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Irish actor Liam Cunningham was an electrician in the mid 80's. He saw an ad for an acting school and he decided to give acting a try. His first film role was as a policeman in "Into the West." Since then, he has been involved in many films and theater productions on both sides of the Atlantic. See full bio »

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Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones Davos Seaworth
Clash of the Titans
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Safe House Alec Wade


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 2017 24 Hours to Live (completed)
 2017 Squadron 42 (Video Game) (post-production)
Captain Noah White (voice)
 2017 Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (TV Series)
General Olin
- Human Is (2017) ... General Olin
 2016 Fir Bolg (TV Series)
Gerry Burke
- Nochtadh (2016) ... Gerry Burke
 2016 Easter Rising: Voice of a Rebel (Short)
Willie McNeive
 2015 The Childhood of a Leader
The Father
 2015 Dusha shpiona
 2015/I Pursuit
 2015 Ladygrey
 2015 The Musketeers (TV Series)
- The Prodigal Father (2015) ... Belgard
 2014/V I Am Here (Short)
 2014 Let Us Prey
 2014 Noble
 2013 Vera (TV Series)
Sam Harper
- Prodigal Son (2013) ... Sam Harper
 2013 SLR (Short)
Elliot Pane
 2013 Mr. Mendo's Hack Attack (TV Series short)
Lac the Watcher
- Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (2013) ... Lac the Watcher
 2013 The Square of the Cube (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2013 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Captain Zhukov
- Cold War (2013) ... Captain Zhukov
 2013 The Numbers Station
 2013 Kodaline: High Hopes (Video short)
 2012 Merlin (TV Series)
 2012 Good Vibrations
 2012 Saving the Titanic (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2011 War Horse
Army Doctor
 2011 Pitch Black Heist (Short)
 2011 Jeanne captive
Le capitaine anglais
 2011 Camelot (TV Series)
- Justice (2011) ... Colfur
 2010 The Whistleblower
Bill Hynes
 2010 Centurion
 2009 Perrier's Bounty
The Mutt
 2009 The Street (TV Series)
Tom Miller
- Episode #3.1 (2009) ... Tom Miller
 2008 Atlantic (Short)
 2008 Paris Noir (Short)
 2008 The Escapist
 2007 The Catherine Tate Show (TV Series)
- Christmas Special (2007) ... Father
 2007 Anner House (TV Movie)
Neil Barry
 2007 Northanger Abbey (TV Movie)
General Tilney
 2007 The Wild West (TV Mini-Series)
Wyatt Earp
 2006 Afterlife (TV Series)
- Your Hand in Mine (2006) ... Jonathan
 2006 Showbands II (TV Movie)
Tony Golden
 2006/II Last Night (Short)
 2006 Hotel Babylon (TV Series)
Adrian McBride
- Episode #1.8 (2006) ... Adrian McBride
 2005 Breakfast on Pluto
1st Biker
 2005 Showbands (TV Movie)
Tony Golden
 2004 Screwback (Short)
 2004 Messiah: The Promise (TV Mini-Series)
Pace Tierney
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Pace Tierney
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Pace Tierney
 2004 The Card Player
John Brennan
 2003 The Crooked Man (TV Movie)
 2003 Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness (TV Mini-Series)
Robert West
- Part 2 (2003) ... Robert West
- Part 1 (2003) ... Robert West
 2003 Mystics
Sean Foley
 2003 Final Demand (TV Movie)
David Milner
 2002 Shadow Man (Short)
 2002 The Abduction Club
John Power
 2002 Stranded (TV Movie)
David Robinson
 2001 The Island of the Mapmaker's Wife
John Wyndham
 2001 Revelation
Ft. Ray Connolly
 2001 Attila (TV Mini-Series)
King Theodoric
 2001 Rebel Heart (TV Mini-Series)
Michael Malone
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Michael Malone
 2000 A Likeness in Stone (TV Movie)
Bill Armstrong
 2000 The Second Death (Short)
James Mangan
 2000 When the Sky Falls
John Cosgrave (The Runner)
 1999 RKO 281 (TV Movie)
Gregg Toland
 1999 A Love Divided
Sean Cloney
 1999 Shooting the Past (TV Movie)
Christopher Anderson
 1998 Falling for a Dancer (TV Movie)
Mossie Sheehan
 1998 Sweety Barrett
Detective Bone
 1997 Police 2020
DCI Billy O'Connell
 1997 The Life of Stuff
Alex Sneddon
 1997 My Brother's War
Little Boy In Back Of Jeep (uncredited)
 1997 The Doherty Brothers (Short)
Connor Doherty
 1996 Jude
 1994-1995 Roughnecks (TV Series)
- Episode #2.7 (1995) ... Chris
- Episode #2.6 (1995) ... Chris
- Episode #2.5 (1995) ... Chris
- Episode #2.4 (1995) ... Chris
- Episode #2.3 (1995) ... Chris
 1995 Cracker (TV Series)
Stuart Grady
 1994 Undercurrent
Greg Laughton
 1994 War of the Buttons
The Master
 1993 A Handful of Stars (TV Movie)
 1993 Poor Beast in the Rain (TV Movie)
Danger Doyle
 1993 The Sea (Short)
 1992 Public Toilet (Short)
 1992 Into the West
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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "As You Like It, in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Niamh Cusack in the cast. Steven Pimlott was director.

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[on criticism of the violence in 'Game of Thrones'] I think about it in terms of doing a painting. You don't always need a painter to tell you what your interpretation of it is. It's a grown-up show for grown-ups, made by grown-ups. It doesn't necessarily expect you to take any sort of position... I think it would be arrogant of us to say this is what it is supposed to be. It's patronizing for ... See more »


A former electrician, he maintained electrical equipment at a Safari park in Zimbabwe before becoming an actor. See more »


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