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5 Things You Don't Know About Sam Claflin

6/17/2014

Entertainment Tonight.

He was tapped to play Finnick Odair in the much-anticipated Hunger Games: Catching Fire and also appeared as the prince alongside Chris Hemsworth and Kristen Stewart in last year's Snow White and the Huntsman. Here are five things you probably don't know about Sam Claflin.

1. Born Samuel George Claflin on June 27, 1986, in Ipswich, England -- his father is a financial officer and his mother a classroom assistant.

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2. Made his screen debut in the 2010 television miniseries The Pillars of the Earth.

3. While growing up he developed into a good soccer player, but his career was halted when he broke his ankle as a teenager and he decided not to move forward.

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4. Has green eyes, but wore blue contacts while portraying Logan Mountstuart in the British television series Any Human Heart.

5. Loves shopping and fashion and has said that one of the things he finds attractive in women is her sense of style. 

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