Date Of Birth

June 2, 1961


Irish actor Liam Cunningham is most noted for his roles on A Little Princess, First Knight, Jude, The Guard, the BBC One science-fiction drama series Outcasts and the highly acclaimed HBO series Game of Thrones.

Cunningham made his debut as a policeman in the 1992 film Into the West. Since then, he has appeared in over 80 TV shows and movies. Some of his acting credits include Titanic: Blood and Steel, Outcasts, Clash of the Titans, The Wind That Shakes the Barley, Dog Solidiers, The League of Gentlemen’s Apocalypse, Hunger, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor and Blood: The Last Vampire.

Place of Birth

Dublin, Ireland

Birth Name

Liam Cunningham



Fun Facts

-He worked as an electrician prior to becoming an actor.


1999: A Love Divided – Cherbourg-Octeville Festival of Irish & British Film, Best Actor

2006: The Wind That Shakes the Barley – Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Film), 4th IFTA

2008: Hunger – Best Supporting Actor (Film), 6th IFTA


2012 Game of Thrones (TV series)
2012 Titanic: Blood and Steel (TV series)
2012 Saving the Titanic (TV movie)
2012 Safe House
2011 War Horse
2011 Strike Back (TV series)
2011 Jeanne captive
2011 Camelot (TV mini-series)
2011 Outcasts (TV series)
2011 Black Butterflies
2011 The Guard
2011 Pitch Black Heist (short)
2010 The Whistleblower
2010 Atlantic (short)
2010 Clash of the Titans
2010 Centurion
2009 Harry Brown
2009 The Street (TV series)
2009 The Tournament
2009 Blood: The Last Vampire
2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
2008 Paris Noir
2008 Hunger
2008 The Escapist
2007 The Catherine Tate Show (TV series)
2007 Anner House (TV movie)
2007 Northanger Abbey (TV movie)
2007 The Wild West (TV mini-series)
2006 Afterlife (TV series)
2006 Murphy’s Law (TV series)
2006 Showbands II (TV movie)
2006/II Last Night (short)
2006 The Wind That Shakes the Barley
2006 Hotel Babylon (TV series)
2005 The Clinic (TV series)
2005 Breakfast on Pluto
2005 The League of Gentlemen’s Apocalypse
2005 Showbands (TV movie)
2004 Messiah: The Promise (TV mini-series)
2004 The Card Player
2003 The Crooked Man (TV movie)
2003 ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre: Prime Suspect 6 (TV movie)
2003 Mystics
2003 Final Demand (TV movie)
2002 Shadow Man (short)
2002 The Abduction Club
2002 Dog Soldiers
2002 Stranded (TV movie)
2001 Superintendent Winter (TV series)
2001 The Island of the Mapmaker’s Wife
2001 Revelation
2001/I Attila (TV movie)
2001 Rebel Heart (TV mini-series)
2000 A Likeness in Stone (TV movie)
2000 The Second Death (short)
2000 When the Sky Falls
1999 RKO 281 (TV movie)
1999 A Love Divided
1999 Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke (TV movie)
1999 Shooting the Past (TV movie)
1998 Falling for a Dancer (TV movie)
1998 Sweety Barrett
1997 The Life of Stuff
1997 The Doherty Brothers (short)
1997 Police 2020
1996 Jude
1994-1995 Roughnecks (TV series)
1995 Cracker (TV series)
1995 First Knight
1995 A Little Princess
1994 War of the Buttons
1994 Undercurrent
1993 The Sea (short)
1993 Poor Beast in the Rain (TV movie)
1993 A Handful of Stars (TV movie)
1992 Into the West
1992 Heaven Only Knows (short)
1992 Public Toilet (short)




6′ 1″ (1.85 m)