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Sam Neill was born in Northern Ireland, to army parents, a New Zealand-born father and an English-born mother. His family returned 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... See full bio »
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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Mystery Ride (announced)
Duncan Connelly
 2014/I Backtrack (post-production)
Duncan Stewart
 2014 F2014 (post-production)
Joao Havelange
 2014 Old School (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
Lennie / Ted McCabe
- All That Glitters (2014) ... Lennie
- Dead Man Walking (2014) ... Lennie
- Easy Money (2014) ... Lennie
- Smash Repairs (2014) ... Lennie
- Yesterday's Heroes (2014) ... Lennie
 2011/IV The Hunter
Jack
 2011 The Dragon Pearl
Chris Chase
 2011 Ice (TV Mini-Series)
Anthony Kavanagh
 2010 Rake (TV Series)
Dr. Bruce Chandler
 2009 Iron Road (TV Mini-Series)
Alfred Nichol
 2009 In Her Skin
David Reid
 2008/I Skin
Abraham Laing
 2008 My Talks with Dean Spanley
Dean Spanley
 2007/I Angel
Théo
 2006 Two Twisted (TV Series)
Mick
- Von Stauffenberg's Stamp (2006) ... Mick
 2006 Irresistible
Craig
 2006 Merlin's Apprentice (TV Mini-Series)
Merlin
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Merlin
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Merlin
 2005 The Triangle (TV Mini-Series)
Eric Benerall
 2005 Little Fish
The Jockey
 2004/I Yes
Anthony
 2004/I Jessica (TV Movie)
Richard Runche
 2004 Stiff (TV Movie)
Lionel Merricks
 2003 Perfect Strangers
The Man
 2002 Doctor Zhivago (TV Movie)
Victor Komarovsky
 2002 Leunig Animated (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2002 Leunig: How Democracy Actually Works (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2002 Dirty Deeds
Detective Sergeant Ray Murphy
 2002 Framed (TV Movie)
Eddie Meyers
 2001 The Zookeeper
Ludovic
 2000 My Mother Frank
Professor Mortlock
 1999 Molokai
Walter Murray Gibson
 1998 The Games (TV Series)
Citytrans World CEO
- Transport! (1998) ... Citytrans World CEO
 1998 The Revengers' Comedies
Henry Bell
 1998 Merlin (TV Mini-Series)
Merlin
- Part 3 (1998) ... Merlin
- Part 2 (1998) ... Merlin
- Part 1 (1998) ... Merlin
 1997 Snow White: A Tale of Terror
Frederick Hoffman
 1996 In Cold Blood (TV Movie)
Agent Alvin Dewey
 1994 Country Life
Dr. Max Askey
 1994 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Malloy
- Homer the Vigilante (1994) ... Malloy (voice)
 1993 Sirens
Norman Lindsay
 1993 Family Pictures (TV Movie)
David Eberlin
 1992 Hostage
John Rennie
 1991 One Against the Wind (TV Movie)
Major James Leggatt, The Guards
 1991 Until the End of the World
Eugene Fitzpatrick
 1991 Fever (TV Movie)
Elliott
 1990 Death in Brunswick
Carl 'Cookie' Fitzgerald
 1990 Shadow of China
TV reporter (as John Dermot)
 1988 Leap of Faith (TV Movie)
Oscar Ogg
 1987 Peter Kenna's The Good Wife
Neville Gifford
 1986 Strong Medicine (TV Movie)
Vince Lord
 1986 For Love Alone
James Quick
 1985 Plenty
Lazar
 1984 The Blood of Others
Bergman
 1984 The Country Girls (TV Movie)
Mr. Gentleman
 1983 Enigma
Dimitri Vasilikov
 1982 Ivanhoe (TV Movie)
Brian de Bois-Guilbert
 1982 Attack Force Z
Sergeant D.J. (Danny) Costello
 1981 From a Far Country
Marian
 1981 Possession
Mark
 1980 Lucinda Brayford (TV Series)
Tony Duff
 1980 Young Ramsay (TV Series)
Crossland
- Do or Die (1980) ... Crossland
 1979 Just Out of Reach
Mike
 1979 The Journalist
Rex
 1977 Sleeping Dogs
Smith
 1976 The Sullivans (TV Series)
Ben Dawson (1980)
 1975 Ashes
Priest
 1975 Landfall
Eric
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TV commercial for MCI (1998) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

John Dermot

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
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The pathetic thing about actors is they don't feel valid unless they're acting. See more »

Trivia:

Was considered for the role of the villainous "Doc Ock" in Spider-Man 2 (2004). His wife ended up as the principal make-up & hair stylist for Kirsten Dunst in the movie. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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