June 7, 1952
71 years old
6 ft 4 in | 193 cm
102 kg | 225 lbs
40 in | 101 cm
12 US | 45 EU
34 in | 86 cm
William John Neeson was born in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, on June 7, 1952, is an Northern Irish actor.
Young Liam Neeson first started performing in school theater productions.
He began his professional acting career on stage in a play "The Risen People" (1976), with Lyric Players' Theatre in Belfast.
He landed his Broadway debut in a play "Anna Christie" (1993) in role as Mat Burke, for which he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play.
He made his big screen debut in adventure movie Pilgrim's Progress (1978) in role as Jesus Christ.
He got his television debut in BBC1 anthology drama series Play for Today (1978) in episode "Dinner at the Sporting Club", in role as Dermont.
Liam's breakthrough performance came as Oskar Schindler in historical drama film Schindler's List (1993).
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He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor, a BAFTA Film Award for Best Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Oskar Schindler in historical drama movie Schindler's List (1993).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama and won the Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor for his role as Michael Collins thriller drama Michael Collins (1996)
He portrayed Bryan Mills in Taken film series:
Taken 2 (2012)
Taken 3 (2015)
He voiced Aslan in The Chronicles of Narnia trilogy:
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Alfred Kinsey in biographical drama film Kinsey (2004).
He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Horror for his role as Dr. David Marrow in supernatural horror film The Haunting (1999).
He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor and the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Action/Science Fiction for his role as Qui-Gon Jinn in epic space opera movie Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999).
He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role as Peyton Westlake / Darkman in thriller action film Darkman (1990).
He was nominated for the Awards Circuit Community Award for Best Cast Ensemble for his role as 'Priest' Vallon in epic historical drama film Gangs of New York (2002).
He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Ra's al Ghul in superhero film Batman Begins (2005).
He won the Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Actor for his role as John Ottway in thriller drama movie The Grey (2012).
He was nominated for the BTVA Special/DVD Voice Acting Award for Best Male Vocal Performance in a TV Special/Direct-to-DVD Title or Short for his voice role as Phango in animated comedy film Khumba (2013).
He was nominated for the BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award for Best Male Vocal Performance in a Feature Film in a Supporting Role for his voice role as Bad Cop / Good Cop / Pa Cop in animated adventure comedy movie The Lego Movie (2014).
He won the BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award for Best Male Lead Vocal Performance in a Feature Film for his voice and motion capture role as Monster /Conor's Grandfather in dark fantasy drama film A Monster Calls (2016).
He was nominated for the National Film Awards, UK for Best Actor for his role as Michael McCauley in action thriller movie The Commuter (2018).
He was nominated for the Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role - Film for his role as Tom in romantic drama movie Ordinary Love (2019).
He was nominated for the Critics Choice Super Award for Best Actor in an Action Movie for his role as Mike in action thriller movie The Ice Road (2021).
Husbands and Wives (1992) comedy drama as Michael Gates
The Mission (1986) drama as Father John Fielding
The A-Team (2010) action comedy as John "Hannibal" Smith
Les Misérables (1998) drama crime as Jean Valjean
Rob Roy (1995) biographical historical drama as Rob Roy MacGregor
Silence (2016) historical drama as Father Cristóvão Ferreira
Kingdom of Heaven (2005) epic historical drama as Godfrey of Ibelin
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017) biographical political thriller as Mark Felt
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018) Western in segment "Meal Ticket" as Impresario
Widows (2018) drama mystery as Harry Rawlings
Cold Pursuit (2019) action thriller as Nelson "Nels" Coxman
Men in Black: International (2019) science fiction action as High T
Made in Italy (2020) comedy drama as Robert
Honest Thief (2020) crime thriller as Tom Carter
The Ice Road (2021) action thriller as Mike McCann
Marlowe (2022) neo-noir thriller as Philip Marlowe
Ellis Island (1984) CBS miniseries as Kevin Murray
A Woman of Substance (1985) drama miniseries as Blackie O'Neill
If Tomorrow Comes (1986) CBS miniseries as Insp. Andre Trignent
He was nominated for the BTVA Television Voice Acting Award for Best Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Guest Role for his voice role as Qui-Gon Jinn in animated television series Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2011-2014).
Derry Girls (2022) Channel 4 teen sitcom as Chief Constable Byers
Attended All Saints Primary School in Ballymena, Northern Ireland.
Graduated from the Gaiety School of Drama in Dublin, Ireland.
Studied physics and computer science at Queen's University Belfast.
Studied at St. Mary’s Teaching College, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Has three older sisters: Elizabeth, Bernadette and Rosaleen.
Has Irish ancestry.
He was boxer as a teenager, he started boxing at All Saints Youth Club in Northern Ireland, at the age of nine.
Huge fan of boxing.
Good friend with Ralph Fiennes.
He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play for his role in a play "The Crucible" (2001-2002), at The Virginia Theatre.
He played Oscar Wilde in a play "The Judas Kiss" (1998), at Almeida Theatre.
He voiced Henri Ducard / Ra's al Ghul in video game Batman Begins (2005).
He voiced James in video game Fallout 3 (2008), also motion capture, for which he won the NAVGTR Award for Outstanding Performance in a Drama, Lead.
He voiced Good Cop / Bad Cop in video games The Lego Movie Videogame (2014) and Lego Dimensions (2015).
Received the Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2000.
He was awarded the Distinguished Service for the Irish Abroad Award by Irish President Michael D. Higgins in 2018.
He is a National Goodwill Ambassador for Ireland.
Lives in New York City.
He was married to actress Natasha Richardson (1992–2009), they had two sons, Micheal Richard Antonio and Daniel Jack.
He dated Laura Brent (2010), Freya St. Johnston (2010-2012), Brooke Shields (1992), Barbra Streisand (1991-1992), Julia Roberts (1988-1990) and Helen Mirren (1980-1985) .