A famous stage and screen actor who became well known after playing a role of Davos Seaworth in the popular television series, Game of Thrones is none other than Liam Cunningham. Likewise, he is a winner of Irish Film and Television Award and BAFTA Award.

Liam Early Life and Education

Liam Cunningham was born on June 2, 1961, in East Wall, Dublin, Ireland to Kathleen Cunningham, the mother. He grew up along with three sisters and brother in a Roman Catholic household. Regarding his nationality, Liam is Irish and he belongs to white ethnicity.

Liam Cunningham and his mother, Kathleen Cunningham Liam Cunningham and his mother, Kathleen Cunningham

Liam dropped out from school while he was the age of 15. The reason behind that was he wanted to pursue a career as an electrician. In the year of 1980, he moved to Zimbabwe for three years where learned much things about electrical equipment and also trained Zimbabwean electricians. However, he did not get satisfied from that profession and decided to began his acting career. After that, he took acting classes and also worked in local theatre.

Game of Thrones actor, Liam Cunningham during his young age. Game of Thrones actor, Liam Cunningham during his young age.

Liam Career

Liam first acted in the short film such as Public Toilet and Heaven Only Knows before starting his professional acting career. He made his film debut in the year of 2002 as a role of police officer in the movie named Into the West. A year later, he then appeared in the television series, A Handful of Stars.

Afterward, he continuously made an appearance in the films and television series such as


  • War of the Buttons- 1994
  • A little Princess- 1995
  • Jude- 1996
  • The Life of Stuff-1997
  • A Love Divided- 1999
  • Blood: The Last Vampire- 2009
  • War House- 2011
  • Let Us Prey- 2014
  • Pursuit- 2015, etc

Television Series

  • A Handful of Stars- 1993
  • Police 2020- 1997
  • RKO 281- 1999
  • Final Demand- 2003
  • Showbands II- 2006
  • The Wild West- 2007
  • The Musketeers- 2015 and so on

Diligent Liam appeared in the series, Game of Thrones in 2012 along with several actors such as Rory McCann, John Bradley-West, Michelle Fairley, Kit Harington, Hannah Murray, Isaac Hempstead Wright and so on. Since then, he has been playing for it.

Youtube:  Actor, Liam Cunningham talking about Game of Thrones.

Currently, Liam has made an appearance in the movie, 24 Hous to Live and video game, Squadron 42 as a Captain Noah White. Correspondingly, he has been nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award, Irish Film and Television Award for his incredible performance in GOT.

Liam Personal life

Liam currently aged 56 but still, he is dedicated towards his professions. Besides his professional career, he is also very good at his personal life. He got married to a gorgeous woman, Colette Cunningham. The husband and wife have three children from their relationships two sons, Sean Cunningham, Liam Cunningham, and a daughter, Ellen Cunningham.

The couple seems to be living a happy life. However, Liam has not shown up himself with his family which might be the reason to avoid the paparazzi and unwanted rumors.

Liam Net Worth

Liam Cunningham makes a decent amount of money from his acting career. Besides that, he is also very much popular on networking sites like Twitter and Instagram. His talented skills have attracted thousands of people at present time. Similarly talking about his net worth Liam has maintained it perfectly. As of 2017, his net worth is estimated at around $2 million but seeing his growing success it might increase later.