2001

Liv Tyler

April 22

One Night at McCool's

Tyler plays the object of infatuation for three men (Matt Dillon, John Goodman and Paul Reiser) in One Night at McCool's (right). ''This was definitely the first part where I had to be so physically aware and have people so aware of me physically," she tells the AP. "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.''

Liv Tyler

December 19

Lord of the Rings

Tyler (pictured with costar Viggo Mortensen) plays Arwen in director Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy. "We were in a bubble in New Zealand," she tells the Los Angeles Times. "Dwarfs walking around and little people and huge people. And that was my normal life. And suddenly I came home...and I realized how big it was going to be." The trilogy breaks records, grossing well over $2.85 billion worldwide.

2003

Liv Tyler

February

Givenchy's Muse

Tyler takes a role once filled by screen icon Audrey Hepburn when she becomes the face of legendary French design house Givenchy. Her first campaign is for the women's fragrance, Very Irresistible Givenchy. Isabelle Gex, VP of worldwide marketing for Parfums Givenchy, tells WWD that Tyler was a logical choice because "she reminds us of Audrey Hepburn – she epitomizes American spontaneity and French elegance, and she is modern, irresistible and an ingénue."

2004

Liv Tyler

December 14

Welcoming Milo

Tyler and Langdon welcome their first child, Milo William (left), in New York. "I've always wanted to have lots of children," she told New York's Daily News three years before having Milo. "Maybe it's because I was an only child. I've always had incredibly motherly instincts."

2007

Liv Tyler

July

An Alluring Beauty

Tyler lands on the cover of Allure, where she discusses how Milo helped her figure out her passion. "At the time I got pregnant, I wasn't 100 percent sure that acting was what I wanted to do...The on-set, acting, working part was beautiful, but there are all the other parts that are hard for actors, like press junkets and endless traveling around and talking about yourself. All those things started to outweigh the pleasure for me. Milo came at the most perfect time for me, in that I just really needed to figure all that stuff out."

2008

Liv Tyler

May

Liv Tyler Splits With Husband

Tyler, 30, and Langdon, 36, separate. The pair, who dated since 1998 and wed in 2003, "remain good friends and devoted parents to their son Milo," according to Tyler's rep.

Liv Tyler

May 30

Tyler Stars in The Strangers

In a competitive box office (which includes Sex and the City and the Indiana Jones sequel), The Strangers, starring Tyler and former Felicity star Scott Speedman, opens at No. 3, pulling in a respectable $20.7 million. The horror film centers on a couple terrorized by masked assailants while staying in an remote vacation home. "I started to read it and I couldn't put it down," Tyler tells New York's Daily News of the script. "It was not only a horror movie, it was a story about this couple."

Liv Tyler

June 13

The Incredible Liv

Liv Tyler and Edward Norton star in The Incredible Hulk, based on the Marvel Comics character. In the action film, Tyler plays Betty Ross, a former colleague of scientist and Hulk alter ego Bruce Banner – a man whose temper transforms him into a green beast. "It was the hardest shoot I've done in my entire life," she tells WWD of the film which tops the box office, making $54.5 million its first weekend.

Photo Credits

BIOGRAPHY (top to bottom): Kobal Collection/Wireimage; New Line Cinema; Wireimage; Michael Thompson/Allure; INF; Glenn Watson/Rogue Pictures; Michael Gibson/Universal Studios

Edited by Julia Wang

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