Liam Neeson

Neeson in 2008 William John Neeson (born 7 June 1952) is an actor from Northern Ireland. He has received several accolades, including nominations for an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, three Golden Globe Awards, and two Tony Awards. In 2020, he was placed seventh on ''The Irish Times'' list of Ireland's 50 Greatest Film Actors. Neeson was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2000.

Neeson made his film debut with ''Pilgrim's Progress'' followed by early roles in ''Excalibur'' (1981), ''The Bounty'' (1984), ''The Mission'' (1986), ''The Dead Pool'' (1988), and ''Husbands and Wives'' (1992). He rose to prominence portraying Oskar Schindler in Steven Spielberg's holocaust drama ''Schindler's List'' (1993) for which he earned an Academy Award for Best Actor nomination. He played leading man roles in drama films such as ''Nell'' (1994), ''Rob Roy'' (1995), ''Michael Collins'' (1996), and ''Les Misérables'' (1998). He took blockbuster roles portraying Qui-Gon Jinn in ''Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace'' (1999), Ra's al Ghul in ''Batman Begins'' (2005) and Aslan in ''The Chronicles of Narnia'' trilogy (2005–2010).

He acted in films such as the historical drama ''Gangs of New York'' (2002), the romantic comedy ''Love Actually'' (2003), the biographical drama ''Kinsey'' (2004), the erotic thriller ''Chloe'' (2009), the religious drama ''Silence'' (2016), the fantasy film ''A Monster Calls'' (2016), the crime thriller ''Widows'' (2018), the anthology film ''The Ballad of Buster Scruggs'' (2018), and the romantic drama ''Ordinary Love'' (2019). Beginning in 2009, Neeson cemented himself as an action star with the action thriller series ''Taken'' (2008–2014), ''The A-Team'' (2010), ''The Grey'' (2011), ''Wrath of the Titans'' (2012), and ''A Walk Among the Tombstones'' (2014), and ''Cold Pursuit'' (2019). He is known for his collaborations in the genre with director Jaume Collet-Serra, and starred in four of his films: ''Unknown'' (2011), ''Non-Stop'' (2014), ''Run All Night'' (2015), and ''The Commuter'' (2018).

On stage, Neeson joined the Lyric Players' Theatre in Belfast in 1976 for two years. On Broadway he earned two Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play nominations for his performances as Matt Burke in the revival of Eugene O'Neill's ''Anna Christie'' (1992) and John Proctor in the Arthur Miller revival of ''The Crucible'' (2002). He portrayed Oscar Wilde in David Hare's ''The Judas Kiss'' (1998). Provided by Wikipedia
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