“”Jurassic Park” star Sam Neill revealed that while he was on tour promoting “Jurassic World Dominion” last year, he was also battling stage 3 non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
“The 75-year-old told the BBC in an interview Friday that he first learned about his diagnosis in March 2022 after finding lumpy glands in his neck.
“Neill initially believed his prospects were grim: “I’m crook, I’m dying,” he told the BBC were his first thoughts.
“Fortunately, Neill said he is in remission now, though he still faces “dark days” and difficult challenges, like losing his hair during his first round of chemotherapy — a treatment he still receives, though his tumors have gone away.
“”More than anything I want my beard back,” Neill told the BBC. “I don’t like the look of my face one bit.””
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