By Maane Khatchatourian
October 02, 2012 at 03:00 PM EDT

Liam Neeson’s recent string of middle-aged kick-ass roles suit him to a tee, but, as the actor proved yesterday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, he could just as convincingly play a stripper in the Magic Mike sequel.

Neeson disrobed down to his tiny hot-pink panties to help DeGeneres raise money for breast cancer research. It gets better. DeGeneres and a very excited audience member successfully hit a target, triggering a barrel full of water to splash down on Neeson, whose Taken 2 hits theaters this weekend. He could easily pass for British Olympic diver Tom Daley’s rugged dad!

Here’s the video below:

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