Having Liam Neeson as a fake dad had its uses according to 'Taken' star Maggie Grace, who plays Bryan Mills daughter Kim in the hostage action movie series, especially when it came to phoning up ex-boyfriends.

[L-R] Famke Janssen, Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace And Forest Whitaker at 'Taken 3' premiere
[L-R] Famke Janssen, Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace And Forest Whitaker at 'Taken 3' premiere

Feeling concerned for his devastated on-screen daughter Maggie Grace, Liam Neeson decided enough was enough and took the initiative to phone her ex boyfriend - the apparent cause of a nasty break-up. We're willing to bet it was the scariest phone call of his life. Maggie revealed in an interview on 'Conan' that Liam took on his formidable Bryan Mills character before launching into a semi-threatening onslaught, which Maggie fortuitously recorded and played on the show.

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'This is Bryan Mills', Liam begins. 'We've never met, and if you play your cards right, we never will. Now listen (bleep), you're lower than the pond scum so I'm just going to say this once. You've made two mistakes: Your first mistake was dating out of your league. Your second mistake, well, let's just say any more mistakes and I'll break your other arm - slowly.'

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Predictably enough, he then went on to quote an excerpt from his famous monologue from the first movie. 'I don't need to say it, but I have a particular set of skills', he says. 'And I don't want to waste them on you. Now you get your s**t together.'

'He's the best fake movie dad any girl could ask for', Maggie admitted, recalling that it's been around nine years and they are still very close. 

'Taken 3' is out in movie theaters now.