Liam John Neeson, OBE is an Irish actor well known for his distinctive deep, gravelly voice. He is most famous for his roles in various films such as Schindler's List (for which he received an Oscar nomination) and the Taken trilogy. He also voiced Phango in Khumba and Good Cop/Bad Cop in The LEGO Movie.
For Disney, he has played Qui-Gon Jinn in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Charles Mayeaux in Gun Shy, Aslan in the first two Chronicles of Narnia films under the Disney banner (along with its later films outside of Disney), and Fujimoto in the Disney English dub of Ponyo. He also portrayed Ben Ryan in Before and After and Leo in the 1988 Touchstone Pictures film, The Good Mother. He even voiced Qui-Gon's Force Ghost in Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: The Clone Wars and in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
- Neeson was once considered along with Sean Connery to voice Mufasa in The Lion King, but James Earl Jones was cast at the end.
- Liam was originally considered for the role of Ego in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but at the end, Kurt Russell was cast instead.