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. However, it was Tyler’s unforgettable role as ‘Arwen’ in New Line Cinema’s blockbuster trilogy, The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring, The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers, and the final installment, The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King that drew international acclaim. Most recently, Tyler starred in the critically-acclaimed HBO series, The Leftovers, opposite Justin Theroux and Margaret Qualley. ... MORE
In 2010, Liv returned to the big screen in James Gunn’s dark comedy Super opposite Rain Wilson, Ellen Page, and Kevin Bacon. The year following she starred opposite Patrick Wilson and Charlie Hunnam in the suspense thriller The Ledge directed by Matthew Chapman which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. In August of 2012, she starred opposite Frank Langella and James Marsden in Jake Schreier’s Robot And Frank. Tyler is currently working on Ti West’s The Side Effect and Carter Smith’s Jamie Marks Is Dead, and just finished filming for Space Station 76 opposite Patrick Wilson and Matt Bomer.
Tyler’s other film credits include: The Incredible Hulk; Bryan Bertino’s The Strangers; Reign Over Me; Steve Buscemi’s Lonesome Jim; Kevin Smith’s Jersey Girl co-starring Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez; Bernardo Bertolucci’s 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. Tyler has also been seen in Robert Altman’s Cookie’s Fortune alongside Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, and Charles Dutton; Jake Scott’s Plunkett & Macleane; Onegin co-starring Ralph Fiennes, as well as One Night At McCool’s, opposite Matt Dillon, Paul Reiser and John Goodman.
In addition to acting, Tyler has been seen as the face of several fashion and beauty campaigns. In 2010 she signed on as the first celebrity spokesperson of edgy, fashion-forward global denim label G-Star.
Born in New York City, New York, Tyler was raised in Portland, Maine until the sixth grade when her family returned to Manhattan. She began modeling at age fourteen, and was seen in numerous print ads and television commercials before moving into acting. Tyler currently resides in New York City and Los Angeles with her sons, Milo and Sailor.