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Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson was born on June 7, 1952 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, UK, to Katherine (Brown), a cook, and Bernard Neeson, a school caretaker. Liam worked as a forklift operator for Guinness, truck driver, assistant architect and an amateur boxer. He had originally sought a career as a teacher by attending St. Mary's Teaching College, Newcastle. ... See full bio »

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  Marlowe (announced)
Philip Marlowe
 2018 The Commuter
Michael MacCauley
 2017 Daddy's Home 2
Liam Neeson (uncredited)
 2017 The Orville (TV Series)
Jahavus Dorahl
- If the Stars Should Appear (2017) ... Jahavus Dorahl (uncredited)
 2017 Red Nose Day Actually (TV Short)
 2016/I Silence
 2016 Dream Corp LLC (TV Series)
Joey in the Center of Her Mind
- The Leak (2016) ... Joey in the Center of Her Mind (voice)
 2016 A Monster Calls
The Monster (voice)
 2016 Battle for Incheon: Operation Chromite
Douglas MacArthur
 2016 Inside Amy Schumer (TV Series)
Don Cheadle
- Welcome to the Gun Show (2016) ... Don Cheadle
 2016 The Huntsman: Winter's War
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 2015 A Christmas Star
Narrator / Radio DJ (voice)
 2015 Nature Is Speaking (TV Series short)
- Ice (2015) ... Ice (English version, voice)
 2015 Ted 2
 2015 Entourage
Liam Neeson
 2014-2015 Family Guy (TV Series)
Liam Neeson
- Fighting Irish (2015) ... Liam Neeson (voice)
- Brian's a Bad Father (2014) ... Liam Neeson (voice)
 2015 Run All Night
Jimmy Conlon
 2015 Clash of Clans: Revenge (Short)
Liam (uncredited)
 2014 Taken 3
Bryan Mills
 2014 A Walk Among the Tombstones
Matt Scudder
 2014 Save NYC Horse Carriages (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2014 The Prophet
Mustafa (voice)
 2014 Rev. (TV Series)
The Stranger
- Episode #3.5 (2014) ... The Stranger (uncredited)
 2011-2014 Star Wars: The Clone Wars (TV Series)
Qui-Gon Jinn
- Voices (2014) ... Qui-Gon Jinn (voice)
- Ghosts of Mortis (2011) ... Qui-Gon Jinn (voice)
- Overlords (2011) ... Qui-Gon Jinn (voice)
 2014 The Lego Movie
Bad Cop / Good Cop / Pa Cop (voice)
 2014 Non-Stop
Bill Marks
 2014/I The Nut Job
Raccoon (voice)
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
History Channel Host (uncredited)
 2013 Third Person
 2013 Khumba
Phango (voice)
 2012 Taken 2
Bryan Mills
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises
Ra's Al Ghul
 2012 Battleship
Admiral Shane
 2012 Wrath of the Titans
 2011 The Grey
 2011 Life's Too Short (TV Series)
Liam Neeson
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Liam Neeson
 2011 A Child's Garden of Poetry (TV Movie) (voice)
 2011/I Unknown
Dr. Martin Harris
 2010 The Next Three Days
Damon Pennington
 2010 The Big C (TV Series)
Bee Man
 2010 Cubed (TV Series)
Liam Neeson
- Episode #1.39 (2010) ... Liam Neeson
 2010 The A-Team
 2010 Clash of the Titans
 2009 After.Life
Eliot Deacon
 2009 Chloe
David Stewart
 2009 Five Minutes of Heaven
Alistair - 2008
 2008 Fallout 3 (Video Game)
James - Father (voice)
 2008 The Other Man
 2008 Ponyo
Fujimoto (English version, voice)
 2008/I Taken
Bryan Mills
 2006 Seraphim Falls
 2005 Breakfast on Pluto
Father Liam
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game)
Henri Ducard (voice)
 2005 Batman Begins
 2005 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Father Sean / St. Peter
- The Father, the Son, and the Holy Guest Star (2005) ... Father Sean / St. Peter (voice)
 2005 Kingdom of Heaven
Godfrey de Ibelin
 2004 Kinsey
Alfred Kinsey
 2004 Patrick (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2003 Love Actually
 2002 Gangs of New York
'Priest' Vallon
 2002 Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 (TV Series)
John Paul Jones
- Not Yet Begun to Fight (2002) ... John Paul Jones (voice)
 2002 K-19: The Widowmaker
