Sam Neill, hero of the saga Jurassic Park, announced in an interview with the newspaper Guardian on the occasion of the publication of his memoirs next Tuesday, March 21 Have I ever told you this? (Have I ever told you that?), who is being treated for a rare blood cancer at an advanced stage. The 75-year-old Northern Ireland-born New Zealand actor said he was diagnosed with angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma a year ago while he was on tour to promote the film. jurassic world: dominion,
“The point is, I’m finished. Possibly dying,” he announces in the first chapter of the book, where he reviews his long career, his life as a star, and the comforts of his New Zealand farm where he lives. Neil initially received chemotherapy, but when this began to fail he decided to try a new anti-cancer drug, which he will continue to receive monthly for the rest of his life, although he now claims to be cancer-free. .
“I found that I had nothing to do (…) and I got used to work. I like to work. I love being with people every day and enjoying the company and friendship. And suddenly I was deprived of it. And I thought, ‘What am I going to do?’ Neil said in the interview Australian version of Guardian Posted on 18 March. “I never intended to write a book. But as I kept writing and writing, I realized that he was actually giving me a reason to live and I used to go to bed thinking, ‘Tomorrow I’ll write about… that will entertain me.’
The actor announced that in a week he will return to work in Australia to shoot the adaptation of the novel apples never fall (Apples Never Fall) by Leon Moriarty. “I can’t say that the past year didn’t have its dark moments,” she declared. “But those dark moments have thrown the light into relief and made me feel grateful for each day and extremely grateful for all of my friends. I am happy to be alive.”
Neil began acting in the seventies in a long career in which he played over 150 roles in films such as the hunt for Red October one of two the man who whispered to the horsesAlthough perhaps his most famous role is that of the paleontologist Alan Grant. Jurassic Park,