Fast Facts

  • Worked as a paper boy for three years when he was growing up.
  • Cited the 1985 Steven Spielberg adventure-comedy Goonies as his favorite film in an interview with Idol Magazine.
  • Aspired to become a professional soccer player before suffering a serious leg injury as a teenager.
  • Professional acting debut was on the 2010 TV mini-series The Pillars of the Earth.


  • Dan Claflin — Brother
  • Laura Haddock — Wife
  • Sue Claflin — Mother
  • Ben Claflin — Brother
  • Mark Claflin — Father
  • Joe Claflin — Brother


  • London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, London, England (2009)

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  • Birth Name: Samuel George Claflin
  • Birth Place: Ipswich, Suffolk, England
  • Profession: Actor

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