In , Buell became unexpectedly pregnant from a brief relationship with Steven Tyler. On July 1, , Buell gave birth, naming the daughter Liv Rundgren and claiming that Todd Rundgren was the biological father.
Rundgren and Buell had by then ended their romantic relationship, but Rundgren nevertheless signed the birth certificate and acted as a father figure to Liv, including paying for her education. They also have worked together professionally, once when she appeared in Aerosmith's music video for " Crazy " in , and again when Aerosmith performed many of the songs in the film Armageddon in which Tyler starred.
Tyler maintains a close relationship with Rundgren. You know, when he holds me it feels like Daddy. But that also kept me out of trouble. When everybody was doing acid and partying like crazy, I was at work on a movie in Tuscany I have no regrets. I love the way my life has gone. Film debut; Stealing Beauty[ edit ] Tyler made her feature film debut in Silent Fall in , where she played the elder sister of a boy with autism.
The film received favorable reviews;  critic Janet Maslin noted: The film received generally mixed reviews,  but Tyler's performance was regarded favorably by the critics. At times sweetly awkward, at others composed and serene, the actress appears to respond effortlessly and intuitively to the camera, creating a rich sense of what Lucy is about that often is not explicit in the dialogue.
Bertolucci said "there was something missing in all of them". But at one point, after a take, I just started to cry and cry. I remembered when I found out about my dad and how we just stared at each other from head to toe taking in every nook and cranny. Mainstream exposure[ edit ] Tyler center with cast and crew at the premiere of Armageddon , Kennedy Space Center , Florida, Tyler next appeared in Armageddon , where she played the daughter of Bruce Willis ' character and love interest of Ben Affleck 's character.
I wanted to try it for that very reason. I mean, I'm not really in this to do amazing things in my career — I just want it to be special when I make a movie.
Altman helps her find some snap, but a relaxed, silly snap, as in the cartoon sound she makes when she takes a midday swig of bourbon. The lazy geniality of the movie is summed up by the way Emma [Tyler's character] saunters off to take a swim with her cowboy hat and pint of Wild Turkey. Maybe it's not hard for anybody else, but it is a bit for me. I mean I love my body and I feel very comfortable in my skin but this was tough. The Fellowship of the Ring , directed by Peter Jackson.
Tolkien 's The Lord of the Rings. The Two Towers , the second installment of the series. The film received favorable reviews. The Return of the King. On The Lord of the Rings, a lot of things were done in post-production, whereas this was really just about me and Ben sitting there, just shooting off dialogue. Box office hits; The Leftovers[ edit ] Tyler at the premiere of Super , In , she starred in the home invasion horror film The Strangers with Scott Speedman , a film about a young couple who are terrorized one night by three masked assailants in their remote country house.
Betty Ross , the love interest of the title character , played by Edward Norton. Super and The Ledge. In April , publishing house Rodale announced that Tyler and her grandmother Dorothea Johnson, an etiquette expert, have written a book called Modern Manners. It was released October 29, The film also marks her debut as a producer. At the event she said, "it helps me make better decisions and be a better mother, and just deal with the daily stress of the modern world that we live in. It helps with everything.
She was appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United States in Since , she has donated to the Women's Cancer Research Fund to support innovative research, education, and outreach directed at the development of more effective approaches to the early diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of all women's cancers.