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Liv Tyler

Liv Tyler

Liv Tyler


LIV was born on July 1st, 1977 in New York in the name Liv Rundgren. Her mom Bebe Buell, and her mom's life-partner Todd Rundgren, raised her as parents. Liv thought her dad was Todd Rundgren. Shortly after Liv's birth, her mom broke up with Todd and moved up with Liv to Portland, Maine. In her childhood, Liv was living discursively with her mom, her aunt Annie at Maine, and her grandmother Dorothea Johnson at Virginia. Already as a little girl, Read more on Last.fm
LIV was born on July 1st, 1977 in New York in the name Liv Rundgren. Her mom Bebe Buell, and her mom's life-partner Todd Rundgren, raised her as parents. Liv thought her dad was Todd Rundgren. Shortly after Liv's birth, her mom broke up with Todd and moved up with Liv to Portland, Maine. In her childhood, Liv was living discursively with her mom, her aunt Annie at Maine, and her grandmother Dorothea Johnson at Virginia. Already as a little girl, she loved to perform - dress up in her mothers cloths and make up and put on a show in front of her mother's friends. Liv insists that she was a normal kid, just incredibly tall compared to her class-mates and chubby ... Liv found out that her real father is Steven Tyler at the age of 9. it was at an Aerosmith concert. Liv began to suspect earlier: "I didn't know what it was, but I started to see him more, and it would mean so much to me that I would write about it in my diary," she says.

"I was very confused.", Aerosmith's concert put an end to the suspects. Liv's half-sister Mia (the second daughter of Steven Tyler), whom Liv never saw before, was in that concert too. When Liv saw that she looked remarkably like her, she had no doubt - Steven Tyler's daugher is her sister - which means that the man who's performing on stage is her father. Later that evening, Liv's mom told her the truth: "I turned to my mom and said, 'He's my father, isn't he ?', and we went out under a tree and talked and cried for two hours." At the age of 12 Liv changed her last name to Tyler. Career When Liv was 14 she moved back with her mom to NY. A friend of the family, Paulina Porizkova - a famous model herself - convinced Liv to start modeling - and the rest is history ... Instantly Liv's career as a model sky-rocketed, and Liv found herself on the cover of big Magazines like Seventeen, Interview and Mirabella. iv's first major revelation to the world came in 1994, when she was 16, in Aerosmith's clip - Crazy. Liv was embarrassed by her sexy appearances - but got the adoration of millions of teenagers around the world. At that year Liv started filming her first 2 movies - Silent Fall (1994) and Heavy (1995). She decided to quit modeling and concentrate on her acting career. At age 17, Liv filmed her third movie - Empire Records (1995), but her breakthrough came from her next film - Stealing Beauty (1996). The legendary director Bernardo Bertolucci chose Liv over hundreds of actresses. Liv got acclaims on her performance, and was the highlight of '96 Cannes film festival where giant photos of her peered placidly from billboards all over town. This film established Liv as a Movie Star - performing opposite other stars like Tom Hanks [That Thing You Do! (1996)] and Bruce Willis [Armageddon (1998)] and working with best directors around. Liv chooses her films carefully.

She tends to avoid big movies and prefers the smaller, more quality ones. Her movies include Inventing The Abbotts (1997), with her former boyfriend Joaquin Phoenix, Cookie's Fortune (1999) by Robert Altman, Plunkett & Macleane (1999) and Onegin (1999) with Ralph Fiennes. More movies include Dr. T and the Women (2000) - another comedy by Robert Altman along side Richard Gere and Kate Hudson, One Night At McCool's (2001) - the major role in a black comedy along side Michael Douglas, Matt Dillon, John Goodman and Paul Raiser and Lord Of The Rings movie series (2001-2003) - 3 movies based on the famous trilogy by J.R.R Tolkien - in the role of Arwen. The last movie in the trilogy (The Return of the King) - won 11 Oscars, including the best picture award. In 2004 Liv stared in Jersey Girl - with Ben Affleck, directed by Kevin Smith. Then Liv and Casey Affleck stared in Lonesome Jim, directed by Steve Buscemi.

The movie was filmed in March 2004 and released in March 2006. After almost a two years break from movies after the birth of her child Milo, Liv returns to the movie scene with 4 new movies: Reign Over Me - a drama by director Mike Binder, staring Adam Sandler. Liv will play a psychiatrist. The movie was filmed in spring 2006, and will was released in March 2007. The Strangers - a thriller writed and directed by Bryan Bertino. Liv is part of a young couple terrorized by three unknown assailants.

The movie will be released in 2008. Smother - a Comedy/Drama by Vince Di Meglio and Tim Rasmussen. Liv will play along side Diane Keaton and Dax Shepard. The movie will be released in 2008. Liv also scored the leading female role in Marvel's The Incredible Hulk along side Edward Norton. The movie is expected to smash screens on June 18th 2008. Aside from the movie business, in 2003 Liv has been selected to be the new face of "Givenchy", following the footsteps of Audrey Hepburn.

The first product published by Liv is "Very Irresistible Givenchy" perfume, as can be seen on TV commercials and magazines. More campaigns were "Givenchy le Makeup", "Givenchy - Ready to Wear and Accessories" and more. In Summer 2005 Givenchy decided to call a rose after Liv - the "Liv Tyler Rose"! Now days Liv continues to promote Givenchy products around the world (New York, Paris, Moscow, Madrid, Dubai). Since 2007, Liv is also the face of Pilgrim - one of the world's leading jewellery and accessory brands. In the private level, Liv got engaged in February 2001 to Royston Langdon - a musician, also known as the lead singer of the Rock bands - Spacehog and Arckid. More than 2 years afterwards, in March 25th 2003, Liv and Roy got married in a private ceremony in the Caribbean. In June 2004 Liv and her husband announced Liv's first pregnancy. In December 14th 2004 Liv become a mother after giving birth to her son - Milo William Langdon. http://www.lovelylivtyler.com/info/life_story/ Read more on Last.fm.

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