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. Sam Neill is an internationally known actor who has worked in all aspects of cinema and television. 

Background - Born in Northern Ireland, his family moved to New Zealand when he was seven.  He graduated from the University of Canterbury with a BA in English Literature. 

Acting Experience - Sam worked with the New Zealand Players and various other groups.    He worked with the New Zealand National Film Unit as director, editor and scriptwriter. 

International Recognition - His breakthrough role was as the well-mannered suitor, Harry Beecham, in "My Brilliant Career".  He worked with Judy Davis in this film and their chemistry was enjoyed again in the mini-series "One Against the Wind" and also the 1996 film, "Children of the Revolution". 

Personal - Neill is married to Noriko Watanabe and they have one daughter.  He has a son and a step-daughter.  He and his family have homes in Sydney, New Zealand, and Beverly Hills. 

Past Films 

1997 - Event Horizon 
1997 - Snow White 
1996 - Children of the Revolution 
1996 - Forgotten Silver 
1995 - Cinema of Unease: A Personal Journey by Sam Neill 
1995 - In the Mouth of Madness 
1995 - Restoration 
1995 - Victory 
1994 - The Jungle Book 
1994 - Sirens 
1994 - Country Life 
1993 - Jurassic Park 
1993 - The Piano 
1992 - Memoirs of an Invisible Man 
1992 - Hostage 
1992 - The Rainbow Warrior 
1991 - Bis ans Ende der Welt 
1991 - Death in Brunswick 
1991 - Shadow of China 
1990 - The Hunt for Red October 
1989 - Dead Calm 
1989 - La Revolution francaise 
1988 - A Cry in the Dark 
1987 - The Good Wife 
1986 - For Love Alone 
1985 - Plenty 
1982 - Attach Force Z 
1982 - Enigma 
1981 - The Final Conflict 
1981 - Possession 
1980 - Lucinda Brayford 
1979 - My Brilliant Career 
1979 - The Journalist 
1979 - Just Out of Reach 
1977 - Sleeping Dogs 
1975 - Ashes 
1975 - Landfall 
1974 - Telephone etiquette
Awards 
  • Australian Film Institute Award - 1989 - Best Actor - "A Cry in the Dark"
  • British Television - 1984 - Best Actor - "Reilly: The Ace of Spies"
  • Honored with an O.B.E. for Service to Acting
Nominations 
  • Golden Globe - 1992 - Best Actor in a mini-series - "One Against the Wind"
  • Australian Film Institute Award - 1994 - Best Actor - "The Piano"
  • Australian Film Institute Award - 1992 - Best Actor - "Death in Brunswick" 
Bio  
  • Nigel Neill
  • September 14, 1947
  • Northern Ireland
  • Virgo
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Links

Sam Neill Chat and Forum - By Katya, check it out. Pixs, bio, chat, forum.
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Project 
Status
. "The Horse Whisperer" - 15 May 1998 from Buena Vista Pictures. Cast includes Betty Buckley, C.J. Byrnes, Chris Cooper, Scarlett Johansson, Cherry Jones, Sam Neill, Robert Redford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Dianne Wiest. 

"The Revengers' Comedies" - 1998 release from Miramax Films.  Cast includes Sam Neill, Helena Bonham Carter, Kristin Scott Thomas, Rupert Graves. 
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Links . Sam Neill Official Web Site - Lots of information on Sam Neill. 

Movies Future - Upcoming movies, release dates, and official links to their web sites. 

Movies Past - Links to the official movie web sites for past movies. 
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