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Who Is The Most Famous Liam In The World?

Updated December 10, 2020 401 votes 57 voters 25.3k views43 items

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How many celebrities named Liam can you think of? The famous Liams below have many different professions, including notable actors named Liam, famous athletes named Liam, and even musicians named Liam.

Liam Neeson is certainly one of the most famous Liams on this list. One of the famous actors named Liam, he is best known for playing Oskar Schindler in Schindler's List. He also starred in such films as Taken, Kinsey, and Batman Begins.

Another of the famous people with the first name Liam is Liam Gallagher. He was the lead singer of Oasis and Beady Eye. “Wonderwall,” “Don't Look Back in Anger,” and “Live Forever” are some of his biggest hits.

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    Liam Payne

    1993-08-29

    BirthplaceWolverhampton, United Kingdom

    Liam James Payne (born 29 August 1993) is an English singer and songwriter. He rose to fame as a member of the boy band One Direction. Payne made his debut as a singer when he auditioned for the...  more

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    Liam Neeson

    1952-06-07

    BirthplaceBallymena, Northern Ireland, UK

    Liam John Neeson (born 7 June 1952) is an actor from Northern Ireland. He has been nominated for a number of awards, including an Academy Award for Best Actor, a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a...  more

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    Liam Hemsworth

    1990-01-13

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Victoria, Australia

    Liam Hemsworth (born 13 January 1990) is an Australian actor. He played the roles of Josh Taylor in the soap opera Neighbours and Marcus in the children's television series The Elephant Princess. In...  more

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    Liam Gallagher

    1972-09-21

    BirthplaceBurnage, United Kingdom

    William John Paul Gallagher (born 21 September 1972) is an English singer and songwriter. He rose to fame as the lead singer of the rock band Oasis, and later served as the singer of Beady Eye,...  more

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    Liam Cunningham

    1961-06-02

    BirthplaceEast Wall, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

    Liam Cunningham (born 2 June 1961) is an Irish stage and screen actor. He is known for playing Davos Seaworth in the HBO epic-fantasy series Game of Thrones.Cunningham has been nominated for the...  more

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    Liam Aiken

    1990-01-07

    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

    Liam Pádraic Aiken (born January 7, 1990) is an American actor. He has starred in films such as Stepmom (1998), Road to Perdition (2002), and Good Boy! (2003), and played Klaus Baudelaire in Lemony...  more

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    Liam Dunn

    1916-11-12

    BirthplaceNew Jersey, United States of America

    Liam Dunn (November 12, 1916 – April 11, 1976) was an American character actor....  more
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    Liam McIntyre

    1982-02-08

    BirthplaceAdelaide, Australia

    Liam James McIntyre (born 8 February 1982) is an Australian actor best known for playing the lead role in the Starz television series Spartacus: Vengeance and Spartacus: War of the Damned. He has...  more
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    Liam Brady

    1956-02-13

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    William Brady (born 13 February 1956) is an Irish former footballer, and assistant manager, of the Republic of Ireland national football team. Brady was a talented offensive midfielder renowned for...  more

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    Liam Lynch

    1970-09-05

    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio, USA

    William Patrick Niederst (born September 5, 1970), best known as Liam Lynch, is a musician, puppeteer and filmmaker. Lynch co-created, co-wrote, played the music for, directed, and produced MTV's...  more
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    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    Liam Kyle Sullivan (born July 17, 1973) is an American comedian, actor, and director. Sullivan has made several guest appearances on television programs—including Gilmore Girls, 8 Simple Rules, and...  more
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    Liam O'Flaherty

    1896-08-28

    BirthplaceInishmore

    Liam O'Flaherty (Irish: Liam Ó Flaithearta; 28 August 1896 – 7 September 1984) was an Irish novelist and short story writer and a major figure in the Irish literary renaissance. He was a founding...  more
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    Liam Andrew Wright

    1985-10-19

    BirthplaceManchester, United Kingdom

    Liam Andrew Wright (born 19 October 1985) is a British film director, screenwriter and producer. He directed his first feature film, Ex Cathedra, at the age of only 23. ...  more
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    Liam Gill

    1992-06-08

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Liam Gill is a professional rugby union player for the Queensland Reds. He was born in Melbourne and lived in the United States before playing junior Rugby in Adelaide. He attended Gregory Terrace,...  more
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    Liam James

    1996-08-07

    BirthplaceVancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    Alternative NameLiam James

    Liam James (born August 7, 1996) is a Canadian actor, known for his role as Noah Curtis in the 2009 film 2012, young Shawn Spencer on the USA Network television series Psych, and the lead character,...  more

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    Liam Garrigan

    1981-10-17

    BirthplaceKingston upon Hull, United Kingdom

    Liam Thomas Garrigan (born 17 October 1981) is an English actor. As a youth he attended classes at Kingston upon Hull's Northern Stage Company and was a student at Wyke College, Kingston upon Hull....  more
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    Liam Byrne

    1970-10-02

    BirthplaceWarrington, United Kingdom

    Liam Dominic Byrne (born 2 October 1970) is a British Labour Party politician who has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Birmingham Hodge Hill since 2004. He served as Chief Secretary to the...  more
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    Liam Hendriks

    1989-02-10

    BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Liam Johnson Hendriks (born 10 February 1989), nicknamed "Slydah", is an Australian professional baseball pitcher for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for...  more
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    Liam Howlett

    1971-08-21

    BirthplaceBraintree, United Kingdom

    Liam Paul Paris Howlett (born 21 August 1971) is an English record producer, musician, songwriter, co-founder and leader of the British electronic band The Prodigy, and an occasional DJ....  more
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    Liam Genockey

    1948-08-12

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    Liam Genockey (born 12 August 1948) is an Irish musician, who is the drummer with British folk rock band Steeleye Span....  more
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    Liam Broady

    1994-01-04

    BirthplaceStockport, United Kingdom

    Liam Tarquin Broady is a tennis player who in 2010 won the Boys' Doubles at Wimbledon partnered with fellow Briton Tom Farquharson, and in 2012 won the Boys' Doubles at the Australian Open partnered...  more
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    Liam Miller

    1981-02-13

    BirthplaceCork, Republic of Ireland

    Liam William Peter Miller (13 February 1981 – 9 February 2018) was an Irish professional footballer. Miller began his career with Celtic and was later loaned to Aarhus in 2001. He returned to Celtic...  more
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    Liam Ridgewell

    1984-07-21

    BirthplaceBexleyheath, London, United Kingdom

    Liam Matthew Ridgewell (born 21 July 1984) is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender for Southend United. He is primarily a centre back but can also play at left back. Ridgewell...  more
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    Liam Ferguson

    1960-12-17

    BirthplaceHarvey, Illinois, United States of America

    Liam Ferguson is an actor....  more
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    Liam Clancy

    1935-09-02

    BirthplaceCarrick-on-Suir, Republic of Ireland

    Liam Clancy (Irish: Liam Mac Fhlannchadha; 2 September 1935 – 4 December 2009) was an Irish folk singer and actor from Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary. He was the youngest and last surviving member...  more
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