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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 53-year career has included leading roles in both dramas and blockbusters. Considered an "international leading man", he has been regarded as one of the most versatile actors of his generation.Born in Omagh, Northern Ireland, Neill moved to Christchurch with his family in 1954. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sam Neill has received more than 12,574,523 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Sam Neill is the 266th most popular actor (up from 323rd in 2019), the 373rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 466th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular British Actor.

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

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  • 13M

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  • 66.63

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  • 47

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  • 5.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Sam Neill ranks 266 out of 9,996Before him are Danny Trejo, Goldie Hawn, Bryan Cranston, Ernest Borgnine, Ralph Fiennes, and Richard Chamberlain. After him are Angela Lansbury, Warren Beatty, Thespis, Pierre Richard, Salman Khan, and Liza Minnelli.

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Among people born in 1947, Sam Neill ranks 29Before him are Glenn Close, Iggy Pop, Salman Rushdie, Shirin Ebadi, Paco de Lucía, and Robert Kiyosaki. After him are Dick Advocaat, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Ali Abdullah Saleh, France Gall, Farrah Fawcett, and Herman Van Rompuy.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Sam Neill ranks 373 out of 7,765Before him are Marianne Faithfull (1946), Edward the Confessor (1003), Ralph Fiennes (1962), D. H. Lawrence (1885), Harold Pinter (1930), and Pelagius (360). After him are Anthony Burgess (1917), C. F. Powell (1903), Robert Walpole (1676), Charles Lyell (1797), Angela Lansbury (1925), and Calico Jack (1682).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Sam Neill ranks 43Before him are Benny Hill (1924), Jacqueline Bisset (1944), Ian McShane (1942), Colin Firth (1960), Malcolm McDowell (1943), and Ralph Fiennes (1962). After him are Angela Lansbury (1925), David Niven (1910), Ian Holm (1931), Robbie Coltrane (1950), Deborah Kerr (1921), and Hugh Grant (1960).

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