15-year-old Liv Tyler with her mother in pictures of David McGough in 1993Pictolic
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Rare shots from 1993 from photographer David McGough, as well as some interesting facts from the biography of the actress. Did you know that Liv Tyler had the last name Rundgren until the age of 11 and did not suspect that her father was Aerosmith star Steven Tyler?
Bibi Buell is an American singer and former fashion model, she was Playboy magazine's Girlfriend of the Month in November 1974. From 1972 to 1979, Buell lived with rock musician Todd Rundgren. In 1976, Buell became pregnant as a result of a short relationship with Steven Tyler. She gave birth on July 1, 1977, named her daughter Liv Rundgren and stated that Todd Rundgren was the father of the child. By that time, Rundgren and Buell had already separated, but Rundgren still put his name on Liv's birth certificate and took on the role of her father, including paying for her education.
At the age of 10 or 11, Liv met Steven Tyler and suspected that he was her father when she noticed their resemblance to Tyler's daughter Mia. When she asked her mother about this, she confessed everything to her daughter. The truth about Liv's real father became public only in 1991, when she changed her surname from Rundgren to Tyler, but left the old surname as a middle name.
Buell explained that she hid the truth about her daughter's real father because at the time of Liv's birth, Steven Tyler was suffering from a strong drug addiction. After learning the truth, Liv and Steven became close and even started working together: The actress appeared in the Aerosmith video for the song "Crazy" in 1993, and in 1998, Aerosmith recorded the soundtrack to the film "Armageddon", in which she starred.
Tyler maintains a close relationship with Rundgren.
When Liv was asked in an interview about her childhood, she said: