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Liam Cunningham

Acteur/trice
Irlande

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Acteur irlandais.
Liam Cunningham est né en 1961 à Dublin, Irlande.

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Liam Cunningham was born in 1961 in Dublin, Ireland.
At the age of 27, he quit his work as an electrician to start acting. His feature debut was with a small role in Mike Newell’s Irish fantasy Into the West. Liam has been honored twice with the Irish Film and Television Award, for his performance in Steve McQueen’s internationally acclaimed drama « Hunger » (which brought him also a nomination as Best Supporting Actor at both the British Independent Film Awards and London Critics Cirlce Film Awards) and for his role in Ken Loach’s Palme d’Or winning The Wind That Shakes the Barley. Liam is to be seen soon also alongside Ryan Reynolds and Denzel Washington in Safe House, a CIA-action thriller directed by Daniel Espinosa.

Selected Filmography
2011 Safe House
2011 Black Butterflies
2011 The Guard
2010 Clash of the Titans
2008 Hunger
2006 The Wind That Shakes The Barley
1999 A Love Divided
1996 Jude
1994 War of the Buttons
1992 Into The West
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