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Liam Cunningham is a Actor Irlandais born on 2 june 1961 at East Wall

Liam Cunningham

Liam Cunningham
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Birth name William Cunningham
Nationality Irlande
Birth 2 june 1961 (62 years) at East Wall

Liam Cunningham (born 2 June 1961) is an Irish stage and screen actor. He is best known for his roles in the films A Little Princess, Jude, Dog Soldiers, The Wind That Shakes the Barley, Hunger, Centurion, Clash of the Titans, The Escapist, Black Butterflies and The Guard. Since 2012 he has portrayed Davos Seaworth in the HBO epic-fantasy series Game of Thrones. He has been nominated for the London Film Critics' Circle Award, the British Independent Film Award, has won two Irish Film & Television Awards, and shared a BAFTA with Michael Fassbender, for their crime-drama short film Pitch Black Heist.


Cunningham currently resides in Dublin with his wife Colette, with whom he has three children, daughter Ellen and sons Liam Jr. and Sean.

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Filmography of Liam Cunningham (45 films)

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24 Hours to Live, 1h33
Directed by Brian Smrz
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Actors Ethan Hawke, Liam Cunningham, Rutger Hauer, Paul Anderson, Nathalie Boltt, Hakeem Kae-Kazim
Roles Wetzler
Rating58% 2.9022.9022.9022.9022.902
Un tueur professionnel, Travis Conrad, est ramené d'entre les morts et se voit offrir 24 heures pour se venger.
The Childhood of a Leader, 1h55
Directed by Brady Corbet
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Horror
Themes Political films
Actors Robert Pattinson, Liam Cunningham, Bérénice Bejo, Stacy Martin, Yolande Moreau, Michel Subor
Roles The Father
Rating61% 3.0509953.0509953.0509953.0509953.050995
In 1918, an American boy living in France with his parents witnesses the creation of the Treaty of Versailles, which shapes his beliefs and causes him to develop a terrifying ego.
Ladygrey (2015)
, 1h49
Origin France
Genres Drama
Actors Peter Sarsgaard, Jérémie Rénier, Emily Mortimer, Claude Rich, Liam Cunningham
Roles Angus
Rating51% 2.586832.586832.586832.586832.58683
Dix ans après la fin de l’apartheid, au sein d’une mission française installée au pied des somptueuses montagnes du Drakensberg, une communauté de sud-africains noirs et blancs tente de vivre dans l’oubli des violents affrontements dont chacun porte encore en secret les blessures. Le passé va ressurgir et briser le silence, mettant en péril le fragile équilibre de la réconciliation et les rêves un peu fous des plus innocents.
Noble (2014)
, 1h40
Directed by Stephen Bradley
Origin Irlande
Genres Drama, Biography
Actors Sarah Greene, Brendan Coyle, Mark Huberman, Ruth Negga, Liam Cunningham, Pauline McLynn
Roles Thomas
Rating67% 3.3944453.3944453.3944453.3944453.394445
The film is set in Vietnam in 1989, fourteen years after the end of the war. Christina Noble flies into Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), a country "that she wouldn't be able to show you on a map". With a few dollars, her own hard-won courage, she is about embark on a life calling. The film explores her tough upbringing in Dublin and her early adult life in the UK. It is the inspirational true story of a woman who believes that it only takes one person to make a difference.
Let Us Prey, 1h32
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Liam Cunningham, Jonathan Watson, Pollyanna McIntosh, Bryan Larkin, Hanna Stanbridge
Roles Six
Rating57% 2.8985752.8985752.8985752.8985752.898575
A mysterious man, known only as Six (Liam Cunningham), arrives in a remote part of Scotland and soon finds himself in the cells of the local police station. As the clock marches on towards midnight, all the deepest, darkest secrets of the criminals and officers in the building are laid bare, causing them to turn violently on each other.
The Numbers Station, 1h29
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Themes Spy films
Actors John Cusack, Malin Åkerman, Liam Cunningham, Hannah Murray, Richard Brake, Bryan Dick
Roles Grey
Rating55% 2.799322.799322.799322.799322.79932
A CIA operative, Emerson Kent, is sent to kill a man who owns a bar. Before being killed by Kent, he reveals he is a former agent who wanted to retire. A witness flees the scene, accidentally leaving his wallet behind. Kent finds the wallet and tracks the witness to his home, where he kills him. Kent spares the life of the man's daughter, Rachel, who follows him outside, hysterical. As Kent tries to convince his boss, Michael Grey, not to kill her, Grey strikes Kent on the back and he falls to the ground. Kent and Rachel share a last look at each other as Grey kills her. Kent is transferred to Suffolk, England to watch over a numbers station. While there, he befriends Katherine and is haunted by memories of the woman who was killed. When the numbers station comes under attack, Kent and Katherine barricade themselves inside. One assassin is already inside the secure station and, after a lengthy shootout, is killed by Kent.
Good Vibrations, 1h42
Genres Drama, Musical
Actors Richard Dormer, Jodie Whittaker, Adrian Dunbar, Liam Cunningham, Dylan Moran, Mark Ryder
Roles Davy
Rating71% 3.5942553.5942553.5942553.5942553.594255
In 1970s sectarian Belfast in the midst of the bloody Troubles DJ Terri Hooley (Dormer) opens a record shop “on the most bombed half-mile in Europe”. He is a music-lover, idealist, radical and rebel. He is inspired by the new underground punk scene and in turn galvanises the young musicians, branching out into record production and bringing life to the city.
Safe House
Safe House (2012)
, 1h57
Directed by Daniel Espinosa
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films set in Africa, Spy films
Actors Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Sebastian Roché, Vera Farmiga, Brendan Gleeson, Sam Shepard
Roles Alec Wade
