June 2, 1961
59 years old
Salt and Pepper
6 ft 1 in | 185.5 cm
78 kg | 172 lbs
Liam Cunningham was born in East Wall, Dublin, Ireland, on June 2, 1961, is an Irish actor.
Young Liam Cunningham began his professional acting career on the stage, in local theatre.
He made his big screen debut in Irish magical realist film Into the West (1992) in role as Police Officer.
He got his television debut in drama movie Poor Beast in the Rain (1993) in role as Danger Doyle.
Liam's breakthrough performance came as Phillotson in British period drama film Jude (1996).
Way Down (2020) action thriller in role as Walter Moreland, opposite Famke Janssen, Freddie Highmore and Astrid Bergès-Frisbey
He won the Irish Film and Television Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Dan in war drama movie The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006).
He won the Irish Film and Television Award for Best Supporting Actor and was nominated for the London Film Critics' Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor of the Year and British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Father Dominic Moran in historical drama film Hunger (2008).
He won the BAFTA Award for Best Short Film for drama Pitch Black Heist (2012) which he produced and starred in role as Liam.
The Guard (2011) buddy cop comedy opposite Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle and Mark Strong
The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006) war drama with Cillian Murphy, Pádraic Delaney and Orla Fitzgerald
Dog Soldiers (2002) horror opposite Sean Pertwee, Kevin McKidd and Emma Cleasby
A Little Princess (1995) family drama with Liesel Matthews, Eleanor Bron and Rusty Schwimmer
Harry Brown (2009) vigilante action thriller opposite Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer and Jack O'Connell
First Knight (1995) romance adventure with Sean Connery, Richard Gere and Julia Ormond
Northanger Abbey (2007) drama romance opposite Felicity Jones, Geraldine James and Michael Judd
The Escapist (2008) drama thriller with Brian Cox, Damian Lewis and Joseph Fiennes
The Tournament (2009) action thriller opposite Kelly Hu, Ian Somerhalder and Ving Rhames
Blood: The Last Vampire (2009) action horror with Jun Ji-Hyun and Allison Miller
The Card Player (2004) thriller horror opposite Stefania Rocca and Silvio Muccino
Let Us Prey (2014) horror with Pollyanna McIntosh and Hanna Stanbridge
Falling for a Dancer (1998) romantic drama opposite Colin Farrell and Elisabeth Dermot Walsh
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008) action adventure fantasy with Brendan Fraser, Jet Li and Maria Bello
Centurion (2010) historical action war opposite Michael Fassbender, Dominic West and Olga Kurylenko
Clash of the Titans (2010) action fantasy with Sam Worthington, Gemma Arterton and Mads Mikkelsen
War Horse (2011) war drama directed by Steven Spielberg
24 Hours to Live (2017) science fiction action thriller opposite Ethan Hawke, Xu Qing and Rutger Hauer
He played Davos Seaworth in HBO fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones (2012-2019).
Roughnecks (1994-1995) drama series in role as Chris
Cracker (1995) crime drama series in role as Stuart Grady
Attila (2001) miniseries in role as Theodoric I
The Clinic (2005) medical drama series in role as Malcolm Keown
Murphy's Law (2006) BBC drama series in role as Drew Johnstone
Outcasts (2011) science fiction drama serial in role as President Richard Tate
Strike Back: Project Dawn (2011) action series in role as Daniel Connolly
Titanic: Blood and Steel (2012) costume drama series in role as Jim Larkin
Merlin (2012) fantasy adventure drama series in role as Ruadan
The Hot Zone (2019) drama miniseries in role as Wade Carter
Masters of the Universe: Revelation (2020) Netflix anime series in voice role as Man-At-Arms
He left secondary school at the age of 15.
He lived in Zimbabwe for three and a half years in the 1980s.
Featured in music video for Kodaline "High Hopes" (2013).
Lives in Dublin, Ireland.
He is married to Colette Cunningham, they have three children: daughter, Ellen and two sons, Liam and Sean.