Liam Neeson is an actor known for the movies Schindler’s List (1993), Rob Roy and Star Wars: Episode I and The Dark Night Rises.
About Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson is an acclaimed Irish actor and producer, known for his powerful performances in a variety of roles. He is best known for his Academy Award nominated role in Steven Spielberg’s 1993 classic Schindler’s List, as well as iconic turns in films such as Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, Taken, The Grey and the Batman trilogy.
Born on June 7th, 1952 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, Neeson was raised Catholic. He studied at Queen’s University Belfast before dropping out to pursue a career in acting at age 25. After landing his first feature film role in 1981’s Excalibur, he quickly established himself as one of the most sought-after actors of his generation. Over the course of four decades on screen, he has earned numerous awards and accolades including Golden Globe nominations for Michael Collins (1996) and Kinsey (2005), a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor for Love Actually (2003) and an Emmy nomination for his work on the miniseries Kennedy.
Neeson remains one of Hollywood’s most respected leading men to this day with recent credits spanning from releasing Taken 2 (2012) to starring alongside Helen Mirren in The Good Liar (2019) . Offscreen, he is an ardent animal rights activist and life-long supporter of soccer team Leicester City F.C.. In 2020 he was appointed Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast.
Liam Neeson Quotes
Some mornings you wake up and think, gee I look handsome today. Other days I think, what am I doing in the movies? I wanna go back to Ireland and drive a forklift.Liam Neeson
I’m Irish, so I’m used to odd stews. I can take it. Just throw a lot of carrots and onions in there and I’ll call it dinner.Liam Neeson