Sam Neill Bio, Age, Career, Wife, Children, Family, Net Worth
New Zealand actor Sir Nigel John Dermot “Sam” Neill was born on September 14, 1947 in Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
Sam Neill Biography
Neil and his family moved to New Zealand in 1954, where he attended Christchurch Christian College, an Anglican boarding school for boys. He went on to study English Literature at the University of Canterbury, where he first encountered acting.
He moved to Wellington to further his studies at Victoria University, where he completed a BA in English Literature.
In 2004, interviewer Andrew Denton briefly discussed the topic of Neil’s stutter on the Australian talk show Enough Rope. Because it affected his life so much, he remembers, he often wished that no one would talk to him so he wouldn’t have to respond.
Nationality of Sam Neill
Neil was born in Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. He’s British, and he’s New Zealander or New Zealander.
sam neill age
Neil was born on September 14, 1947, so he is currently 75 years old.
Sam Neill family and siblings
Neal was born to Priscilla Beatrice Ingham and Dermot Neal. He shares parents with his brother Michael Neill.
Sam Neill Education
Neil attended Christ’s College, an Anglican boarding school for boys in Christchurch. He went on to study English Literature at the University of Canterbury, where he first encountered acting.
He moved to Wellington to continue his higher education at Victoria University, where he completed a BA in English Literature.
Sam Neill’s career
During his nearly 50-year career, Neal has played major roles in both theater and blockbuster films. He is recognized as an “international leader” and one of the most adaptable performers of his generation.
He was first recognized in the 1977 film Sleeping Dogs, followed by My Brilliant Career (1979), The Omen III: Final Conflict, Possession (both 1981), In the Dark The Cry of Man (1988), Dead Calm (1989), The Hunt For Red October (1990), The Piano (1993) and In the Mouth of Madness (1994).
His portrayal of Dr. Alan Grant in Jurassic Park (1993) and reprises in Jurassic Park III (2001) and Jurassic World Reign helped him gain worldwide recognition (2022).
In addition to movies, Neil has appeared in various TV shows such as Riley, Ace of Spy (1983), The Simpsons (1994), Merlin (1998), The Tudors (2007), Crusoe (2008–2010), Little Town (2010), Alcatraz (2012), Peaky Blinders (2013–2014) and Rick and Morty (2019).
Many documentaries feature him as host and narrator. He appears in an episode of the 2021 Apple TV+ sci-fi show Invasion.
Neil has received numerous honors including the Logie Award for Outstanding Actor, the Langford Lyle Award, the New Zealand Film Awards and the AACTA Award for Best Actor. Additionally, he has been nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards.
sam neill wife
Neil was married to Noriko Watanabe but divorced.
sam neill kids
Neal has two children; Tim and Elena Neal.
Neil’s net worth is estimated to be around $20 million.
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