Reunited former loves! Dame Helen Mirren and Liam Neeson had been fairly the steamy pair within the ‘80s after they met on the set of Excalibur. The A-list actors reunited as friends on Friday’s episode of The Graham Norton Present the place they opened up about their previous romance.
“We didn’t date, we lived collectively for 4 years – we had been a severe merchandise for some time. Fortunate me!” Mirren, 72, stated of The Commuter actor.
Neeson, 65, gushed over the Oscar winner, recalling the primary time he met her.
“I bear in mind being on the set and standing with Ciarán Hinds as Helen walked in the direction of us wearing her full Morgana Le Fey costume and we each went, ‘Oh f**Okay’ and I used to be smitten,” Neeson stated. “I believe Ciarán was too however I used to be very smitten!”
Mirren replied, “I by no means knew that. You’ve by no means informed me that earlier than – it’s superb.”
Neeson additionally joked that he knew Mirren was concerned about him after she began mocking him.
“I had learn someplace that if she fancied a man she would imitate his stroll behind his again and I rotated someday and she or he was doing that to me,” he dished.
Neeson went on to marry actress Natasha Richardson in 1994 till she tragically handed away in 2009 after a snowboarding accident. Mirren has been married to director Taylor Hackford since 1997.
The Graham Norton Present airs Friday, Jan. 19, at 10:35 p.m. GMT on BBC.
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