Sam Neill - Quotes

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I'm not big on Champagne, but I'd take along a bottle of Cristal to pop for when the boat comes to the rescue.

I'm not big on Champagne, but I'd take along a bottle of Cristal to pop for when the boat comes to the rescue.

No intelligent man wears a moustache voluntarily - you can write that down. ---->>>

I enjoy some physical stuff. But if I had a choice between playing a scene where it's raining, it's terribly cold, I'm wet and I'm being drowned and playing a scene with dinosaur eggs in a laboratory, I'd probably take the latter. It's warmer and generally more comfortable! ---->>>

People turn into fools when they see a movie star and do weird things. ---->>>

I go by the role pretty much. And I think the only genre I haven't gotten to do but I'd love to is a western, but no one has ever asked me to do that. Unfortunately they are very few and far between these days, but that is one type of film I'd love to do. ---->>>

I've worked all my life to shed myself of any character. ---->>>

When I left university I was working for a documentary film company for six or seven years to the great relief of my father whose greatest waking fear was that I would become an actor. ---->>>

As much as possible, I try to encourage people to use stunt men because that is really their job. ---->>>

Every actor wants more offers, but I get enough and I do like to be busy. ---->>>

I hate to say it, but there seems to have been some sort of dumbing down as far as movies go. ---->>>

Try and fit in in a New Zealand playground with an Armagh accent - it doesn't work. ---->>>

I can tell you where I was when Kennedy was shot - which was in the common room at school. I heard about it on the old valve radio. At the time of Armstrong's landing, I was at university rehearsing a play. ---->>>

I understand acting and I understand actors. I don't really understand the world of celebrity. That's just bizarre. Those sorts of elements I'm at sea with. ---->>>

I can never really remember what I look like. I'm just sort of neutral. I don't think I'm sort of, you know, hideous. ---->>>

I get very antsy and nervous if I don't know what the next job is. ---->>>

'Dexter' I'm very fond of. I got addicted to that. ---->>>

I think you need brains to do any Shakespeare with any authority. I could do Shakespeare, but not with any authority. ---->>>

If you want to learn about America, watch 'The Wire.' It's a profound piece of entertainment. ---->>>

When I started in films, it never really occurred to me that I could make a career out of acting. ---->>>


Name: Sam Neill
Nationality: Irish
Born: 09-14, 1947
Birthplace: Omagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Occupation: Actor

Nigel John Dermot Neill DCNZM OBE (born 14 September 1947), known professionally as Sam Neill, is a Northern Irish born New Zealand actor who first achieved leading roles in films such as Omen III: The Final Conflict and Dead Calm and on television in Reilly, Ace of Spies. He won a broad international audience in 1993 for his roles as Alisdair Stewart in The Piano and Dr (wikipedia)