Liam Neeson has been given numerous honors over the course of his career for his amazing talent and his great contribution to the entertainment industry. He has been featured in many blockbuster films, the most famous ones of them all being: Schindler’s List, Star Wars, Batman Begins and Chronicles of Narnia. The reputation that Liam Neeson constructed throughout the years has provided him the title of one of the best actors in the field and with many roles that showcased his great talent.
In the film industry, the roles that Liam Neeson interpreted managed to provide him with a series of nominations and awards. In 1990, Liam Neeson was nominated at the Saturn Award for the Best Actor category, for his interpretation in Darkman. In 1993, the part of Oskar Schindler, in the film Schindler’s List, got him four nominations (London Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor -- Motion Picture Drama, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Academy Award for Best Actor) and a trophy from the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for the Best Actor category. In 1996, his interpretation in Michael Collins gave Liam Neeson the opportunity to receive another award from Evening Standard British Film, for the Best Actor Volpi Cup. In addition to this, he was also nominated for a Golden Globe and a Chicago Film Critics Association Award. The role of Qui-Gon Jinn, from Star Wars, provided Liam Neeson with a nomination for Best Actor at the Saturn Awards. Playing Alfred Kinsey, in the film Kinsey, gained another long series of nominations for Liam Neeson, in 2004, and several awards, one of them being for Best Actor at the Irish Film Awards.
In addition to the numerous awards that Liam Neeson had received for his outstanding career, he also was given several honors for his charitable actions and his strong values that have influenced many people. One of the most important honors of this kind was the Order of the British Empire given at the 1999 New Year Honors, by Queen Elizabeth II.