Liam John Neeson is a popular Irish actor; he was born on 7th June, 1952 in United Kingdom. He is known for a number of roles in award winning movies like “Schindler’s List”, “Star Wars” and “Michael Collins”. He has worked in a number of movies and received many nominations for prestigious awards.
Liam Neeson started his acting career in 1978 appearing in the movie titled “Pilgrim’s Progress” followed by a significant role on “Excalibur” in 1981. During 80s, Liam Neeson gained popularity with roles alongside Anthony Hopkins and Mel Gibson in “The Bounty” in 1984 and Robert Di Nero in “The Mission” in 1986. He received critical acclaim for his role in “Suspect” and earned worldwide fame with a role in the commercially hit movie “Darkman”.
The major breakthrough in his career came in the movie “Schindler’s List” for which he won several nominations. The next major role in his career came in 1999, when he played the role of Jedi Master Qui-Gonn Jin in the epic movie “Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace” and rose to prominence. In 2008, he appeared in a leading role in box office hit movie “Taken”.
Liam Neeson’s career is highlighted with several great roles in some super hit movies. In 1990, he won the Saturn Award nomination for his role in “Darkman” followed by Academy Award, Golden Globe Award and BAFTA Award nominations for her brilliant performance in Schindler’s List released in 1993.
In 1996, he won Golden Globe nomination for best actor for the movie “Michael Collins”followed by another Saturn award nomination for the movie “Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace”. In 2004, he won another Golden Globe nomination for his role of Alfred Kinsey in “Kinsey” released in 2004.
Best Movies of Liam Neeson
- Schindler’s List
- Michael Collins
- Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
- Batman Begins
- Cold Pursuit
- Clash of the Titans