Sam Claflin

June 27, 1986

Samuel George "Sam" Claflin(born June 27, 1986) is an English film and television actor best known for portraying Philip Swift in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides , William in Snow White and the Huntsman and Finnick Odair in theThe Hunger Gamesfilm series .

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 Sam Claflin's Early life

before going on to attend the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art , from which he graduated in 2009.

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 Sam Claflin's Career

, a film adaptation ofThe Spook's Apprentice,but dropped for unknown reasons and was replaced by Ben Barnes .His next appearance came in April 2011, he portrayed the role of footballer Duncan Edwards in the BBC TV dramaUnited, which was centred around the events of the 1958 Munich air disaster , in which Edwards was fatally injured. In April 2010, he was cast as Phillip Swift , a missionary that falls in love with a mermaid, in 2011'sPirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the fourth installment of thePirates of the Caribbeanfilm series . For the film, he received a nomination in the 17th Empire Awards for "Best Male Newcomer."

Snow White and the Huntsman, as William, Snow White's childhood friend. He received a nomination in the 2012 Teen Choice Awards for the category "Best Movie Breakout." Also in 2012, he was cast in the lead role in Hammer Films 'The Quiet Ones, which filmed in mid-2013 and is set for release in April 2014.

Catching Fire, Francis Lawrence , stated of Claflin's performance during filming: "Finnick's an interesting character. At first he feels like a bit of a flirt and there's a little bit of sexual tension, but really you kind of fall in love with the guy and you see that there's a real deep emotional side to him. It's one of the reasons I really hired him in the first place was that it's where his character goes in the next couple of stories and I just think he did a fantastic job."The film was released in November 2013 to general acclaim and Claflin's portrayal of Finnick received positive reviews.Claflin is currently filmingThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1andPart 2, scheduled for release in November 2014 and November 2015, respectively.

.The following month, he starred in the TV filmMary and Marthaas Ben, alongside Hilary Swank and Brenda Blethyn , which was broadcast by BBC One .

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 Sam Claflin's Personal life

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 Sam Claflin's Filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
2010 The Pillars of the Earth Richard TV mini-series; 8 episodes
The Lost Future Kaleb TV film
Any Human Heart Logan Mountstuart TV series; 4 episodes
2011 United Duncan Edwards TV film
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Philip Swift
2012 White Heat Jack TV series; 6 episodes
Snow White & the Huntsman William
2013 Mary and Martha Ben TV film
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Finnick Odair
2014 The Quiet Ones Brian McNeil Post-production
Love, Rosie Alex Stewart Post-production
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Finnick Odair Filming
2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 Finnick Odair Filming

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 Sam Claflin's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryWorkResult
2012 Empire Awards Best Male Newcomer Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger TidesNominated
Grace Award Most Inspiring Performance Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger TidesNominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Breakout Snow White and the HuntsmanNominated

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 Sam Claflin's References

  1. "Sam Claflin Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story". Biography.com. 1986-06-27. Retrieved 2013-11-21. 
  2. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3510471/bio
  3. "Anything you can do... – Rising star Joe aims to follow in brother Sam Claflin’s footsteps - News - Norwich Evening News". Eveningnews24.co.uk. 2012-08-25. Retrieved 2013-11-21. 
  4. Walsh, Peter (20 November 2010). "Former Costessey pupil lands major Manchester United film role". Norwich Evening News. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
  5. "Film star wanted to play football for Norwich City - News - Norwich Evening News". Eveningnews24.co.uk. 2011-05-13. Retrieved 2013-11-21. 
  6. Cornet, Roth (2011, n.d.). "Interview: Sam Claflin Talks 'Snow White and the Huntsman'". ScreenRant.com. Archived from the original on 22 August 2012. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
  7. Kroll, Justin (31 March 2011). "'Seventh Son' finds young leads". Variety (magazine). Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  8. Fleming, Mike (24 June 2011). "Ben Barnes Lands Lead Opposite Jeff Bridges In Warner Bros’ ‘Seventh Son’". Deadline.com. Archived from the original on 22 August 2012. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
  9. "Best Male Newcomer". Empire. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  10. Kemp, Stuart (11 May 2012). "Sam Claflin Signs up for 'The Quiet Ones'". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 22 August 2012. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
  11. Ng, Philiana (22 August 2012). "'Catching Fire' Casts Sam Claflin as Finnick". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 22 August 2012. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
  12. Johnson, Zach (August 22, 2012). "Sam Claflin Cast as Finnick in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire". Us Weekly. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  13. Bentley, Josh; Josh Horowitz (July 21, 2013). "'Catching Fire': How Sam Claflin Captured Finnick's 'Sexual Tension'". MTV. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  14. "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  15. Gleiberman, Owen (November 22, 2013). "Review: 'Catching Fire' smoothly exciting". CNN. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  16. Morris, Christopher (December 4, 2013). "Hunger Games: Mockingjay shooting site under construction". Yahoo. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  17. "Cecelia Ahern’s ‘Love, Rosie’ To Be Adapted - GalleyCat". Mediabistro.com. 2013-02-14. Retrieved 2013-11-21. 
  18. Danny Cohen, Controller, BBC One (2012-07-17). "Media Centre - Hilary Swank and Brenda Blethyn to star in new film for BBC One". BBC. Retrieved 2013-11-21. 
  19. "Sam Claflin: "I'm very gentlemanly"". Yahoo. 30 May 2012. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  20. "Sam Claflin, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" star, marries Laura Haddock". CBS News. August 1, 2013. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  21. "Sam Claflin, Hunger Games Star, Marries Actress Laura Haddock in Private Ceremony". 1 August 2013. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 

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