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Liam Neeson

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Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson (born 7 June, 1952) is a Northern Irish actor.

He was born William John Neeson in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, and was a former youth boxing champion. He has made numerous films and a hit single, and has been called the world's most attractive man. High-profile appearances include the lead roles in Schindler's List, Rob Roy and Michael Collins, and in Star Wars: the Phantom Menace as Qui-Gon Jinn.

Neeson was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for Schindler's List in 1993. He was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in her New Year's Honours List, 1999.

He has been married to Natasha Richardson since 3 July 1994, and is the father of two sons, Michael and Daniel.

His next film will be directed by Steven Spielberg and have him star as Abraham Lincoln. There have been rumors that Neeson will play Pope John Paul II in a CBS mini-series. CBS has confirmed that Neeson is in talks.

Filmography

Year Film Role
2005 Kingdom of Heaven Godfrey of Ibelin
2005 Batman Begins Henri Ducard
2004 Kinsey Alfred Kinsey
2003 Love Actually Daniel
2002 K-19: The Widowmaker Mikhail Polenin
2002 Gangs of New York 'Priest' Vallon
1999 Star Wars: Episode I Qui-Gon Jinn
1998 Les Misrables Jean Valjean
1996 Michael Collins Michael Collins
1995 Rob Roy Robert Roy MacGregor
1994 Nell Dr. Jerome 'Jerry' Lovell
1993 Schindler's List Oskar Schindler
1992 Leap of Faith Will
1991 Under Suspicion Tony Aaron
1990 Darkman Darkman/Peyton Westlake
1988 The Dead Pool Peter Swan
1986 The Mission Fielding
1984 Ellis Island Kevin Murray
1984 The Bounty Charles Churchill
1983 Krull Kegan
1981 Excalibur Gawaine

External links

fr:Liam Neeson ja:リーアム・ニーソン sv:Liam Neeson

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