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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 19 wins & 37 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)

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 2018 Hard Powder (filming)
Nels
 2018 The Trainer (pre-production)
John Moore
 2018 Widows (filming)
 2018 The Commuter (post-production)
Michael Woolrich
  Marlowe (announced)
Philip Marlowe
 2016/I Silence
Ferreira
 2016 A Monster Calls
The Monster
 2016 The Huntsman: Winter's War
Narrator (voice, 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 Cutter
 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
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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 »

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

[2014] I'm keeping myself to myself. And I like it that way. I'm not hunting. I'm the opposite of a - what would a male cougar be? Is there such a thing? Whatever it is, I'm not that. See more »

Trivia:

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. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently portrays characters based on real people. (e.g. Rob Roy, Oskar Schindler, Michael Collins, Alfred Kinsey) See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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