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Gender: Male

Known Credits: 119

Birthday: 1947-09-14

Place of Birth: Omagh, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, UK

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Sam Neill


Nigel John Dermot "Sam" Neill (born 14 September 1947) is a New Zealand actor. He is perhaps best known for his starring role as paleontologist Dr Alan Grant in Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III. He has also had a number of high-profile roles including: the lead in Reilly, Ace of Spies, the adult Damien in Omen III: The Final Conflict, Merlin in the miniseries Merlin, Captain Vasily Borodin in The Hunt for Red October, Lord Friedrich Hoffman in Snow White: A Tale of Terror, and Alisdair Stewart in The Piano.

Most recently he played Cardinal Thomas Wolsey in the Peace Arch Entertainment production for Showtime, The Tudors.

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2016 Hunt for the Wilderpeople as Uncle Hec
2016 The Daughter as Walter
2016 Backtrack as Duncan Stewart
2015 And Then There Were None - (3 episodes) as General John MacArthur
2015 And Then There Were None as General John MacArthur
2015 DxM as Kreutz
2015 Why Anzac with Sam Neill as Himself
2015 The Dovekeepers
2014 United Passions as Joao Havelange
2014 Old School - (8 episodes) as Ted McCabe
2014 A Long Way Down as Chris
2013 The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box as Otto Luger
2013 Escape Plan as Dr. Kyrie
2013 Peaky Blinders - (18 episodes) as C.I. Chester Campbell
2012 The Vow as Bill Thornton
2012 Alcatraz - (13 episodes) as Emerson Hauser
2011 The Hunter as Jack Mindy
2011 The Dragon Pearl as Chris Chase
2010 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole as Allomere (voice)
2010 Happy Town - (8 episodes)
2009 Under the Mountain as Mr. Jones
2009 Iron Road as Alfred Nichol
2009 Skin as Abraham Laing
2009 In Her Skin as Mr. Reid
2009 Daybreakers as Charles Bromley
2008 Dean Spanley as Dean Spanley
2008 Crusoe - (1 episode) as Jeremiah Blackthorn
2008 Crusoe - (0 episodes)
2007 The Tudors - (46 episodes) as Cardinal Thomas Wolsey
2007 Angel as Théo
2006 Irresistible as Craig
2006 Merlin's Apprentice - (2 episodes)
2006 Merlin's Apprentice as Merlin
2006 Merlin's Apprentice as Merlin
2006 Voyage of the Nautilus as Hubert Wilkins
2005 The Triangle - (1 episode)
2005 The Triangle as Eric Benerall
2005 The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant
2005 Little Fish as The Jockey
2005 To the Ends of the Earth - (3 episodes) as Mr. Prettiman
2005 To the Ends of the Earth as Mr. Prettiman
2005 Gallipoli as Narrator
2004 Wimbledon as Dennis Bradbury
2004 Yes as Anthony
2004 Jessica - (2 episodes)
2004 Jessica as Richard Runche
2004 Stiff as Lionel Merricks
2003 Perfect Strangers as Man
2002 Doctor Zhivago - (3 episodes) as Victor Komarovsky
2002 Doctor Zhivago as Victor Komarovsky
2002 Dirty Deeds as Ray
2002 Hyperspace as Himself
2002 Framed as Eddie Meyers
2001 Richard & Judy - (1 episode)
2001 The Zookeeper as Ludovic
2001 Space - (7 episodes)
2001 Jurassic Park III as Dr. Alan Grant
2001 Submerged as Lt. Cmdr. Charles B. 'Swede' Momsen
2000 The Magic Pudding as Sam Sawnoff (voice)
2000 My Mother Frank as Professor Mortlock
2000 The Dish as Cliff Buxton - Dish Master
2000 Sally Hemings: An American Scandal as Thomas Jefferson
1999 Bicentennial Man as Richard Martin
1999 Rove - (1 episode) as Himself
1998 The Games - (1 episode)
1998 The Revengers' Comedies as Henry Bell
1998 The Horse Whisperer as Robert MacLean
1998 Merlin - (4 episodes) as Merlin
1998 Merlin as Merlin
1997 Event Horizon as Dr. William Weir
1997 Snow White: A Tale of Terror as Lord Friedrich Hoffman
1996 Victory as Mr. Jones
1996 In Cold Blood - (2 episodes)
1996 In Cold Blood as Agent Alvin Dewey
1996 Children of the Revolution as David 'Dave' Hoyle, aka Agent 'Nine'
1995 Restoration as King Charles II
1995 Forgotten Silver as Himself
1994 The Jungle Book as Colonel Geofferey Brydon
1994 In the Mouth of Madness as John Trent
1994 Country Life as Dr. Max Askey
1993 Sirens as Norman Lindsay
1993 Jurassic Park as Dr. Alan Grant
1993 The Rainbow Warrior as Chief Inspector Alan Galbraith
1993 The Piano as Alisdair Stewart
1993 Family Pictures as David Eberlin
1992 Hostage as John Rennie
1992 Memoirs of an Invisible Man as David Jenkins
1991 One Against the Wind as Major James Leggatt, The Guards
1991 Until the End of the World as Eugene Fitzpatrick
1991 Fever as Elliot
1990 Death in Brunswick as Carl
1990 The Hunt for Red October as Captain Vasily Borodin
1989 The Simpsons - (1 episode)
1989 The French Revolution as Marquis de La Fayatte
1989 Dead Calm as John Ingram
1988 A Cry in the Dark as Michael Chamberlain
1987 The Umbrella Woman as Neville Gifford
1987 Amerika - (11 episodes)
1986 For Love Alone as James Quick
1985 Kane & Abel - (3 episodes)
1985 Kane & Abel as William Lowell Kane
1985 Plenty as Lazar
1985 Robbery Under Arms as Capt. Starlight
1984 The Blood of Others as Bergman
1983 Reilly, Ace of Spies - (0 episodes)
1983 Reilly: Ace of Spies as Sidney Reilly
1983 Enigma as Dimitri Vasilikov
1982 Attack Force Z as Sergeant Costello
1982 Ivanhoe as Brian de Bois-Guilbert
1981 From a Far Country as Marian
1981 Possession as Mark
1981 Omen III: The Final Conflict as Damien Thorn
1979 The Journalist as Rex
1979 Just Out Of Reach as Mike
1979 My Brilliant Career as Harry Beecham
1977 Sleeping Dogs as Smith
1976 The Sullivans - (16 episodes)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame - (1 episode)
1900 The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant - (2 episodes) as Governor Arthur Phillip
2004 The Brush-Off … Director