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Samneill

Sam Neill in Possession

Sam Neill (1947 - )

Film DeathsEdit

  • Possession (1981) [Mark]: Thrown over a spiral-staircase railing by his own duplicate, after having been shot several times (first by police and then by Isabelle Adjani).
  • Attack Force Z (1982) [Sergeant D.J. Costello]: Shot to death by Japanese soldiers in a battle on the beach. (Thanks to Thierry)
  • Ivanhoe (1982) [Brian de Bois-Guilbert]: Stabbed in the stomach with a sword by Anthony Andrews. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • The Blood of Others (Le Sang des autres) (1984) [Bergman]: Commits suicide by shooting himself in the mouth in a hotel room, while Jodie Foster tries to pull the gun away. The scene cuts to outside the room at the moment of the shot, then his body is shown lying on the floor afterwards.
  • Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992) [David Jenkins]: Falls to his death from a construction site after Chevy Chase lures him onto an unstable scaffolding. (Thanks to Jeff, Adam, Liz, and ND)
  • Event Horizon (1997) [Dr. William Weir]: After being possessed by one of the entities aboard the ship, he is sucked out into space (having gouged his eyes out) as he shoots at Richard T. Jones, he is later brought back to life by the entities possessing the ship and is killed in the destruction of the trans-dimensional portal when Laurence Fishburne destroys it. (Thanks to Matt and ND)
  • Dirty Deeds (2002) [Ray]: Killed by mobsters (my memory is vague on this, but I recall he died).
  • Perfect Strangers (2003) [The Man]: Dies of shock/blood loss due to being stabbed by Rachael Blake. He later appears "alive" in Rachael's mind, while his body is shown inside her freezer towards the film's end, confirming that Sam did indeed die and that his post-stabbing scenes were all in Rachael's imagination.
  • Little Fish (2005) [rad "The Jockey" Thompson]: Beaten then shot after being overdosed on heroin (presumably by Stephen Moss).
  • Skin (2008) [Abraham Laing]: Dies off-screen of cancer we only learn of his death when his daughter (Sophie Okonedo) reads about it.
  • Under The Mountain (2009) [Mr. Jones]: Killed presumably in a fight with the alien Wilberforces, he dies as (no doubt) Tom Cameron and Sophie McBride look on (my memory is vague on this but it’s confirmed/clarified he dies at the end).
  • Daybreakers (2010) [Charles Bromley]: Decapitated and torn apart by the subsiders after Ethan Hawke leaves Sam tied up in an elevator. (Thanks to Tommy)

TV DeathsEdit

Notable ConnectionsEdit

  • Husband of Noriko Watanabe (make-up artist).

GalleryEdit

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