amato in the year 2022.
Race / Ethnicity
Sam has American, English, French-Canadian, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, and German ancestry.
- Curly hair
- Slotted cheeks when he smiles
Best Known For
His roles as Philip Swift in the Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011), William in the Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), and 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 the role of Richard in a total of 8 episodes.
For the role of 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 – DailyMail.co.uk, 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 actor Lily Collins.
- His younger brother Joseph Claflin is also an actor.
- From 2019 to 2022, he portrayed the character of Sir Oswald Mosley in the historical fiction crime drama television series Peaky Blinders.
- He provided vocals to the character of Alexander Nagler in the 2021 animated biographical drama film Charlotte. Along with Sam, the film also stars the voice of Keira Knightley, Eddie Marsan, Helen McCrory, Mark Strong, and others.