Liam Neeson

7 Jun 1952


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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Filmography (87 titles)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Qui-Gon Jinn (voice))
(movie, 2019)
···Ordinary Love
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Tom)
(movie, 2019)
···Men in Black: International
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Agent High T)
(movie, 2019)
···Cold Pursuit
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Nels Coxman)
(movie, 2018)
···The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Impresario (segment "Meal Ticket"))
(movie, 2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Harry Rawlings)
(movie, 2018)
···The Commuter
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Michael MacCauley)
(movie, 2017)
···Daddy's Home 2
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Himself (voice))
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mark Felt)
(movie, 2017)
···Red Nose Day Actually
Genre: TV Movie, Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Daniel)
(movie, 2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Cristóvão Ferreira · Sawano Chūan)
(movie, 2016)
···A Monster Calls
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as The Monster)
(movie, 2016)
···The Huntsman: Winter's War
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Role: Actor (as Narrator)
(movie, 2015)
···Ted 2
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Customer)
(movie, 2015)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Liam Neeson)
(movie, 2015)
···Run All Night
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jimmy Conlon)
(movie, 2014)
···Taken 3
Genre: Thriller, Action
Role: Actor (as Bryan Mills)
(movie, 2014)
···A Walk Among the Tombstones
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Matthew Scudder)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Role: Actor (as Clinch)
(movie, 2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Bill Marks)
(movie, 2014)
···The Lego Movie
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Bad Cop · Good Cop · Pa Cop (voice))
(movie, 2014)
···The Nut Job
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Raccoon (voice))
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as History Channel Host)
Genre: Music, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as The Journalist)
(movie, 2013)
···Third Person
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Michael)
(movie, 2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Role: Actor (as Phango (voice))
(movie, 2012)
9.0Taken 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Bryan Mills)
(movie, 2012)
8.3The Dark Knight Rises
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Ra's Al Ghul)
(movie, 2012)
Genre: Thriller, Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Admiral Shane)
(movie, 2012)
6.8Wrath of the Titans
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Zeus)
(movie, 2012)
7.8The Grey
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as John Ottway)
(movie, 2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Martin Harris)
(movie, 2010)
···The Next Three Days
Genre: Romance, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Damon)
(movie, 2010)
5.8The A-Team
Genre: Thriller, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Col. John 'Hannibal' Smith)
(movie, 2010)
6.8Clash of the Titans
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Role: Actor (as Zeus)
(movie, 2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Eliot Deacon)
(movie, 2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as David)
(movie, 2009)
···Five Minutes of Heaven
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Alistair Little)
(movie, 2008)
···The Other Man
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Peter)
(movie, 2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Bryan Mills)
(movie, 2006)
···Seraphim Falls
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Carver)
(movie, 2005)
···Breakfast on Pluto
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Father Liam)
(movie, 2005)
8.8Batman Begins
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Henri Ducard)
(movie, 2005)
7.4Kingdom of Heaven
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, History, War
Role: Actor (as Godfrey de Ibelin)
(movie, 2004)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Alfred Kinsey)
(movie, 2003)
···Love Actually
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Role: Actor (as Daniel)
(movie, 2002)
8.3Gangs of New York
Genre: Drama, History, Crime
Role: Actor (as "Priest" Vallon)
(movie, 2002)
···K-19: The Widowmaker
Genre: War
Role: Actor (as Mikhail Polenin)
(movie, 2002)
···Martin Luther
Genre: Drama, Biography, History
Role: Actor (as Himself - Narrator)
(movie, 2000)
···Gun Shy
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Role: Actor (as Charles 'Charlie' Mayeaux)
(movie, 1999)
···The Haunting
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Fantasy, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Dr. David Marrow)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Qui-Gon Jinn)
(movie, 1998)
···Les Misérables
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jean Valjean)
(movie, 1996)
···Michael Collins
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Michael Collins)
(movie, 1996)
···Before and After
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Ben Ryan)
(movie, 1995)
···Rob Roy
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Role: Actor (as Robert Roy MacGregor (Rob Roy))
(movie, 1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Lovell)
(movie, 1993)
8.4Schindler's List
Genre: Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Oskar Schindler)
(movie, 1993)
···Ruby Cairo
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Fergus Lamb)
(movie, 1993)
···Ethan Frome
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Ethan Frome)
(movie, 1992)
···Leap of Faith
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Sheriff Will Braverman)
(movie, 1992)
···Husbands and Wives
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Michael Gates)
(movie, 1992)
···Shining Through
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Franze-Otto Dietrich)
(movie, 1991)
···Under Suspicion
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Tony Aaron)
(movie, 1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Peyton Westlake · Darkman)
(movie, 1990)
···The Big Man
Genre: Drama, Sport, Crime
Role: Actor (as Danny Scoular)
(movie, 1989)
···Next of Kin
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Briar Gates)
(movie, 1988)
···High Spirits
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Martin Brogan)
(movie, 1988)
···The Dead Pool
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Peter Swan)
(movie, 1988)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Role: Actor (as Martin Falcon)
(movie, 1988)
···The Good Mother
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Leo)
(movie, 1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Carl Wayne Anderson)
(movie, 1987)
···A Prayer for the Dying
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Liam Docherty)
(movie, 1986)
···The Mission
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Action, History
Role: Actor (as Fielding)
(movie, 1985)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Michael Lamb)
(movie, 1985)
···The Innocent
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as John Carns)
(movie, 1984)
···A Woman of Substance
Genre: Drama, Romance, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Blackie O'Neill)
(movie, 1984)
···The Bounty
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Charles Churchill)
(movie, 1983)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Kegan)
(movie, 1981)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Gawain)
(movie, 1981)
Role: Actor (as Young Catholic)
(movie, 1979)
Role: Actor (as Greatheart)
(movie, 1979)
···Pilgrim's Progress
Genre: Adventure
Role: Actor (as Pilgrim)