Liana Liberato

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Liana Liberato
Liana Liberato TIFF 2, 2012.jpg
Liberato at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival premiere of Stuck in Love
Liana Daine Liberato

(1995-08-20) August 20, 1995 (age 23)
Years active2005–present

Liana Daine Liberato (born August 20, 1995) is an American television and film actress. She played the younger version of the female lead in the 2014 film The Best of Me and starred in the 2010 films, Trust and The Last Sin Eater.

Early life[edit]

Liberato was born in Galveston, Texas and is the daughter of George and Rhondelle Liberato. She is of Czech, English, French, Irish, and 1/32 Italian descent.[1]


In 2005, Liberato made her acting debut in the television series Cold Case and has appeared on Sons of Anarchy, CSI: Miami. She also made an appearance in the music video for Miley Cyrus's song, 7 Things. The following year she appeared in the fourth season of House[2], and was featured in the June issue of The New York Times Magazine.[2] In 2007 Liberato obtained the leading role in the 20th Century Fox adventure film The Last Sin Eater.[3]

2010 found Liberato starring in the film, Trust.[4][5] Her performance, praised by Roger Ebert in his review of the film,[6] won her the Silver Hugo Award for Best Actress at the 46th Chicago International Film Festival.[7] In June, she was cast in the film Trespass.[8][9] She played Kim in If I Stay and the younger version of the female lead in the 2014 film The Best of Me.[10] In 2014, Liberato was named one of the best actors under the age of 20 by IndieWire.[11]



Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Last Sin Eater Cadi Forbes
2007 Safe Harbour Philippa "Pip" MacKenzie
2010 Trust Annie Cameron
2011 Trespass Avery Miller
2012 Erased Amy Logan
2012 Stuck in Love Kate
2013 Jake Squared Young Joanne
2013 Free Ride MJ
2013 Haunt Samantha Richards
2014 If I Stay Kim Schein
2014 The Best of Me Young Amanda Collier
2016 Dear Eleanor Ellie Potter
2017 Novitiate Sister Emily
2017 To the Bone Kelly
2017 1 Mile to You Henny
2017 Isabel Isabel Short film
2017 Nobody Knows Cheyenne Bridell Short film
2018 Measure of a Man Michelle Marks
2018 Banana Split Clara
2019 To the Stars Maggie Richmond


Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Inside Dina Presley Episode: "Little Girl Lost"
2005 Cold Case Charlotte Jones in 1963 Episode: "Strange Fruit"
2005 CSI: Miami Amy Manning Episode: "Recoil"
2008 House Jane Episode: "It's a Wonderful Lie"
2008–09 Sons of Anarchy Tristen Oswald Episodes: "Fun Town", "Gilead"
2012 Paradise Drive Liana Episode: "Our Own Daisy Duke"
2018 Light as a Feather McKenna Brady Main role

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Artist
2008 "7 Things" Miley Cyrus
2011 "Maybe" Nat & Alex Wolff
2018 "Stranger Things" Kygo ft. OneRepublic

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Refs
2011 Silver Hugo Award Best Actress Trust Won [7]
Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Most Promising Performer Nominated [12]
Women Film Critics Circle Best Young Actress Nominated [13]
2019 Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Digital Daytime Drama Series Light as a Feather Pending [14]


  1. ^ "About Liana". Retrieved January 1, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Adrian Nicole LeBlanc (June 4, 2006). "Hollywood Elementary". The New York Times Magazine. Retrieved February 5, 2012.
  3. ^ "In House Media's NewsBlog: Liana Liberato has lead role in "The Last Sin Eater"". Archived from the original on September 27, 2007.
  4. ^ BWW News Desk (January 13, 2010). "Lookingglass Theatre Company Presents TRUST". Retrieved March 2, 2010.
  5. ^ "2010 Toronto International Film Festival: Trust Reviewed".
  6. ^ "Trust :: :: reviews". March 31, 2011.
  7. ^ a b "2010 — 46th Chicago International Film Festival". Archived from the original on December 27, 2013. Retrieved July 3, 2011.
  8. ^ "Trespass at IMDB".
  9. ^ "Nicole Kidman and Nicolas Cage join Trespass".
  10. ^ Firman, Tehrene. "Liana Liberato's New Movie Is Coming Out This Weekend—Here's Everything You Need to Know About the Heartwrenching Rom-Dram". Teen Vogue. Retrieved January 20, 2017.
  11. ^ Playlist Staff (September 4, 2014). "On The Rise: 20 Actors To Watch That Are Under 20". IndieWire. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  12. ^ "Chicago Film Critics Nominations". Beth Stevens. Awards Daily. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  13. ^ "The Women Film Critics Circle Awards". Ryan Adams. Awards Daily. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  14. ^ "Daytime Emmy Nominations: 'Days Of Our Lives' Leads Programs & CBS Tops Networks". deadline. Erik Pedersen. Retrieved March 20, 2019.

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