Liv Tyler Biography

Liv Rundgren Tyler is an American actress and a former model and the daughter of Aerosmith’s lead singer, Steven Tyler and Playhouse playmate, Bebe Buell. To learn more about her profile, childhood, life and timeline, scroll further

Quick Facts

Birthday: July 1, 1977

Nationality: American

Famous: Actresses American Women

Age: 42 Years, 42 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Cancer

Also Known As: Liv Rundgren Tyler

Born in: New York City

Height: 5'10" (178 cm), 5'10" Females


Spouse/Ex-: Royston Langdon (m. 2003–2008)

father: Steven Tyler

mother: Bebe Buell

siblings: Chelsea Anna Tallarico, Mia Tyler, Taj Monroe Tallarico

children: Milo William Langdon

Personality: ISFP

Diseases & Disabilities: Dyslexia

City: New York City

U.S. State: New Yorkers

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education: Breakwater School, Waynflete School, York Preparatory School

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Blessed with breathtaking beauty and enviable lips, Liv Tyler made a much expected debut in the world of acting after working as a model. After a ground-breaking performance in the movie ‘Stealing Beauty’, she has proved her talent and has delivered some critically acclaimed performances. She has managed to get past her ‘model-actress’ image and has emerged as a true ‘actress’. In a dramatic experience, Tyler discovered that her real father was Steven Tyler and had a problematic childhood. Suffering teenage weight problems and braces, she eventually moved to New York City and started pursuing her career in acting. After a break in modelling, she made a gentle progress into films and has since worked in a variety of projects. Initially appearing in supporting roles, she finally got a break with ‘Stealing Beauty after which there was no looking back. Be it commercial successes like ‘Armageddon’ or high end drama like ‘Plunkett and Macleane’, Tyler has always gone out of her comfort zone and is never scared of experimenting with the kind of roles she plays. Today, Tyler continues to surprise her fans with her performance and has also been involved with humanitarian works and is the Goodwill ambassador for UNICEF. Scroll further for more interesting information on this personality.

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Childhood & Early Life
  • Tyler was born in New York with the birth name Liv Rundgren to Bebe Buell, a model, singer and a former Playboy Playmate and Steven Tyler, the lead singer of Aerosmith.
  • She went to Congressional Schools of Virginia, Breakwater School and also attended the Waynflete School in Maine.
  • Eventually, she returned to New York and attended the York Preparatory, graduating in 1995.
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  • Tyler’s first job was as a model when she was just fourteen years old. After her pictures appeared in the ‘Interview Magazine’, she worked in television commercials.
  • Bored with advertisements, she made a television appearance in the music video of the song ‘Crazy’ by Aerosmith in 1993.
  • In 1994, she made her film debut with ‘Silent Fall’. The next year, she was seen in the comedy drama film, ‘Empire Records’.
  • In 1996, she played a young waitress in the film ‘Heavy’. The same year, she starred in ‘Stealing Beauty’ which played an important role in building her acting career. This year, she was also seen in the Tom Hank directed film, ‘That Thing You Do!’.
  • In 1997, she starred in ‘Inventing the Abbotts’ and was also chosen by People magazine as one of the ‘50 Most Beautiful People’.
  • In 1998, Tyler appeared in the commercially successful film, ‘Armageddon’. Aerosmith had composed the soundtrack for this film.
  • In 1999, she worked in the film adaptation of the Russian novel ‘Onegin’. This year, she also appeared in the historical comedy, ‘Plunkett & Macleane’ and ‘Cookie’s Fortune’.
  • Next year, she was seen in ‘Dr. T & the Women’ starring with Richard Gere and Kate Hudson. She followed this up with ‘One Night at McCool’s’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’ in 2001.
  • In 2002, she appeared in ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers’ and next year, in ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King’.
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  • In 2004, she worked with Ben Affleck in ‘Jersey Girl’. The following year, she acted in an independent drama film ‘Lonesome Jim’ which received great critical appreciation.
  • In 2007, she starred with Adam Sandler in ‘Reign Over Me’, following it up with ‘The Strangers’, released in 2008.
  • In 2008, she was also seen in ‘The Incredible Hulk’ which garnered both commercial and critical acclaim.
  • She acted in two films in 2011, ‘Super’ and ‘The Ledge’. With no films releasing the following year, she was seen in 2013 in ‘Space Station 76’.
Major Works
  • After several supporting roles, Tyler proved her acting skills with the movie ‘Stealing Beauty’ which released in 1996. The film won her great critical reviews and catapulted her to great fame in the entertainment industry.
Awards & Achievements
  • In 1999, she won her first award, the Russian Guild of Film Critics Award for Best Foreign Actress for the film, ‘Onegin’.
  • Tyler shared the National Board of Review Award and the Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Acting by an Ensemble in the movie ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King’ in 2003.
  • In 2004, she won the Critic’s Choice Award for Best Acting Ensemble for the movie ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King’. She also won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for this movie.
Personal Life & Legacy
  • After dating British Musician Royston Langdon for three years, she got engaged to him in 2001. They eventually got married in 2003 and had a son, Milo William Langdon, the following year.
  • The couple separated in 2008, after which Tyler moved to Los Angeles and has not dated anyone since her first marriage.
  • This American actress, who is also daughter of a famous rock musician, is dyslexic.

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1. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

  (Drama, Fantasy, Adventure)

2. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

  (Drama, Fantasy, Adventure)

3. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

  (Adventure, Action, Drama, Fantasy)

4. Reign Over Me (2007)


5. Robot & Frank (2012)

  (Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Comedy)

6. That Thing You Do! (1996)

  (Drama, Music, Comedy)

7. Cookie's Fortune (1999)

  (Comedy, Drama)

8. Onegin (1999)

  (Drama, Romance)

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