Biography

William John "Liam" Neeson OBE (born 7 June 1952) is an Irish actor who has been nominated for an Oscar, a BAFTA and three Golden Globe Awards.

He has starred in a number of notable roles including Oskar Schindler in Schindler's List, Michael Collins in Michael Collins, Peyton Westlake in Darkman, Jean Valjean in Les Misérables, Qui-Gon Jinn in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Alfred Kinsey in Kinsey, Ras Al Ghul in Batman Begins and the voice of Aslan in The Chronicles of Narnia film series. He has also starred in several other notable films, from major Hollywood studio releases (ie. Excalibur, The Dead Pool, Nell, Rob Roy, The Haunting, Love Actually, Kingdom of Heaven, Taken, Clash of the Titans, The A-Team, Unknown) to smaller arthouse films (ie. Deception, Breakfast on Pluto, Chloe).

He was born in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland and educated at Saint Patrick's College, Ballymena Technical College and Queen's University Belfast. He moved to Dublin after university to further his acting career, joining the renowned Abbey Theatre. In the early 1990s, he moved again to the United States, where the wide acclaim for his performance in Schindler's List led to more high-profile work. He is widowed and lives in New York with his two sons.

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William John "Liam" Neeson OBE (born 7 June 1952) is an Irish actor who has been nominated for an Oscar, a BAFTA and three Golden Globe Awards.

He has starred in a number of notable roles including Oskar Schindler in Schindler's List, Michael Collins in Michael Collins, Peyton Westlake in Darkman, Jean Valjean in Les Misérables, Qui-Gon Jinn in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Alfred Kinsey in Kinsey, Ras Al Ghul in Batman Begins and the voice of Aslan in The Chronicles of Narnia film series. He has also starred in several other notable films, from major Hollywood studio releases (ie. Excalibur, The Dead Pool, Nell, Rob Roy, The Haunting, Love Actually, Kingdom of Heaven, Taken, Clash of the Titans, The A-Team, Unknown) to smaller arthouse films (ie. Deception, Breakfast on Pluto, Chloe).

He was born in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland and educated at Saint Patrick's College, Ballymena Technical College and Queen's University Belfast. He moved to Dublin after university to further his acting career, joining the renowned Abbey Theatre. In the early 1990s, he moved again to the United States, where the wide acclaim for his performance in Schindler's List led to more high-profile work. He is widowed and lives in New York with his two sons.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Liam Neeson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 144

Birthday 1952-06-07

Place of Birth Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

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Also Known As

  • 連恩·尼遜
  • เลียม นีสัน
  • Лиам Нисон
  • リーアム・ニーソン
  • 리암 니슨
  • ليام نيسون
  • Ліам Нісон
  • Вільям Джон Нісон

