Liam Neeson is many things - one of Ireland's most well-known and respected actors, Oskar Schindler, Qui-Gonn Jinn, former CIA agent Bryan Mills.

However, one thing he is not and will never be is Santa Claus because, let's face it, Liam Neeson is too scary a man to play Santa Claus. Be real for a second - if Liam Neeson appeared in a hat and Santa outfit and he told you that you were on his list, you'd going into hiding for six months to make sure he didn't find you.

Right? Exactly. So that's pretty much what's going on in this sketch for the Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Take a look.