Sam Lake

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Birthday
18, 1970
Birthplace
Finland
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
18, 1970 (age 49)
Birthplace
Finland

About

Born Sami Jarvi and better known by his pen name of Sam Lake, this Finnish writer is most famous for scripting the popular Alan Wake and Max Payne series of video games.

Before Fame

He studied literature at the University of Helsinki.

Trivia

The Max Payne theme song, "Late Goodbye," was composed by the Finnish band Poets of The Fall and was inspired by a poem written by Lake.

Family Life

He and his wife, Claira, settled in his native Finland.

Associated With

Web star John Cochrane posted YouTube videos of gaming sessions in which he played Lake's Alan Wake game.