Sam Neill assures followers he’s ‘alive and kicking’ as blood most cancers is in remission

“Jurassic Park” star Sam Neill assured followers that he’s “fine” after mounting issues over his well being since revealing he was being handled for most cancers.

Neill revealed his battle with stage 3 blood most cancers in his upcoming memoir “Did I Ever Tell You This?”

The 75-year-old mentioned he was quickly recognized with angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma, present process chemotherapy till he switched to a brand new drug he expects to take each month for the remainder of his life.

“I am alive and well and I have been in remission for 8 months, which feels really good,” he said in a video shared on the platform Friday. “And I’m alive and kicking and I’m going to work.”

Neill, who has been in remission for 8 months, mentioned he’s diving again into onscreen work inside days alongside Annette Bening within the restricted collection “Apples Never Fall.”

“I’m very happy to be going back to work,” Neill advised his 542,000 followers. “Let’s not worry too much about ‘all that’ because I’m fine. Okay,” he concluded his video, referring to issues over his earlier prognosis.

Concerns over Neill’s well being went into overdrive Friday after an excerpt from his e book was revealed.

The 75-year-old assured followers that he’s “fine” and revealed that he’s been in remission for 8 months.

“The thing is, I’m crook. Possibly dying,” he writes within the first chapter, which comes out Tuesday. “I may have to speed this up.”

He mentioned he by no means supposed to jot down a memoir, however began doing so throughout remedy final yr, as he realized it “was actually sort of giving me a reason to live.”

“I found myself with … nothing to do,” Neill defined to the Guardian in an interview printed Friday.

Neill in “Jurassic Park III” in 2001.
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“And I’m used to working. I love working. I love going to work. I love being with people every day and enjoying human company and friendship and all these things. And suddenly I was deprived of that. And I thought, ‘What am I going to do?’”

Neill added that he’s now cancer-free, although he does depend on the month-to-month chemotherapy drug.

The actor rose to worldwide fame in 1993 together with his position as Dr. Alan Grant in “Jurassic Park.”

He performed the identical character in 2001’s “Jurassic Park III” and the 2022 movie “Jurassic World Dominion.”