Sam Neill

1947 - Today

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Sir Nigel John Dermot "Sam" Neill (born 14 September 1947) is a New Zealand actor. Neill's career has included leading roles in both dramas and blockbusters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sam Neill has received more than 15,359,185 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Sam Neill is the 326th most popular actor (down from 265th in 2019), the 430th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 373rd in 2019) and the 51st most popular British Actor.

Sam neill is most famous for his roles in Jurassic Park and The Hunt for Red October.

Memorability Metrics

  • 15M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 53

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.49

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Sam Neill ranks 326 out of 13,578Before him are Gene Kelly, Cate Blanchett, John Belushi, Sammo Hung, Ellen Burstyn, and Goldie Hawn. After him are Jada Pinkett Smith, Julie Christie, Telly Savalas, Ralph Fiennes, Lola Montez, and Matthew Perry.

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Among people born in 1947, Sam Neill ranks 38Before him are Glenn Close, Farrah Fawcett, Herman Van Rompuy, Tom Clancy, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, and Gloria Gaynor. After him are Rob Rensenbrink, Gerd Binnig, Dick Advocaat, Bruno Latour, Linda B. Buck, and Gigliola Cinquetti.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Sam Neill ranks 430 out of 8,785Before him are John Everett Millais (1829), John Barry (1933), Bartholomew Roberts (1682), D. H. Lawrence (1885), Gertrude Bell (1868), and John Buchan (1875). After him are John Bowlby (1907), John Donne (1572), Ralph Fiennes (1962), Isaac Barrow (1631), Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861), and Elizabeth Blackwell (1821).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Sam Neill ranks 51Before him are Benny Hill (1924), Hugh Grant (1960), Kenneth Branagh (1960), Ian Holm (1931), Daniel Craig (1968), and Bob Hoskins (1942). After him are Ralph Fiennes (1962), Cary Grant (1904), Charles Dance (1946), David Niven (1910), John Rhys-Davies (1944), and Tim Curry (1946).

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