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Sam Worthington

Sam Worthington


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Birth Name :

Samuel Worthington

Birth Date :

August 02, 1976

Birth Place :

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Claim to fame :

As Joe in "Somersault" (2004)


Sam Worthington was born Samuel Henry J. Worthington on August 2, 1976 in Godalming, Surrey, England. When he was six months old, the family moved to Australia and resided there, where Sam began his career in acting. First of all gaining recognition for his portrayal of Arthur Wellesley in the Belvoir Street Theatre production of "Judas Kiss", he subsequently landed parts in various Australian TV series, such as "Water Rats" (1996) and "JAG" (1995).

After that Sam invaded the big screen, making his debut in the highly acclaimed Australian movie "Bootmen" (2000). Minor roles followed in several other local flicks. In fact, it was his starring role as Joe in the 2004 movie "Somersault" that became his big break, winning him the AFI award for Best Male Actor. The independent film itself made a history by winning a total of 13 film categories at the AFI Awards.

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Hilary Swank Tapped for Holocaust Pic 'Denial', Sam Worthington Added to 'Den of Thieves'

April 28, 2015 08:03:05 GMT

books a lead role in a Holocaust drama "". Mick Jackson ("The Bodyguard") will serve behind the lens, and two-time Oscar nominee David Hare writes the screenplay based on Deborah E. Lipstadt's book "History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier".

Lara Bingle Confirms She and Sam Worthington Name Newborn Son Rocket Zot

April 07, 2015 12:09:02 GMT

Lara Bingle has in a series of tweets confirmed that she and rumored husband named their newborn son Rocket Zot. The actress made the unexpected confirmation while taking aim at an article published in The Daily Telegraph titled "Lara Bingle doesn't care a zot for baby name traditions."

Report: Sam Worthington and Lara Bingle Name Newborn Son Rocket

April 03, 2015 04:40:45 GMT

Rumor has it, and Lara Bingle name their newborn son Rocket. Page Six reported as being informed by sources that the celebrity couple's baby boy's full name was Rocket Zot Worthington. "Zot" is said to be the nickname of Sam's father, Ronald Worthington.

Sam Worthington and Lara Bingle Welcome First Child

March 28, 2015 01:22:14 GMT

Always acting super private about their personal life, and Lara Bingle are reported to have welcomed their first child together. Neither of the two has officially addressed the baby news which has been all over the Internet.

Sam Worthington's Girlfriend Deletes His Photos From Instagram Amid Pregnancy Rumors

September 26, 2014 01:56:07 GMT

and his girlfriend Lara Bingle may have added fuel to persistent pregnancy reports surrounding them by keeping their relationship away from prying eyes. Bingle has deleted pictures of her beau from Instagram as the actor has deleted his account altogether.

Sam Worthington Quietly Settled Paparazzo Assault Case

May 02, 2014 00:04:41 GMT

has quietly settled the assault case against him in Manhattan Criminal Court on April 8. The "" star was not present during the court session but his lawyer took a conditional dismissal deal on his behalf.

Sam Worthington Hit With Restraining Order After Allegedly Punching a Paparazzo

February 27, 2014 09:08:29 GMT

appeared on Manhattan Criminal Court in New York on Wednesday, February 26 following a run-in with a photographer in New York City's Greenwich Village. He was arraigned on assault charges for allegedly punching the photographer, Sheng Li.

Sam Worthington Arrested for Allegedly Punching a Paparazzo

February 24, 2014 05:00:17 GMT

has been arrested following an altercation with a paparazzo. According to CNN, the incident took place at 5:30 P.M. on Sunday, February 23 in Greenwich Village. NYPD Detective Kellyann Ort said that the "" actor allegedly punched a paparazzo named Sheng Li after he allegedly kicked Worthington's female companion in the shin.

Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana Officially Signed On for Three 'Avatar' Sequels

January 15, 2014 02:23:21 GMT

and will indeed return for all the upcoming "" sequels. While it's to be expected, the confirmation didn't come until The Hollywood Reporter announced the two stars had finalized deals to reprise their roles as Jake Sully and Princess Neytiri respectively.

Sam Worthington Reveals 'Avatar 2' Will Start Filming in October 2014

October 19, 2013 01:47:15 GMT

"" will begin production next fall. , who plays the male lead Jake Sully in the first film and will reprise the role in the second one, revealed in an interview with Australian radio station Nova 96.9 that the filming would kick off October 2014.

Sam Worthington and Lara Bingle Spotted in Sydney

October 10, 2013 08:17:24 GMT

English-born film actor was spotted with rumored girlfriend, fellow Australian fashion model Lara Bingle on Wednesday, October 9 having dinner with friends at a local restaurant in Sydney. The "" lead actor and the "Being Lara Bingle" reality TV star were seen kissing and cuddling during dinner and holding hands afterwards.

Disorderly Conduct Charges Against Sam Worthington Dismissed

November 06, 2012 03:45:12 GMT

couldn't be more relieved after disorderly conduct charges against him were called off. Bouncer Jerry Link, who complained that the actor was drunk and violent, didn't show up in a Georgia court hearing on Monday morning, November 5. It then led the judge to dismiss the case.

Sam Worthington to Team Up With Arnold Schwarzenegger in David Ayer's 'Ten'

July 24, 2012 03:24:50 GMT

Two big action stars are expected to share screen in "Ten". Variety has reported that "" actor is in talks to join the original "Terminator" star in the upcoming David Ayer-directed action thriller.

