Payed Jack in "The Plough and the Stars" by Sean O'Casey
- Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester.
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6' 4" (1.93 m)
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[on Schindler's List
(1993)] I did a lot of research, but I found it was best not to do too much because I was playing a guy who lived in 1942, '43. If I'd read all the Holocaust literature, it would have played into my performance. Ignorance was bliss, certainly for Schindler.
He recalled his most embarrassing moment in acting as when, relatively early in his career, he auditioned for the role of Fezzik, the giant in The Princess Bride
(1987). Director Rob Reiner
had a look of disgust on his face when he realized that Neeson was "only" six-feet-four. André the Giant
ended up getting the role.
Often plays agents or ex-agents in an unusual situation