Sam Neill
Background information
Born Nigel John Dermot Neill
September 14, 1947
Omagh, Northern Ireland
Cause of Death
Nationality New Zealander
Occupations Actor, voice actor
Years active 1975–present
Spouse Lisa Harrow (m. 1978; div. 1989)
Noriko Watanabe (m. 1989)
Children 3 (one stepdaughter)

Nigel John Dermot Neill DCNZM OBE (born September 14, 1947), known professionally as Sam Neill, is a New Zealand actor who first achieved leading roles in films such as Omen III: The Final Conflict and Dead Calm and on television in Reilly, Ace of Spies. He won a broad international audience in 1993 for his roles as Alisdair Stewart in The Piano and Dr. Alan Grant in Jurassic Park, a role he reprised in 2001's Jurassic Park III. Neill also had notable roles in Merlin, The Hunt for Red October, Peaky Blinders, and The Tudors. In 2016, he starred in Hunt for the Wilderpeople alongside Julian Dennison, to great acclaim.