Sam Neill

14 Sep 1947

Actor, Director

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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Filmography (82 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Peter Rabbit
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Role: Actor (as Mr. McGregor · Tommy Brock (voice))
(movie, 2018)
···The Commuter
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Captain Hawthorne)
(movie, 2017)
···Thor: Ragnarok
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Actor Odin)
(movie, 2016)
···Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Hec Faulkner)
(movie, 2016)
···Backtrack
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Duncan Stewart)
(movie, 2015)
···United Passions
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Joao Havelange)
(movie, 2015)
···The Daughter
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Walter)
(movie, 2015)
···The Dovekeepers
Role: Actor
(movie, 2014)
···A Long Way Down
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Chris)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Otto Luger)
(movie, 2013)
···Escape Plan
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Kyrie)
(movie, 2012)
···The Vow
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Bill Thornton)
(movie, 2011)
···The Hunter
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Jack Mindy)
(movie, 2011)
···The Dragon Pearl
Genre: Adventure
Role: Actor (as Chris Chase)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Allomere (voice))
(movie, 2009)
···Daybreakers
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Charles Bromley)
(movie, 2009)
···In Her Skin
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mr. Reid)
(movie, 2008)
···Dean Spanley
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Dean Spanley)
(movie, 2007)
···Angel
Genre: Drama, Romance, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Théo)
(movie, 2006)
···Merlin's Apprentice
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Merlin)
(movie, 2006)
···Irresistible
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Craig)
(movie, 2005)
···The Triangle
Genre: Adventure, Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Eric Benerall)
(movie, 2005)
···Little Fish
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as The Jockey)
Genre: Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Eric Benerall)
(movie, 2004)
···Wimbledon
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dennis Bradbury)
(movie, 2004)
···Jessica
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Richard Runche)
(movie, 2004)
···The Brush-Off
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime
Role: Director
(movie, 2004)
···Yes
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Anthony)
(movie, 2002)
···Doctor Zhivago
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Victor Komarovsky)
(movie, 2002)
···Dirty Deeds
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Detective Sergeant Ray Murphy)
(movie, 2002)
···Framed
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Eddie Meyers)
(movie, 2001)
···Jurassic Park III
Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Dr. Alan Grant)
(movie, 2001)
···Submerged
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Lt. Cmdr. Charles B. 'Swede' Momsen)
(movie, 2001)
···The Zookeeper
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Ludovic)
(movie, 2000)
···My Mother Frank
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Professor Mortlock)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Biography
Role: Actor (as Thomas Jefferson)
(movie, 2000)
···The Dish
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Cliff Buxton)
(movie, 2000)
···The Magic Pudding
Genre: Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Sam Sawnoff)
(movie, 1999)
8.5Bicentennial Man
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Richard Martin)
(movie, 1998)
···The Horse Whisperer
Genre: Romance
Role: Actor (as Robert MacLean)
(movie, 1998)
···Merlin
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Merlin)
(movie, 1998)
···The Revengers' Comedies
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Henry Bell)
(movie, 1997)
···Event Horizon
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Dr. William Weir)
(movie, 1997)
···Snow White: A Tale of Terror
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction, Romance
Role: Actor (as Lord Friedrich Hoffman)
(movie, 1996)
···Children of the Revolution
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Nine)
(movie, 1996)
···In Cold Blood
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Agent Alvin Dewey)
(movie, 1996)
···Victory
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mr. Jones)
(movie, 1995)
···Restoration
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as King Charles II)
(movie, 1994)
···The Jungle Book
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Colonel Geofferey Brydon)
(movie, 1994)
···In the Mouth of Madness
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as John Trent)
(movie, 1994)
···Country Life
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dr. Max Askey)
(movie, 1993)
···Sirens
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Norman Lindsay)
(movie, 1993)
···Jurassic Park
Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Dr. Alan Grant)
(movie, 1993)
···The Piano
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Alisdair Stewart)
(movie, 1993)
···Family Pictures
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as David Eberlin)
(movie, 1992)
···Memoirs of an Invisible Man
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as David Jenkins)
(movie, 1992)
···Hostage
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as John Rennie)
(movie, 1992)
···The Rainbow Warrior
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Alan Galbraith)
(movie, 1991)
···One Against the Wind
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Major James Leggatt, The Guards)
(movie, 1991)
···Bis ans Ende der Welt
Genre: Action, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Eugene Fitzpatrick)
(movie, 1991)
···Death in Brunswick
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Carl 'Cookie' Fitzgerald)
(movie, 1990)
···The Hunt for Red October
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Captain Vasily Borodin)
(movie, 1990)
···Death in Brunswick
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Carl 'Cookie' Fitzgerald)
(movie, 1989)
···La révolution française
Genre: History
Role: Actor (as Marquis de La Fayatte)
(movie, 1989)
···Dead Calm
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Horror, Drama
Role: Actor (as John Ingram)
(movie, 1988)
···A Cry in the Dark
Genre: Drama, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Michael Chamberlain)
(movie, 1988)
···Evil Angels
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Michael Chamberlain)
(movie, 1988)
···Leap of Faith
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Oscar Ogg)
(movie, 1987)
···The Umbrella Woman
Genre: Drama, Romance, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Neville Gifford)
(movie, 1986)
···For Love Alone
Genre: Romance, History
Role: Actor (as James Quick)
(movie, 1985)
···Plenty
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Lazar)
(mini-series, 1985)
···Kane & Abel
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as William Lowell Kane)
(movie, 1985)
···Robbery Under Arms
Genre: Action, Crime, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Capt. Starlight)
(movie, 1984)
···Le sang des autres
Genre: Drama, Romance, History
Role: Actor (as Bergman)
(movie, 1984)
···The Country Girls
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mr. Gentleman)
(movie, 1983)
···Enigma
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dimitri Vasilikov)
(movie, 1982)
···Ivanhoe
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Brian de Bois-Guilbert)
(movie, 1982)
···Attack Force Z
Genre: Action, Drama, War, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Sergeant Costello)
(movie, 1981)
···Possession
Genre: Drama, Horror
Role: Actor (as Mark)
(movie, 1981)
···Omen III: The Final Conflict
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Damien Thorn)
(movie, 1981)
···From a Far Country
Genre: Drama, Biography
Role: Actor (as Marian)
(movie, 1981)
···The Final Conflict
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Damien Thorn)