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|
|Profession||Actor, Director, Producer & Writer|
Sam Neil Personal Life/Wiki
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|
|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|
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|
Sam Neil Girlfriends, Affairs & More
Sam with Lisa Harrow
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|
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
Sam in Omen III The Final Conflict
Sam in Jurassic Park
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
Stay tuned with us for more of such famous personality biographies and share them with your friends and family. Thank you for reading!