• Ron Livingston is an American actor best known for his roles in “Office Space”, “Band of Brothers”, and “A Million Little Things”.
• He has German, Welsh, English, and Scottish ancestry and one of four siblings.
• He has had success in films such as “Adaptation”, “Sex and the City”, “Little Black Book”, “The Time Traveler’s Wife”, “Going the Distance”, and “The Conjuring”.
• He is married to actress Rosemarie DeWitt and has two adopted children.
• His net worth is estimated at $5 million.



Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthJune 5, 1967
SpouseRosemarie DeWitt, Rosemarie DeWitt
FactAttended Yale University with Edward Norton and Paul Giamatti.


Who is Ron Livingston?

Ron Livingston is an American actor who shot to fame as Peter in the comedy film “Office Space” (1999) and then played Lewis Nixon in the TV mini-series “Band of Brothers” (2001). In recent years, he is known as Jonathan Dixon in the TV series “A Million Little Things” (2018-2020).

Ron Livingston Biography- Age, Childhood, and Education

Born Ronald Joseph Livingston on the 5th June 1967, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa USA, he is the son of Kurt Livingston, who is an aerospace/electronics engineer, and his wife Linda (nee Rinas), who is a Lutheran pastor. He is of part German, Welsh, English and Scottish ancestry, and one of four siblings, including a younger brother John, an actor as well, and a sister Jennifer Livingston, who is a news reporter currently working at WKBT in Wisconsin.

Ron went to Marion High School, and after matriculation enrolled at Yale University, where among his colleagues were future actor/producer Paul Giamatti and future actor Edward Norton. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Studies and English Literature.

Career Beginnings

Ron’s career started while he was still at the university; he secured his first roles at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, and later with Manhattan Class Company. Upon graduating from Yale, he moved to Chicago, where he continued with a career on stage, making a name for himself at the Goodman Theatre and other venues.

His on-screen debut was in the romantic comedy-drama film “Straight Talk” (1992) starring Dolly Parton and James Woods, after which he moved to Los Angeles permanently, in order to jump-start his career. His next role came in 1995 as Chad in the drama film “The Low Life”, starring Rory Cochrane, Sean Astin and Kyra Sedgwick, and the following year he secured his first major role, as Rob in the comedy-drama film “Swingers”, co-starring Vince Vaughn, Heather Graham and Jon Favreau. Before the decade ended he portrayed Ron Statlin in the comedy series “Dill Scallion” (1999), with Billy Burke, Lauren Grahan, and Kathy Griffin in the lead roles, then he was Peter in the comedy film “Office Space”, and co-starred in the romantic comedy film “Two Ninas”, with Amanda Peet and Cara Buono.

Ron Livingston

Rise to Stardom

Ron’s career reached a new level with the start of the 2000s; he first starred as Lewis Nixon in the TV mini-series “Band of Brothers” (2001), then he was Marty Bowen in the Academy Award-winning comedy-drama film “Adaptation.”, starring Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep and Chris Cooper. From 2002 to 2003 he played Jack Berger in the highly-acclaimed TV romantic comedy-drama series “Sex and the City”, while in 2004 he starred in the romantic comedy-drama film “Little Black Book”.

Ron enjoyed success throughout the 2000s, featuring in a number of popular films, including the comedy-drama “Pretty Persuasion” (2005), then the drama film “Holly” (2006), while in 2007 he starred in the biopic “Music Within”, about Richard Pimentel, and he finished the decade with co-starring in the fantasy drama film “The Time Traveler’s Wife” (2009).

Continual Success

Ron’s career continued in a successful manner into the next decade, first starring in the romantic comedy “Going the Distance” (2010), and then in 2013 co-starring in comedy-drama film “Drinking Buddies”. Between these two roles, he had several other appearances in successful films, such as in the comedy-drama “The Odd Life of Timothy Green”. He then starred with Zoe Kazan in the comedy-drama “The Pretty One” (2013) and also the horror-thriller film “The Conjuring” (2013). Also in 2013, he was Roy Phillips in the TV crime drama series “Broadwalk Empire”.

The next year he co-starred in the war-drama film “Fort Bliss” (2014), and also starred in the television movie “We Hate Paul Revere” in the titular role, while in 2015 he appeared in the award-winning drama film “James White”, starring Christopher Abbott, Cynthia Nixon and Kid Cudi.

In 2016 he portrayed Elvis Presley in the action crime-drama film “Shangri-La Suite”, starring Emily Browning, Luke Grimes and Avan Jogia – the film was about two young lovers set on a mission to kill Elvis, but the film wasn’t welcomed, and was a box office bomb.

