Sunday 9 July 2017

Sam Neill

Born on September 14, 1947, Nigel John Dermot Neill, popularly known as Sam Neill is a Northern Irish born New Zealand actor. Dr Alan Grant in Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III and notable roles in Merlin, Peaky Blinders and The Tudors have earned him popularity as he showcased brilliant acting. He holds the nationality of Britain and New Zealand but is commonly known as a New Zealander.

Sam Neill's  Religion

Sam is a Roman Catholic.  But he has a very nonchalant response to any talk of religion. He is uninterested and strongly believes that religion is not something which you need to spend your time talking about. To him. there is no pointed getting heated on something as minor as religion. He believes that Christianity is as dangerous as Fundamentalism. The rise of agitation among people due to religion is something he is strongly against.

Sam Neill's Political Views

On politics, Sam keeps an eye on the American presidential race and is keenly waiting for change in direction in Australia. His view point is that Australia is blindly following America and is being led into a direction which they themselves are not aware of.  He looks forward to a clear and independent foreign policy on the Australian Base.

Who is Sam Neill dating?

Sam at present his happily married to and greatly in love with his wife Norika Watanabe. He had earlier been married to Lisa Harrow and had a son with her.

Sam Neill's Hobbies

Sam prefers to invest a lot of time and money in his greatest passion - wine.  His family business relates to import and export of wine and that is where Sam took it from. Apart from wine, Sam is a great fan of photography. He also professes to a love of music from pop to rock, jazz and classical.

Interesting Facts

Sam first took to calling himself as 'Sam' at school because there were several other students named as Nigel.
Sam in his childhood had a problem of stammering which he still dreads to talk about.
He was appointed as the Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1991 for his work as an actor.
He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters by the university of Canterbury in 2002.