Sam Neill

Actor / Winemaker / Film Director | * 09/14/1947 (73) | Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland (United Kingdom (UK))
Nigel John Dermot "Sam" Neill (born 14 September 1947) is a New Zealand actor, director, producer, and writer. Born in Omagh, Northern Ireland, Neill moved to Christchurch, New Zealand, with his family in 1954. He first achieved recognition with his appearance in the 1977 film Sleeping Dogs, which he followed with leading roles in My Brilliant Career (1979), Omen III: The Final Conflict, Possession (both 1981), A Cry in the Dark (1988), Dead Calm (1989), The Hunt for Red October (1990), and The Piano (1993). He came to international prominence as Dr. Alan Grant in Jurassic Park (1993), a role that he reprises in ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Sam Neill

Officer of The Order of The British Empire Distinguished Companion of The New Zealand Order of Merit Honorary Degree

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Movies with Sam Neill as Actor(112)

as Dr. Alan Grant2022 Jurassic World: Dominion
as Tommy Brock (voice)2021 Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway
as Frankie Scales (voice)2021 Daisy Quokka: World's Scariest Animal
2020 Rams
as Charles Overton2020 The Guinea Pig Club
as Paddy Payne2019 Ride Like a Girl
as himself2019 The Show Must Go On
as Duncan Connelly2019 Mystery Ride
as Tom2019 Blackbird
as Leo2019 Palm Beach
as Captain Hawthorne2018 The Commuter
as Mr. McGregor / Tommy Brock (voice)2018 Peter Rabbit
as Fred Smith2018 Sweet Country
as Actor Odin2017 Thor: Ragnarok
as Alexander Boothby2017 Tommy's Honour
as Hec Faulkner2016 Hunt for the Wilderpeople
as Himself - Narrator2016 New Zealand: Earth's Mythical Islands
as Duncan Stewart2015 Backtrack
as Kreutz2015 MindGamers
as Walter2015 The Daughter
as Joao Havelange2014 United Passions
as Chris Crichton2014 A Long Way Down
as Dr. Kyrie2013 Escape Plan
as Bill Thornton2012 The Vow
as Chris Chase2011 The Dragon Pearl
as Jack Mindy2011 The Hunter
as Abraham Laing2009 Skin
as Mr. Reid2009 In Her Skin
as Charles Bromley2009 Daybreakers
as Mr. Jones2009 Under the Mountain
as Dean Spanley2008 Dean Spanley
as Théo2007 Angel
as Hubert Wilkins2006 Voyage of the Nautilus
as Craig2006 Irresistible
as Anthony2005 Yes
as The Jockey2005 Little Fish
as Narrator2005 Gallipoli
as Dennis Bradbury2004 Wimbledon
as Richard Runche2004 Jessica
as Lionel Merricks2004 Stiff
as Eddie Meyers2002 Framed
as Ray2002 Dirty Deeds
as Lt. Cmdr. Charles B. 'Swede' Momsen2001 Submerged
as Dr. Alan Grant2001 Jurassic Park III
as Ludovic2001 The Zookeeper
as narrator2001 SuperCroc
as Thomas Jefferson2000 Sally Hemings: An American Scandal
as Sam Sawnoff (voice)2000 The Magic Pudding
as Cliff Buxton - Dish Master2000 The Dish
as Professor Mortlock2000 My Mother Frank
as Prime Minister Gibson1999 Molokai: The Story of Father Damien
as Richard Martin1999 Bicentennial Man
as Robert MacLean1998 The Horse Whisperer
1998 Merlin
as Henry Bell1998 The Revengers' Comedies
as Lord Friedrich Hoffman1997 Snow White: A Tale of Terror
as Dr. William Weir1997 Event Horizon
as Mr. Jones1996 Victory
as David 'Dave' Hoyle, aka Agent 'Nine'1996 Children of the Revolution
as King Charles II1995 Restoration
as John Trent1995 In the Mouth of Madness
as himself1995 Forgotten Silver
as Norman Lindsay1994 Sirens
as Dr. Max Askey1994 Country Life
as Colonel Geofferey Brydon1994 The Jungle Book
as Chief Inspector Alan Galbraith1993 The Rainbow Warrior
as David Eberlin1993 Family Pictures
as Dr. Alan Grant1993 Jurassic Park
as Alisdair Stewart1993 The Piano
as David Jenkins1992 Memoirs of an Invisible Man
as John Rennie1992 Hostage
as Major James Leggatt, The Guards1991 One Against the Wind
as Carl1991 Death in Brunswick
as Eugene Fitzpatrick1991 Until the End of the World
as Elliot1991 Fever
as Vasily Borodin1990 The Hunt for Red October
as Marquês de Lafayette1989 The French Revolution
as John Ingram1989 Dead Calm
as Oscar Ogg1988 Question of Faith
as Michael Chamberlain1988 Evil Angels
as Neville Gifford1987 The Umbrella Woman
as Vince Lord1986 Strong Medicine
as James Quick1986 For Love Alone
as Lazar1985 Plenty
as Capt. Starlight1985 Robbery Under Arms
as Bergman1984 The Blood of Others
as Mr. Gentleman1984 The Country Girls
as Sergeant Costello1982 Attack Force Z
as Dimitri Vasilikov1982 Enigma
as Brian de Bois-Guilbert1982 Ivanhoe
as Mark1981 Possession
as Marian1981 From a Far Country
as Damien Thorn1981 Omen III: The Final Conflict
as Harry Beecham1979 My Brilliant Career
as Rex1979 The Journalist
as Mike1979 Just Out Of Reach
as Narrator1977 Architect Athfield
as Smith1977 Sleeping Dogs
as Priest1975 Ashes

