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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 16 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

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Schindler's List Oskar Schindler
Batman Begins
Batman Begins Ducard
Taken Bryan Mills


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 2016 A Monster Calls
The Monster
 2016 Inside Amy Schumer (TV Series)
Don Cheadle
- Welcome to the Gun Show (2016) ... Don Cheadle
 2016 The Huntsman: Winter's War
Narrator (uncredited)
 2015 A Christmas Star
Narrator / Radio DJ
 2015 Nature Is Speaking (TV Series short)
- Ice (2015) ... Ice (English version, voice)
 2015 Ted 2
 2014-2015 Family Guy (TV Series)
Liam Neeson
- Fighting Irish (2015) ... Liam Neeson (voice)
- Brian's a Bad Father (2014) ... Liam Neeson (voice)
 2015 The Garden's Defining Moments (TV Mini-Series)
- From the Big Apple to the Big Easy (2015) ... (voice)
- The 1970 Knicks (2015) ... (voice)
- The Great One Retires (2015) ... (voice)
- UCONN/Syracuse 6-OT Game (2015) ... (voice)
 2012-2015 In Character With... (TV Series)
- Taken 3 (2015)
- Taken 2 (2012)
 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/I The Nut Job
Raccoon (voice)
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
History Channel Host (uncredited)
 2013 Khumba
Phango (voice)
 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)
 2010 Cubed (TV Series)
Liam Neeson
- Episode #1.39 (2010) ... Liam Neeson
 2008 Fallout 3 (Video Game)
James - Father (voice)
 2008 The Other Man
 2008 Ponyo
Fujimoto (English version, voice)
 2008/I Taken
Bryan Mills
 2005 Breakfast on Pluto
Father Liam
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game)
Henri Ducard (voice)
 2004 Patrick (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2000 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Liam Neeson
- Life Before Death (2000) ... Liam Neeson (uncredited)
 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
 1992 Shining Through
Franze-Otto Dietrich
 1991 Revolver (Short)
 1991 Under Suspicion
Tony Aaron
 1990 Crossing the Line
Danny Scoular
 1989 Next of Kin
Briar Gates
 1988 The Good Mother
 1988 Satisfaction
Martin Falcon
 1988 Screen Two (TV Series)
Martin Perry
- Sweet as You Are (1988) ... Martin Perry
 1987 Sworn to Silence (TV Movie)
Vincent Cauley
 1986 Duet for One
 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)
 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
 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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TV commercial with Amar'e Stoudemire, promoting Neeson's new movie Taken 3 (2014) and the NBA basketball game to be played on Christmas day between Stoudemire's New York Knicks and the Washington Wizards. See more »

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


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Just look at the success of Taken (2008), for example. I thought it was going to be a straight-to-video release. That is actually one of the reasons I did it, to be honest. I felt like spending three months in Paris, I'd get to do all this physical stuff that no one would think of me for, and that the film would go straight to video. Then it became this big success. I was a tiny bit embarrassed ... See more »


He recalled his most embarrassing moment in acting as when, relatively early in his career, he auditioned for the role of Fezzik, the giant in The Princess Bride (1987). Director Rob Reiner had a look of disgust on his face when he realized that Neeson was "only" six-feet-four. André the Giant ended up getting the role. See more »


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