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Sam Neill

Nigel John Dermot "Sam" Neill (born 14 September 1947) is a New Zealand actor. He is perhaps best known for his starring role as paleontologist Dr Alan Grant in Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III. He has also had a number of high-profile roles including: the lead in Reilly, Ace of Spies, the adult Damien in Omen III: The Final Conflict, Merlin in the miniseries Merlin, Captain Vasily Borodin in The Hunt for Red October, Lord Friedrich Hoffman in Snow White: A Tale of Terror, and Alisdair Stewart in The Piano. Most recently he played Cardinal Thomas Wolsey in the Peace Arch Entertainment production for Showtime, The Tudors. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sam Neill licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Sep 14, 1947 1947-09-14 In Omagh, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Peter Rabbit 2018-02-07
Known For
Poster of New Zealand: Earth's Mythical Islands
Poster of Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Poster of Merlin's Apprentice
Poster of In Cold Blood
Movie Peter Rabbit Mr. McGregor / Tommy Brock (voice) 2018-02-07
Movie The Commuter Captain Hawthorne 2018-01-11
Movie Thor: Ragnarok Actor Odin 2017-10-25
Movie David Stratton: A Cinematic Life Himself 2017-03-09
Movie Tommy's Honour Alexander Boothby 2017-07-07
Series Tutankhamun Lord Carnarvon 2016-10-16
Movie New Zealand: Earth's Mythical Islands Himself - Narrator 2016-07-19
Series New Zealand: Earth's Mythical Islands Narrator 2016-07-19
Movie Hunt for the Wilderpeople Hec Faulkner 2016-03-31
Series And Then There Were None General John MacArthur 2015-12-26
Movie The Daughter Walter 2015-10-09
Movie MindGamers Kreutz 2015-10-04
Movie Backtrack Duncan Stewart 2015-07-25
Movie Why Anzac with Sam Neill Himself 2015-04-21
Series The Dovekeepers 2015-03-31
Movie A Long Way Down Chris Crichton 2014-03-20
Movie United Passions Joao Havelange 2014-06-19
Series Old School Ted McCabe 2014-05-23
Movie The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box Otto Luger 2013-12-05
Movie Escape Plan Dr. Kyrie 2013-10-09
Series Peaky Blinders C.I. Chester Campbell 2013-09-12
Movie The Vow Bill Thornton 2012-02-05
Series Alcatraz Emerson Hauser 2012-01-16
Movie The Hunter Jack Mindy 2011-10-06
Movie The Dragon Pearl Chris Chase 2011-03-11
Movie Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole Allomere (voice) 2010-07-10
Series Happy Town Merritt Grieves 2010-04-28
Movie In Her Skin Mr. Reid 2009-03-13
Movie Iron Road Alfred Nichol 2009-07-21
Movie Skin Abraham Laing 2009-07-24
Movie Daybreakers Charles Bromley 2009-09-11
Movie Under the Mountain Mr. Jones 2009-12-10
Movie Dean Spanley Dean Spanley 2008-12-12
Series Crusoe Jeremiah Blackthorn 2008-10-04
Series The Tudors Cardinal Thomas Wolsey 2007-04-01
Movie Angel Théo 2007-02-17
Series Two Twisted Mick 2006-08-14
Movie Irresistible Craig 2006-04-18
Movie The Making of 'Event Horizon' 2006-04-18
Series Merlin's Apprentice Merlin 2006-04-14
Movie Voyage of the Nautilus Hubert Wilkins 2006-02-25
Movie Gallipoli Narrator 2005-03-18
Series To the Ends of the Earth Mr. Prettiman 2005-07-06
Movie Yes Anthony 2005-08-05
Movie Little Fish The Jockey 2005-07-19
Series The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant Governor Arthur Phillip 2005-10-30
Series The Triangle Eric Benerall 2005-12-05
