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Liam Neeson [16]


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Born:June 7, 1952 (68)
Filmography Rating:7.39 / 10
IMDB Rating:7.05 / 10
Amazon Rating:4.18 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:65.22%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
Krull [1983](31) => Kegan
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace [1999](47) => Qui-Gon Jinn
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe [2005](53) => Aslan (voice)
Batman Begins [2005](53) => Henri Ducard
Taken [2008](56) => Bryan Mills
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian [2008](56) => Aslan (voice)
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader [2010](58) => Aslan (voice)
The A-Team [2010](58) => Colonel Hannibal Smith
The A-Team: Extended Cut [2010](58) => Colonel Hannibal Smith
The Dark Knight Rises [2012](60) => Ra's Al Ghul
Taken 2 [2012](60) => Bryan Mills
Taken 3 [2014](62) => Bryan Mills
The LEGO Movie [2014](62) => Bad Cop / Good Cop / Pa Cop  (voice)
The Orville: Season 1 [2017](65) => Jahavus Dorahl (uncredited)
Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker [2019](67) => Qui-Gon Jinn (voice)
Men in Black: International [2019](67) => Agent High T

Trivia that mentions this person:
The A-Team: 2 Versions [2010]
  • Hannibal Smith is famous for smoking cigars. Liam Neeson, who plays Hannibal, is an ex-smoker.
    The A-Team [2010]
  • Hannibal Smith is famous for smoking cigars. Liam Neeson, who plays Hannibal, is an ex-smoker.
    The A-Team: Extended Cut [2010]
  • Hannibal Smith is famous for smoking cigars. Liam Neeson, who plays Hannibal, is an ex-smoker.
    GoldenEye [1995]
  • Before Pierce Brosnan was cast as James Bond, Liam Neeson, Mel Gibson, Sam Neill, Hugh Grant and Lambert Wilson were all rumoured to be in the running for the role.
    Taken [2008]
  • All of Liam Neeson's character's ex-agency friends were played by actors who had previous roles in 'spy' or 'cop thriller' television shows and movies - Jon Gries played a major role in [The Pretender], Leland Orser was in both [The Pretender] and [24], and David Warshofsky has appeared in minor roles in numerous similar shows.
  • The martial art style used by Liam Neeson is Nagasu Do. It's a hybrid martial art style that borrows from Judo, Aikido and Ju Jitsu.
  • According to Liam Neeson, he agreed to take this role because he believed that the film was going to be a straight-to-DVD release.
  • Former Special Air Service (SAS) soldier [?] Mick Gould trained Liam Neeson in combatives and weapons handling skills to prepare him for the role.
    The Dark Knight Rises [2012]
  • This marks the second trilogy of movies in which Liam Neeson plays a character who is killed in the first movie, only to subsequently return incorporeally to communicate with a central character in a later movie (the other trilogy being the [Star Wars] prequels.)
  • In the film there are a total of five Oscar winners: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Marion Cotillard, Anne Hathaway and three Oscar nominees: Gary Oldman, Tom Conti, Liam Neeson. Additionally, Oscar nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal appears in archive footage, bringing the total nominees to nine, unprecedented in a comic book film.
    Taken 2 [2012]
  • Both Rade Serbedzija and Liam Neeson play in Taken 2 and Batman Begins
    Taken 3 [2014]
  • Liam Neeson did all his own fight sequences for the film.
  • Reportedly, Liam Neeson stipulated to the movie's producers that he would only do this third installment if "nobody gets taken".
    The LEGO Movie [2014]
  • This is the fourth film for Morgan Freeman, the third film for Liam Neeson and the second film for Billy Dee Williams to feature Batman: Morgan and Liam were both in Batman Begins and The Dark Knight Rises, with Morgan also doing The Dark Knight, and Billy was in Batman.
    Batman Begins [2005]
  • Viggo Mortensen turned down Liam Neeson's role. [?] Daniel Day-Lewis was also approached.
    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 [2017]
  • Gary Oldman, Viggo Mortensen, Christoph Waltz, Christopher Plummer, Max von Sydow, Alec Baldwin, Ron Perlman, Stephen Lang, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Robert De Niro, Michael Biehn, Mel Gibson, and Liam Neeson were considered for the role of Ego. Matthew McConaughey was considered to play Ego, but passed on the role in favor of The Dark Tower.
    The Lion King [1994]
  • Liam Neeson and Timothy Dalton were both considered for the role of Mufasa, but later turned it down, though Neeson would later voice a lion in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and its sequels.
    Justice League [2017]
  • Ciarán Hinds portrays Steppenwolf in performance-capture. Hinds was unfamiliar with using the technology and got advice from his friend Liam Neeson, who had earlier done performance-capture acting in A Monster Calls.
    Men in Black: International [2019]
  • The filmmakers wanted the actor playing High T to be a formidable match for Chris Hemsworth, but also someone with a good feel for comedy. Producer [?] Walter Parkes says, "Much like with Tommy Lee Jones as Agent K...we wanted to cast actors who could do comedy, as opposed to comic actors. Liam Neeson is a consummate actor with big comedy chops."
    Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker [2019]
  • Among the Jedi voices Rey hears during the "all Jedi" scene are: Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen), Luminara Unduli (Olivia d'Abo), Ahsoka Tano ([?] Ashley Eckstein), Aayla Secura (Jennifer Hale), Mace Windu (Samuel L. Jackson), younger Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor), older Obi-Wan Kenobi (Alec Guinness via digitally altered archive audio), Yoda (Frank Oz), Adi Gallia ([?] Angelique Perrin), Kanan Jarrus (Freddie Prinze Jr.), Qui-Gon Jinn (Liam Neeson), and Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill).
    Ice Age [2002]
  • Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes, Kiefer Sutherland, Toby Stephens, Kevin Spacey, Liam Neeson, Tommy Lee Jones, Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Tim Curry, Ian McKellen & Lance Henriksen were all considered for the role of Diego before Denis Leary was cast.