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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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2015 Run All Night (post-production)
Jimmy Conlon
 2014 Save NYC Horse Carriages (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2014 Kahlil Gibran's 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/I The Nut Job
Raccoon (voice)
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
History Channel Host (uncredited)
 2013 Khumba
Phango (voice)
 2011 The Grey
Ottway
 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)
 2010 Cubed (TV Series)
Liam Neeson
- Episode #1.39 (2010) ... Liam Neeson
 2008 Fallout 3 (Video Game)
James - Father (voice)
 2008 The Other Man
Peter
 2008 Ponyo
Fujimoto (English version, voice)
 2008/I Taken
Bryan Mills
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game)
Henri Ducard (voice)
 2005 Fire Ball
Sandy (voice)
 2004 Patrick (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 1996 1914-1918 (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
 1992 Leap of Faith
Sheriff Will Braverman
 1992 Ruby Cairo
Dr. Fergus Lamb, Feed the World
 1992 Husbands and Wives
Michael
 1992 Shining Through
Franze-Otto Dietrich
 1991 Revolver (Short)
Man
 1991 Under Suspicion
Tony Aaron
 1990 Crossing the Line
Danny Scoular
 1989 Next of Kin
Briar Gates
 1988 The Good Mother
Leo
 1988 Satisfaction
Martin Falcon
 1988 Screen Two (TV Series)
Martin Perry
- Sweet as You Are (1988) ... Martin Perry
 1987 Suspect
Carl Wayne Anderson
 1987 Sworn to Silence (TV Movie)
Vincent Cauley
 1986 Duet for One
Totter
 1986 Hold the Dream (TV Movie)
Blackie O'Neill
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Sean Carroon
- When Irish Eyes Are Crying (1986) ... Sean Carroon
 1986 If Tomorrow Comes (TV Mini-Series)
Insp. André Trignant
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Insp. André Trignant
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Insp. André Trignant
 1986 The Delta Force
Delta Force member (uncredited)
 1985 Lamb
Michael Lamb
 1985 The Innocent
John Carns
 1985 Arthur the King (TV Movie)
Grak
 1984 Ellis Island (TV Mini-Series)
Kevin Murray
 1983 Krull
Kegan
 1983 Acoss the Water (TV Movie)
Martin
 1981 Nailed
Young Catholic
 1981 Charlie Was a Rich Man (TV Movie)
 1981 Excalibur
Gawain
 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Blacksmith
- My Dear Palestrina (1980) ... Blacksmith
 1979 Christiana
Greatheart
 1978 Play for Today (TV Series)
Dermot
- Dinner at the Sporting Club (1978) ... Dermot
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Other Works:

His credits at the Dublin Theatre Festival include "Streamers" by David Rabe (1977). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Some mornings you wake up and think, "Gee, I look handsome today." Other days I think, "What am I doing in the movies? I wanna go back to Ireland and drive a forklift". See more »

Trivia:

Graduated from the Gaiety School of Drama in Dublin, Ireland. See more »

Trademark:

In his career's recent years, Neeson has very often taken roles in which he is a mentor/trainer/father figure to a younger man, as in, for example: Batman Begins (2005), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Gangs of New York (2002) and Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999). His character often must die early in the movie and/or the student's life so that the young man can apply the Neeson ... See more »

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