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Sam Claflin

English actor Sam Claflin was born in Ipswich, England, to Susan A. (Clarke), a classroom assistant, and Mark J. Claflin, a finance officer. As a child, he was 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 ... See full bio »

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Samuel Claflin


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One of the first pieces of advice I was ever given, on my first job was, 'You should always buy something to treat yourself to say, 'Well done for getting the job!'' See more »


While he is of mostly English descent, part of his father's family is American, from Massachusetts. Sam descends from Robert MacClaflin, a Scottish immigrant to Essex, MA in the 1600s (the surname was eventually shortened to simply "Claflin"). See more »



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