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