Liam Neeson continues to be beloved by Dame Helen Mirren. Despite not believing she and Liam were “meant to be together,” the 77-year-old actress, who has been married to director Taylor Hackford since 1997, still finds the “Taken” actor to be “wonderful” and dated him for four years in the 1980s after meeting on the set of “Excalibur.”
“Oddly enough, I did create [a shirt] for Liam. We adored one another. We deeply loved one other even though we were not intended to be together in that way. I still have a great fondness for him. He’s such a wonderful man “She spoke about her love of sewing to AARP – The Magazine.
Helen also considered how she believes she has “completely transformed” during the years. Added she, “I mean, compared to the person I was at 22 or 23, I am entirely different. Your skin changes as well. Your body alterations. Your mentality alters.”
When Liam and Helen appeared together on “The Graham Norton Show” in 2018, it was their first on-screen reunion since they were dating. During their visit, they discussed their former relationship.
The “We didn’t date, but we did live together for four years and were a serious item for a spell, according to the actress of “Red.” I’m lucky!” According to her former spouse, “When Helen approached us on the set while wearing her full Morgana Le Fey costume, Ciaran Hinds and I both exclaimed, “Oh f**k,” and I was instantly smitten. Ciaran was probably smitten, too, but I was really taken!” Wondering, Helen answered, “I was unaware of that. It’s amazing that you’ve never told me that before.”
The 70-year-old actor, whose wife Natasha Richardson died in a skiing accident in 2009, made light of the fact that he realized his ex-co-star was into him when she started making fun of him on set. I had heard somewhere that if she liked a person, she would copy his stride behind his back, and I turned around one day and she was doing that to me, the man claimed.