Sam Worthington is an Australian actor. Sam Worthington gained Hollywood`s attention by playing in Terminator Salvation, and in the James Cameron directed film Avatar. In 2004, he received Australia`s highest film award.
Sam Worthington performed in leading roles in a variety of low budget films before transitioning to major films. Sam Worthington was moved to Perth, Western Australia when he was six years old. He grew up in Warnbro.
His father, Ronald, was a power plant employee. Sam Worthington attended John Curtin College of the Arts. He began working on construction and odd jobs. At 19 Sam was accepted with scholarship at the National Institute of Dramatic Art.