Liv Tyler: biography
Liv Tyler is an American model and movie actress. Liv Tyler has more than thirty projects in her creative career. The actress didn't become the winner of the prestigious film awards, but she has managed to gain extravagant recognition in the floristics sphere. The new rose sort was called in honor of the actress and model. In 2006 the new sort of hybrid tea roses with the strong aroma which appeared in France received the name of "Liv Tyler."
Liv was born in New York, in the family of famous people. The mother of future actress Bebe Buell was a well-known singer and model. Todd Rundgren whom the girl considered to be her father for a long time was a rock musician. But in the reality Steven Tyler the soloist of Aerosmith band is a biological father of Liv. But the girl became aware of their family relations only when she noticed the similarity with other Steven's daughter - Mia Tyler. After that, she has taken his surname. But Liv has warm relations with Todd Rundgren. In her documents, it is he, who is indicated in the column "Father."
Since childhood, Liv Tyler had dyslexia that’s why the girl found it difficult to attend the lessons at school. In early childhood, Liv attended the model business studio, and at the age of fourteen, she for the first time appeared on the professional podium. The young model had the parameters suitable for modeling (Liv Tyler is 178 cm tall, and she weighs 61 kilos).
At the same time, the girl took part in a number of the photo shootings and even appeared in the music video of the famous British singer George Michael shot on the song under the title Cowboys And Angels.
Three years later Liv Tyler appeared in the song video of her father. It was the video "Crazy" by Aerosmith band. This video in which Liv with the actress Alicia Silverstone appeared like two girls who have run away from the house was extremely popular. This work became significant for the beginning actress as after this the well-known director Bruce Beresford invited Liv to the movie set of his new film.
The detective story Silent Fall in which Tyler performed the supporting role became a Liv’s debut in cinematography. At the same time, Liv Tyler received the invitation to take part in the shootings of the drama under the title Heavy. The director was waiting for Tyler all that time when the actress was involved in the shots of the first movie.
Then there was released a youth comedy Empire Records, and in 1996 Liv Tyler appeared in the primary role in the melodrama Stealing Beauty shot by the Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci. In the drama under the title Inventing the Abbotts she received a significant part of the girl from the big family called Pamela Abbott. In the comedy That Thing You Do!, in the thriller, U Turn and the comedy Can't Hardly Wait Liv performed the supporting characters.
The actress has gained fame and popularity after the release of the fantastic blockbuster Armageddon in 1998. Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck became Tyler's partners on the movie set. For this role, Liv Tyler was nominated for MTV Movie Awards for Best Actress and Best Screen Duet. But the critics' reaction at Tyler's acting was somewhat controversial. Alongside with these nominations, the movie actress was nominated for Golden Raspberry Awards for the Worst Supporting.
After the successful appearance in Armageddon, the actress performed the roles in the fighter Plunkett & Macleane, the tragic comedies Cookie's Fortune, the romantic comedy Dr. T & the Women and also transformed into Tatyana Larina in the joint Anglo-American screen adaptation of the Pushkin’s novel - Onegin. In 2001 Liv acted in the role of the speculator in the crime comedy One Night at McCool's.
The actress became more popular after the release of the famous trilogy The Lord of the Rings shot by the novel by the renowned writer John Tolkien. In this movie, Liv Tyler performed the character of the daughter of the Elvin governor Arwen. The movie actress took part in three films of the trilogy, but got less screen time, than the actors of the roles of the participants of The Fellowship of the Ring.
For this image, the Screen Actors Guild included the actress to the list of the nominees for the award in the nomination of Outstanding Performance in Roles by Group of Actors.
Later Tyler took part in more than ten movies, the most remarkable of which turned out to be a horror movie The Strangers, the tragicomedy Jersey Girl and melodrama The Ledge.
In 2008 Liv Tyler was nominated for Scream Awards from Spike TV channel for the movie Strangers as Best Actress of the horror movie.
Also in 2008, the actress took part in the foreign fighter The Incredible Hulk in which she performed the role of Betty Ross. But further, the movie actress hasn’t been included to the cast of other movies of Marvel Universe yet.
In 2010 the actress again joined the plot about the superheroes. Liv Tyler participated in the black comedy Super which became a parody on the superheroic blockbusters which were gaining popularity at that time. Liv performs the wife of the character who considers himself to be a superhero.
In 2012 Liv Tyler took part in the picture Robot & Frank.
For the last time, Liv Tyler performed on the big screens in 2013 in the comedy picture Space Station 76. Later, she began to act in the drama series Leftovers shot by the novel Leftovers written by Tom Perrotta. The actress embodied the character of Mag Abbott. The small American town is in the center of the plot, and the part of its inhabitants have disappeared. On the 13th of August, 2014 the representatives of HBO TV channel announced the prolongation of the series for the second season. On the 10th of December 2015, there was announced the third and last season of the Leftovers.
In 1997 Liv Tyler got acquainted with the actor Joaquin Phoenix with whom she worked together in the movie Inventing the Abbotts. The young people had the romantic relationship for a year.
After the broke-up with Phoenix, the girl met the musician of the rock band Spacehog - Royston Langdon. They have been together for five years, and in 2003 they officially married. In this marriage of Liv and Royston their son, Milo William Langdon was born. When the boy turned four years old his parents divorced.
In spring of 2014, Tyler began to live in a civil marriage with the football agent David Gardner. A year later she gave birth to her second son Sailor Gene Gardner. The well-known footballer David Beckham has become the boy’s godfather.
Liv Tyler spends her funds for the charity, especially for the researches in the field of the development of the new drugs against cancer. Thanks to her activities Tyler was chosen in 2003 as a Goodwill Ambassador from the United States. In 2007 the actress achieved the prohibition on the production of Emergen-C Energy+ energy drink which caused the breast cancer.
Since 2003 Liv has become a face of Givenchy perfumery company.
The actress leads her official account on Instagram. The service has verified the actress’s personality. Liv Tyler has 1,5 million subscribers on her Instagram.
Liv Tyler at present
In 2016 Liv Tyler played the role of Ellen Cooper in the movie The Wilding.
On the 16th of April, 2017 there began the broadcast of the third season of the series Leftovers with the participation of Liv Tyler. The last episode of the final season was released on the 4th of June, 2017.
- 1996 – Stealing Beauty
- 1997 - Inventing the Abbotts
- 1998 - Armageddon
- 1999 - Onegin
- 2001 - One Night at McCool's
- 2001 - The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
- 2002 - The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
- 2003 - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
- 2004 – Jersey Girl
- 2008 - The Incredible Hulk
- 2014 - The Leftovers