Sam Neill is an Irish actor best known for the role of Doctor Black and Jurassic Park and has also starred in movies like In the Mouth of Madness, The Hunt for Red October, Omen III: Final Conflict, and Dead Calm. He has won the AACTA Award for Best Actor, the Longford Lyell Award, the New Zealand Film Award, and the Logie Award for Best Actor. Sam Neill’s real name is Nigel John Dermot Neill.
How old is Sam Neill? He was born in Omagh, Ireland, United Kingdom on September 14, 1947. Sam Neill is 74 years old. Sam is currently living in Alexandra, New Zealand. He is 6 feet (1.83 m) tall and weighs around 70 kg (154 pounds). By profession he is Actor, Producer, Director, Editor, Writer and Winemaker. As of 2022, Sam Neill’s net worth is approximately around $18 million.
|Age (as of May 2022)||74 years old|
|Birthday||September 14, 1947|
|Birthplace||Omagh, Ireland, UK|
|Profession||Actor, Producer, Director, Winemaker|
|Height||6 ft (1.83 m)|
|Weight||70 kg (154 lb)|
|Marital Status||Married twice|
|Wife||Noriko Wantanabe (1989-2017)
Lisa Harrow (1978-1989)
|Children||Tim Neill, Elena Neill|
|Girlfriend||Laura Tingle (since 2017)|
|Net Worth (as of May 2022)||Approximately $18 m (USD)|
Sam Neill’s Age
What is Sam Neill’s age? The actor was born on 14th September, 1947 in Omagh, Ireland, United Kingdom. As of May 2022, Sam is 74 years old.
Sam Neill’s Height and Weight
What is Sam Neill’s height and weight? He is 6 feet or 1.83 m or 183 cm tall and weighs around 70 kg or 154 pounds.
Sam Neill’s Family
Sam Neill’s father, Dermot Neal and his mother, Priscilla raised him in Northern Ireland. The Dermot family at the time owned New Zealand’s largest spirits retailer. He has one brother, Michael Neill.
Sam married New Zealand’s actress, Lisa Harrow in 1978 and together they has a son, Tim Neill. But, unfortunately their marriage did not work out and they got divorced in 1989. Later, Sam married make-up artist, Noriko Wantanabe in 1989 and their marriage lasted till 2017. From his second marriage, he has a daughter, Elena Neill. Sam has now been dating Laura Tingle since 2017. She is an Australian journalist.
Sam Neill’s Career
Sam Neill moved to New Zealand with his family in 1954, where he attended Christ’s College, an Anglican boys’ college. Then he moved to Wellington to continue his postgraduate studies at the University of Victoria, where he obtained a BA in English Literature. At school he started going by the name “Sam” because there were other students named Nigel. In 1971, Neil’s first film was released, named “New Zealand’s City #1”. Then in 1979, he made several less popular Australian film: The Journalist. He landed his first major international role in 1981 as Damien Thorne.
Sam is perhaps best known for his starring role as paleontologist Dr Alan Grant in Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III.
Sam Neill’s Net Worth
As of May 2022, Sam Neill’s net worth is estimated to be $18 million.
Facts about Sam Neill
- Sam Neill was one of the main candidates to replace Roger Moore.
- In 2012, he starred in the short-lived Fox television series Alcatraz.
- It was announced that he was going to get a doctorate. Alan Grant’s character in Jurassic World: Dominion, which will be released in 2022.
- Neil lives in Alexandra and owns a winery called Two Paddocks.
- In 2020, he received the New Zealand Arts Foundation Icon Award, limited to 20 living people.