About this actor
Liam Padraic Aiken (born January 7, 1990) is an U.S. Actor who has starred in a number of films, such as Stepmom and Good Boy!. He more recently starred as Klaus Baudelaire in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, based on the series of books. Liam Aiken was born in New York City, the only child of Bill Aiken, an MTV producer, and an Irish-born mother, Moya Aiken. He attended Dwight Englewood School. He made his professional acting debut in a Ford Motor Company Windstar commercial. Aiken made his stage debut in the Broadway play A Doll's House at the age of seven and his film debut playing Parker Posey's son in Henry Fool in the same year. His mother encouraged him to begin acting because of his need for a college fund after his father's death in 1992 from cancer. When Aiken found that he enjoyed acting, he decided to continue. Aiken's first major film role was playing Susan Sarandon's young son in Stepmom in 1998, which also starred Julia Roberts and Jena Malone. He...