Liam Cunningham

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Dublin, Ireland
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/02/1961, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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Liam Cunningham Fast Facts:
  • Worked as an electrician for 11 years; three of those years were spent in Zimbabwe at a safari park, overseeing its electrical equipment.
  • Decided he needed a career change when he moved back to Dublin; took up acting after seeing an ad in the Irish Times for the Oscar Theatre School.
  • Auditioned at acting school with Col. Kurtz's speech from the end of Apocalypse Now.
  • Professional stage debut came in 1989 in The Lament for Arthur Cleary; he traveled with the show throughout Ireland and on its U.S. tour.
  • Had never been inside of a London theater until 1990 when he starred in the two-hander Goodnight Siobhan.
  • Screen debut came in 1992's Into the West.
  • Has appeared in a variety of movies, including War Horse, Clash of the Titans and First Knight, but is best known to U.S. audiences for his portrayal of Davos Seaworth on Game of Thrones.
  • Liam Cunningham Relationships:
  • Kathleen Cunningham - Mother
  • Liam Cunningham Jr. - Son
  • Ellen Cunningham - Daughter
  • Colette Cunningham - Wife
  • Sean Cunningham - Son
  • Liam Cunningham Awards:
  • 2014 Irish Film & Television Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role in Television - Nominee

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