Movie Wimbledon Dennis Bradbury 2004-09-13
Movie Jessica Richard Runche 2004-07-18
Series Jessica 2004-07-18
Movie Stiff Lionel Merricks 2004-06-19
Movie Perfect Strangers Man 2003-10-09
Series Doctor Zhivago Victor Komarovsky 2002-11-24
Movie Dirty Deeds Ray 2002-07-18
Movie Framed Eddie Meyers 2002-02-13
Movie Submerged Lt. Cmdr. Charles B. 'Swede' Momsen 2001-05-20
Series Space Himself 2001-07-22
Movie Jurassic Park III Dr. Alan Grant 2001-07-18
Movie The Zookeeper Ludovic 2001-09-13
Movie SuperCroc narrator 2001-10-25
Series Richard & Judy Unknown 2001-11-26
Movie The Magic Pudding Sam Sawnoff (voice) 2000-12-14
Movie My Mother Frank Professor Mortlock 2000-08-16
Movie The Dish Cliff Buxton - Dish Master 2000-07-11
Movie Sally Hemings: An American Scandal Thomas Jefferson 2000-02-13
Movie Bicentennial Man Richard Martin 1999-12-17
Series Rove Himself 1999-09-22
Movie Molokai: The Story of Father Damien Prime Minister Gibson 1999-03-17
Series The Games Unknown 1998-08-07
Movie The Revengers' Comedies Henry Bell 1998-06-09
Movie The Horse Whisperer Robert MacLean 1998-05-14
Series Merlin Merlin 1998-04-26
Movie Event Horizon Dr. William Weir 1997-08-15
Movie Snow White: A Tale of Terror Lord Friedrich Hoffman 1997-07-18
Movie Victory Mr. Jones 1996-12-13
Series In Cold Blood Agent Alvin Dewey 1996-11-24
Movie Children of the Revolution David 'Dave' Hoyle, aka Agent 'Nine' 1996-06-14
Movie Restoration King Charles II 1995-12-29
Movie Forgotten Silver Himself 1995-10-28
Movie The Jungle Book Colonel Geofferey Brydon 1994-12-23
Movie Country Life Dr. Max Askey 1994-10-27
Movie In the Mouth of Madness John Trent 1994-06-18
Movie Sirens Norman Lindsay 1993-10-01
Movie Jurassic Park Dr. Alan Grant 1993-06-11
Movie The Rainbow Warrior Chief Inspector Alan Galbraith 1993-05-22
Movie The Piano Alisdair Stewart 1993-05-19
Movie Family Pictures David Eberlin 1993-03-20
Movie Memoirs of an Invisible Man David Jenkins 1992-02-28
Movie Hostage John Rennie 1992-05-10
Movie One Against the Wind Major James Leggatt, The Guards 1991-12-01
Movie Until the End of the World Eugene Fitzpatrick 1991-09-12
Movie Fever Elliot 1991-05-11
Movie Death in Brunswick Carl 1990-11-08
Movie The Hunt for Red October Captain Vasily Borodin 1990-03-02
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie The French Revolution Marquês de Lafayette 1989-10-01
Movie Dead Calm John Ingram 1989-04-07
Movie A Cry in the Dark Michael Chamberlain 1988-11-11
Movie The Umbrella Woman Neville Gifford 1987-05-14
Series Amerika Colonel Andrei Denisov 1987-02-15
Movie For Love Alone James Quick 1986-05-22
Movie Strong Medicine Vince Lord 1986-01-01
Movie Robbery Under Arms Capt. Starlight 1985-03-28
Movie Plenty Lazar 1985-09-20
Series Kane & Abel William Lowell Kane 1985-11-17
Movie The Blood of Others Bergman 1984-05-02
Series Reilly, Ace of Spies Sidney Reilly 1983-09-05
Movie Enigma Dimitri Vasilikov 1982-10-15
Movie Attack Force Z Sergeant Costello 1982-06-10
Movie Ivanhoe Brian de Bois-Guilbert 1982-02-23
Movie From a Far Country Marian 1981-09-15
Movie Possession Mark 1981-05-27
Movie Omen III: The Final Conflict Damien Thorn 1981-03-20
Movie The Journalist Rex 1979-11-15
Movie Just Out Of Reach Mike 1979-10-01
Movie My Brilliant Career Harry Beecham 1979-08-17
Movie Sleeping Dogs Smith 1977-10-06
Series The Sullivans 1976-11-15
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24