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Christopher Neil (II)


His father, Bill Neil, is Eleanor Coppola's brother, Francis Ford Coppola's brother-in-law, and was an employee at ILM during the production of Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983). See more trivia »
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 2013 The Bling Ring (rehearsal advisor)
 2011 Priest (rehearsal advisor)
 2010 Beginners (rehearsal advisor - uncredited)
 2010 Somewhere (acting coach)
 2010 Hesher (acting coach)
 2010 Legion (rehearsal advisor)
 2006 Marie Antoinette (rehearsal advisor)
 2002 Adaptation. (rehearsal advisor - uncredited)
 2001 CQ (acting coach - as Chris Neil)
 2000 Architecture of Reassurance (Short) (acting coach)
 1999 Being John Malkovich (rehearsal advisor - uncredited)
 1999 The Virgin Suicides (acting coach - as Chris Neil) / (dialogue coach - as Chris Neil)
 1998 Lick the Star (Short) (dialogue coach)
 1997 The Rainmaker (dialogue coach)
 1996 Jack (dialogue coach) / (rehearsal coordinator - uncredited)
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Francis Ford Coppola suggested him as dialogue coach to George Lucas. Lucas said that given the emotional intensity of Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005), and the fact that he rarely has time to converse with the actors, it would be ideal for someone else to be there to get the strongest performances possible. See more »

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