Liam Neeson filmography

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Liam Neeson
OBE
Liam Neeson Deauville 2012 2.jpg
Born Liam John Neeson
(1952-06-07) 7 June 1952 (age 62)[1]
Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Occupation Actor
Years active 1978–present
Spouse(s) Natasha Richardson
(1994–2009, her death)
Children 2
Relatives Vanessa Redgrave
(mother-in-law)
Tony Richardson
(father-in-law)
Joely Richardson
(sister-in-law)

Liam John Neeson, OBE (born 7 June 1952)[2] is an Irish actor who rose to prominence with his acclaimed starring role in Steven Spielberg's 1993 Oscar winner Schindler's List. He has since starred in a number of other successful films, including Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Taken, Taken 2, Michael Collins, Les Misérables, Batman Begins, Kinsey, Clash of the Titans, and The Chronicles of Narnia series. He has been nominated for a number of awards including an Academy Award for Best Actor, a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and three Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama. Empire magazine ranked Neeson among both the "100 Sexiest Stars in Film History" and "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time."[3]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1978 Pilgrim's Progress Jesus Christ
Evangelist
1979 Christiana Greatheart
1981 Nailed Young Catholic
1981 Excalibur Gawain
1983 Krull Kegan
1984 The Bounty Charles Churchill
1985 Lamb Michael Lamb
1985 The Innocent John Carns
1986 If Tomorrow Comes Insp. Andre Trignent
1986 The Mission Fielding
1986 The Delta Force Delta Force Member Uncredited
1986 Duet for One Totter
1986 Hold the Dream Blackie O'Neill Television film
1987 Suspect Carl Anderson
1987 A Prayer for the Dying Liam Docherty
1988 Satisfaction Martin Falcon
1988 High Spirits Martin Brogan
1988 The Dead Pool Peter Swan
1988 The Good Mother Leo Cutter
1989 Next of Kin Briar Gates
1990 Darkman Peyton Westlake / Darkman Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actor
1990 The Big Man Danny Scoular
1991 Under Suspicion Tony Aaron
1992 Husbands and Wives Michael Gates
1992 Leap of Faith Sheriff Will Braverman
1992 Shining Through Franz-Otto Dietrich
1993 Ethan Frome Ethan Frome
1993 Ruby Cairo Dr. Fergus Lamb
1993 Schindler's List Oskar Schindler Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
London Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated—Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
1994 Nell Dr. Jerome "Jerry" Lovell
1995 Rob Roy Rob Roy MacGregor
1996 Michael Collins Michael Collins Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor
Volpi Cup
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Nominated—Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
1996 Before and After Ben Ryan
1998 Les Misérables Jean Valjean
1998 Everest Narrator
1999 The Haunting Dr. David Marrow
1999 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Qui-Gon Jinn Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actor
Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Best Fight
2000 Gun Shy Charlie Mayo
2000 The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition Narrator
2002 K-19: The Widowmaker Mikhail Polenin
2002 Gangs of New York "Priest" Vallon
2002 Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Qui-Gon Jinn Voice
Uncredited
2002 Martin Luther Narrator
2003 Love Actually Daniel Nominated—Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
2003 Coral Reef Adventure Narrator
2004 Kinsey Alfred Kinsey Irish Film Awards – Best Actor Film
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Nominated—Independent Spirit Award for Best Lead Male
Nominated—London Film Critics' Circle Award for British Actor of the Year
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
Nominated—Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
2005 Kingdom of Heaven Godfrey of Ibelin
2005 Batman Begins Ducard / Ra's al Ghul Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (shared with Christian Bale)
2005 Breakfast on Pluto Father Liam
2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Aslan Voice
2006 Home Himself
2007 Seraphim Falls Carver
2008 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Aslan Voice
2008 The Other Man Peter
2008 Taken Bryan Mills
2009 Five Minutes of Heaven Alistair Little Nominated—Irish Film & Television Award for Actor in a Lead Role (Television)[4]
2009 Ponyo Fujimoto Voice
English dub
2009 After.Life Eliot
2009 Chloe David
2010 Clash of the Titans Zeus
2010 The A-Team John "Hannibal" Smith
2010 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Aslan Voice
2010 The Next Three Days Damon Pennington
2010 The Wildest Dream Narrator
2011 Unknown Dr. Martin Harris
2012 The Grey John Ottway Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Leading Actor
2012 Wrath of the Titans Zeus Nominated—Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor
2012 Battleship Admiral Shane Nominated—Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor
2012 The Dark Knight Rises Ra's al Ghul Cameo
2012 Taken 2 Bryan Mills
2013 Third Person Michael
2013 Khumba Phango[5][6] Voice
2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues History Channel Rep Cameo
2014 The Nut Job Raccoon Voice
2014 The Lego Movie Bad Cop / Good Cop / Pa Cop Voice
2014 Non-Stop Bill Marks
2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West Clinch Leatherwood
2014 A Walk Among the Tombstones Matthew Scudder
2014 Road Narrator
2015 Taken 3 Bryan Mills
2015 Run All Night Jimmy Conlon
2015 Entourage Himself
2015 Ted 2 TBA
2015 Silence Father Ferreira
2016 A Monster Calls Filming

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1978–1979 Play for Today Dermont 2 episodes
1985 Women of Substance Blackie O'Neill 3 episodes
1986 Miami Vice Sean Carroon Episode: "When Irish Eyes Are Crying"
1988 Screen Two Martin Perry Episode: "Sweet as You Are"
2001 Evolution Narrator 8 episodes
2000 Empires: The Greeks Narrator 3 episodes
2002 Liberty's Kids John Paul Jones Voice
Episode: "Not Yet Begun to Fight"
2005 The Simpsons Father Sean Voice
Episode: "The Father, the Son, and the Holy Guest Star"
2010 Cubed Himself Episode #1.39
2010 The Big C Bee Man Episode: "Everything That Rises Must Converge"
2011 Life's Too Short Himself Episode # 1.1
2011–2014 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Qui-Gon Jinn Voice
3 episodes
2014 Rev God Episode #3.5
2014 Wild Japan: Snow Monkeys Narrator

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role
2005 Batman Begins Ducard / Ra's al Ghul
2008 Fallout 3 James

Discography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds – The New Generation The Journalist Voice

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Monitor". Entertainment Weekly (1209/1210). 1/8 June 2012. p. 35.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ Morales, Tatiana (15 December 2004). "Liam Neeson on Kinsey". CBS News. Retrieved 16 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Empire Magazine's Top 100 Movie Stars 1997". amiannoying.com. Retrieved 26 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "The 7th Annual IFTA Nominees" (.pdf). Irish Film & Television Awards. Retrieved 13 January 2009.
  5. ^ Name * (15 February 2013). "Liam Neeson voices South African animated film ‘Khumba’". allafricancinema. Retrieved 30 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "Liam Neeson voices leopard in Khumba". Screenafrica.com. 15 February 2013. Retrieved 30 June 2013. 

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