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$75 Million
Net worth 2018
$200 Million
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Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Residence
Memphis
United States
Country
United States
07/06/1952
BirthDay
01/06/1937
1.93 m
Height
1.88 m
Education
Los Angeles City College - New York University,
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2014

In 2014, he starred in the film 'A Walk Among the Tombstones'; the film is an adaption of the best-selling novel of the same name

2012

In 2012, he worked in the ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ which was the final installment in Batman film trilogy, and the sequel to ‘Batman Begins’ and ‘The Dark Knight’

2009

Richardson died in 2009 due to a severe head injury sustained in a skiing accident at the Mont Tremblant Resort, north of Montreal

2006

Between 2006 and 2011, he starred in movies such as ‘Seraphim Falls’, ‘Unknown’, ‘The Grey’ and ‘Clash of the Titans’

2005

In 2005, he starred as the villainous Henri Ducard in the movie ‘Batman Begins’

2004

In, ‘Kinsey’, a 2004 American biographical drama film, written and directed by Bill Condon that describes the life of Alfred Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of sexology, he played the controversial real-life figure

2002

In 2002, he shared screen space with Harrison Ford in the movie ‘K-19: The Widowmaker’

1999

He played Qui-Gon Jinn: A Jedi Master in ‘Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace’, the 1999 epic space film directed by George Lucas which was the fifth highest-grossing film in North AmericaIn the movie ‘Taken’, released in 2004, he played a former CIA operative tracking down his kidnapped daughter

1996

It’s a 1996 historical biopic that starred him as Michael Collins, the Irish patriot and revolutionary who died in the Irish Civil War

1995

In, 'Rob Roy', a 1995 adventure film directed by Michael Caton-Jones he starred as Rob Roy MacGregor, an 18th-century Scottish historical figure who battles with feudal landowners in the Scottish Highlands

1993

In Steven Spielberg’ Holocaust drama, ‘Schindler's List’, in 1993, he portrayed Oskar Schindler, a real-life German businessman who saved a thousand Jewish lives in Nazi Germany by employing them in his munitions factories

1987

From 1987 to 1994, he starred in movies, such as ‘Suspect’ and ‘Darkman’

1982

Between 1982 and 1987, he starred in ‘The Bounty’ alongside Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins, and in ‘The Mission’ with Robert De Niro

1980

In 1980, filmmaker John Boorman offered him the part of Sir Gawain in the Arthurian film, ‘Excalibur’

1976

In 1976, he joined the Lyric Players' Theatre in Belfast where he performed for two years

1971

In 1971, he enrolled as a physics and computer science student at Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland

1952

Liam Neeson was born on June 7, 1952, in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, to Katherine, a cook, and Bernard "Barney" Neeson, a caretaker at the local primary school

2009

In 2009, he portrayed South African president Nelson Mandela in the Clint Eastwood directed sports drama ‘Invictus’

2007

He reprised this role in the sequel ‘Evan Almighty’ in 2007

2004

He acted in the sports drama film ‘Million Dollar Baby’ in 2004 in which he played Eddie "Scrap-Iron" Dupris, an elderly boxer

2003

He played God in the 2003 super-hit film ‘Bruce Almighty’ which also starred Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, and Jennifer Aniston

1995

He portrayed the South African president Nelson Mandela in the film ‘Invictus’ which was based on the events in South Africa before and during the 1995 Rugby World Cup

1994

The most notable among these was ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ (1994) which was based on the Stephen King novella ‘Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption’

1990

The prolific actor appeared in several movies over the 1990s

1989

In 1989, he starred in the comedy drama ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ which had been adapted from a play of the same name

1987

He got his first big film break in 1987 when he was cast as the violent pimp Fast Black in the film ‘Street Smart’

1984

His second marriage was to Myrna Colley-Lee in 1984

1980

Initially he could find only small roles in films like ‘Brubaker’ (1980), ‘Eyewitness’ (1981), ‘Harry & Son’ (1984) and ‘Marie’ (1985)

1971

Starting from 1971 he began appearing regularly on the television program for children, ‘The Electric Company’ which was an educational program aimed at teaching children how to read

1968

This led to his Broadway debut in 1968 in an all-black version of ‘Hello Dolly!’ also starring Pearl Bailey

1967

He made his off-Broadway debut in 1967 in the play ‘The Nigger Lovers’ which also starred Viveca Lindfors

1960

During the mid 1960s he joined the Opera Ring musical theater group and acted with a touring company version of ‘The Royal Hunt of the Sun’

1959

He quit his military career in 1959 on realizing that this was not what he wanted to do