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'Arrow' casts Ra's al Ghul, releases season three preview

'Arrow' casts Ra's al Ghul, releases season three preview

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4 (UPI) --"Riddick" actor Matt Nable has been cast as Ra's al Ghul on "Arrow," and the CW series released a season three preview on Thursday.
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Liam Neeson wary of doing another 'phone call' film

Liam Neeson wary of doing another 'phone call' film

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18 (UPI) --Liam Neeson was wary about taking the part in the upcoming mystery film "Walk Among the Tombstones" because he did not want to recreate the plot of "Taken."
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Mila Kunis stars as desperate mother in 'Third Person' trailer

Mila Kunis stars as desperate mother in 'Third Person' trailer

LOS ANGELES, June 19 (UPI) --Mila Kunis stars as a woman named Julia, a mother desperately trying to prove she did not kill her son in clip from the film 'Third Person'.
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Mila Kunis discusses her dramatic new role in 'Third Person'

Mila Kunis discusses her dramatic new role in 'Third Person'

LOS ANGELES, June 10 (UPI) --Mila Kunis stars alongside James Franco as a woman accused of attempting to kill her son in new drama "Third Person."
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Seth MacFarlane: 'I'm like the poor man's Paul Rudd'

Seth MacFarlane: 'I'm like the poor man's Paul Rudd'

NEW YORK, May 27 (UPI) --Seth MacFarlane recently referred to himself as "the poor man's Paul Rudd" in an interview about his new film, "A Million Ways to Die in the West."
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'Ninjago' movie is in the works

'Ninjago' movie is in the works

BURBANK, Calif., May 23 (UPI) --"Ninjago," an animated, 3D action-adventure film based on a line of LEGO toys, is scheduled to hit theaters in 2016, Warner Bros. Pictures said.
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Jillian Michaels adds her voice to NYC carriage debate

Jillian Michaels adds her voice to NYC carriage debate

NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) -- Jillian Michaels has joined the anti-NYC horse-drawn carriage cause.
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Animal-rights activists picket Liam Neeson's NYC home

Animal-rights activists picket Liam Neeson's NYC home

NEW YORK, April 20 (UPI) -- Liam Neeson has publicly advocated for New York City's horse-drawn carriages.
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Liam Neeson says he's given up drinking, isn't dating

Liam Neeson says he's given up drinking, isn't dating

March 27 (UPI) -- Liam Neeson talks drinking, drugs and dating in an interview for GQ's April issue.
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Maggie Grace to star in CBS pilot about Wall Street

Maggie Grace to star in CBS pilot about Wall Street

March 18 (UPI) -- Maggie Grace has signed on to co-star with Charlie Cox in an upcoming CBS pilot produced by John Cusack.
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Liam Neeson leads horse carriage stable tour, blasts no-show Mayor de Blasio

Liam Neeson leads horse carriage stable tour, blasts no-show Mayor de Blasio

NEW YORK, March 9 (UPI) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio declined Liam Neeson's invitation to tour Clinton Park Stables in New York City.
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Natasha Richardson: Liam Neeson says ski resort didn't give condolences

Natasha Richardson: Liam Neeson says ski resort didn't give condolences

March 1 (UPI) -- Ski resort sends condolences to Liam Neeson five years after Natasha Richardson's death.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com
Neeson says ski resort didn't reach out to him after wife's death

Neeson says ski resort didn't reach out to him after wife's death

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Actor Liam Neeson says he didn't receive a condolence note from the Canadian ski resort where his wife, actress Natasha Richardson, had her fatal accident.
'Non-Stop' thriller plays on our worst fears as travelers, says Moore

'Non-Stop' thriller plays on our worst fears as travelers, says Moore

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Julianne Moore says she wanted to star in the high-altitude nail-biter "Non-Stop" because it was fun to tap into our worst fears as travelers.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Liam Neeson joins controversial NYC horse carriage debate

Liam Neeson joins controversial NYC horse carriage debate

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Actor Liam Neeson is not happy that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio intends to ban the city's horse-drawn carriages.
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Director Yojiro Takita holds the Oscar for best foreign language film "Departures" as actor Liam Neeson looks on at the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood on February 22, 2009. (UPI Photo/Phil McCarten)
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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 (the film Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace and an episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars), 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.

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