Sam Worthington

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Sam Worthington (born 02.08.1976)
Sam Worthington is an Australian actor.

Sam Worthington: Childhood
Sam Worthington was born in Godalming, Surrey, England and moved to Perth, Western Australia as a baby. He was raised in Warnbro. His parents are Jeanne J.and Ronald W. Worthington, a power plant worker.
He attended John Curtin College of the Arts in Fremantle but later dropped out.
He was sent to Cairns, Queensland with $400 by his father who told him he had to work to get home. He worked in construction and moved to Sydney, New South Wales.
When he was 19, he auditioned for the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and was given a scholarship.

Sam Worthington: Acting career
Sam Worthington made his film debut in 2000's 'Bootmen' with Adam Garcia and Sophie Lee.
He had a big role in 'Somersault' in 2004 opposite Abbie Cornish and landed the lead role in 2006's 'Macbeth' alongside Victoria Hill and Lachy Hulme.
He is popular in Australia for playing Howard in the TV series 'Love My Way' opposite Claudia Karvan.
He garnered international attention with roles in 2005's 'The Great Raid' which also starred James Franco and Benjamin Bratt, and 2007's horror 'Rogue' with Michael Vartan.
2009 was a big year for him, seeing him star in 'Terminator Salvation' opposite Christian Bale and James Cameron's sci-fi blockbuster 'Avatar' with Zoe Saldana, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, and Sigourney Weaver which became the highest-grossing film of all time grossing $2.730 billion.
He did voice work for Captain Alex Mason in the video game 'Call of Duty: Black Ops'.
In 2012, he appeared in the 'Clash of the Titans' sequel 'Wrath of the Titans' alongside Liam Neeson.

Sam Worthington: Personal life
Sam Worthington struggled financially before he auditioned for 'Avatar', selling a lot of his possessions to buy a car which ended up doubling as sleeping quarters before he could afford to buy a place to live.
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5th March 2014 -

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Sam Worthington Handed Restraining Order For Punching Photographer But Defends Actions: "I Was Only Trying To Protect My Girlfriend"

28th February 2014 -

 News

Sam Worthington has found out his punishment for punching a photographer in the face last Sunday (Feb 23rd).The Aussi actor spent Wednesday morning in a New York City courtroom to be charged with two counts...

Is Lara Bingle Really The Australian Kim Kardashian?

27th February 2014 -

 News

Lara Bingle was a name that was relatively unknown to many of us until the news on Monday morning that Sam Worthington had beenarrested in New York City. A fight allegedly broke out between Avatar...

Sam Worthington Ordered To Stay Away From Photographer After Street Scuffle

27th February 2014 -

 News

Australian actor Sam Worthington has been ordered to stay away from photographer Sheng Li for six months after an altercation in a New York street. The Avatar star is accused of repeatedly punching Li in...

Photographer Sheng Li Claims Sam Worthington's Girlfriend Was The First To Attack

25th February 2014 -

 News

Sam Worthington allegedly punched a photographer for kicking his model girlfriend Lara Bingle in the shin while they were walking in West Village, New York.The 37 year-old actor was arrested by police on Sunday (Feb...

After Sam Worthington's Latest Arrest, Will He Ever Play James Bond?

24th February 2014 -

 News

Avatar star Sam Worthington has been arrested after fisticuffs with a photographer in New York City. The actor had been at a bar in West Village with his partner, and rumored wife, Lara Bingle, before...

Sam Worthington Arrested In NYC For Punching Photographer

24th February 2014 -

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Sam Worthington, the star of James Cameron's 2009 sci-fi 'Avatar,' is facing criminal charges after getting arrested in New York City.The Australian actor was apprehended in West Village for allegedly punching a paparazzo, after a...

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15th January 2014 -

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Sabotage

20th December 2013 -

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John 'Breacher' Wharton is the leader of a DEA Special Operations Team who, although happen to be the most skilled in their field, don't exactly always play by the rules. In perhaps one of the...

James Cameron's Avatar Will Be A Quadrilogy, Not Trilogy As Planned

2nd August 2013 -

 News

James Cameron's planned Avatar trilogy will be a quadrilogy it was announced on Thursday 1st August.James Cameron at the 109th Explorers Club Annual Gala at the Waldorf Astoria, New York.James Cameron's 2009 Avatar will become...

