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Samuel Henry John, better known as Sam Worthington born August 2, 1976, is an Australian actor, known for his portrayal of the character Jake Sully in the high-grossing film Avatar. His notable works are Terminator Salvation as Marcus Wright, Clash of the Titansand its sequel: Wrath of the Titans as Perseus, and as Alex Mason in the video game Call of Duty: Black Ops and its sequel Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Worthington received Australia’s highest film award for his lead role in Somersault in the year 2004. Worthington’s other successful movies include the war drama Hacksaw Ridge (2016), psychological drama The Shack (2017) and the British-American movie The Hunter’s Prayer (2017).

Early Life

Worthington was born to English parents in South East England. When he was six months old, he moved to Perth, where he grew up in Warnbro. His mother Jeanne J. is a housewife while his father Ronald W. Worthington was a power plant employee, and he also has a sister Lucinda. He attended John Curtin College of a Arts in West Australia, where he studied drama but did not graduate. After this, he started working in construction and odd jobs, and then eventually settled in Sydney. At age 19, he auditioned for the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and was accepted with a scholarship.

Personal Life

Worthington was in a relationship with actress Maeve Dermody for three years but then broke up in 2008. After this, the actor started dating Natalie Mark from 2008 till 2011. Post this were rumors of a relationship with model Lara Bingle, which he confirmed in 2013. They married in 2014 and have a son, Rocket Zot.

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