Mother is a Lutheran minister, father is an aerospace engineer. Younger brother of Golden Globe-nominated actor Ron Livingston. Music director for the Stanford Mendicants in 1992, an a Capella troupe of undergraduates. Graduated Stanford in 1993 with a degree in psychology. Resides in Los Angeles.
Recent breakthrough performance as "Matt 'Bunz' Bernstein" in The Sterling Chase (1999). Previously played essentially the same character twice, a young TV production assistant to Ellen DeGeneres: as "Walter" in Mr. Wrong (1996) & as "Terry" in Edtv (1999).
Look fast for him as one of the panicked computer technicians right at the very end of The Net (1995) (face not visible, back to camera)