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28th June 2013 -

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Terminator will be returning in 2015, Paramount announced on Tuesday (26th June 2013), the script is already in the development. Laeta Kalogridis (Shutter Island) and Patrick Lussier (Drive Angry) are currently working on the project....

Arnold Schwarzenegger's Next Film Donate Thousands To Charity To Say Thanks For Filming Rights

27th January 2013 -

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Whilst currently promoting his new film, The Last Stand, Arnold Schwarzenegger is already planning his next move by gaining permission to shoot his next film at the home of Mike Briggs, President-Elect for Foundation for...

Lance Armstrong Movie: 10 Actors Who Could Play The Disgraced Cyclist (Pictures)

21st January 2013 -

 News

As was widely expected, a movie about disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong is set to go into production after Bad Robot partners JJ Abrams and Bryan Burk snapped up the rights to Juliet Macur’s forthcoming book...

Sam Worthington Is Pepper Sprayed After Attacking Restaurant Doorman

6th November 2012 -

 News

Sam Worthington was pepper-sprayed and subsequently arrested over the weekend for attacking a doorman at a restaurant in Atlanta following an argument about his intoxicated state and lack of ID.According to witnesses, the 'Avatar' star...

I'm A DEA Agent!: Sam Worthington Confuses Fiction With Reality, Gets Arrested

6th November 2012 -

 News

We think Sam Worthington might be taking the whole ‘method acting’ thing a bit too far, judging by recent reports of his behaviour. According to TMZ, the Avatar actor started being “belligerent” outside a club...

Sam Worthington Arrested and Acquitted in the Space of Three Days

5th November 2012 -

 News

Sam Worthington has lived up to many of the violent characters that he's portrayed over the years, having been arrested for 'disorderly conduct' and 'fighting', in Atlanta this weekend. TMZ broke the story.Worthington was arrested...

Idris Elba, Damian Lewis's Odds Slashed to Become Next James Bond

26th October 2012 -

 News

The bookmakers have responded to Naomie Harris' claims that close friend Idris Elba has already met with Barbara Broccoli regarding becoming the next James Bond, after Daniel Craig - who currently stars in Skyfall -...

Imagining James Bond Without Daniel Craig: Who Were The Other 007 Contenders?

26th October 2012 -

 Review

After seeing Skyfall this week, Roger Moore described Daniel Craig and Sam Mendes' new James Bond film as "without a doubt... the best Bond there's ever been." The film's crew is seemingly made up entirely...

Sam Worthington Looks Loved Up On The Red Carpet - Wrath Of The Titans World Premiere In New York

28th March 2012 -

 Footage

The world premiere of 'Wrath of The Titans' was held at the AMC Lincoln Square IMAX in New York. Stars from the film, as well as a few celebrities, walked the red carpet. Among them...

Wrath Of The Titans

21st December 2011 -

 Video

It's been ten years since Perseus triumphantly defeated the gargantuan Kraken that roamed the shores of a fishing village. Now, though, he is content to scrape a living as a fisherman, while raising his ten...

Man On A Ledge

9th November 2011 -

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Nick used to be a cop, before he was jailed for stealing a diamond worth forty million dollars. Not long after he was released, he got set up by the same man he stole the...

Last Night

1st August 2011 -

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The Debt

4th November 2010 -

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Rachel, David and Stefan are three spies working for Mossad, it's 1965 and the experienced yet young agents are sent on a mission of great importance. Their superiors order them to capture a Nazi war...

Clash Of The Titans

13th January 2010 -

 Video

Watch the trailer for Clash Of The Titans.Perseus lives his life like any other man on earth, but he was actually born of the gods. When his family is endangered Perseus agrees to lead a...

Avatar

24th August 2009 -

 Video

Watch the trailer for Avatar The director of Titanic James Cameron takes us on a journey into new worlds with his sci-fi film Avatar. The film takes place on a beautiful moon called Pandora, it's...

Terminator Salvation

11th December 2008 -

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Watch the trailer for Terminator Salvation.In Terminator Salvation, John Connor continues to take down Skynet and save the human race. When John meets Marcus Wright he throws a whole new light on what he's been...

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