Neville: [to a pretty mannequin in the video store] I... I promised a friend I would say hello to you today.
[begins to cry]
Neville: Please say hello to me.
[sobs]
Neville: Please say hello to me.

Neville: Day one thousand and one. We came in close contact with a hive today. Blood tests confirm that I remain immune to both the airborne and contact strains. Canines remain immune to airborne strain only. The vaccine trials continue. I'm still unable to transfer my immunity to infected hosts. The Krippen Virus is... elegant.
[mind wanders]
Neville: Just fishin' in the dark, son.
[after a long pause, going back to his train of thought]
Neville: Behavioral note - an infected male exposed himself to sunlight today. Now it's possible decreased brain function or growing scarcity of food is causing them to... ignore their basic survival instincts. Social de-evolution appears complete. Typical human behavior is now entirely absent.

Anna: The world is quieter now. We just have to listen. If we listen, we can hear God's plan.
Neville: God's plan.
Anna: Yeah.
Neville: All right, let me tell you about your "God's plan". Six billion people on Earth when the infection hit. KV had a ninety-percent kill rate, that's five point four billion people dead. Crashed and bled out. Dead. Less than one-percent immunity. That left twelve million healthy people, like you, me, and Ethan. The other five hundred and eighty-eight million turned into your dark seekers, and then they got hungry and they killed and fed on everybody. Everybody! Every *single* person that you or I has ever known is dead! Dead!

He had this idea. It was kind of a virologist idea. He believed that you could cure racism and hate... literally cure it, by injecting music and love into people's lives. When he was scheduled to perform at a peace rally, a gunman came to his house and shot him down. Two days later he walked out on that stage and sang. When they asked him WHY - He said, "The people, who were trying to make this world worse... are not taking a day off... how can I ? Light up the darkness.

Everyone you've ever known or loved is dead! They're all dead! There is no god.

He believed that he could cure racism and hate - literally, cure it - by injecting music and love into people's lives. One day he was scheduled to perform at a peace rally, gunmen came to his house and shot him down. Two days later, he walked out on that stage and sang. Somebody asked him, why? He said, The people who are trying to make this world worse are not taking a day off... How can I?

I can provide food, I can provide shelter, and I can provide protection.

Eat your vegetables. Don't just push 'em around, eat 'em. I ain't playin'!

Day one thousand and one. I am still unable to transfer my immunity to infected hosts.

God didn't do this. We did!

My name is Robert Neville. I am a survivor living in New York City. I will be at the South Street Seaport everyday, at midday, when the sun is highest in the sky.

Six billion people on Earth when the infection hit.

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Robert Neville

Dr. Robert Neville

To paraphrase the tagline of I Am Legend, Robert Neville is the last man on earth... and he's not alone. Three years after the outbreak of a lethal virus in 2009, Lieutenant Colonel Robert Neville is a U.S. Army virologist that is trying to discover a cure for this disease, while also trying to see if any other people might have also survived.

Played By
Will Smith
Full Name
Robert Neville