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Liv Tyler

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.


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Born:
Jul 1, 1977 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
50
First Appeared:
In the movie JAPANARAMA! Psycho TV From Japan Vol. 2
Latest Project:
Series 9-1-1: Lone Star 2020-01-19
Known For
Filmography
Movie JAPANARAMA! Psycho TV From Japan Vol. 2 2023
Series 9-1-1: Lone Star Michelle Blake 2020-01-19
Movie Ad Astra Eve 2019-09-17
Movie Awaken Narrator: American Version 2018-07-26
Movie Wildling Ellen Cooper 2018-04-13
Series Harlots Lady Isabella Fitzwilliam 2017-03-27
Series Gunpowder Anne Vaux 2017-10-21
Movie Space Station 76 Jessica 2014-09-19
Series The Leftovers Meg Abbott 2014-06-29
Movie Jamie Marks Is Dead Linda 2014-08-29
Movie Mademoiselle C Self 2013-09-11
Movie Robot & Frank Madison 2012-08-16
Movie The Ledge Shana Harris 2011-05-06
Series Conan Self 2010-11-08
Movie Super Sarah 2010-11-26
Movie Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy Self (archive footage) 2010-05-04
Movie The Strangers Kristen McKay 2008-05-29
Movie Smother Clare Cooper 2008-09-26
Movie The Incredible Hulk Betty Ross 2008-06-12
Movie Reign Over Me Angela Oakhurst 2007-03-22
Movie Lonesome Jim Anika 2005-11-16
Movie Ringers: Lord of the Fans 2005-01-21
Series The Reichen Show Self 2005-11-11
Movie Jersey Girl Maya 2004-03-25
Series Celebrities Uncensored Herself 2003-06-04
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Arwen 2003-12-01
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Arwen 2002-12-18
Movie Quest for the Ring Herself 2001-11-29
Movie One Night at McCool's Jewel Valentino 2001-04-19
Movie A Passage to Middle-earth: Making of 'Lord of the Rings' Herself 2001-12-09
Movie Beyond the Movie: The Fellowship of the Ring Self 2001-12-23
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Arwen 2001-12-18
Movie Dr. T & the Women Marilyn 2000-09-13
Movie Cookie's Fortune Emma Duvall 1999-03-24
Movie Plunkett & MacLeane Lady Rebecca Gibson 1999-01-22
Movie Onegin Tatyana 1999-12-22
Movie Armageddon Grace Stamper 1998-07-01
Movie Inventing the Abbotts Pamela Abbott 1997-04-04
Series Behind the Music Herself 1997-08-17
Movie U Turn Girl in Bus Station 1997-10-03
Movie Stealing Beauty Lucy Harmon 1996-03-29
Movie That Thing You Do! Faye Dolan 1996-10-04
Movie Empire Records Corey Mason 1995-09-22
Movie Heavy Callie 1995-01-20
Movie Silent Fall Sylvie Warden 1994-10-28
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Self - Guest 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown 1988-09-05
Series The Oscars Self 1953-03-18
Series Bambi Awards Self 1948-01-01