Capt. Mikhail Polenin
 2000 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Liam Neeson
- Life Before Death (2000) ... Liam Neeson (uncredited)
 2000 Gun Shy
 1999 The Haunting
Dr. David Marrow
 1998 Les Misérables
 1996 Michael Collins
Michael Collins
 1996 Before and After
Ben Ryan
 1996 The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (TV Mini-Series)
John Lucy / Adolf Hitler
- Slaughter (1996) ... John Lucy / Adolf Hitler (voice)
- War Without End (1996) ... John Lucy / Adolf Hitler (voice)
- Stalemate (1996) ... John Lucy / Adolf Hitler (voice)
 1995 Rob Roy
Rob Roy
 1994 Nell
Jerome Lovell
 1993 Schindler's List
Oskar Schindler
 1993 Ethan Frome
Ethan Frome
 1992 Leap of Faith
 1992 Ruby Cairo
Fergus Lamb
 1992 Husbands and Wives
Michael Gates
 1992 Shining Through
Franze-Otto Dietrich
 1991 Revolver (Short)
 1991 Under Suspicion
Tony Aaron
 1990 Crossing the Line
Danny Scoular
 1990 Darkman
Peyton Westlake / Darkman
 1989 Next of Kin
Briar Gates
 1988 High Spirits
Martin Brogan
 1988 The Good Mother
Leo Cutter
 1988 The Dead Pool
Peter Swan
 1988 Satisfaction
Martin Falcon
 1988 Screen Two (TV Series)
Martin Perry
- Sweet as You Are (1988) ... Martin Perry
 1987 Suspect
Carl Wayne Anderson
 1987 A Prayer for the Dying
Liam Docherty
 1987 Sworn to Silence (TV Movie)
Vincent Cauley
 1986 Duet for One
 1986 Hold the Dream (TV Mini-Series)
Blackie O'Neill
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Sean Carroon
- When Irish Eyes Are Crying (1986) ... Sean Carroon
 1986 The Mission
 1986 If Tomorrow Comes (TV Mini-Series)
Insp. André Trignant
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Insp. André Trignant
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Insp. André Trignant
 1985 Lamb
Michael Lamb
 1985 The Innocent
John Carns
 1985 Arthur the King (TV Movie)
 1985 A Woman of Substance (TV Mini-Series)
Blackie O'Neill
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Blackie O'Neill
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Blackie O'Neill
- Seires (1985) ... Blackie O'Neill
 1984 Ellis Island (TV Mini-Series)
Kevin Murray
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Kevin Murray
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Kevin Murray
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Kevin Murray
 1984 The Bounty
Seaman Charles Churchill
 1983 Krull
 1983 Across the Water (TV Movie)
 1981 Nailed
Young Catholic
 1981 Charlie Was a Rich Man (TV Movie)
 1981 Excalibur
 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
- My Dear Palestrina (1980) ... Blacksmith
 1979 Christiana
 1978 Play for Today (TV Series)
- Dinner at the Sporting Club (1978) ... Dermot
 1978 Pilgrim's Progress
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Other Works:

Stage play: "The Crucible". Directed by Richard Eyre. Virginia Theatre; 101 performances. Cast included Liam Neeson as "John Proctor". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 11 Interviews | 25 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 20 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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I think I realized there were two communities in Northern Ireland when I was about nine or 10, not because there was any trouble but because in certain years my parents would keep us indoors on the 12th of July. I couldn't figure that out, because all my mates were out dancing in the streets and I wanted to go out and join them. So it was then that I sensed a "them and us" attitude. See more »


Admitted in 2014 that he had to quit alcohol, after having began to quietly drink heavily following Natasha Richardson's death in 2009, and eventually drinking up to two to three bottles of wine per night. See more »


Northern Irish accent, sometimes with a mid-Atlantic lilt See more »

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