The style of fighting is called Kapour; it's an amalgam of various martial arts stylesNeeson was well-trained for 'Taken' action Feb 06, 2009
I'm still getting extraordinary condolence letters from American people that's deeply touchingActor Neeson grateful for kind letters Aug 26, 2009
I'd like to do something, yeah, later on this year. I've been offered David Mamet's 'Oleanna,' which hasn't been done here. It was done in London very successfully in 1992 or 1993, I thinkNeeson considering return to NY stage Jan 24, 2007
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The WardrobeNeeson replaced Cox as 'Narnia' lion Apr 08, 2006
That project has never seemed to come to fruition so he just moved on a couple of years agoNeeson quits Spielberg's Lincoln film Aug 03, 2010
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.