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Biography #2 (for Little Black Book)

Ron Livingston will be seen in Winter Solstice, which recently premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and stars Anthony La Paglia and Allison Janney. The film was written and directed by Josh Sternfeld. Livingston recently starred in The Cooler, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and opened the Los Angeles Film Festival in 2003. The critically acclaimed film also stars William H. Macy, Maria Bello and Alec Baldwin.

Last year Livingston starred as Jack Berger on the popular HBO series Sex and the City opposite Sarah Jessica Parker. In 2001, Livingston starred as Captain Lewis Nixon in HBO's Band of Brothers, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe in the Best Supporting Actor category. Livingston also appeared on the Emmy-winning drama The Practice as the hot shot Assistant District Attorney Alan Lowe.

In 1999, Livingston starred in the cult hit Office Space for director Mike Judge opposite Jennifer Aniston. In the film, he played a disgruntled young office worker caught up in the corporate rat race. Judge also wrote the film as derived from his animation piece Milton. The film has garnered a huge fan base over the years and sells briskly in the home video market.

Livingston's other film credits include a memorable turn as Nicolas Cage's agent in Adaptation for director Spike Jonze, Swingers opposite Jon Favreau and Vince Vaughn, Ink, Two Ninas, A Rumor of Angels, which starred Vanessa Redgrave, Ray Liotta and Catherine McCormack, and the critically acclaimed independent film The Low Life.

Raised in Iowa, Livingston attended Yale University, where he earned his BA in Theatre Studies and English Literature. During his term at Yale, he performed in the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Soon after graduating, Livingston moved to Chicago where he landed roles in a number of theater productions, including shows at the Goodman Theatre. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

Bio courtesy Sony Pictures Entertainment for "Little Black Book" (25-Aug-2004)


Biography #3 (for The Cooler)

Ron Livingston recently starred as Captain Lewis Nixon in HBO's Band of Brothers, which earned him a Golden Globe nomination in the Best Supporting Actor category. This ten-part mini-series is based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Ambrose, and is executive produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks. Livingston has also recently appeared on the Emmy winning drama The Practice as the hotshot Assistant District Attorney Alan Lowe. This past February, Livingston starred opposite Vanessa Redgrave, Ray Liotta and Catherine McCormack in the MGM film A RUMOR OF ANGELS. Also, later this year he will be seen in ADAPTATION for Spike Jonze opposite Nicolas Cage, Catherine Keener, John Cusack and Meryl Streep.

In 1999 Livingston starred in the cult hit OFFICE SPACE for director Mike Judge opposite Jennifer Aniston. In the film, Livingston played a disgruntled young office worker caught in a thankless job, who, along with his co-workers, strikes back again the corporate rat race. Mike Judge also wrote the film as derived from his animated piece, Milton.

That year, Livingston also starred in New Line Cinema's provocative drama BODY SHOTS. Directed by Michael Cristofer (Gia) and written by Dave McKenna (AMERICAN HISTORY X), the film is about a group of eight friends who find that a wild, drunken night has legal and moral consequences. Livingston's other film credits include: THE BIG BRASS RING, costarring William Hurt and Miranda Richardson; the Miramax hit film SWINGERS; INK; and the critically acclaimed independent film, THE LOW LIFE.

Livingston also starred as the romantic lead opposite Cara Buono and Amanda Peet in TWO NINAS. The film was featured at the 1999 South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas and was selected as the Closing Night film at the Gen Art Festival in New York City. On television, Livingston has starred opposite Jenna Elfman and Molly Ringwald in ABC's Townies.

Raised in Iowa, Livingston went on to Yale University, where he earned his B.A. in Theater Studies and English Literature. During his turn at Yale, he performed at the Williamstown Theater Festival. Soon after graduating, Livingston moved to Chicago where he landed roles in a number of theater productions, including shows at the Goodman Theater.

for "The Cooler" updated 01-Jan-2000