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heart breaking Liam Neeson reveals he fell in love with 'taken' woman while filming in Australia

The heart breaking admission comes almost 13 years after the tragic and untimely death of his wife Natasha Richardson


Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson has revealed that he “fell in love” with a married woman while he was filming a new movie in Australia.

The Northern Ireland born actor, well known for his roles in Taken, Schindler’s List and Michael Collins, gave a ‘laidback’ interview to Sunrise, a breakfast programme on Australian television.

The 69-year-old told the programme that he loved working in Melbourne shooting his new flick Blacklight.

“I’ve always wanted to go back to Australia. I was there 25, 26 years ago promoting a film called Michael Collins, literally for four days and I’ve always wanted to go back, so I jumped at the chance.”

“I loved Melbourne, I loved our Australian crew, they are fantastic workers, every department was superb,” he said.

“They were their own people, do you know what I mean? They had a great sense of humour.”

“I made a couple of pals... I fell in love but she was taken,” he shared.

The heartbreaking admission comes almost 13 years after the tragic and untimely death of his wife Natasha Richardson.

The 45-year-old died after hitting her head during a ski lesson in Canada.

Neeson’s new movie, starring Emmy Raver-Lampman, Taylor John Smith and Aidan Quinn began shooting in Melbourne in November 2020.

He shared how during his mandatory hotel Covid-19 isolation, a group of Irish nurses baked him some fresh Irish soda bread.

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“There was a bunch of Irish nurses, and I would get a call at certain times of the day from a doctor who would ask me Covid questions… and then I would get a call from these Irish nurses and they’d say ‘Mr. Neeson, we've just taken some Irish bread we’ve cooked out of the oven, can we bring you up some?”

Clad head to toe in PPE, the group then delivered the bread and scones to his hotel room.

“I thought this was a joke. Anyway, ten minutes later I opened the door... sure enough there were five or six nurses all in PPE gear with a plate of bread or Irish scones.”

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