Why Famous: Neeson gained fame when he starred as Oskar Schindler in Steven Spielberg's 1993 film Schindler's List. This performance garnered him an Academy Award for Best Actor nomination.
He then went on to lead roles in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999), the Taken film series (2008-14) and the historical drama Silence (2016).
- 1994-07-03 Actress Natasha Richardson (31) weds actor Liam Neeson (42) at a private ceremony in New York
- 1993-01-14 "Anna Christie" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 54 performances, starring Natasha Richardson and Liam Neeson,
- 1993-11-30 "Schindler's List", American historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, and Ralph Fiennes, premieres in Washington, D.C. (Academy Awards Best Picture 1994)
- 1999-05-19 "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace", directed by George Lucas, starring Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman and Liam Neeson, is released in cinemas