Played Mat in "Anna Christie" by Eugene O'Neill
- Criterion Center Stage Right, NYC (1993).
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6' 4" (1.93 m)
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[on Gangs of New York
(2002)] Martin [Scorsese] was interested in me for the part of Monk, that Brendan Gleeson played. But when I read it, I said, "No, I want to play this Priest Vallon character. It's a showier part." It was the perfect cameo, I think. You come in, do a bit of physical stuff, and then they talk about you for the rest of the movie. Meanwhile, I'm back home with my wife and kids,...
Appeared with Daniel Day-Lewis
in The Bounty
(1984) and Gangs of New York
(2002). Neeson later appeared on stage as John Proctor in a 2002 production of "The Crucible," a role played by Day-Lewis in the 1996 film version of the play. After dropping out of Steven Spielberg
's biography of Abraham Lincoln, Neeson was replaced by Day-Lewis.
Frequently portrays characters based on real people. (e.g. Rob Roy, Oskar Schindler, Michael Collins, Alfred Kinsey)