Tyler recently completed work on Strangers, a suspense thriller about a couple forced to defend themselves from three masked intruders. The film is slated for an October 2007 release and co-stars Scott Speedman. She is currently in Los Angeles filming Smother with Diane Keaton.
Tyler's other film credits include Kevin Smith's Jersey Girl, co-starring Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez; a starring role in the Bernardo Bertolucci film Stealing Beauty, opposite Jeremy Irons; Pat O'Connor's Inventing the Abbotts, with Joaquin Phoenix and Billy Crudup; and Michael Bay's Armageddon, opposite Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck. More recently, she was seen in Robert Altman's Cookie's Fortune, alongside Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, and Charles Dutton; the Jake Scott-directed Plunkett & Macleane; Onegin, co-starring Ralph Fiennes; and One Night at McCool's, opposite Matt Dillon, Paul Reiser and John Goodman.
Tyler made her film debut opposite Richard Dreyfuss with the leading role in Silent Fall, directed by Bruce Beresford. After another lead in Empire Records, Tyler portrayed a waitress in a local diner in James Mangold's Heavy, a favorite at the 1995 Sundance Film Festival.
Tyler is the face for Parfums Givenchy, the first celebrity to be connected to the designer since Audrey Hepburn more than 40 years ago. She also serves as National Ambassador for the US Fund for UNICEF.
Born in New York, Tyler was raised in Portland, Maine until the sixth grade, when her family returned to Manhattan. She began modeling at age 14 and was seen in numerous print ads and television commercials before moving into acting. Tyler recently gave birth to her first child, a son, Milo. Tyler and her family currently reside in New York City.
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Liv Tyler Facts
|Birth Name||Liv Lundgren|
|Birthday||July 1, 1977 (40)|
|Birthplace||New York, New York, USA|
|Height||5' 10" (1m78) How tall is Liv Tyler compared to you?|
|Jersey Girl (2004) as Maya|
|The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) as Arwen|
|The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) as Arwen|
|One Night at McCool's (2001) as Jewel|
|The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) as Arwen|
|Dr T and the Women (2000) as Marilyn|
|Onegin (2000) as Tatyana Larina|
|Cookie's Fortune (1999) as Emma|
|Armageddon (1998) as Grace Stamper|
|Inventing the Abbotts (1997) as Pamela Abbott|
|Stealing Beauty (1996) as Lucy (breakthrough)|
|That Thing You Do! (1996) as Faye|
|Empire Records (1995) as Corey Mason|
|Heavy (1995) as Callie|
|Silent Fall (1994) as Sylvie Warden|