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Liam Neeson

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Net worth 2018: $75 Million
Industry: Voice Actors
Residence: Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Country: United States
BirthDay: 7 June 1952
Sigh: Cancer
Height: 1.93 m

Liam Neeson was bornon 7 June 1952 in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, American, is Actor. Liam John Neeson is an actor with undeniable charisma, impressive talent, versatility and quiet forcefulness. This eminent Irish born actor began performing at Dublin's famed Abbey Theatre where, he was discovered by director John Boorman, who cast him as Sir Gawain in the movie ‘Excalibur’. Following his part in that action fantasy, he did supporting roles in many films. He got his first starring role in ‘Darkman’ which was a relative disappointment. His work in the Broadway revival of Anna Christie impressed Steven Spielberg so much that he cast him as Oskar Schindler in his landmark Holocaust drama, ‘Schindler's List’. Neeson received Oscar and British Academy Award nominations for his performance. More high-profile work followed as he went on to star in such films as, ‘Rob Roy’, and ‘Michael Collins’. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace which starred him as a Jedi master, earned negative reviews, but made box office millions. The film’s success gave lot of media attention and visibility to Neeson. He entered the new millennium with a variety of projects such as, ‘Gangs of New York’, ‘Love Actually’, ‘Kinsey’, ‘Kingdom of Heaven’, ‘Batman Begins’, ‘Taken’ and ‘The Grey’. He continues to be busy and has many offers in his hands.


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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


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’


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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