Liam grew-up in Heywood, Greater Manchester, England. He was trained in drama at the Oldham Theatre Workshop. Whilst at college Liam was auditioned by the casting agent David Shaw for a film called Love + Hate, getting a small role in the film as Steve.
He has since appeared in various TV and film roles, including the awarding series The Street, Instinct and Land Girls. His most well known performance was as Elvis in the movie Awaydays. Liam subsequently appeared as Keva McCluskey in Powder, which was the second film adaptation of a Kevin Sampson novel after Awaydays.
He appeared in the ITV1 series Scott & Bailey as Dominic Bailey, the brother of DC Rachel Bailey. Dominic has recently got out of prison and is staying with Rachel to help get himself back on his feet. In 2013 he appeared in Skins Rise as Louis.