Liv Tyler

Liv Tyler

  • Birthday: 1977-07-01
  • Place of birth: New York City, New York, USA
  • Also know as: Liv Rundgren

Biography

Liv Rundgren Tyler (born Liv Rundgren, July 1, 1977) is an American actress, producer, singer and former model. She is best known for her portrayal of Arwen Undómiel in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–2003). Tyler began a career in modeling at age 14. She later decided to focus on acting and made her film debut in Silent Fall (1994); she went on to achieve critical recognition with starring roles in Heavy and Empire Records (both 1995), as well as That Thing You Do! and Stealing Beauty (both 1996). She then appeared in films such as Inventing the Abbotts (1997), Armageddon (1998), Cookie's Fortune and Onegin (both 1999), Dr. T & the Women (2000), and One Night at McCool's (2001). Following the success of Lord of the Rings, Tyler has appeared in a variety of roles, including the films Jersey Girl (2004), Lonesome Jim (2005), Reign Over Me (2007), The Strangers, The Incredible Hulk (both 2008), Super (2010), Space Station 76 (2014), Wildling (2018), and Ad Astra (2019). Outside of film, she starred in the HBO supernatural drama series The Leftovers (2014–2017), the BBC period drama series Gunpowder (2017), the ITV/Hulu period drama series Harlots (2018–2019) and the Fox procedural drama series 9-1-1: Lone Star (2020). Tyler is also a singer. Having sung with composer Howard Shore, she appeared as guest vocalist on The Lemonheads' album Varshons (2009) singing a cover of the Leonard Cohen song "Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye". She appeared on the 2017 bonus disk of Evan Dando's album Baby I'm Bored (2003) providing featured vocals for the song "Shots Is Fired". In 2011, Tyler released her debut single, "Need You Tonight". Tyler has served as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for the United States since 2003, and as a spokesperson for Givenchy's line of perfume and cosmetics. She is the daughter of Steven Tyler and Bebe Buell, although she has a very close relationship with her adoptive father Todd Rundgren.

Filmography

The Strangers

2008

As Kristen McKay

Heavy

1995

As Callie

Stealing Beauty

1996

As Lucy Harmon

The Incredible Hulk

2008

As Betty Ross

One Night at McCool's

2001

As Jewel Valentino

Onegin

1999

As Tatyana

Inventing the Abbotts

1997

As Pamela Abbott

The Ledge

2011

As Shana Harris

Robot & Frank

2012

As Madison

Wildling

2018

As Ellen Cooper

Plunkett & MacLeane

1999

As Lady Rebecca Gibson

Dr. T & the Women

2000

As Marilyn

Lonesome Jim

2005

As Anika

Cookie's Fortune

1999

As Emma Duvall

Jersey Girl

2004

As Maya

That Thing You Do!

1996

As Faye Dolan

Super

2010

As Sarah

Smother

2008

As Clare Cooper

Space Station 76

2014

As Jessica

Armageddon

1998

As Grace Stamper

Reign Over Me

2007

As Angela Oakhurst

Empire Records

1995

As Corey Mason

Ad Astra

2019

As Eve

Silent Fall

1994

As Sylvie Warden

Awaken

2018

As Narrator: American Version

Jamie Marks Is Dead

2014

As Linda

Mademoiselle C

2013

As Self

Quest for the Ring

2001

As Herself

U Turn

1997

As Girl in Bus Station

Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy

2010

As Self (archive footage)

Production

Wildling

2018

As Producer

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