Most Recent Projects

In recent years, Ron has turned more to television roles, but has still featured in a few films. From 2017 to 2018 he portrayed Sam Loudermilk in the TV comedy series “Loudermilk”, and from 2018 to 2020 he appeared as Jonathan Dixon in the TV comedy mystery-drama series “A Million Little Things”. On the other hand, he appeared in the films “Tully” then “The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot”, both in 2018, while in 2020 he co-starred in the comedy film “Holly Slept Over”, with Nathalie Emmanuel, Kimberly G. Grader and Erinn Hayes in the lead roles.

He is currently working on the biopic about Willie Pep, one of the most successful professional boxers in the history of the sport, entitled “Pep”, and is currently in pre-production. Ron is set to portray Bob Kaplan in the film.

Ron Livingston Net Worth, Height, Weight, and Appearance

Ron is a Golden Globe Award-nominated actor, and so far he’s appeared in more than 90 films and TV series. Ron Livingston’s net worth has been estimated at $5 million, as of mid- 2020.

Ron Livingston stands at 5ft 10ins (1.79m) tall, while he weighs approximately 155lbs ~ 70kgs. His vital statistics are unknown, but he has an athletic figure. He has brown eyes and black hair.

Ron Livingston Personal Life, Dating, Marriage, Wife

Back in 2006 while working on the TV series “Standoff”, he met actress Rosemarie DeWitt; they started dating and three years later the couple was married on the 2nd November 2009. They adopted a baby girl in 2013, while in 2016 they decided to adopt another child, this time a girl who was one year old at the time.

Before dating Rosemarie, Ron was engaged to actress Lisa Sheridan.

Ron Livingston’s Wife, Rosemarie DeWitt

Rosemarie Braddock DeWitt was born on the 26th October 1971 in Flushing, New York City USA, the daughter of Kenny DeWitt and Rosemarie.

Her grandfather was the American boxer and World Heavyweight Champion James J. Braddock, and she actually appeared in the film “Cinderella Man”, which tells the story of her grandfather’s life and career. She went to Whippany Park High School, and then enrolled at New College at Hofstra University, from which she attained a Bachelor of Arts degree in creative studies. Furthermore, she also took acting lessons at The Actors Center in New York.

Career and Net Worth

Rosemarie’s career started in the early 2000s with minor roles, and since then she’s featured in around 50 films and TV series.

She built her career with roles in such films as “The Great New Wonderful” (2005), and the aforementioned “Cinderella Man” (2005), and “The Wedding Weekend” (2006), before she starred as Rachel in the romantic comedy film “Rachel Getting Married” in 2008, winning several awards for her work on the film, which launched her to stardom.

With the start of the 2010s, Rosemarie’s career was becoming more popular, first with the lead role in the comedy-drama film “Your Sister’s Sister” (2011), then she featured in another comedy-drama film “The Odd Life of Timothy Green” in 2012. In 2015 she starred in the horror-thriller film “Poltergeist”, and in 2016 co-starred in the musical comedy-drama film “La La Land”, next to Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. Most recently, Rosemarie starred in the TV mini-series “Little Fires Everywhere”.

According to sources, Rosemarie DeWitt’s net worth has been estimated at $3 million, as of early 2020.

General Info

Full NameRon Livingston
Date Of BirthJune 5, 1967
Height1.79 m, 1.79 m
ProfessionVoice Actor, Voice Actor
EducationMarion High School, Yale University, Yale School of Drama, Marion High School, Yale University, Yale School of Drama
NationalityAmerican, American

Family

SpouseRosemarie DeWitt, Rosemarie DeWitt
ChildrenGracie James Livingston, Gracie James Livingston
ParentsLinda Livingston, Kurt Livingston, Linda Livingston, Kurt Livingston
SiblingsJohn Livingston, Jennifer Livingston, Nick Livingston, John Livingston, Jennifer Livingston, Nick Livingston

Accomplishments

NominationsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, Golden Globe Aw...
MoviesThe Conjuring, Office Space, The 5th Wave, Drinking Buddies, The Time Traveler's Wife, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Dinner for Schmucks, Little Black Book, Music Within, Swingers, Going the Distance, Touchy Feely, The Pretty One, Pretty Persuasion, Fort Bliss, Adaptation, Relative Strangers, Buyin...
TV ShowsBand of Brothers, Sex and the City, Boardwalk Empire, Defying Gravity, Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King, The Practice, Townies, Standoff, WWII in HD, That's Life, The EcoZone Project, Band of Brothers, Sex and the City, Boardwalk Empire, Defying Gravity, Nightmares & Dreams...

