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Spotlight on Dr. Alan Grant

Character Name: Dr. Alan Grant
Profession: Paleontologist
Archetype: Reluctant Hero
Portrayed by: Sam Neill
Appeared in: Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III
Big Scene: Saves Hammond's grandchildren from both a T-Rex and a gang of Raptors.
Classic Quote: Mr. Hammond, after careful consideration, I've decided NOT to endorse your park.

Sam Neill Fast Facts

Birth Name: Nigel John Dermot "Sam" Neill
Date of Birth: September 14, 1947
Birth Place: Ireland but grew up in New Zealand
Side Jobs: Winemaker, has a winery called Two Paddocks.

Sam Neill Jurassic Park Photo Gallery

Use the arrows below to view some pictures of Sam Neill from the Jurassic Park movies.

Destination Hollywood Suggests

Sam Neill has had a varied and interesting acting career, here are three of our favorite Sam Neill movies:

YouTube Fun Feature

Here's a blast from the past, Sam Neill in a 1995 Good Morning America interview about the debut of his new movie, Jurassic Park:

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