Sam Neill

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Sam Neill

DCNZM OBE
Sam Neill 2010.jpg
Neill in 2010
Born
Nigel John Dermot Neill

(1947-09-14) September 14, 1947 (age 75)
Nationality
  • New Zealand
  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland
EducationChrist's College, Christchurch
Alma materUniversiti Canterbury
Universiti Victoria Wellington
OccupationCelebrity
Years active1970−present
Height182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Spouse(s)
Lisa Harrow
(m. 1980; div. 1989)

Noriko Watanabe
(m. 1989; separated 2017)
Children4
Websitetwopaddocks.com


Neill in September 2009

Nigel James Dermot "Sam" Neill (born 14 September 1947 in Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland) is a New Zealand actor.[1] He has been in lots of movies. Neill has been in Jurassic Park, Dead Calm, Event Horizon, Sirens and lots of other very famous movies. In recent years, he appeared in Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and Peter Rabbit (2018).

Neill was born on 14 September 1947 in Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland to a New Zealander father and English mother. He moved to New Zealand in 1954. He studied at Christ's College, Canterbury and at University of Canterbury. Neill was married to Lisa Harrow until they divorced in 1989. Then he was married to Noriko Watanabe. He has two children. Neill has New Zealand and Irish citizenships.

References[change | change source]

  1. "New Zealand Actor Sam Neill Peddles Wine". The Washington Post. 30 January 2007. Retrieved 3 April 2010.

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