‘Jurassic Park’ actor Sam Neill reveals he has cancer
Actor Sam Neill, known for his role as paleontologist “Alan Grant” in the equally famous saga Jurassic Parkfeatured in his memoir, to be released next week, is being treated for stage 3 blood cancer.
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“The thing is, I’m sick. Maybe dying. I will have to speed up,” he wrote in the first chapter of his book. Did I ever tell you this? (Did I already tell you this?), which he wrote during chemotherapy.
During an interview with a British newspaper The keeperHowever, the actor clarifies that he is in remission, but he will have to continue this treatment for the rest of his life.
“I can’t pretend there weren’t dark moments last year,” he said as his cancer, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, was diagnosed in 2022.
“But these dark times bring light,” added the British New Zealander, “just happy to be alive.”
Sam Neill, 75, best known for playing one of the main characters Jurassic ParkProfessor “Alan Grant”, in three parts 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, before later roles such as on the hit TV series. Peaky Blinders or last part Jurassic Parkauthorized The world afterreleased in 2022.
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