TV Shows/Series with Sam Neill as Actor(32)

as Himself - Presenter2018 The Pacific In The Wake of Captain Cook
as Roland “Tiny” Rowland2017 House of Bond
as Ted McCabe2014 Old School
as C.I. Chester Campbell2013 Peaky Blinders
as Emerson Hauser2012 Alcatraz
as Merritt Grieves2010 Happy Town
as Alfred Nichol2009 Iron Road
as Victor Komarovsky2009 The Fashion Show
as Jeremiah Blackthorn2008 Crusoe
as Cardinal Thomas Wolsey2007 The Tudors
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Mick2006 Two Twisted
as Mr. Prettiman2005 To the Ends of the Earth
as Governor Arthur Phillip2005 The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant
as General John MacArthur2004 Mis adorables vecinos
as himself2001 Space
as himself1999 Rove
as Agent Alvin Dewey1996 In Cold Blood
as Colonel Andrei Denisov1987 Amerika
as William Lowell Kane1985 Kane & Abel
as Sidney Reilly1983 Reilly, Ace of Spies
as Tony Duff1980 Lucinda Brayford

Movies with Sam Neill as Crew(8)

Directing/Director2004 The Brush-Off
Directing/Director1979 On the Road with Red Mole
Writing/Writer1979 On the Road with Red Mole
Directing/Director1978 New Country - New People
Directing/Director1977 Architect Athfield
Directing/Director1974 Phone
Editing/Editor1974 Phone
Writing/Writer1974 Phone

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Nigel John Dermot Neil
Born: Sunday, 09/14 1947 (September) in Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 73 years + 282 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Canterbury, Victoria University of Wellington
Spouses (current/former): Lisa Harrow
Other names for Sam Neill (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Sam" (Nickname)
Sam Neill frequently works together with these people:
Taika Waititi (9x, Crew)
Steven Spielberg (8x, Crew)
Bryan Brown (8x, Actor)
Jeff Goldblum (7x, Actor)
Michael Crichton (7x, Crew)
Colin Trevorrow (7x, Crew)
Laura Dern (6x, Actress)
David Wenham (6x, Actor)
Will Gluck (6x, Crew)
John Clarke (6x, Actor)
James Earl Jones (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:519, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/18/2021