Liam Neeson  

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Liam John Neeson, OBE (born 7 June 1952) is an Irish actor who has been nominated for an Oscar, Golden Globe and a BAFTA.

He has starred in a number of notable roles including Oskar Schindler in Schindler's List, Michael Collins in Michael Collins, Jean Valjean in Les Misérables, Qui-Gon Jinn in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Alfred Kinsey in Kinsey, and the voice of Aslan in The Chronicles of Narnia film series. He has also starred in several other notable films, including The Dead Pool, Darkman, Rob Roy, Nell, Gangs of New York, Love Actually, Kingdom of Heaven, Batman Begins, Taken, Chloe, Clash of the Titans, and The A-Team.

He was born in Ballymena, County Antrim, and educated there and at 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 America, 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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