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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 favorite team, Norwich City. He was a talented footballer, playing for Norwich schools at city level and Norfolk county level. However, he suffered two ... See full bio »

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  Friday (announced)
Robin Friday
  Journey's End (pre-production)
Captain Stanhope
 2016 Their Finest
Tom Buckley
 2013 Mary and Martha (TV Movie)
 2010 The Lost Future (TV Movie)
 2010 The Pillars of the Earth (TV Mini-Series)
- Illumination (2010) ... Richard
- New Beginnings (2010) ... Richard
- Witchcraft (2010) ... Richard
- Legacy (2010) ... Richard
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Samuel Claflin


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When I was in high school, I was a bad singer. I mean, all my early acting was musical theater, and my first ever show was 'Jesus Christ Superstar.' Everyone's familiar with it. I played priest number 3 and sang so out of tune that it's not even funny. See more »


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



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