More Liv Tyler Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Jersey Girl)Liv Tyler made her film debut with the leading role in Silent Fall, directed by Bruce Beresford, opposite Richard Dreyfuss. 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. She starred as 'Arwen' in New Line Cinema's blockbuster hits, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, and most recently reprised that role in the final installment of the The Lord of the Rings trilogy, entitled The Return of the King. She will soon begin production on Lonesome Jim, a film starring and directed by Steve Buscemi. Casey Affleck co-stars, as well.
Tyler's other film credits include: 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 Armegeddon opposite Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck. More recently, she has been seen in Robert Altman's Cookie's Fortune alongside Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, and Charles Dutton, the Jake Scott-directed Plunkett & MacLeane and Onegin co-starring Ralph Fiennes.
Tyler is the new 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 currently resides in New York City.
Bio courtesy Miramax for "Jersey Girl" (08-Jun-2004)
Biography #3Liv Tyler made an auspicious film debut 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 Heavy, a favorite at the 1995 Sundance Film Festival. Tyler went on to shine in Bernardo Bertolucci's Stealing Beauty, Inventing The Abbotts, Armageddon and Robert Altman's Cookie's Fortune. She recently reunited with Altman to star in the critically acclaimed Dr. T and the Women with Richard Gere. For her role in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Tyler and the rest of the principal cast were nominated for Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture by the Screen Actors Guild.
Tyler is currently in production on Kevin Smith's next film, Jersey Girl, in which she will star opposite Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck. Miramax will release the film sometime next year.