Rating66% 3.348283.348283.348283.348283.34828
In Cape Town, South Africa, ex-CIA NOC operative turned traitor and international criminal Tobin Frost (Denzel Washington) acquires a data storage device from rogue MI6 agent Alec Wade (Liam Cunningham). After the pair is attacked by a team of mercenaries led by Vargas (Fares Fares), Wade is killed and Frost is cornered by the gunmen, leaving him no choice but to surrender to the American consulate.
War Horse
War Horse (2011)
, 2h26
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Action, Adventure, Historical
Themes Films about animals, Théâtre, Films about horses, Political films, Films based on plays, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Peter Mullan, Niels Arestrup, Benedict Cumberbatch
Roles Army Doctor
Rating72% 3.600973.600973.600973.600973.60097
In 1912, a teenage boy named Albert Narracott (Jeremy Irvine) from Devon, England, witnesses the birth of a Bay Thoroughbred foal and subsequently watches with admiration the growth of the young horse. Much to the dismay of his mother Rose (Emily Watson), his father Ted (Peter Mullan) buys the colt at auction, despite their needing a more suitable plough horse for the farm work. Albert's best friend, Andrew Easton (Matt Milne), watches as Albert teaches his colt many things, such as to come when he imitates the call of an owl by blowing through his cupped hands.
Black Butterflies, 1h40
Directed by Paula van der Oest
Origin German
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about writers, Pregnancy films, Poésie, Films about racism
Actors Carice van Houten, Rutger Hauer, Liam Cunningham
Roles Jack Cope
Rating60% 3.048433.048433.048433.048433.04843
The film is a depiction of the life of Ingrid Jonker (1933–65) (played by Van Houten), an Afrikaner. Her mother has died in a mental hospital, she lives with her sister at her grandmother's. After the passing of her grandmother Ingrid and her sister come to live with their father Abraham (played by Hauer), who treats them as outsiders. Ingrid marries, and gives birth to a daughter, but the marriage does not last. It is the era of apartheid, of which her father is a strong proponent, being South Africa's Minister of Censorship. Ingrid is opposed to the apartheid regime, and has a strained relationship with her father. He opposes her relationship with author Jack Cope (played by Cunningham) and her anti-apartheid poetry, which is inciteful in his eyes. He would like to ban one of her works but doesn't, fearing a widespread riot.
The Guard
The Guard (2011)
, 1h36
Directed by John Michael McDonagh
Origin Irlande
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Erotic thriller films
Actors Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Mark Strong, Liam Cunningham, Fionnula Flanagan, Laurence Kinlan
Roles Francis Sheehy
Rating72% 3.6481253.6481253.6481253.6481253.648125
Gerry Boyle (Gleeson) is a Sergeant in the Garda Síochána, stationed in the Connemara Gaeltacht of western Ireland. He is crass, confrontational, and regularly indulges in alcohol, narcotics, and prostitutes while on duty. Despite this, Sgt. Boyle lives by a very strict ethical code and shows love and concern for his ailing mother, Eileen (Flanagan).
The Silence of Joan, 1h32
Directed by Philippe Ramos
Origin France
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Films about religion, Jeanne d'Arc, Political films, Histoire de France
Actors Clémence Poésy, Thierry Frémont, Liam Cunningham, Mathieu Amalric, Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, Jean-François Stévenin
Roles English Captain
Rating51% 2.574252.574252.574252.574252.57425
The film depicts the period between Joan of Arc's capture and her execution in 1431.
Clash of the Titans, 1h46
Directed by Louis Leterrier
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Peplum
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films based on mythology, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology, Dans la Grèce mythologique, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology
Actors Sam Worthington, Gemma Arterton, Mads Mikkelsen, Alexa Davalos, Ralph Fiennes, Liam Neeson
Roles Solon
Rating58% 2.9008952.9008952.9008952.9008952.900895
In ancient times after defeating their predecessors, the Titans, the gods divided the Universe among themselves. Zeus took the skies, Poseidon took the seas, and Hades was left with the Underworld upon being tricked by Zeus. The gods created the mortals, whose faith and prayers assured the gods' immortality. As time passed, however, mortals began to question them and soon resist their creators, angering the Olympians.
The Whistleblower, 1h52
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Feminist films, Politique, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Political films, Erotic thriller films
Actors Rachel Weisz, David Strathairn, Benedict Cumberbatch, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Vanessa Redgrave, Monica Bellucci
Roles Bill Hines
Rating70% 3.547173.547173.547173.547173.54717
Kathryn Bolkovac is a police officer from Lincoln, Nebraska, who accepts an offer to work with the United Nations International Police in post-war Bosnia-Herzegovina for a UK company, Democra Security (a pseudonym for DynCorp International). After successfully advocating for a Muslim woman who experienced domestic abuse, Kathryn is appointed head of the department of gender affairs.
Centurion (2010)
, 1h37
Directed by Neil Marshall
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Peplum
Themes Films set in Africa, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Michael Fassbender, Dominic West, Olga Kurylenko, Noel Clarke, Liam Cunningham, David Morrissey
Roles Brick
Rating62% 3.1492153.1492153.1492153.1492153.149215
Beginning in 117 AD, the narrative opens with a Roman soldier fleeing across a snowy landscape, saying; "My name is Quintus Dias. I am a soldier of Rome, and this is neither the beginning, nor the end of my story."