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|Born||Nigel John Dermot "Sam" Neill|
September 14, 1947 (age 70)
|Profession||Actor, Voice Actor, Film Director|
|Parents||Dermot Neill, Priscilla Neill|
Nigel John Dermot "Sam" Neill, DCNZM, OBE (born 14 September 1947) 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 as Dr. Alan Grant in the blockbuster Jurassic Park, a role he reprised in 2001's Jurassic Park III. Neill also had notable roles in Merlin, The Hunt for Red October, and The Tudors.