Do you know Helen Mirren and Liam Neeson have been as soon as a pair?
In a Nov. 22 interview with AARP the Journal, the Oscar-winning actress recalled their ’80s relationship and the romantic, handmade present she as soon as obtained him.
“All my boyfriends needed to have a shirt made by me,” Mirren stated. “I did make one for Liam, oddly sufficient.”
“We beloved one another,” the 77-year-old continued. “We weren’t meant to be collectively in that manner, however we beloved one another very, very a lot. I like him deeply to at the present time. He is such an incredible man.”
And the duo have remained shut, even showing collectively on BBC’s The Graham Norton Present in 1981.
“We lived collectively,” Mirren informed host Graham Norton. “We have been a severe merchandise for some time.”
Neeson, 70, recalled how they met on the set of the 1981 film Excalibur, an adaptation of the legend of King Arthur. The actor performed Gawain, a Knight of the Spherical Desk, whereas Mirren performed the enchantress Morgan le Fay. And when Neeson first noticed the actress, whereas standing with good friend and co-star Ciarán Hinds, he was certainly enchanted.
“We each went, ‘F–k,'” the Taken actor admitted. “I used to be smitten.”