Sam Claflin originally wanted to become a professional soccer player; however, an accident resulted in him breaking his ankle. Following this setback he decided instead to pursue acting.
He will star in a new film called Book of Love alongside Veronica Echegui; unfortunately he won’t reprise his role of Mycroft Holmes from Enola Holmes 2.
Early Life and Education
Claflin served both as a businessman and amateur archaeologist. He funded excavations both west of and north of the Colorado River in Utah as well as Stallings Island in Georgia; his collection can be found at Harvard’s Peabody Museum.
Victoria Woodhull and Tennessee traveled widely during her era’s Spiritualism craze, lecturing and performing shows that attracted large audiences. Additionally, they published Woodhull and Claflin’s Weekly which promoted free love, women’s suffrage, and progressive political issues.
He made significant contributions to Claflin University and donated money for athletic field construction. Additionally, he served as president of the New England Stock Exchange as well as being trustee of several corporations, banks, and churches.
Sam Claflin, best known for playing Phillip Swift in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and Finnick Odair in The Hunger Games franchise, stars as Henry in Amazon Prime romantic comedy Book of Love. In this movie his uptight English writer Henry writes an erotic romance novel that becomes immensely popular when his publicist sets him up with Mexican translator Maria on an interview tour tour to promote it in Mexico.
Tisdale’s leadership at South Carolina’s oldest historically black college or university was transformational and long-lasting. He set goals for the institution and ensured they were met, sometimes exceeding them even.
Dwaun Warmack, Claflin University’s current President, delivered his address at their 151st Matriculation Ceremony on September 18 and expressed similar sentiments. He pledged to build on both their past legacy as well as move into their brighter future.
Achievement and Honors
Henry Tisdale has shown remarkable leadership as eighth President of his alma mater, Claflin University. Under his stewardship, this oldest historically black college or university has reached new heights; most notably transitioning its athletic program from NAIA to NCAA Division II competition.
He played an instrumental role in creating and implementing the first cutting-edge television production studio at the university, as well as establishing its Freshman College to ease students into college life and the Professional and Continuing Studies Center. Additionally, he developed an academic plan for excellence as well as leading a capital campaign which raised $20 million dollars.
His dedication to higher education earned him South Carolina’s highest civilian award, the Order of the Palmetto. Additionally, he is a member of American Council on Leadership Development as well as being affiliated with Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and Trinity United Methodist Church in Orangeburg. Additionally he sits on both National Association of Historically Black Colleges and Universities Board as well as Orangeburg County Economic Development Partners board of directors.
Henry Claflin returned to business and supported various philanthropic activities during the later part of his life, contributing money and land for athletic fields in Newton, Massachusetts as well as engaging in amateur archaeological work in Utah and Stallings Island (some collections housed at Harvard).
He also published the journal Humanitarian, which promoted eugenics at that time – an idea which included selective breeding and sterilization to achieve desirable genetic traits. Eugenics became controversial when used to achieve desirable traits by selective breeding or sterilization techniques.
Sam Claflin originally wanted to pursue a career as a professional soccer player; however, after shattering an ankle at 16, this dream changed to acting instead. Since then he has appeared in several film and TV adaptations of classic novels like Daphne Du Maurier’s Rebecca.
Sam Claflin brings much to the industry as an actor. His notable roles include Me Before You and Their Finest as well as various smaller films and TV shows that he has appeared in.
Sam Claflin is best-known for his portrayal of menacing 1930s fascist Oswald Mosley on BBC’s Peaky Blinders series. Additionally, his performances in movies like Me Before You and Adrift earned critical acclaim, as did appearances in Stranger Things and Godzilla: King of the Monsters series. It is estimated that Sam Claflin has an estimated net worth of $8 Million; living in London he owns multiple vehicles including vintage ones.