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
Born Liana Daine Liberato
(1995-08-20) August 20, 1995 (age 20)
Galveston, Texas, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present

Liana Daine Liberato (born August 20, 1995) is an American television and film actress. She is known for her role as 'young Amanda Collier' in the 2014 film The Best of Me. She is also known for her starring role in the 2010 film, Trust. She starred in the Fox Faith film The Last Sin Eater and appeared in the fourth season of House in the episode "It's a Wonderful Lie". She was featured in the cover story of the June 4, 2006, issue of The New York Times Magazine titled "Hollywood Elementary" with her friend Hannah Marks.[1]

Early life[edit]

Liberato was born in Galveston, Texas, the daughter of Rhondelle, a former real estate agent, and George Liberato.[1] Her first significant role came in "Galveston: The Musical" when she was seven. In the summer of 2005, she attended a week-long acting camp in California, where she attracted the attention of Central Artists. Charmed by Liberato's "great charisma and a very natural delivery," the agent asked Liana to travel to Hollywood.


In 2005, Liberato made her acting debut in the television series Cold Case. Liberato has continued to guest appear on television shows Sons of Anarchy, CSI: Miami and House MD. Liberato appeared in the music video for 7 Things by Miley Cyrus. In 2007 Liberato portrayed the role of the protagonist in the 20th Century Fox adventure film The Last Sin Eater.[2] The film centers on a 10-year-old girl who discovers a secret sin haunting her community. That same year she starred in the straight-to-DVD romantic drama film Safe Harbour.

In 2010, Liberato starred in the drama film Trust portraying the role of Annie Cameron, a fourteen-year-old girl who is victimized by an online sexual predator. Clive Owen and Catherine Keener portray her parents with production taking place in Michigan.[3] The film premiered at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival.[4] Liberato's performance received critical acclaim with Roger Ebert calling Liberato's performance "remarkable".[5] Liberato won the Silver Hugo Award for Best Actress for her performance at the 46th Chicago International Film Festival.[6]

In June 2010, Liberato was cast in the Millennium Entertainment thriller film Trespass.[7] The film centers on a family who are taken hostage in their own home. Academy Award winners Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman portray her parents.[8]



Year Title Role Notes
2007 Last Sin Eater, TheThe Last Sin Eater Cadi Forbes
2007 Safe Harbour Philippa "Pip" MacKenzie Video
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
2015 Dear Eleanor Ellie Potter Completed


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Inside, TheThe Inside Dina Presley Episode: "Little Girl Lost"
2005 Cold Case Charlotte (1963) Episode: "Strange Fruit"
2005 CSI: Miami Amy Manning Episode: "Recoil"
2008 House Jane Episode: "It's a Wonderful Lie"
2008–2009 Sons of Anarchy Tristen Oswald Episode: "Fun Town", "Gilead"
2012 Paradise Drive Liana Episode: "Our Own Daisy Duke"

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Artist
2008 "7 Things" Miley Cyrus
2011 "Maybe" Nat & Alex Wolff

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2011 Silver Hugo Award [6] Best Actress Trust Won


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