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Quotes

#Quote
1In corporate levels, it's all about tailoring your shirt and which tennis club you belong to and which watch you are wearing and what did you shoot last week?
2My sister Jennifer is an Emmy winning journalist and mother of three amazing girls. She brings an exceptional dedication to her job, her family, and her community, and has been a role model of mine for many, many years. I'm extremely proud of her.
3The real intimidating stuff is the scene where you show up for the first day. You kind of square off, and that is where you look each other in the eye.
4There is technique to it-he is just standing there flexing his arm, and I am standing there making faces as if I am being choked. You keep your head in a certain angle for the camera.
5It all comes down to probable cause: If you think something's up, maybe you gotta take a look.
6It's got to be weird to sit in an office all day and deal with these creative types without having any idea of what they do or how they do it.
7It's kinda cool seeing people having real fights with people they really know.
8They're either going to fire you or they're not. They can only fire you. That's all they can do. They can't take your thumbs.
9An actor's career doesn't feel like just one career to me. It feels like about five or six. Because every six or seven years, you look in the mirror and you have a completely different product.
10Good actors, you always know what they're thinking. That's why they're good actors.
11I can't pull off blond, but I got some blond tips. Which is as close as I'll ever come to being in a '90s boy band.
12I don't always get to do a lot of bad guys.
13I say the one thing about luck is you can't really count on it.
14I would worry if people always associated me with Larry Sokolov.
15Management don't really have any problem at all with firing people. It's a powerful idea that, If I'm not happy, I'll quit. I'll try something else!
16A lot of the stuff I have done had been not only the likable guy, but like the nice likable guy.
17Any time you do physical stuff, violence, it is controlled. It's a little bit like you block the move.
18Eric McCormack is directing talent waiting to happen.
19Flight attendants all over the world saw 'Sex and the City.' Doesn't matter what country you are in. The flight attendants know Jack Berger.
20It can be liberating to get fired because you realize the world doesn't end. There's other ways to make money, better jobs.
21If you play your cards right things are going to happen in the long run. In the short run, it is anybody's guess.
22Life is not always like chess. Just because you have the king surrounded, don't think he is not capable of hurting you.
23If I'm in something funny, I like to try and find some kind of serious line in it that people can relate to.
24Everybody thinks that actors would be really good at bluffing, but I think it's a little backward.
25(on why he moved to Chicago to pursue an acting career) "It was within Greyhound striking distance of home. It was a good place to start out."

Facts

#Fact
1His 1st child, with wife Rosemarie DeWitt, was a daughter named Gracie James Livingston, born April 29, 2013.
2Brother-in-law of Jenni Blong.
3His feature film debut was Straight Talk (1992).
4Director Paul W.S. Anderson had wanted him to play the role of Goro in Mortal Kombat (1995), but the prosthetics required to make him taller and add two arms were too expensive to justify.
5Got his start in Chicago where one of the theaters he performed, was at the Goodman Theatre.
6Mother is a Lutheran minister, father is an aerospace engineer.
7Older brother of actor John Livingston, Jennifer Livingston and Nick Livingston.
8Attended Yale University with Edward Norton and Paul Giamatti.
9Was engaged to actress Lisa Sheridan [2001].
10Is a native of Marion, Iowa, USA. Graduated from Marion High School.

