Some films that star actor Liam Neeson include "Schindler's List," "Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace," and "Kinsey." Neeson also stars in the popular "Taken" franchise, which includes three films as of 2015.Continue Reading
In the 1993 film, "Schinder's List," Liam Neeson starred as Oskar Schindler, the German businessman who saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust. Neeson was nominated for an Academy Award for his critically acclaimed performance, which is considered his breakout role.
Neeson starred in "Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace" in 1999, playing Jedi Master Qui-Gon, the mentor of Obi-Wan Kenobi. Part of the wildly popular Star Wars franchise, the film was a major box office success, catapulting Neeson into major stardom.
In 2004, Liam Neeson starred in the biographical film "Kinsey," which follows the life of sexology pioneer Alfred Charles Kinsey. Although it did only moderately well at the box office, it was a major critical success. Neeson was nominated for several awards for the role, including a Golden Globe.
Neeson starred in the film "Taken" in 2008 as a former CIA agent who tracks down his kidnapped teenage daughter. The runaway success of the film led to him starring in "Taken 2" in 2012 and "Taken 3" in 2014. Although the second and third films received many negative reviews, both were a considerable success at the box office.Learn more about Art & Literature