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
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: 54
Highest Metascore: 83 James White
Lowest Metascore: 33 The 5th Wave
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 27
  2. Negative: 6 out of 27
27 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
83 James White Nov 13, 2015 Cast / Ben / Ben 7.4
82 The End of the Tour Jul 31, 2015 David Lipsky's Editor / David's Editor / David Lipsky's Editor 7.8
71 Swingers Oct 18, 1996 Rob 4.3
71 Drinking Buddies Aug 23, 2013 Chris / Chris 6.2
69 The Cooler Nov 26, 2003 Larry Sokolov 6.7
69 Digging for Fire Aug 21, 2015 Cast / Bob 4.7
68 The Conjuring Jul 19, 2013 Cast / Principal Cast / Roger Perron 8.2
68 Fort Bliss Sep 19, 2014 Richard 7.4
68 Office Space Feb 19, 1999 Peter Gibbons 6.6