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Place of Birth Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
Birthday 1952-06-07
Also Known As 連恩·尼遜
เลียม นีสัน
Лиам Нисон
リーアム・ニーソン
리암 니슨
ليام نيسون
Ліам Нісон
Вільям Джон Нісон

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William John "Liam" Neeson OBE (born 7 June 1952) is an Irish actor who has been nominated for an Oscar, a BAFTA and three Golden Globe Awards. He has starred in a number of notable roles including Oskar Schindler in Schindler's List, Michael Collins in Michael Collins, Peyton Westlake in Darkman, Jean Valjean in Les Misérables, Qui-Gon Jinn in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Alfred Kinsey in Kinsey, Ras Al Ghul in Batman Begins and the voice of Aslan in The Chronicles of Narnia film series. He has also starred in several other notable films, from major Hollywood studio releases (ie. Excalibur, The Dead Pool, Nell, Rob Roy, The Haunting, Love Actually, Kingdom of Heaven, Taken, Clash of the Titans, The A-Team, Unknown) to smaller arthouse films (ie. Deception, Breakfast on Pluto, Chloe). He was born in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland and educated at Saint Patrick's College, Ballymena Technical College and Queen's University Belfast. He moved to Dublin after university to further his acting career, joining the renowned Abbey Theatre. In the early 1990s, he moved again to the United States, where the wide acclaim for his performance in Schindler's List led to more high-profile work. He is widowed and lives in New York with his two sons.

Acting

2018Hard Powder as Nel
2018The Trainer as John Moore
2018Widows
2018The Commuter as Michael MacCauley
2017And the Winner Isn't as Himself
2017Daddy's Home 2 as Himself (voice)
2017Spielberg as Himself
2017Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House as Mark Felt
2017Red Nose Day Actually as Daniel
2016Silence as Father Cristóvão Ferreira
2016A Monster Calls as The Monster
2016How to Defuse a Bomb: The Project Children Story as Narrator
2016Operation Chromite as Douglas MacArthur
2016Love Thy Nature as Narrator
2016The Huntsman: Winter's War as Narrator
2016A Fanatic Heart: Geldof On Yeats as Himself
20161916: The Irish Rebellion as Narrator
2015A Christmas Star as Narrator / Radio DJ
2015Ted 2 as Customer
2015Entourage as Liam Neeson
2015Run All Night as Jimmy Conlon
2014Manny as Narrator
2014Taken 3 as Bryan Mills
2014A Walk Among the Tombstones as Matthew Scudder
2014The Prophet as Mustafa (voice)
2014Road as Narrator
2014A Million Ways to Die in the West as Clinch
2014Nature: Snow Monkeys as Himself / Narrator
2014Non-Stop as Bill Marks
2014The Lego Movie as Bad Cop / Good Cop / Pa Cop (voice)
2014The Nut Job as Raccoon (voice)
2013Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues as History Channel Host
2013Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of the War of the Worlds Alive on Stage! The New Generation as The Journalist
2013Third Person as Michael
2013Khumba as Phango (voice)
2013Girl Rising as Narrator (voice)
2012Room 237 as Oskar Schindler (archive footage) (uncredited)
2012Taken 2 as Bryan Mills
2012The Dark Knight Rises as Ra's Al Ghul
2012Battleship as Admiral Shane
2012Wrath of the Titans as Zeus
2012The Secret Policeman's Ball as Himself
2012The Grey as John Ottway
2011A Child's Garden of Poetry
2011Unknown as Dr. Martin Harris
2010The Next Three Days as Damon
2010The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader as Aslan (voice)
2010The Wildest Dream as Narrator
2010The A-Team as Col. John 'Hannibal' Smith
2010After.Life as Eliot Deacon
2010Clash of the Titans as Zeus
2009Chloe as David Stewart
2009Five Minutes of Heaven as Alistair Little
2008The Other Man as Peter
2008The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian as Aslan (voice)
2008Taken as Bryan
2007Trumbo as Himself
2006Sergeant York: Of God and Country
2006Seraphim Falls as Carver
2006Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity as Narrator
2005The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe as Aslan (voice)
2005Breakfast on Pluto as Father Liam
2005The Story of Star Wars as Qui-Gon Jinn
2005Batman Begins as Henri Ducard
2005Kingdom of Heaven as Godfrey de Ibelin
2004Kinsey as Alfred Kinsey
2004Patrick as Narrator
2003Love Actually as Daniel
2003Coral Reef Adventure as Narrator (voice)
2002Gangs of New York as "Priest" Vallon
2002K-19: The Widowmaker as Mikhail Polenin
2002Ultimate Fights from the Movies as Danny (Crossing the Line) (archive footage)
2002Martin Luther as Himself - Narrator (voice)
2001Journey into Amazing Caves as Narrator (voice)
2001The Beginning: Making 'Episode I' as Himself
2000The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition as voice
2000The Greeks - Crucible of Civilization as Narrator
2000Gun Shy as Charles Mayeaux
1999The Haunting as Dr. David Marrow
1999Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace as Qui-Gon Jinn
1998Les Misérables as Jean Valjean
1998Everest as Narrator
1996Michael Collins as Michael Collins
1996Before and After as Ben Ryan
1995Rob Roy as Robert Roy MacGregor (Rob Roy)
1995Lumière and Company as Himself
1994Nell as Dr. Lovell
1993Schindler's List as Oskar Schindler
1993Ethan Frome as Ethan Frome
1992Leap of Faith as Sheriff Will Braverman
1992Ruby Cairo as Fergus Lamb
1992Husbands and Wives as Michael Gates
1992Shining Through as Franze-Otto Dietrich
1991Under Suspicion as Tony Aaron
1990The Big Man as Danny Scoular
1990Darkman as Peyton Westlake / Darkman
1989Next of Kin as Briar Gates
1988High Spirits as Martin Brogan
1988The Good Mother as Leo
1988The Dead Pool as Peter Swan
1988Satisfaction as Martin Falcon
1987Suspect as Carl Wayne Anderson
1987A Prayer for the Dying as Liam Docherty
1987Sworn to Silence as Vincent Cauley
1986Lamb as Michael Lamb
1986The Mission as Fielding
1986If Tomorrow Comes as Insp. André Trignant
1985Arthur the King as Grak
1985The Innocent as John Carns
1984A Woman of Substance as Blackie O'Neill
1984Ellis Island as Kevin Murray
1984The Bounty as Charles Churchill
1983Krull as Kegan
1983Across the Water as Martin
1981Excalibur as Gawain
1978Dinner at The Sporting Club as Dermot
1978Pilgrim's Progress as Evangelist
1978Le voyage du pélerin as Evangeliste
A Willing Patriot as (rumored)
Karenina & I as Leo Tolstoy
Revolver as Man


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