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Jurassic Park actor Sam Neill reveals he has cancer

Jurassic Park actor Sam Neill reveals he has cancer

Actor Sam Neill, best known for his role as paleontologist Alan Grant in this acclaimed epic Jurassic ParkIn his memoirs, which will be released next week, he reveals his treatment for stage 3 leukemia.

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“The truth is: I’m sick. You’re probably dying. I’m going to have to hurry,” he wrote in the first chapter of his book. Have I told you this before? (Have I ever told you that?), which he wrote while he was undergoing chemotherapy.

During an interview with the British daily newspaper WatchmanHowever, the actor specifies that he is in remission, but will have to continue this treatment for the rest of his life.

“I can’t pretend that the past year hasn’t had its share of dark moments,” he said, after being diagnosed with cancer, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, in 2022.

“But those dark times bring out the light, glad you’re alive,” added the British New Zealander.

Sam Neill, 75, is best known for playing one of the protagonists Jurassic ParkProfessor Alan Grant, over three phases of the saga, including the first time in 1993 under the direction of Steven Spielberg.

His long career in front of the camera began in the 1970s, until more recent roles such as the hit series Poor disguise or the last part of Jurassic ParkWorthy world afterreleased in 2022.

Winemaker in New Zealand in his spare time, preparing for a new role in the TV adaptation The apple does not fallWritten by novelist Lianne Moriarty.

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