Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson

72 · Born: Jun 7, 1952

Personal Details

Height6' 3"
BornJun 7, 1952 Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
Parents
  • Katherine Neeson (Brown)
  • Bernard Neeson
Relatives
  • Bernadette Neeson (Sibling)
  • Elizabeth Neeson (Sibling)
  • Rosaline Neeson (Sibling)

Biography

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

Career

2025
The Naked Gun
The Naked Gun as Frank Drebin Jr.
2023
In the Land of Saints and Sinners
In the Land of Saints and Sinners as Finbar Murphy
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Marlowe
Marlowe as Philip Marlowe
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Retribution
Retribution as Matt Turner
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2022
Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin as Alexander Wedderburn
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Blacklight
Blacklight as Travis Block
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Memory
Memory as Alex Lewis
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Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin as Alexander Wedderburn / Ambassador Lord Stormont (voice)
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Tales of the Jedi
Tales of the Jedi as Qui-Gon Jinn (voice)
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Atlanta
Atlanta as Liam Neeson
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2021
The Ice Road
The Ice Road as Mike McCann
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The Marksman
The Marksman as Jim
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2020
Honest Thief
Honest Thief as Tom Dolan
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Made in Italy
Made in Italy as Robert
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2019
Ordinary Love
Ordinary Love as Tom
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Men in Black: International
Men in Black: International as Agent High T
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Brave Blue World
Brave Blue World as Narrator
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Cold Pursuit
Cold Pursuit as Nels Coxman
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Lost Lives
Lost Lives
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2018
Widows
Widows as Harry Rawlings
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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs as Impresario (segment "Meal Ticket")
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The Last Horsemen of New York
The Commuter
The Commuter as Michael MacCauley
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2017
Karenina & I
Karenina & I as Leo Tolstoy
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2016
A Monster Calls
A Monster Calls as The Monster (voice)
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Silence
Silence as Cristóvão Ferreira / Sawano Chūan
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Battle for Incheon: Operation Chromite
Battle for Incheon: Operation Chromite as Douglas MacArthur
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Dream Corp LLC
Dream Corp LLC as Joey in the Center of Her Mind (voice)
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1916: The Irish Rebellion
1916: The Irish Rebellion as Narrator
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2015
Run All Night
Run All Night as Jimmy Conlon
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A Christmas Star
A Christmas Star as Narrator / Radio DJ
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2014
Manny
Manny as Narrator
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A Million Ways to Die in the West
A Million Ways to Die in the West as Clinch Leatherwood
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The Nut Job
The Nut Job as Raccoon (voice)
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A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones as Matthew Scudder
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The Lego Movie
The Lego Movie as Bad Cop/Good Cop / Pa Cop (voice)
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Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet
Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet as Mustafa (voice)
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Road
Road as Narrator
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Non-Stop
Non-Stop as Bill Marks
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Love Thy Nature
Love Thy Nature as Narrator
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Taken 3
Taken 3 as Bryan Mills
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Family Guy
Family Guy as Liam Neeson (voice)
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2013
Third Person
Third Person as Michael
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Khumba
Khumba as Phango (voice)
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Girl Rising
Girl Rising as Narrator (voice)
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2012
Taken 2
Taken 2 as Bryan Mills
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The Grey
The Grey as John Ottway
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Wrath of the Titans
Wrath of the Titans as Zeus
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Battleship
Battleship as Admiral Shane
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2011
A Child's Garden of Poetry
Unknown
Unknown as Dr. Martin Harris
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Life's Too Short
Life's Too Short as Liam Neeson
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Buccaneers and Bones
2010
The Wildest Dream
The Wildest Dream as Narrator
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Clash of the Titans
Clash of the Titans as Zeus
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Chloe
Chloe as David Stewart
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The A-Team
The A-Team as John "Hannibal" Smith
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2009
After.Life
After.Life as Eliot Deacon
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Five Minutes of Heaven
Five Minutes of Heaven as Alistair Little
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2008
