Ron Livingston

Biography: Ron Livingston is an American film and television actor. He is perhaps best known for his lead role as a disaffected corporate employee in the cult classic Office Space. More recently, he starred in HBO's Band of Brothers as Captain Lewis Nixon. He also appeared as Jack Berger, Carrie's boyfriend in the sixth season of Sex and the City, as well as in the episode "TB or not TB" of House.

He was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. His mother is a Lutheran minister and his father is an aerospace engineer.

Livingston attended Yale University where he received a B.A. degree in Theatre Studies and English Literature. The young actor soon relocated to Chicago and became involved in the city's thriving theater scene. His first film role was in 1992, in Dolly Parton's Straight Talk. Following a move to Los Angeles, Livingston took on supporting roles in Some Folks Call it a Sling Blade and The Low Life, Livingston landed his first role in a major film, 1996's Swingers. Going beyond
nice-guy roles, Livingston played a shark-like Hollywood agent in Adaptation (2002), a weasally Ivy League upstart to Alec Baldwin's casino boss in The Cooler (2003) and an unfortunate English teacher in Pretty Persuasion (2005).

His younger brother, John Livingston, is also an actor; sister Jennifer Livingston is a TV news personality at WKBT in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.
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Ron Livingston's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 53
Highest Metascore: 71 Swingers
Lowest Metascore: 35 A Rumor of Angels
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 20
  2. Negative: 3 out of 20
20 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
53 The Pretty One Feb 7, 2014 Charles / Charles 10
51 Parkland Oct 4, 2013 James Hosty 5.8
52 Touchy Feely Sep 6, 2013 Adrian 4.6
71 Drinking Buddies Aug 23, 2013 Chris / Chris 6.3
68 The Conjuring Jul 19, 2013 Cast / Principal Cast / Roger Perron 7.7
48 The Odd Life of Timothy Green Aug 15, 2012 Franklin Crudstaff 6.3
51 Going the Distance Sep 3, 2010 Will 5.5
56 Dinner for Schmucks Jul 30, 2010 Caldwell 5.9
47 The Time Traveler's Wife Aug 14, 2009 Gomez 6.8
51 Holly Nov 9, 2007 Patrick 7.3
53 Music Within Oct 26, 2007 Co-Producer / Richard 7.3
45 Pretty Persuasion Aug 12, 2005 Percy Anderson 7.8
59 Winter Solstice Apr 8, 2005 Mr. Bricker 7.2
36 Little Black Book Aug 6, 2004 Derek 6.2
69 The Cooler Nov 26, 2003 Larry Sokolov 6.7
35 A Rumor of Angels Feb 1, 2002 Uncle Charlie 8.7
41 Two Ninas Jan 26, 2001 Marty Sachs 6.8
36 Body Shots Oct 22, 1999 Trent 6.0
68 Office Space Feb 19, 1999 Peter Gibbons 8.4
71 Swingers Oct 18, 1996 Rob 8.4