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Sam Neill Biography

Sam Neill – Nigel John Dermot Neill is a well-known actor from New Zealand. He was born on September 14, 1947. Neill has had prominent roles in a variety of films during the course of his 53-year career, including both dramatic and action-packed films. The term “international leading man” has been used to describe him, and he is widely considered as one of the most versatile actors of his generation.

Neill was born in Omagh, which is located in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. In 1954, he relocated to Christchurch with his family. He first came to the public’s attention with his performance in the film Sleeping Dogs, which was released in 1977. Subsequently, he went on to star in the films My Brilliant Career (1979) and Dead Calm (1989).

Sam Neill Biography & Personal Details

NameSam Neill
Full NameNigel John Dermot Neill
Famous ForHis role as Alan Grant in “Jurassic Park,”
Date Of Birth14 September 1947
Omagh, United Kingdom/
Omagh, Co.Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Age 76 years old (As 2023)
Birth Sign Virgo
Gender Male
SchoolMedbury School
Christ’s College/
University of Canterbury Upper Riccarton
Education QualificationGraduation (BA in English)
HobbiesRunning Two Paddocks, Cycling and Watching the Movies
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Favourite FoodRoasted Duck Legs with Apricots, Grilled beef, Roasted Chicken and Seafood
AddressManagement Pty Ltd. (Talent Management Company) PO Box 1509. Darlinghurst NSW 1300
NationalityBritish-New zealand
ProfessionActor, Bussinesmen
Career DebutThe City of No (1971)
Active Year1970–present
MoviesFirst movie-The City of No (1971)
Famous movie-Jurassic Park, Jurassic World Dominion, Dead Calm
Awards, AchievementsAACTA Award for Best Lead Actor in Film (1989),
Logie Award for Most Outstanding Actor (2005),
Longford Lyell Award (2019),
Logie Award for Most Popular Actor (2023)

Sam Neill Family, Relationship and Afair

Priscilla Beatrice (née Ingham) and Dermot Neill welcomed their son Neill into the world on September 14, 1947 in Omagh, which is located in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. His mother was of English descent, while his father was of New Zealander descent but of the second generation. His father served in the army.

After that, in 1989, Neill tied the knot with make-up artist Noriko Watanabe, and the couple now has a kid together.

Sam Neill with his Wife

Additionally, he took Watanabe’s kid from her first marriage and raised her as his own. In 2017, Neill and Watanabe ended their relationship.

Sam Neill with his Ex-gf (Laura Tingle)

Family & Marital Status

Marital StatusDivorce
Marriage Date2 September 1989
Divorce DateYear 2017
ParentsMother-Priscilla Neill
Father-Dermot Neill
SiblingsBrother-Michael Neill
Sister-Juliet Neill
Spouse/WifeNoriko Watanabe
Girlfriend/AfairLaura Tingle (Ex-gf)
Lisa Harrow (Ex-gf)

Kate Fitzpatrick (1984 – 1985)
ChildrenDaughter-Elena Neill
Son-Tim Neill

Physical Measurement

HeightIn Centimeters –182 cm
In Meters-1.82 m
In Feet and Inches –6′ 0″
Weight In Kg –82 kg
In Pounds –181 lbs
Hair ColourLight brown
Eye ColourBlue 

Sam Neill Career

  • The City of No (1971), a New Zealand television film, was Neill’s first feature and was released in 1971. After that, he directed a short film titled “The Water Cycle” in 1972 and a television feature titled “Hunt’s Duffer” in 1973.
  • Neill is credited with writing and directing the film Telephone Etiquette (1974), which was produced by the New Zealand National Film Unit. In addition, he was in the movie Landfall.
  • Neill traveled to Australia in order to appear as a special guest on the television show The Sullivans. In the film My Brilliant Career, which starred Judy Davis and was a huge hit all over the world, he played the role of the romantic leading guy.                                                                                         
  • The Journalist , Just Out of Reach, and Attack Force Z (1981) are three of the Australian films that he directed. He also acted in a number of television programs, such as Young Ramsay and Lucinda Brayford. His work was not noticed by a large audience.
  • In 1981, he received his first significant international role, as Damien Thorn, son of the devil, in Omen III: The Final Conflict; and in that year, he performed an exceptional key role in Andrzej uawski’s cult film Possession. In 1981, he won his first big international role, as Damien Thorn, son of the devil, in Omen III: The Final Conflict.
  • Neill became a local superstar in Sweden after starring in the 1982 film adaptation of Ivanhoe, which has been shown on SVT on New Year’s Day for the past four decades.
  • He was considered one of the main prospects to succeed Roger Moore in the role of James Bond, but in the end, Timothy Dalton was cast in the role instead.
  • Evil Angels (1988), a film about the case of Azaria Chamberlain, was released as A Cry in the Dark outside of Australia and New Zealand. One of his many parts in Australian films was that of Michael Chamberlain, which was featured in Evil Angels (1988).
  • Cardinal Thomas Wolsey was played by Neill in the historical drama The Tudors, in which Neill starred. It was six months with a character that I found tremendously intriguing, with a cast that I liked very much, and with a tale that I found very captivating, he added. “I have to say that I really enjoyed making The Tudors,” he said.
  • Both the ITV miniseries Tutankhamun and the New Zealand feature Hunt for the Wilderpeople, both of which he starred in during the year 2016, were directed by Taika Waititi. Hunt for the Wilderpeople was made in New Zealand.
  • In the 2017 fantasy sequel directed by Taika Waititi and titled Thor: Ragnarok, Neill had a cameo appearance in a sequence. In this scene, Neill played the role of an actor portraying Odin (who was portrayed by Anthony Hopkins), and he appeared alongside Luke Hemsworth and Matt Damon, who played actors portraying Thor and Loki, respectively. In the upcoming 2022 film Thor: Love and Thunder, he will play the same actor.
  • It was confirmed around the end of 2019 that he would be reprising his role as Dr. Alan Grant in the film Jurassic World Dominion, which was scheduled for release in July 2022.
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Sam Neill Net Worth:

Net Worth (Approx.)$20 Million
Monthly Income and Salary$2,00,000 
Yearly Income and Salary$2 Million

Sam Neill Cars Collection:

  • Not Known

Fanmail address:

Sam Neill
Shanahan Management Pty Ltd.
PO Box 1509
Darlinghurst NSW 1300

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