Samuel Henry John Worthington

Sam Worthington
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Updated: Dec 17, 2022

Birth Name: Samuel Henry John Worthington

Nickname/Stage Name: Sam Worthington

Birth Date: August 2, 1976

Genres: Action, Thriller, Sci-fi

Occupation: Actor

Years Active: 2000 till Present

Net Worth: $30 million


Personal life

Sam Worthington was born in South East England. He moved to Australia as a baby and grew up in Warnbro, a suburb of Rockingham.

He is married to Lara Washington (nee Bingle) and they have a son named River. The actor is a Christian.


Worthington attended John Curtin College of the Arts where he studied drama but ended up dropping out. 


He began his acting career with a small role in Bootmen (2000) before playing the lead in Gettin' Square. 

The actor appeared in films like SomersaultMacbeth, The Great RaidRogue, and Terminator: Salvation before getting his big break in James Cameron's sci-fi epic Avatar (2009).

Other movies he has acted in include Clash of the TitansWrath of the TitansMan on a Ledge, EverestThe Last Son, and Avatar: The Way of Water.


FCCA Award (2002, 2004)

AFI Award (2004)

IF Award (2004)

Saturn Award (2009)

AACTA Award (2009)

Empire Award (2009)

Giffoni Award (2009)

ShoWest Award (2010)

Teen Choice Award (2010)


"I don't care what people think of me as a person, but I do care what people think of my work and whether I'm investing enough into it."

"I didn't set out to be famous; if I'd wanted that, I would have gone on Big Brother."

"To film in water is three times harder than just on land."


He was a bricklayer before becoming an actor.

He has blurred vision but he does not wear glasses.

He is a keen surfer.

He lived in his car when he was cast as the lead in Avatar (2009).


Bootmen (2000)

Enzo (2004)

Macbeth (2006)

Avatar (2009)

Man on a Ledge (2012)

The Shack (2017)

Fractured (2019)

Avatar: The Way of Water (2022)

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