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Karenina & I as Leo Tolstoy
Revolver as Man
A Willing Patriot as (rumored)
2018 The Trainer as John Moore
2018 Hard Powder as Nel
2018 Widows
2018 The Commuter as Michael MacCauley
2017 Daddy's Home 2 as Himself (voice)
2017 Spielberg as Himself
2017 Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House as Mark Felt
2017 Red Nose Day Actually as Daniel
2016 Silence as Father Cristóvão Ferreira
2016 A Monster Calls as The Monster
2016 How to Defuse a Bomb: The Project Children Story as Narrator
2016 Operation Chromite as Douglas MacArthur
2016 Love Thy Nature as Narrator
2016 The Huntsman: Winter's War as Narrator
2016 A Fanatic Heart: Geldof On Yeats as Himself
2016 1916: The Irish Rebellion as Narrator
2015 A Christmas Star as Narrator / Radio DJ
2015 Ted 2 as Customer
2015 Entourage as Liam Neeson
2015 Run All Night as Jimmy Conlon
2014 Manny as Narrator
2014 Taken 3 as Bryan Mills
2014 A Walk Among the Tombstones as Matthew Scudder
2014 The Prophet as Mustafa (voice)
2014 Road as Narrator
2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West as Clinch
2014 Nature: Snow Monkeys as Himself / Narrator
2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon(1 episode) as Himself
2014 The Lego Movie as Bad Cop / Good Cop / Pa Cop (voice)
2014 Non-Stop as Bill Marks
2014 The Nut Job as Raccoon (voice)
2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues as History Channel Host
2013 Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of the War of the Worlds Alive on Stage! The New Generation as The Journalist
2013 Third Person as Michael
2013 Khumba as Phango (voice)
2013 Girl Rising as Narrator (voice)
2012 Room 237 as Oskar Schindler (archive footage) (uncredited)
2012 Taken 2 as Bryan Mills
2012 The Dark Knight Rises as Ra's Al Ghul
2012 Battleship as Admiral Shane
2012 Wrath of the Titans as Zeus
2012 The Secret Policeman's Ball as Himself
2012 The Grey as John Ottway
2011 A Child's Garden of Poetry
2011 Unknown as Dr. Martin Harris
2010 The Next Three Days as Damon
2010 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader as Aslan (voice)
2010 The Wildest Dream as Narrator
2010 The A-Team as Col. John 'Hannibal' Smith
2010 After.Life as Eliot Deacon
2010 Clash of the Titans as Zeus
2009 Live from Studio Five(2 episodes)
2009 Chloe as David Stewart
2009 Five Minutes of Heaven as Alistair Little
2008 The Other Man as Peter
2008 Star Wars: The Clone Wars(126 episodes) as Qui-Gon Jinn
2008 Ponyo as Fujimoto (voice: English)
2008 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian as Aslan (voice)
2008 Taken as Bryan
2007 Trumbo as Himself
2007 The Graham Norton Show(1 episode) as Himself
2006 Sergeant York: Of God and Country
2006 El hormiguero(1 episode) as Himself
2006 Seraphim Falls as Carver
2006 The One Show(1 episode)
2006 Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity as Narrator
2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe as Aslan (voice)
2005 Breakfast on Pluto as Father Liam
2005 The Story of Star Wars as Qui-Gon Jinn
2005 Batman Begins as Henri Ducard
2005 Kingdom of Heaven as Godfrey de Ibelin
2004 Kinsey as Alfred Kinsey
2004 Patrick as Narrator
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(1 episode)
2003 Love Actually as Daniel
2003 Coral Reef Adventure as Narrator (voice)
2003 Empires: The Greeks - Crucible of Civilization(3 episodes) as Himself/Narrator
2002 Gangs of New York as Priest Vallon
2002 Liberty's Kids(41 episodes) as John Paul Jones
2002 K-19: The Widowmaker as Mikhail Polenin
2002 Ultimate Fights from the Movies as Danny (Crossing the Line) (archive footage)
2002 Martin Luther as Himself - Narrator (voice)
2001 Journey into Amazing Caves as Narrator (voice)
2001 The Beginning: Making 'Episode I' as Himself
2000 The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition as voice
2000 The Greeks - Crucible of Civilization as Narrator
2000 Gun Shy as Charles Mayeaux
1999 The Haunting as Dr. David Marrow
1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace as Qui-Gon Jinn
1998 Les Misérables as Jean Valjean
1998 Everest as Narrator
1997 The View(2 episodes)
1996 Michael Collins as Michael Collins
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode)
1996 Before and After as Ben Ryan
1995 Rob Roy as Robert Roy MacGregor (Rob Roy)
1995 Lumière and Company as Himself
1994 Nell as Dr. Lovell
1993 Schindler's List as Oskar Schindler
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(2 episodes)
1993 Ethan Frome as Ethan Frome
1992 Leap of Faith as Sheriff Will Braverman
1992 Ruby Cairo as Fergus Lamb
1992 Husbands and Wives as Michael Gates
1992 Shining Through as Franze-Otto Dietrich
1991 Under Suspicion as Tony Aaron
1990 The Big Man as Danny Scoular
1990 Darkman as Peyton Westlake / Darkman
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 Next of Kin as Briar Gates
1988 High Spirits as Martin Brogan
1988 The Good Mother as Leo
1988 This Morning(1 episode)
1988 The Dead Pool as Peter Swan
1988 Satisfaction as Martin Falcon
1987 Suspect as Carl Wayne Anderson
1987 A Prayer for the Dying as Liam Docherty
1987 Sworn to Silence as Vincent Cauley
1986 Lamb as Michael Lamb
1986 Hold the Dream(2 episodes) as Blackie O'Neill
1986 The Mission as Fielding
1986 If Tomorrow Comes(3 episodes) as André Trignant
1986 If Tomorrow Comes as Insp. André Trignant
1985 Arthur the King as Grak
1985 The Innocent as John Carns
1984 A Woman of Substance(20 episodes) as Blackie O'Neill
1984 A Woman of Substance as Blackie O'Neill
1984 Ellis Island as Kevin Murray
1984 Miami Vice(1 episode)
1984 The Bounty as Charles Churchill
1983 Krull as Kegan
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1982 Nature(1 episode) as Narrator
1981 Excalibur as Gawain
1978 Dinner at The Sporting Club as Dermot
1978 Pilgrim's Progress as Evangelist
1978 Le voyage du pélerin as Evangeliste
1978 An Audience with...(1 episode) as Himself
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1974 Playhouse(17 episodes) as Blacksmith
1953 The Academy Awards(2 episodes) as Liam Neeson
1953 The Academy Awards(3 episodes)

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