Pictures

Movies

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lucky2017/Ipost-productionBobby Lawrence
Loudermilk2017TV Series pre-productionDave Loudermilk
Tully2017post-production
Shimmer Lake2016post-productionKyle Walker
Search Party2016TV SeriesKeith
Shangri-La Suite2016Elvis Presley
The 5th Wave2016Oliver Sullivan
Saints & Strangers2015TV Mini-SeriesJohn Carver
Vacation2015/IEthan
Adventure Time2015TV SeriesMorty Rogers
Addicted to Fresno2015Edwin
Digging for Fire2015Bob
James White2015Ben
The End of the Tour2015David Lipsky's Editor
We Hate Paul Revere2014TV MoviePaul Revere
Fort Bliss2014Richard
Boardwalk Empire2013TV SeriesRoy Phillips
Parkland2013James Hosty
The Sidekick2013/IIShortCaptain Wonder
The Conjuring2013Roger Perron
The Pretty One2013Charles
Drinking Buddies2013Chris
Touchy Feely2013Adrian
The Odd Life of Timothy Green2012Franklin Crudstaff
Queens of Country2012Rance McCoy
Game Change2012TV MovieMark Wallace
10 Years2011Paul
Issues2011TV SeriesThe Nothing
Leave2011Dr. Lieberman
AppleBox2011ShortRon Livingston
Halo: Reach2010Video GameTrooper 5 (voice)
Going the Distance2010Will
Dinner for Schmucks2010Caldwell
Lawyers2010ShortRyder
Defying Gravity2009TV SeriesMaddux Donner
The Time Traveler's Wife2009Gomez
McCartney's Genes2008Rudolf
The Spleenectomy2008ShortDr. Bannister
American Crude2008Johnny
Standoff2006-2007TV SeriesMatt Flannery
American Dad!2005-2007TV SeriesBob Memari
Music Within2007Richard
Holly2006Patrick
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King2006TV Mini-SeriesHoward Fornoy
Family Guy2006TV SeriesVideo Store Clerk
Relative Strangers2006Dr. Richard Clayton
Life Happens2006ShortBen Dreamantowski
The Life Coach2005Ron
House M.D.2005TV SeriesDr. Sebastian Charles
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story2005VideoClerk (voice)
Pretty Persuasion2005Percy Anderson
Little Black Book2004Derek
Winter Solstice2004/IMr. Bricker
Sex and the City2002-2003TV SeriesJack Berger
King of the Ants2003/IEric Gatley (uncredited)
44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out2003TV MovieDonnie Anderson
The Cooler2003Larry Sokolov
Pirates2003Short
Adaptation.2002Marty Bowen
Buying the Cow2002Tyler Bellows
The Practice2001-2002TV SeriesAlan Lowe
Band of Brothers2001TV Mini-SeriesLewis Nixon
A Rumor of Angels2000Uncle Charlie
Then Came You2000TV SeriesMax
Beat2000Allen Ginsberg
Body Shots1999Trent
Two Ninas1999Marty Sachs
The Big Brass Ring1999Sheldon Buckle
Office Space1999Peter Gibbons
Dill Scallion1999Ron Statlin
Sunset Beach1998TV SeriesFather
That's Life1998TV SeriesMitch
The Small Hours1997Steve
Players1997TV SeriesJordan
Timecop1997TV Mini-SeriesElliott Ness
Campfire Tales1997Rick (segment "The Honeymoon") / RV Driver (segment "The Campfire")
Townies1996TV SeriesCurt
Swingers1996Rob
JAG1995TV SeriesCorporal David Anderson
The Low Life1995Chad
Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade1994Short
Straight Talk1992Soldier

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Making of 'Band of Brothers'2001TV Short documentary camera operator: boot camp footage

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Music Within2007co-producer

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Biggest Schmucks in the World2011Video short special thanks
The Making of 'Band of Brothers'2001TV Short documentary special thanks
Dogtown1997the production wishes to thank

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The End of the Tour: Behind the Tour2015Video documentary shortHimself
The Making of Fort Bliss2014Video documentary shortHimself
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Vivir de cine2013TV SeriesHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2007-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Reel Junkie2013TV SeriesHimself
The Hollywood Fast Lane2013TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
Made in Hollywood2010-2013TV SeriesHimself
The Biggest Schmucks in the World2011Video shortHimself
Confessions2010Documentary shortHimself
10 Minutes2010ShortHimself
Chelsea Lately2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005-2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
National Movie Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
An Unconventional Love Story2010Video documentary shortHimself - Gomez
Love Beyond Words2010Video documentary shortHimself / Gomez
WWII in HD2009TV Mini-Series documentaryCharles Scheffel
The EcoZone Project2007TV SeriesHimself
The 2006 Billboard Music Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2006TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Brothers in Arms: The Untold Story of the 5022006TV Movie documentaryNarrator
'Office Space': Out of the Office2005Video documentary shortHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2003-2005TV SeriesHimself - Guest
World Poker Tour2005TV SeriesHimself
Still Swingin'2005TV Short documentaryHimself
Sex and the City: A Farewell2004TV Movie documentaryHimself / Jack Berger
Celebrity Poker Showdown2003-2004TV SeriesHimself
King of the Ants: Behind the Scenes2004Video documentary shortHimself / Eric Gatley
Dinner for Five2002-2004TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
VH1 50 Greatest Album Covers2003TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2003TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Daily Show2003TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards2002TV Special documentaryHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2001TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Making of 'Band of Brothers'2001TV Short documentaryHimself

Awards

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2014ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesBoardwalk Empire (2010)
2013Fright Meter AwardFright Meter AwardsBest Supporting ActorThe Conjuring (2013)
2002Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionBand of Brothers (2001)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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