Ron Livingston as Drew
Ron Livingston currently stars in the original series “Loudermilk” for the Audience Network. The scripted half-hour comedy series from Primary Wave Entertainment, Peter Farrelly and Bobby Mort airs exclusively on both DIRECTV and AT&T U-verse. He recently wrapped production on the independent films Holly Slept Over, The Long Dumb Road, and The Man Who Killed Hitler and then The Bigfoot.
Livingston was most recently seen in John Carroll Lynch’s Lucky, opposite the late Harry Dean Stanton and David Lynch, and in the crime thriller Shimmer Lake. Other recent films include The 5th Wave and three critically acclaimed 2015 Sundance Film Festival premieres: director James Ponsoldt’s The End of the Tour, writer/director Josh Mond’s James White and writer/director Joe Swanberg’s Digging for Fire. He also appeared as Elvis Presley in co-writer/director Eddie O’Keefe’s 2016 film Shangri-La Suite, a fictional story about a couple targeting Presley for murder.
On television, Livingston was most recently seen in a recurring role on the acclaimed TBS series “Search Party.” Other recent television credits include and NatGeo’s “Saints & Strangers,” about the crossing on the Mayflower.
His extensive feature credits span the spectrum of studio and independent filmmaking. Notable titles include Lynn Shelton’s Touchy Feely (2013); Joe Swanberg’s Drinking Buddies (2013); James Wan’s hit supernatural thriller The Conjuring (2013); Parkland (2013); the Disney family film The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012); Ten Year (2012); Jay Roach’s Dinner for Schmucks (2010); The Time Traveler’s Wife (2009); the festival award-winner Music Within (2007); Holly (2006); Pretty Persuasion (2005); Winter Solstice (2004); Little Black Book (2004); Wayne Kramer’s The Cooler (2003); Spike Jonze’s Adaptation (2003); and Doug Liman’s Swingers (1999).
Livingston has co-starred in many high profile television projects, among them HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire,” which garnered him a SAG Award Nomination in the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series category; HBO’s award-winning television movie Game Change; and ABC’s outer space drama “Defying Gravity.” As Captain Lewis Nixon in the 2001 HBO TV series “Band of Brothers,” Livingston was nominated for a Golden Globe in the Best Supporting Actor category. The critically acclaimed series won the Emmy and Golden Globe for best mini-series that year. That fall, Livingston took a memorable turn as Jack Berger on the beloved HBO hit series “Sex and the City” opposite Sarah Jessica Parker.
Livingston may be best known for his starring role as a disgruntled young office worker in Mike Judge’s 1999 cult hit Office Space, opposite Jennifer Aniston. The film has gone on to become one of the industry’s best-selling film/DVD rentals of all time.
Raised in Iowa, Livingston graduated from Marion High School and attended Yale University. He currently resides in Los Angeles.