Liam Neeson: biography
Liam Neeson was born June 7, 1952 in Northern Ireland, in the town of Ballymena. The boy was in a poor family of devout Catholics. His father worked at the local Catholic school as a caretaker, and his mother was a cook. In addition to the family of his son Liam grew three daughters. Name Liam - derived from the Irish form of William. And even Liam's name was the local priest, who was highly respected in Bellimene.
When the boy went to school, he became interested in boxing really. Often came home with injuries, including a broken nose than a very distressed mother. But soon the man has achieved tangible success in the sport, and even won the junior championship in his weight class.
Another passion was the theater of Liam Neeson, young actor often played in small amateur troupes. In its eleven Liam got his first major role in the school play. Perhaps it is from this period and begin the creative biography Neeson. Then the boy was playing nonstop all school years, distracted only boxing.
But he had no time to study. Somehow I finished school, he still was able to go to Queen's University Belfast, where he studied physics and computer science. But soon as the careless student was expelled. Neeson been looking for his place under the sun. He worked as a driver on the truck, the operator on the elevators, assistant architect and even a carpenter. But no matter how many jobs have not changed Liam, theater remained his constant passion.
Liam Neeson: movies
Liam constantly went to trial and listening, hoping that it will take in some theater troupe. His take, but only for a cameo. Only in 1976 Liam lucky: it took the team Belfast theater. Now he plays, but it is not the role of which can be imagined. So after a while Neeson goes in another theater in Dubline. At first, and then the actor has not had much luck, but when he was noticed and invited the film director John Boorman, everything changed. You could say it is opened to spectators Burma Liam Neeson, which is so loved by millions of viewers around the world.
Liam played Sir Gawain in the film "Excalibur." It was not the main role, but still quite noticeable. The most significant in the "Dublin" period, the artist became the role in the movie "The Bounty" and "Mission" with Robert De Niro.
In 1987, Liam Neeson decides that the closer he will move to Hollywood, there will be closer to success. And so it happens. In the same year the actor starred in the film "Suspect", where his partners were Cher and Quaid. The film comes out in theaters and received a warm welcome from the audience and critics.
Liam Neeson's finest hour came in 1993. He got one of his most famous roles in the dramatic tape Spielberg's "Schindler's List." It was this picture made the actor famous. Soon Neeson becomes the proud owner of "Oscar" and "Golden Globe" - the dream of all the actors.
Build on the success and prove that his popularity is not accidental, Liam Neeson succeeded the following year, when he appeared in "Star Wars: Episode 1 The Phantom Menace."
And then the actor has gone a solid streak of luck: a famous film with his participation was replaced by another. The comedy "Love Actually," the picture "Clash of the Titans" and "Kinsey" thriller "Taken", which brought together 200 millionth fees - all these films carried Neeson at the peak of popularity.
The most notable paintings of recent years have become "Chloe" - thriller, in which Liam Neeson starred with Julianne Moore, and a detective "Unknown" with Diane Kruger. A thriller "Fight", released in the 2012th where the hero Liam Neeson came into confrontation with the wild nature and wolves in the snow of the desert, looks at one go, and keeps the audience in constant tension, making empathize with the hero. It is organic Irish actor and as a marine admiral in the blockbuster "Battleship." A film "The Dark Knight Rises" with Liam Neeson has collected in hire more than a billion dollars.
Today, the number and value of awards received by an artist for his contribution to cinema, is so infinite that listing it will take a lot of time.
Liam Neeson: love life
The first loud affair Liam Neeson suffered during the filming of the picture "Excalibur." While working on the film, he met with the already famous actress Helen Mirren. Despite the fact that Helen was much older Neeson, they became romantically involved. But on this novel dovleli Mirren popularity, its origins and wealth: Liam Neeson All felt superior to them. Relationship "burned out" and came to naught.
It is quite another Natasha Richardson. As a result, there was a perfect match. Fifteen years of their life together were not clouded by any scandal or affair. In 1995 they had a first-born - the son of Mikel. A year later, the second son was born - Daniel. They say it was really a model and a strong union of two loving people.
Unfortunately, in 2009, tragedy struck: Natasha broke on the slopes, was fatally injured. Liam was sitting in her hospital bed until the last moment. My favorite female actor died soon after.
A man dedicated himself to work, and his sons. Not long ago, he began appearing at social events with beautiful companions. However, to marry any one of them in a hurry.
Several years ago, Liam Neeson accepted the Islamic faith, explaining the transition from Catholicism that only in Islam, he found the answers to all your questions.