"Nigel John Dermot "Sam" Neill", New Zealand Order of Merit/DCNZM, Officer of the Order of the British Empire/OBE is a Northern Irish-born New Zealand actor who first achieved leading roles in films such as Omen III: The Final Conflict and Dead Calm (film)/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 Dr. Alan Grant in Jurassic Park (film)/Jurassic Park, a role he reprised in 2001's Jurassic Park III. Neill also had notable roles in Merlin (film)/Merlin, The Hunt for Red October (film)/The Hunt for Red October, and The Tudors. He holds New Zealand, British and Irish nationality, but identifies primarily as a New Zealander.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actors! More Sam Neill on Wikipedia.