Since graduating from LAMDA in 2009 SAM CLAFLIN (Alexander
Brok) has worked on
a number of prestigious projects, leaving a lasting impression in both film and
Claflin was most recently seen in the hugely successful BAFTA award-winning
"Peaky Blinders," for the programme's fifth series. Moving from BBC Two to BBC
Steven Knight's crime family saga sees the Shelbys thrown into turbulent times
following the financial crash of 1929.
He will next be seen in Netflix's "Love Wedding Repeat" alongside Olivia Munn
Warner's Enola Holmes opposite Millie Bobby Brown and Henry Cavill.
Claflin also started in British indie The Corrupted, as an ex-con Liam. Based
the film is set in London and is a pertinent exploration of the corruption
property speculators, the police and the local authority, during the Olympic
construction. Penned by Nick Moorcroft, the film is directed by Ron Scalpello
stars Timothy Spall, Hugh Bonneville, Charlie Murphy and Noel Edwards. 2018 was
an exciting year for Claflin, with a selection of notable projects. The Venice
Film Festival saw the premiere of Jennifer Kent's psychological thriller The
Nightingale, where Claflin starred as Hawkins. The film is set in 19th century
Tasmania and follows a
young convict woman (Aisling Franciosi) seeking revenge for a brutal crime
family. Claflin's performance garnered him some of the best reviews of his
the film winning two awards at the festival.
Claflin was also seen in Baltasar Kormakur's drama Adrift, starring alongside
Woodley. The film concerns a couple's chance encounter that leads them first to
and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most
hurricanes in recorded history. Claflin also took on the iconic role of Captain
in the screen adaption of R.C. Sheriff's WWI classic play "Journey's End."
Saul Dibb, Claflin leads a cast consisting of Asa Butterfield, Paul Bettany and
Prior to this, he was seen in My Cousin Rachel alongside Rachel Weisz and
Grainger. Directed by Roger Michell, the film is based on the classic Daphne du
novel. Sam was also seen in Lone Scherfig's critically acclaimed Their Finest,
alongside Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy.
2016 saw Claflin take on the lead role of Will opposite Emilia Clarke in the
box office hit
Me Before You and 2015 saw Claflin star as Finnick Odair for the last time in
Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2. The final film in the box office phenomenon
franchise saw Sam reprise the role he played in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 opposite Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth
and Josh Hutcherson.
2014 saw Claflin star in Lone Scherfig's film The Riot Club, based on the
play Posh alongside Max Irons, Douglas Booth and Holliday Grainger. Also
was Love, Rosie. This film version of Cecilia Ahern's novel Where Rainbows End
Claflin star with Lily Collins as friends and lovers in this romantic comedy
drama set in
Dublin and Boston. Earlier in the same year, Claflin appeared opposite Jarred
Hammer Horror film The Quiet Ones.
In 2012 Claflin played the role 'Prince William' alongside Kristen Stewart,
Theron and Chris Hemsworth in box office hit Snow White And The Huntsman, which
he followed up with a small role in The Huntsman: Winter War. The previous year
made a name for himself as youthful missionary 'Philip', the romantic lead in
The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
Claflin has also starred in a number of television projects. In 2013 he was
screens opposite Hilary Swank in Richard Curtis' BBC One drama "Mary & Martha."
2012 Sam played Jack in "White Heat" an epic drama for the BBC charting the
seven friends from 1965 to the present day. He also starred in "United"
Tennant, Dougray Scott and Jack O'Connell.
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