Sam Neill, from “Jurassic Park,” updates fans on his cancer treatment

In a new interview, actor Sam Neill, from ‘Jurassic Park‘ and ‘Peaky Blinders‘, updated fans on his cancer treatment.

Sam Neill, actor of ‘Jurassic Park‘ and one of the stars of the series ‘Peaky Blinders‘, shared the latest updates on his battle against cancer. Neill, 76 years old, was diagnosed with a rare blood cancer in March 2022.

Early last year, the actor revealed his illness and spoke openly about the difficult times he went through because of his treatment. “I had dark moments,” he said, “but those dark moments throw the light into sharp relief, you know, and made me grateful for every day and immensely grateful for all my friends. Just happy to be alive.”

After chemotherapy didn’t work, the actor began taking an anti-cancer medication that has kept him in remission for more than 12 months. Still, Neill has to take infusions every two weeks for the rest of his life; however, he knows the medication will stop working at some point.

In a new interview with The Herald Sun, the actor admitted that the treatment is having a major impact on his life; “It simply means that every two weeks I have to forget about the weekend because everything gets a bit dark,” he explained about his treatment schedule. “But other than that, it’s great to be alive, working, and in beautiful places like York.”

Born in Ireland but raised in New Zealand, Neill is best known for his role as Dr. Alan Grant in Jurassic Park but also for his appearances in ‘Peaky Blinders’, ‘Peter Rabbit‘ and‘Thor: Love and Thunder’.

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