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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.
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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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Neeson plays killer-tracking air marshal in thriller 'Non-Stop'

Neeson plays killer-tracking air marshal in thriller 'Non-Stop'

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Most people would expect strapping, Northern Irish-born movie hero Liam Neeson to spring into action should a real-life emergency arise on an airplane, but the star of the in-flight murder mystery "Non-Stop" confesses he just doesn't know what he would do if put to the test.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Liam Neeson talks about getting too old to play action heroes

Liam Neeson told U.S. news show "60 Minutes" the death of his wife, Natasha Richardson, five years ago still does not seem real to him.
'The Lego Movie' reaches $200 million milestone

'The Lego Movie' reaches $200 million milestone

BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- "The Lego Movie" has passed the $200 million milestone at the worldwide box office, less than two weeks after its release, Hollywood's Warner Bros. said.
Liam Neeson: Wife Natasha Richardson's death still doesn't seem 'real'

Liam Neeson: Wife Natasha Richardson's death still doesn't seem 'real'

NEW YORK, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Natasha Richardson died after a skiing accident five years ago.
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Will Arnett says he had fun playing Batman in 'The Lego Movie'

Will Arnett says he had fun playing Batman in 'The Lego Movie'

Will Arnett says he loved playing an animated version of Batman in "The Lego Movie" because it gave him the chance to satirize the iconic superhero.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
'Nut Job 2' to open in theaters in 2016

'Nut Job 2' to open in theaters in 2016

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- A sequel to the hit animated squirrel tale "The Nut Job" is scheduled to open in U.S. theaters in January 2016, producers said Thursday.
Matt Damon, Ben Affleck to be Golden Globes presenters

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck to be Golden Globes presenters

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Liam Neeson, Mark Ruffalo, Emma Watson, Naomi Watts and Olivia Wilde are to be presenters at Hollywood's Golden Globe Awards ceremony.
Kevin Costner channels Liam Neeson in action-packed '3 Days to Kill' trailer

Kevin Costner channels Liam Neeson in action-packed '3 Days to Kill' trailer

Dec. 18 (UPI) -- The 58-year-old acting veteran steps back into a leading man role, following his turn as Superman's adoptive father in "Man of Steel."
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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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