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Sam Worthington

Samuel Henry J. "Sam" Worthington (born 2 August 1976) is an English-born Australian actor, best known for the portrayals of Jake Sully in Avatar, Marcus Wright in Terminator Salvation and Perseus in Clash of the Titans and its sequel, Wrath of the Titans. In 2004, Worthington received Australia's highest film award for his lead performance in Somersault. He performed predominantly in leading roles in a variety of low-budget films before moving to major studio films, ranging from romantic drama and comedy-drama to science fiction and action. Worthington was born to English parents in Godalming, Surrey, in southeastern England, and moved to Perth, Western Australia when he was six months old. He grew up in Warnbro, a suburb of Rockingham. His mother, Jeanne J. (née Martyn), a homemaker, raised him and his sister Lucinda, and his father, Ronald W. Worthington, was a power plant employee. He attended John Curtin College of the Arts, a school specialising in the dramatic arts, located in Fremantle, Western Australia, where he studied drama but failed to graduate and dropped out. His father gave him $400 and sent him on a one-way trip to Cairns in Queensland, and told him to "work his

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Sam Worthington -- Sued For $10 Million ... Accused Of Beating Paparazzi

Sam Worthington
Sued For $10 Mil Accused Of Beating Pap

Sam Worthington and his girlfriend are now facing a $10 million lawsuit ... stemming from their violent run-in with a paparazzo in NYC earlier this year.According to the docs ... Sheng Li accuses… READ MORE >

Sam Worthington Assault Case -- Hey Officer, Do You Know Who I Am??

Sam Worthington Assault Case
Hey Officer, Do You Know Who I Am??

Sam Worthington played the celebrity card when he was arrested for allegedly attacking a photog ... asking the cop, "Have you seen the movie, 'Avatar?'" ... this according to the photog's lawyer.… READ MORE >

- 213 days ago
Sam Worthington -- HIT WITH RESTRAINING ORDER ... Stay Away from Paparazzo

Sam Worthington
HIT WITH RESTRAINING ORDER Stay Away from Paparazzo!

Sam Worthington has just been smacked with a restraining order -- with a judge BARRING the "Avatar" actor from having any contact with the pap he allegedly attacked in NYC this weekend.… READ MORE >

- 247 days ago
Sam Worthington -- Pap Insists Sam's GF Attacked First

Sam Worthington
Pap Insists Sam's GF Attacked First

No photog on the planet is dumb enough to run up to Sam Worthington's GF -- while Sam is standing there -- and kick her in the shins for no reason ... at least that's the defense of the photog Sam… READ MORE >

- 248 days ago
Sam Worthington -- Arrested for Busting Photog's Face

Sam Worthington
Busted for Busting Photog's Face

"Avatar" star Sam Worthington punched a photographer who kicked Sam's girlfriend ... according to NYPD ... and both men were arrested.Cops say Worthington and his gf Lara Bingle were walking out… READ MORE >

- 249 days ago
Pepper-Spraying Bouncer -- Sam Worthington Said He Was a DEA Agent

Pepper-Spraying Bouncer
Sam Worthington Said He Was a DEA Agent

Who knew ... Sam Worthington is a method actor ... because right after he was pepper sprayed in Atlanta this weekend, he claimed he was a DEA agent and threatened the bouncer who maced… READ MORE >

- 724 days ago
Sam Worthington Arrested for Disorderly Conduct -- Fighting

Sam Worthington
Arrested for Fighting

11:15 AM PT -- Under the category "Swift Justice," the charges against Sam were dismissed this morning in court. We're told the case was thrown out because the complaining witness was a no-show in… READ MORE >

- 725 days ago
Sam vs. Zac -- Who'd You Rather?

Sam vs. Zac
Who'd You Rather?

Here's "Avatar" star Sam Worthington and Zac Efron -- who's not in any nominated films -- on the Oscar red carpet.Question is ... READ MORE >

- 1698 days ago

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