|Liam Cunningham Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||June 2, 1961|
Liam Cunningham is an Irish actor, producer, and director who is well known as Davos Seaworth from the fantasy action adventure series, Game of Thrones. He has also appeared in various other TV shows and movies like The Island of the Mapmaker’s Wife, The Abduction Club, Breakfast on Pluto, The Wind That Shakes the Barley, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, Centurion, Clash of the Titans, The Silence of Joan, 24 Hours to Live, Prime Suspect, Murphy’s Law, Doctor Who, and Merlin.
East Wall, Dublin, Ireland
Liam Cunningham attended St Davids, Artane, Dublin. After that, he initially pursued a career as an electrician but then moved on to take acting lessons and started working in local theatre.
Actor, Director, Producer
- Mother – Kathleen Cunningham
- Siblings – Laura (Sister). He also has 2 other sisters and a brother.
Liam Cunningham is represented by –
- Independent Talent Group Ltd., Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom
- Paradigm Talent Agency, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
78 kg or 172 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Liam Cunningham has dated –
- Colette Cunningham – Liam is married to Colette Cunningham and they have 3 children – a daughter named Ellen Cunningham and 2 sons, namely, Liam Cunningham Jr. and Sean Cunningham.
Race / Ethnicity
Salt & Pepper
- Wears glasses
- Bushy Beard
- Sharp stare
He was raised in a Roman Catholic household.
Best Known For
- Having been cast in a variety of TV shows like Roughnecks (1994-1995) as Chris, Prime Suspect (2003) as Robert West, The Clinic (2005) as Malcolm Keown, Outcasts (2011) as President Richard Tate, Titanic: Blood and Steel (2012) as Jim Larkin, Merlin (2012) as Ruadan, and Game of Thrones (from 2012) as Davos Seaworth
- Appearing in several movies like Into the West (1992) as Police Officer, A Little Princess (1995) as Capt. Crewe /Prince Rama, The Island of the Mapmaker’s Wife (2001) as John Wyndham, The Abduction Club (2002) as John Power, The League of Gentlemen’s Apocalypse (2003) as Director, The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006) as Dan, The Escapist (2008) as Brodie, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008) as Mad Dog Maguire, Blood: The Last Vampire (2009) as Michael Harrison, Clash of the Titans (2010) as Solon, The Numbers Station (2013) as Grey, The Childhood of a Leader (2015) as The Father, and 24 Hours to Live (2017) as Wetzler
- Winning the Irish Film and Television Award in 2006 for “Best Supporting Actor in a Film” for his part in The Wind That Shakes the Barley and BAFTA Award for “Best Short Film” in 2012 for Pitch Black Heist
He made his first theatrical film appearance as a Police Officer in the magical realist fantasy adventure film, Into the West, in 1992.
First TV Show
Liam Cunningham made his TV show debut as Chris in the drama series, Roughnecks, in 1994.
In 2016, Liam Cunningham took training lessons with Conor McGregor’s coach, John Kavanagh, and practiced his combat skills for his role in Game of Thrones.
Liam Cunningham Facts
- He spent his childhood days in Kilmore West.
- After leaving school at the age of 15 and starting as an electrician, he moved to Zimbabwe for around 3 years during the 1980s.
- He began his acting pursuits in his mid-20s.
- After changing his career path and starting as an actor, he appeared in a production of Studs at The Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn, London.
- He appeared in Kodaline‘s music video for the song, High Hopes, in 2013.
- As a director, he worked on 2 episodes of the TV drama series, The Clinic, in 2005.
- In 2011, he worked as an executive producer for the short film, Pitch Black Heist.
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