Jurassic Park paleontologist living in Dayton!?!

Anxious to fund research for his new theory of velociraptor intelligence, renowned paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill) is persuaded by a wealthy adventurer (William H. Macy) and his wife (Tea Leoni) to accompany them on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna. This infamous island has become both a primordial breeding ground for John Hammond's magnificent creations and a magnet for thrill-seekers eager to encounter them. When a tragic accident maroons the party of seven, Grant discovers the true reason his deceptive hosts have invited him along, in "Jurassic Park III" airing as the "ABC Monday Movie of the Week" on MONDAY, AUGUST 16 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

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Anxious to fund research for his new theory of velociraptor intelligence, renowned paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill) is persuaded by a wealthy adventurer (William H. Macy) and his wife (Tea Leoni) to accompany them on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna. This infamous island has become both a primordial breeding ground for John Hammond's magnificent creations and a magnet for thrill-seekers eager to encounter them. When a tragic accident maroons the party of seven, Grant discovers the true reason his deceptive hosts have invited him along, in "Jurassic Park III" airing as the "ABC Monday Movie of the Week" on MONDAY, AUGUST 16 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

Dr. Alan Grant is done with Jurassic Park and all of those freaking dinosaurs. But he's all about Dayton… if he's still alive, that is.

New Zealander Sam Neil told told ShortList that the paleontologist he played in "Jurassic Park" and "Jurassic

Park 3" would never go anywhere near a "Jurassic World " sequel.

“I think the problem is that no one knows where Alan Grant is anymore. He’s retired from paleontology. He’s sick to death of dinosaurs and running. He’s not quite as fleet of foot as he was, and he’s now retired to Dayton, Ohio, and has a very successful accountancy business. I think that’s what’s happened to Alan. Either that or he’s dead,” Neil said.

The segment of Jurassic Park starts around the 4 minutes in the YouTube video below.

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This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, Nick Robinson, left, as Zach, and Ty Simpkins as Gray, in a scene from the film, "Jurassic World," directed by Colin Trevorrow, in the next installment of Steven Spielberg's groundbreaking "Jurassic Park" series. The Universal Pictures 3D movie releases in theaters on June 12, 2015. (ILM/Universal Pictures/Amblin Entertainment via AP)

Credit: ILM/Universal Pictures/Amblin Entert

This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, Nick Robinson, left, as Zach, and Ty Simpkins as Gray, in a scene from the film, "Jurassic World," directed by Colin Trevorrow, in the next installment of Steven Spielberg's groundbreaking "Jurassic Park" series. The Universal Pictures 3D movie releases in theaters on June 12, 2015. (ILM/Universal Pictures/Amblin Entertainment via AP)

Credit: ILM/Universal Pictures/Amblin Entert

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This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, Nick Robinson, left, as Zach, and Ty Simpkins as Gray, in a scene from the film, "Jurassic World," directed by Colin Trevorrow, in the next installment of Steven Spielberg's groundbreaking "Jurassic Park" series. The Universal Pictures 3D movie releases in theaters on June 12, 2015. (ILM/Universal Pictures/Amblin Entertainment via AP)

Credit: ILM/Universal Pictures/Amblin Entert

Credit: ILM/Universal Pictures/Amblin Entert

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