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|Birth name||Samuel Hammington|
31 July 1977 |
Wellington, New Zealand
Samuel Hammington (born 31 July 1977) is a New Zealand-born Australian who lives and performs in South Korea as a comedian, television personality, radio presenter and actor. Hammington hosted radio show Drivetime with Annabelle Ambrose from 2008 to 2012. He was a cast member of popular reality-military show Real Men.
While in business school, he decided he needed to take up an Asian language to help build up his resume. Due to the popularity of Japanese and Chinese language courses, he decided to study Korean. He studied the Korean language for 18 months before becoming a transfer student at Korea University in 2002.
In October 2013 Hammington married Korean Jung Yumi. They had two wedding ceremonies, a traditional Korean one in Korea and another in his home country, Australia, at the Melbourne Zoo. The couple welcomed a healthy baby boy named William on July 12 2016.
|1981||Holiday Island||Andrew Alston||"The Best of Everything" (Season 1, Episode 12)|
|1983||All the Rivers Run||Gordon Edwards|
|1983||The Flying Doctors||Richard Connors||"A Rural Education" (Season 7, Episode 5)|
|1985||Neighbours||Michael Martin||2 episodes|
|2008||Ophojol||Hamel||"Hamel Pyoryugi" (Episode 17)|
|2014||Let's Eat||President of soy sauce crab restaurant||(Episode 12)|
|2015||Who Are You: School 2015||new English teacher||cameo (Episode 15)|
|2002||Jaemitneun Yeonghwa||Soldier in boat||voice|
|2005||Antarctic Journal||English Explorer||voice|
|2014||How to Steal a Dog|
|2013–2015||MBC||Real Men Season 1||Member|
|KBS2||Happy Together||Guest||Season 3|
|2015||KBS2||2 Days & 1 Night||Guest||Season 3|
|SBS||Running Man||Guest||Ep. 271|
|MBC||Infinite Challenge||Guest||Ep. 453|
|2016||MBC||Infinite Challenge||Guest||Ep. 465 (with Jack Black & Sam Okyere)|
|MBC||Infinite Challenge||Cameo||Ep. 470|
|MBC||Infinite Challenge||Guest||Ep. 484 & 485|
|KBS2||The Return of Superman||Cast||Ep. 154–present (with his child, William)|
|2013||MBC Entertainment Awards||Best Male Newcomer in Show/Variety||Real Men|
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