Sam Neill quotes

Born
September 14, 1947, Omagh, Northern Ireland.

Occupation
Actor.

Sam Neill is a New Zealand actor.

No intelligent man wears a moustache voluntarily – you can write that down.
– Sam Neill

Wines are like women in that it’s often the imperfections that fascinate.
– Sam Neill

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

People turn into fools when they see a movie star and do weird things.
– Sam Neill

I’ve worked all my life to shed myself of any character.
– Sam Neill

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

I think you need brains to do any Shakespeare with any authority. I could do Shakespeare, but not with any authority.
– Sam Neill

The pathetic thing about actors is they don’t feel valid unless they’re acting.
– Sam Neill

If all I did was acting, I’d go out of my mind.
– Sam Neill

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.
– Sam Neill

If you’re making films in New Zealand, you can’t avoid the landscape. It’s certainly more handsome than I am.
– Sam Neill

I’ve worked all my life to shed myself of any character.
– Sam Neill

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.
– Sam Neill

Big budgets don’t necessarily give you big films.
– Sam Neill

I’m serviceable. I’m durable. I get the job done.
– Sam Neill

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