Sam Worthington

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Samuel Henry John Worthington
  • Birth Place: Godalming, Surrey, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/02/1976, Leo
  • Profession: Actor
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Sam Worthington Fast Facts:
  • Worked as a bricklayer before pursuing an acting career.
  • Studied acting at the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Kensington, New South Wales, Australia.
  • Debuted as an actor in a stage production of Judas Kiss at Belvoir Street Theatre in Sydney.
  • Won the 2004 Australian Film Institute Award for Best Male Actor in Somersault, the first film ever to win AFIs in all 13 categories.
  • In 2006, was seriously considered for the role of James Bond, which went to Daniel Craig. 
  • Had sold all of his belongings and was living in a car before his big break in Avatar (2009).
  • Received the Australians in Film Breakthrough Award in 2009.
  • In 2010, founded production company Full Clip Productions with John and Michael Schwarz.
  • Starred in 2012 film Man on a Ledge, with most of his scenes shot while 200 feet up from the ground, despite a fear of heights.
  • Sam Worthington Relationships:
  • Crystal Humphries - Ex-significant Other
  • Lucinda - Sister
  • Natalie Mark - Ex-significant Other
  • Jeanne Worthington - Mother
  • Ron Worthington - Father
  • Lara Bingle - Significant Other
  • Maeve Dermody - Ex-significant Other
  • Sam Worthington Awards:
  • 2004 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Lead Actor - Winner
  • 2000 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2010 Australian Film Institute Awards: International Award for Best Actor - Winner

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