Sam Neill


Sam Neill was born in Omagh, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, to army parents, an English-born mother, Priscilla Beatrice (Ingham), and a New Zealand-born father, Dermot Neill. His family moved to the South Island of New Zealand in 1954. He went to boarding schools and then attended the universities at Canterbury and Victoria. He has a BA in English Literature. Following his graduation, he worked with the New Zealand Players and other theater groups. He also was a film director, editor and scriptwriter for the New Zealand National Film Unit for 6 years. Sam Neill is internationally recognised for his contribution to film and television. He is well known for his roles in Steven Spielberg's Jurský park (1993) and Jane Campion's Academy Award Winning film La leçon de piano (1993). Other film roles include The Daughter (2015), Backtrack: Les Revenants (2015) opposite Adrien Brody, MindGamers (2015), United Passions (2014), Up & Down (2014), Plán úteku (2013), The Hunter (2011) with Willem Dafoe, Svítání (2009), Legenda o sovích strázcích (2010), Little Fish (2005) opposite Cate Blanchett, Skin (2008), Dean Spanley (2008), La plus belle victoire (2004), Yes (2004), Perfect Strangers (2003), Dirty Deeds (2002), Clovek v ZOO (2001), Andrew, clen nasí rodiny (1999) opposite Robin Williams, L'homme qui murmurait à l'oreille des chevaux (1998) alongside Kristin Scott Thomas, Sleeping Dogs (1977), and My Brilliant Career (1979). He received Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for the NBC miniseries Merlin (1998). He also received a Golden Globe nomination for One Against the Wind (1991), and for Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983). The British Academy of Film and Television honoured Sam's work in Reilly by naming him Best Actor. Sam received an AFI Award for Best Actor for his role in Jessica l'insoumise (2004). Other television includes House of Hancock (2015), Rake (2010), Docteur Jivago (2002), To the Ends of the Earth (2005), Tudorovci (2007) with Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Crusoe (2008), Alcatraz (2012) and recently in Old School (2014) opposite Bryan Brown, Peaky Blinders (2013) alongside Cillian Murphy and The Dovekeepers (2015) for CBS Studios.


Název filmu Datum události
Thor: Láska jako hrom 2022-07-20
Jurský svět: Nadvláda 2022-07-16
Sweet Country 2018-08-28
Králíček Petr 2018-07-20