He acted in David Hare's play, "The Judas Kiss," in an Almeida Company production at the Playhouse Theatre in London, England with Tom Hollander and Peter Capaldi in the cast. Richard Eyre was director.
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I grew up in Northern Ireland, of course. Lived all through the Troubles; saw violence, the results of violence, at first hand. It's always terrified me and fascinated me. So it was a gut reaction, something about how that rage can eat you alive. I can understand that. I haven't known it myself, but I knew guys who did. Some of them aren't on this planet any more because of it.
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.
Towering height and slender frame