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Sam Neill

Actor
Biography
Sir Nigel John Dermot 'Sam' Neill, KNZM OBE (born 14 September 1947) is an Ireland-born New Zealand actor. His career has included leading roles in both dramas and blockbusters. Considered an "international leading man", he has been regarded as one of the most versatile actors of his generation. 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. He also portayed Cardinal Thomas Wolsey on Showtime's The Tudors.

Personal Info

Occupation Actor
Place of Birth Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, UK
Birthday 1947-09-14

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Filmography by Year

1
2024
4
2023
5
2022
3
2021
3
2020
4
2019
4
2018
4
2017
4
2016
7
2015
3
2014
4
2013
2
2012
4
2011
4
2010
4
2009
3
2008
2
2007
6
2006
7
2005
4
2004
1
2003
3
2002
5
2001
6
2000
2
1999
3
1998
3
1997
3
1996
3
1995
3
1994
4
1993
2
1992
4
1991
2
1990
2
1989
2
1988
2
1987
2
1986
3
1985
2
1984
1
1983
3
1982
3
1981
1
1980
3
1979
2
1977
1
1976
3
1975
1
1972

Filmography by Genre

Drama
81
Thriller
26
Comedy
22
Adventure
21
Romance
19
Action
17
Crime
13
Mystery
11
TV Movie
11
Documentary
11
Science Fiction
11
Family
10
Fantasy
9
Horror
7
History
7
Animation
6
War
5
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
4
Action & Adventure
3
Western
2
News
1
Soap
1
Reality
1
Music
1