51 years old (Born on April 17, 1967)
American, Musician; She is famous from Exile in Guyville.Grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. Was adopted as an infant by parents John and Nancy Phair. Went to New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois, as did Ralph Bellamy, Charlton Heston, Rock Hudson, Hugh O'Brien, Ann-Margret, Bruce Dern, Penelope Milford, v*rginia Madsen, and Adam Baldwin. Her song "Why Can't I?" was used in the movie 13 Going on 30 (2004). Coincidentally, she shares a birthday with the star of the movie, Jennifer Garner. Attended Oberlin College in Ohio as an Art History major.
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Fun Facts About Liz Phair
Is a feminist, and kept her maiden name in marriage.
Son, James Nicholas Staskouskas was born on December 21, 1996.
Relocated to Los Angeles with her son after splitting with husband Jim Staskouskas. Their divorce has yet to be finalized, and her ex lives right around the corner from her house.
Went to high school with Lili Taylor.
Ranked #94 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll
Plays the guitar and piano, writes all of her own songs, and is an artist.
All of her songs on her debut album "Exile In Guyville" were written when she was 21-23, and made a demo tape of all the songs, with many more, she had completely written herself, which are unreleased, the demo, made completely by herself of more than 25 songs.
Says she is even more of a feminist in 2004 than she was in the 1990s, and would like to pen a feminist handbook for young girls with friend, actor and fellow feminist Robin Tunney.
Suffered from stagefright earlier on but overcame it once her popularity grew in the mid-90's.