Samuel George Claflin was given birth on June 27, 1986 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. His papa received a existing being a accountant as well as financial manager, while his mother did wonders for a classroom assistant. Although this individual initially organized for you to practice a profession in skilled sports, a good ankle harm sidelined Claflin's imagine trying to play for any English football club Norwich City. The potential legend graduated by using is in last year from The London Academy involving Music along with Dramatic Art, your important performance school of which boasted alumni like John Lithgow and also Stephen Moyer. While joining the Academy, Claflin generally served throughout theatrical productions, enjoying everything from your shepherd Silvius within William Shakespeare's "As You Like It" for the womanizer Dorimant in George Etherege's 1676 enjoy "Man associated with Mode." Claflin apparently considered connecting to a visiting manufacturing connected with Shakespeare's "Macbeth" (1600s) however , experienced a switch involving heart right after obtaining their first major onscreen role. The actor or actress made his or her television system debut in "The Pillars belonging to the Earth," a Starz miniseries established on Ken Follett's 1989 historical fiction story with the same name. Claflin played Richard of Kingsbridge, a new expert knight who, like a young man, viewed his sister's rape with a sadistic lord. The 12th Century-based miniseries furthermore starred Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell and also Donald Sutherland, in addition to nabbed a Golden Globe nomination regarding Best Miniseries as well as Motion Picture Made with regard to Television.
Following his breakout television purpose inside "The Pillars with the Earth," Claflin co-starred reverse Sean Bean from the post-apocalyptic journey "The Lost Future" (SyFy, 2010), in addition to appeared to be a youthful novelist - made throughout his later years by means of Jim Broadbent - from the PBS Masterpiece collection "Any Human Heart" (2011). It could not consider prolonged for the as good professional to be able to land some sort of featured role of hospitality attire of the most predicted video clips of 2011, "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides." The final payment connected with Disney's blockbuster franchise, "Pirates belonging to the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" identified Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) backside within the substantial oceans in search for that water feature regarding youth. Along your way, Captain Jack encounters Claflin's character, a young missionary termed Philip Swift exactly who falls with really like with a mermaid (Astrid Berges-Frisbey). Claflin kept his personal even though actors other Depp, appearing because the film's breakout star. "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" showed at No. 1 inside proverbial box company along with designed $35 trillion on beginning day. Appearing in that high-profile venture ignited Claflin's motion picture career, that listed starring projects with that fantasy journey "Snow White plus the Huntsman" (2012) opposite Charlize Theron as well as Kristen Stewart, along with "The Seventh Son" (2013) using Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore.