Sam Hargrave - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 8, 2022

Sam Hargrave
Profession: Director, Actor, Stuntman
Best Known For: Extraction (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : October 27, 1982 (age 41)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Sam Hargrave
Birth Place: USA
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: Doug Hargrave
Mother's Name: Elizabeth Hargrave
Siblings: 2

Daniel Hargrave (brother)
Jess Hargrave (sister)

University: UNC Chapel Hill
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Girlfriend Name: Rachel McDermott

Body Measurements

Height: 1.82 meter (5 feet 12 inch)
Weight: 82 kg (180.78 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 10 US
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: 32 inch

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Who is Sam Hargrave?

Sam Hargrave is a stuntman, director, actor by profession, and American by nationality. He has worked as a stuntman and stunt coordinator for several Marvel Cinematic Universe films Avengers: Endgame, and Captain America: Civil War, directed Extraction, and starred in the film Dhaka.

Sam Hargrave – Age, Parents, Siblings

Sam Hargrave’s birth took place on November 27, 1982, in the USA. He was born to his mother Elizabeth Hargrave and his father Doug Hargrave. He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings- sister Jess Hargrave who is a California-based Charis Equestrian and brother Daniel Hargrave, also a stuntman and stunt coordinator.

young Sam Hargrave with his siblings (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

After graduating from high school, he went on to study at Alamance Community College in the early 2000s and later graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill. He received the Distinguished Alumni Award on May 28, 2015, from Alamance Community College. 

His ethnicity is Caucasian.

Sam Hargrave – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Sam Hargrave was in a relationship with Kathryn Bigelow, also a director. He and his girlfriend dated for years before breaking up. He was also rumored to be in a relationship with stuntwoman Monique Ganderton.

As he is a private person he has not revealed the identity of his current girlfriend with whom he is quarantining on the Southern California coast during the 2020 pandemic.

Now, Hargrave is dating stuntwoman, Rachel McDermott. The couple is pregnant with their first child and was 20 weeks pregnant in July 2022. As Hargrave has not yet married, he is sans wife and divorce is out of context.

Sam Hargrave, Rachel McDermott (Image: Instagram- posted June 2022)

Sam Hargrave – Career


Hargrave has been working as a stuntman for years. Before he got into Hollywood he worked at the framing shop - 71 Gallery in Hillsborough, North Carolina. 

He has worked as a stuntman in several Hollywood films including the films The Hunger Games, The Accountant, Green Lantern, and the TV series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 

In the mid-2010s he began working as a stunt coordinator and has co-ordinated stunts in Suicide Squad and several Marvel Cinematic Universe films The Avengers, Avengers: Endgame (2019), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Thor: Ragnarok, etc.

Sam Hargrave worked as a stunt double for Chris Evans (right) in Captain America (Image: Marvel + MCU)

Actor, Director

As an actor, Sam Hargrave has starred in the films The King of Fighters (2010) as Mr. Big and Atomic Blonde (2017) as James Gascoigne, and in Dhaka.

His directorial debut Extraction (2020), in which he also played Gaetan/"G" and also starred Chris Hemsworth in the lead role.


On the set of Extraction Sam Hargrave has worked with Nico Pimpare, Derek Luke, David Harbour, and Golshifteh Farahani.

Moreover, he is well known for working with the Russo brothers - Joe Russo and Anthony Russo.

Sam Hargrave directing Extraction  (Image: Netflix)

Sam Hargrave – Awards, Nominations

In 2013, for his stunt in the first Avengers film, he was awarded 2 Taurus World Stunt Awards - "Hardest Hit" and "Best High Work". He was the Stunt Double for Captain America.

Sam Hargrave – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on Hargrave’s net worth and annual salary is not known.

Sam Hargrave – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Sam Hargrave is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Twitter, and Facebook.

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