Liam Aiken is an American actor who portrayed Klaus Baudelaire in the film Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, and also voiced Klaus in its video game adaptation. The role in the film got him nominated for two awards. He also provided the voice of young Lemony Snicket in the audiobooks for All the Wrong Questions.


Aiken was born in New York City New York, the only child of an Irish-born mother, Moya Aiken, and Bill Aiken, an MTV producer. Bill died of cancer in October 1992, at age 34, when Liam was two years old. Aiken attended Dwight-Englewood School, graduating in 2008. He then went on to major in film at New York University.

Nominations for the film

Role Nominations
Klaus Baudelaire
  • Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actor
  • Critics Choice Award for Best Young Actor


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