STARmeter
Top 500
Up 27 this week

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 »

"No Small Parts": 'Nocturnal Animals' Star Michael Shannon

Character actor Michael Shannon has been nominated for his second Oscar for his role in the 2016 thriller Nocturnal Animals. "No Small Parts" takes a look at some of the other characters he's played in the past.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 people
created 29 Mar 2012
 
a list of 47 people
created 26 Jun 2012
 
a list of 32 people
created 28 Jan 2013
 
a list of 21 people
created 30 Nov 2014
 
a list of 37 people
created 10 Jan 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Liam Neeson's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 19 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Schindler's List
Schindler's List Oskar Schindler
(1993)
Batman Begins
Batman Begins Ducard
(2005)
Taken
Taken Bryan Mills
(2008)

Filmography

To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Actor: Movie (84 credits)
 2018 The Trainer (pre-production)
John Moore
 2016/I Silence
Ferreira
 2016 A Monster Calls
The Monster
 2016 The Huntsman: Winter's War
Narrator (uncredited)
 2015 A Christmas Star
Narrator / Radio DJ
 2015 Ted 2
Customer
 2014 The Prophet
Mustafa (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
 2008 The Other Man
Peter
 2008 Ponyo
Fujimoto (English version, voice)
 2008/I Taken
Bryan Mills
 2005 Breakfast on Pluto
Father Liam
 2000 Gun Shy
Charlie
 1995 Rob Roy
Rob Roy
 1992 Leap of Faith
Will
 1992 Ruby Cairo
Fergus Lamb
 1992 Husbands and Wives
Michael Gates
 1992 Shining Through
Franze-Otto Dietrich
 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
 1986 Duet for One
Totter
 1986 The Delta Force
Delta Force Member (uncredited)
 1985 Lamb
Michael Lamb
 1985 The Innocent
John Carns
 1983 Krull
Kegan
 1981 Nailed
Young Catholic
 1981 Excalibur
Gawain
 1979 Christiana
Greatheart
 1978 Pilgrim's Progress
Pilgrim
Show Show Actor: TV (28 credits)
Show Show Actor: Short (3 credits)
Show Show Actor: Video Game (2 credits)
Show Show Producer: Documentary (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack: Video Game (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Documentary (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Self: TV (138 credits)
Show Show Self: Video (43 credits)
Show Show Self: Documentary (20 credits)
Show Show Self: Short (3 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (38 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

(1993- ). Active on Broadway in the following productions: 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)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Nell (1994)] I was a bit disappointed in the film. I felt it should have been rougher and cruder and darker and colder. There was too much of a glow surrounding the movie. I thought Jodie [Foster] was very good, but, I mean, that house she lived in, that was, like, something out of Swiss Family Robinson! There should have been plastic chairs and windows with bits of newspaper stuck in them to... See more »

Trivia:

For a couple of years, he was the original choice to play the lead role in Lincoln (2012), which would reunite his partnership with Steven Spielberg after their massive success with Schindler's List (1993). However, due to the many delays with the filming, Neeson felt he was too old for the role and he turned down, which went to Daniel Day-Lewis, who won his third Oscar for the role. See more »

Trademark:

Deep gravelly voice See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Hate him now urbanangel-24653
6 Degrees calebbdekenss
The Humble man, the Liam Neeson Jjessien
I have had a crush on this man for decades! ateliervonschroeder
An older movie of Liam Neeson's jannfann1
liam neeson prefect actor to play big boss? reiniergroen
Discuss Liam Neeson on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page