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Sam Neill
Sam Neill
Sam Neill info
Born: 14 September, 1947
Birth Name: Nigel Neill
Height: 1.83 (6')
Also Known As: Sam Neill, John Dermot
Spouse: Noriko Watanabe (02 September 1989 – present) 1 child
Awards: Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 14 nominations
Known for: Jurassic Park , Bicentennial Man , The Horse Whisperer , Jurassic Park III , Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole and more.
Sam Neill biography

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Sam Neil was born as Nigel John Dermott Neil in September 1947 in Omaha city, which is located in Northern Ireland. He was the second son of Dermot Neill who was an army officer, and the alumni of a prestigious war institution, like Harrow-Scull and Royal War Academy in Sandhurst. His mother’s name was Priscilla and she was originally from UK. His family owned a company Neill & Co which was selling alcohol drinks in New Zealand. Neill with his family relocated to New Zealand in 1954where he was attending Anglican “Christ’s College” school for boys Christchurch. After that he entered the Canterbury University where he learnt the English literature and in which he performed as an actor the first time in his life. Later he continued his studying in the Victoria University in Wellington where he got his bachelor’s degree in English Literature. In 1983 was born his son Tom from a New Zealand actress Lisa Harrow, and in 1990 was born his daughter Elena from a makeup woman Norico Watanabee with whom he married in 1989. He became popular after performing professor’s role in the movie “Jurassic Park” and in “Jurassic Park 2” in which he performed with Jeff Goldblum. It is interesting to know that he was invited to perform Elrond’s role in the “Lord of the rings” but he turned down the offer due to performing in the second part of the movie directed by Stephen King.
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Sam Neill filmography

Here you can learn about the movies Sam Neill acted in. You can see the names of the movies, their budget, years of release and the money gained from the screening of the certain movie. It is always interesting to know.

Movies & Videos Budget Year Opening weekend US box Office
Bicentennial Man - 'Sir' Richard Martin $100M 1999 $8.23M $58.2M
Jurassic Park III - Dr. Alan Grant $93M 2001 $50.8M $181M
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole - Allomere (voice) $80M 2010 $16.1M $55.7M
Jurassic Park - Dr. Alan Grant $65M 1993 $357M
The Horse Whisperer - Robert MacLean $60M 1998 $13.7M $75.4M
Event Horizon - Dr. William Weir $50M 1997 $9.51M $26.6M
Memoirs of an Invisible Man - David Jenkins $40M 1992 $14.4M
Wimbledon - Dennis Bradbury $31M 2004 $7.12M $16.8M
The Hunt for Red October - Captain Vasili Borodin $30M 1990 $121M
The Jungle Book - Colonel Geofferey Brydon $27M 1994 $44.3M
Until the End of the World - Eugene Fitzpatrick $23M 1991 $753K
Daybreakers - Charles Bromley $20M 2009 $15.1M $30M
Angel - Thйo $15M 2007
A Cry in the Dark - Michael Chamberlain $15M 1988 $6.91M
In the Mouth of Madness - John Trent $14M 1994 $8.95M
Restoration - King Charles II $12M 1995 $4.1M
Plenty - Lazar $10M 1985
The Piano - Alisdair Stewart $7M 1993 $40.2M
The Zookeeper - Ludovic $6M 2001
The Blood of Others - Bergman 1984
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