Sam Neil Wiki, Age, Affairs, Career, Jurassic Park, Networth & More

Sam Neil Profile/Bio

Sam Neil is a famous British  Actor,  Writer, Director and Producer who is famous for his Acting  in Thriller movies like Jurassic Park , Jurassic Park III for playing the role of Dr. Alan Grant. He firstly gained his Recognition with his films like Sleeping Dogs. He then played the main role of the film My Brilliant Career, He also Starred in films like Possession, Omen III: The Final Conflict, A Cry in the Dark and The Piano.

He also narrated , directed  and produced different Short Films and Documentaries. He was named as Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1991 and a Distinguished Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2007, for his works in the Films.


Real Name Nigel John Dermot Neill
Nickname Sam Neil
Profession Actor, Director, Producer &  Writer

Sam Neil Personal Life/Wiki

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Sam Neil was born on 14th September, 1947 . He is Currently 74 years old , He is from Omagh, Northern Ireland, He is British  by Nationality and Virgo by Zodiac Sign and talking about his religion, he is a Roman Catholic but he never talks about his religion  more as he doesn’t like the things that occur in the name of Religion.

Date of Birth 14th September, 1947
Age (as in 2021) 74 years
Birthplace Omagh, Northern Ireland
Hometown Omagh, Northern Ireland
Nationality British
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign Virgo
Religion Roman Catholic but very much uninterested about Religions

Sam Neil Family Information

Sam Neil was born to Dermot Neil and Priscilla Beatrice in a small town of Ireland , His father is from New Zealand itself , he was an Army officer and his mother Priscilla is an English man , He was very small when his family moved to New Zealand, He also has a Brother  Michael Neil.

Father Name Dermot Neill
Mother Name Priscilla Beatrice
Brother Name Michael Neil
Sister Name None

Sam Neil Education Details

Sam Neil went to Christ’s College, a boarding school in Christchurch, where he changed his name to Sam from Nigel John Dermot Neill as there were other kids named Nigel too, then he went to pursue English  in University of Canterbury and Victoria University, where he got his first exposure to acting. Growing up he also faced the problem of Stammering.

School Christ’s College, a boarding school in Christchurch
College/University University of Canterbury and Victoria University
Educational Qualification Graduate

Sam Neil Girlfriends, Affairs & More

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Sam with Lisa Harrow

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Sam with Noriko Watnabe 

Sam Neil had two marriages, He married Lisa Harrow (1980-1989) ,  From his first wife , he has a son Tim .The couple separated in 1989,  He then married Noriko Watnabe in 1989 he had a daughter named Elena from her and he was the stepdad of Maiko Spencer that was the daughter of Watnabe from her previous relation. He is now in a Relation with Laura Tingle.

Marital Status In a Relationship
Girlfriends Laura Tingle(2017-Present)
Lisa Harrow (1980-1989)
Noriko Watanabe (1989- separated in 2017).
Children’s Elena Neill, Tim Neill, Andrew, from a relationship in his twenties and a stepdaughter Maiko Spencer (Watanabe’s daughter from her previous marriage).

Sam Neil Money Factor

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Sam in Omen III The Final Conflict

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Sam in Jurassic Park 

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  Sam in Reilly: Ace of Spies

Sam Neil Began His career as a Member of New Zealand National Film Unit, He spent seven Long years working there , before he jumped into acting , One of his first films were The City Of No(1971), then he starred in a short Film The water Cycle(1972), In 1977 he starred in the lead role of Action Drama Thriller, Sleeping Dogs which earned him Recognition in New Zealand.

Then after moving to Australia, he was signed as the male role of the successful drama My Brilliant Career, in 1979. Then in 1981 he played the role of Damien Thorn, The son of Devil, in the British- American Horror film Omen III: The final Conflict. That very year he also starred in another horror film  Possession.

In 1983 He earned Further Recognition and his first Golden Globe nomination though the Film Reilly: Ace of Spies, where he played the role of a Spy , and then in 1987 he played the role of a Senior KGB Officer, Andrei Denisov, in  the film Amerika.

In the year 1993 he received huge Recognition through the role of Dr. Alan Grant   in the popular Sci fi Thriller, Jurassic Park , he reprised in 2001’s Jurassic park III. Then he also gained recognition through “The Piano- about a tale of the Forbidden love” also earned him a widespread Recognition. Sam’s net worth is around 18 million USD.

Net Worth (approx.) $18 Million

Sam Neil Facts

  • He starred in the Jurassic park III as Dr. Alan Grant
  • He won a Golden Globe nomination from  Reilly: Ace of Spies
  • He starred in the Horror films like Omen III and Possession
  • He has a Net worth of around $18 Million

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