Exclusive Interview: Graffiti6 Talk New Album 'Colours' and Tour

January 24, 2012 09:07:12 GMT

TommyD and Jamie Scott are gearing up to share 's refreshingly rule-free music in a first full-length effort, "Colours". In anticipation of the album release in the United States on January 24, Jamie exclusively shares to AceShowbiz about what inspires them in crafting their music. The singer/songwriter says that their lyrics are born out of their personal experiences.

Sam Worthington and Elizabeth Banks Steal Attention at 'Man on a Ledge' Premiere

January 24, 2012 08:58:28 GMT

Asger Leth's thriller "" has got its Hollywood premiere on Monday, January 23. During the special screening taking place at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in California, lead actors and became the center of the attention as they stepped on the black carpet.

'Glee' 3.08 Clips: Troubletones' Sectionals Performance and Sam's 'Red Solo Cup'

December 03, 2011 03:33:33 GMT

One of the musical numbers at the Sectionals has been shared in a new "" clip. Highlighted in the video is Troubletones which performs a mash-up of 's "I Will Survive" and 's "Survivor". With 's Mercedes and 's Santana on the leads, the all-female group delivers this powerful performance while rocking silver dress.

Taylor Swift Survives One Boring Day in 'Ours' Music video

December 03, 2011 03:07:21 GMT

has one boring day at work in a music video for her single "Ours". The 2011 Billboard Woman of the Year honoree survives the day only because she's looking forward to coming home and welcoming back her boyfriend, played by "" star , who returns Stateside after serving in the military.

First Look: Sam Worthington Gets New Weapon in 'Wrath of the Titans'

December 03, 2011 02:56:49 GMT

The first official look at 's Perseus in "" has emerged in the latest edition of Entertainment Weekly. The scanned version has landed online, featuring the demigod son of Zeus with a longer hair while being clad in an armor. Looking furious, he holds a pair of tridents while running.

Tyra Banks Admits to Getting Speeding Tickets Before

September 23, 2011 04:17:58 GMT

was not as lucky as fellow supermodel when it comes to traffic violations. While Gisele got a verbal warning for driving 70 miles per hour in a 55-mile-per-hour zone recently, Tyra confessed that she has gotten speeding tickets for her previous run-ins with the law.

Sam Worthington Attempts to Commit Suicide in 'Man on a Ledge' First Trailer

September 23, 2011 04:17:52 GMT

Summit Entertainment has debuted the first trailer for "" via Yahoo! Movies. In it, the lead actor is seen stealing people's attention by standing on a window ledge of a tall building in New York City. He is seen attempting to commit a suicide, while at the same time his brother is involved in a massive diamond heist.

Sam Worthington Spotted in Hawaii With New Girlfriend

August 01, 2011 17:04:03 GMT

"" star was seen with a new girl during a holiday in Hawaii over the weekend. The Australian split from his stylist girlfriend Natalie Mark in January this year but it is clear that he has moved on.

Sam Worthington Donates $50,000 to Australia's Flood Victims

January 25, 2011 09:16:00 GMT

"" star has donated $50,000 to the flood relief campaign in his native Australia, after bidding for the top lot at a Los Angeles gala auction on Saturday, January 22. The actor was among the guests at the G'Day USA event, which honored stars including legend Barry Gibb and actress .

Sam Worthington and Girlfriend Are No Longer Together

January 25, 2011 07:16:38 GMT

"" star is single again after reportedly splitting from his longterm girlfriend. The actor has been dating Natalie Mark since 2008, but they've recently parted ways, according to Australia's Herald Sun.

Sam Worthington and Mia Wasikowska Win at AFI Awards

December 13, 2010 09:10:40 GMT

and "" 's both went home with prizes at the Australian Film Institute (AFI) Awards on Saturday, December 11. Worthington won the International Award for Best Actor at the event in his homeland for his turn in Avatar while newcomer Wasikowska walked away with the female equivalent.

Pics: Sam Worthington Throws Money on Set of 'Man on a Ledge'

November 22, 2010 09:50:29 GMT

has caused a rain of money on the street in New York City on Sunday, November 21. Though so, he was not doing it for charity since he was shooting a part for his film "". Standing on a ledge of the Roosevelt Hotel, the Aussie star threw some bucks in the air while filming the particular scene.

New Set Pics of 'Man on a Ledge': Sam Worthington Attacks and Is Escorted

November 15, 2010 08:23:44 GMT

has spent his weekend shooting his upcoming movie "". On Sunday, November 14, he was pictured hitting the street around Roosevelt Hotel on Madison Avenue, New York City to film his scenes along with and .

Sam Worthington Risks His Life in First 'Man on a Ledge' Photo

November 01, 2010 06:51:04 GMT

Summit Entertainment has just kicked off the principal photography of "" and shared the first picture from the movie. Taken from wide range, the image shows , who portrays an ex-cop and wanted fugitive threatening to jump to his death, standing on a ledge of a high-rise building.

Naomi Watts, Sam Worthington and Clive Owen Lead AFI Awards Nominations

October 28, 2010 02:53:23 GMT

, and are leading this year's nominations list for the Australian Film Institute (AFI) Awards. Watts' role in "" has landed her a place on the shortlist for the International Award for Best Actress along with , "" ' and "" 's .

Sam Worthington and Eva Mendes Attend 'Last Night' Premiere at TIFF

September 20, 2010 04:29:33 GMT

made another stop at 2010 Toronto International Film Festival on September 18. After promoting "" on September 14, the Aussie star came to represent "" at the film's premiere which was held during the weekend at Roy Thompson Hall.

Sam Worthington Premieres 'The Debt' at Toronto Film Festival

September 15, 2010 09:23:35 GMT

"" is another film that makes use of 2010 Toronto International Film Festival to hold the world premiere. , in his semi formal outfit, showed up at the Roy Thomson Hall on September 14 to support the special screening.

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