The Other Man
The Other Man as Peter
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Taken
Taken as Bryan Mills
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2006
Home
Home
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Xavier
Xavier as Narrator
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Seraphim Falls
Seraphim Falls as Carver
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2005
Batman Begins
Batman Begins as Henri Ducard / Ra's al Ghul
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Breakfast on Pluto
Breakfast on Pluto as Father Liam
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Kingdom of Heaven
Kingdom of Heaven as Godfrey de Ibelin
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2004
Kinsey
Kinsey as Alfred Kinsey
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Patrick
Patrick as Narrator
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The Simpsons
The Simpsons as Father Sean (voice)
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2003
Coral Reef Adventure
Coral Reef Adventure as Narrator (voice)
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Love Actually
Love Actually as Daniel
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Martin Luther
Martin Luther as Narrator
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2002
Gangs of New York
Gangs of New York as "Priest" Vallon
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K-19: The Widowmaker
K-19: The Widowmaker as Mikhail Polenin
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Liberty's Kids
Liberty's Kids as John Paul Jones
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2001
Journey Into Amazing Caves
Journey Into Amazing Caves as Narrator (voice)
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2000
Gun Shy
Gun Shy as Charles Mayough
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The Endurance
The Endurance as Narrator (voice)
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1999
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
La maldición
La maldición as Dr. David Marrow
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1998
Everest
Everest as Narrator
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Les Misérables
Les Misérables as Jean Valjean
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1996
Michael Collins
Michael Collins as Michael Collins
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Before and After
Before and After as Ben Ryan
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1995
Rob Roy
Rob Roy as Robert Roy MacGregor
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Lumière and Company
1994
Nell
Nell as Dr. Lovell
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1993
Schindler's List
Schindler's List as Oskar Schindler
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Ethan Frome
Ethan Frome as Ethan Frome
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1992
Leap of Faith
Leap of Faith as Sheriff Will Braverman
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Husbands and Wives
Husbands and Wives as Michael Gates
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Shining Through
Shining Through as Franze-Otto Dietrich
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Deception
Deception as Fergus Lamb
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1991
Under Suspicion
Under Suspicion as Tony Aaron
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1990
Crossing the Line
Crossing the Line as Danny Scoular
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Darkman
Darkman as Peyton Westlake / Darkman
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1989
Next of Kin
Next of Kin as Briar Gates
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1988
Satisfaction
Satisfaction as Martin Falcon
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The Good Mother
The Good Mother as Leo Cutter
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High Spirits
High Spirits as Martin Brogan
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Screen Two
Screen Two as Martin Perry
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The Dead Pool
The Dead Pool as Peter Swan
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1987
A Prayer for the Dying
A Prayer for the Dying as Liam Docherty
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Sworn to Silence
Sworn to Silence as Vincent Cauley
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Suspect
Suspect as Carl Wayne Anderson
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1986
Lamb
Lamb as Michael Lamb
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Duet for One
Duet for One as Totter
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The Mission
The Mission as Father John Fielding
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If Tomorrow Comes
If Tomorrow Comes as André Trignant
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Miami Vice
Miami Vice as Sean Carroon
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1985
The Innocent
The Innocent as John Carns
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Arthur the King
Arthur the King as Grak
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A Woman of Substance
A Woman of Substance as Blackie O'Neill
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1984
The Bounty
The Bounty as Charles Churchill
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1983
Across the Water
Across the Water as Martin
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Krull
Krull as Kegan
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1979
Christiana
Christiana
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1978
Pilgrim's Progress
Pilgrim's Progress as Evangelist
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2022
Brian Friel: Shy Man, Showman
2020
The Hunger
The Hunger
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2016
2013
Behind the Sword in the Stone
2010
The Graham Norton Show
2007
The Birth of Christ
Trumbo
Trumbo
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2006
American Experience
2004
Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde
2003
Martin Luther
2001
2000
Inside the Space Station
1979
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