Birth Name: Ronald Joseph Livingston
Place of Birth: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.
Date of Birth: June 5, 1967
Ethnicity: German, smaller amounts of Welsh, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish (Northern Irish)
Ron Livingston is an American actor. His mother is a Lutheran minister. He is married to actress Rosemarie DeWitt.
Ron’s patrilineal line can be traced back to William Livingston, who was born, c. 1735, in Ireland, and was likely of Scots-Irish (Northern Irish) background.
Ron’s paternal grandparents are Ronald E. Livingston (the son of Basil Nathan Livingston and Rosebud Katherine Park) and Janet Mae Roenspiess (the daughter of Harry C. Roenspiess and Gladys Ellen Phillips).
Ron’s maternal grandparents were Bruno S. Rinas (the son of Adolph Rinas/Rynas and Albertina Laudin) and Frances Anna Thompson (the daughter of Franklin Erb Thompson and Ann Fageheese). Adolph’s parents, Adolf Rynas and Johanna Rosenberg, were ethnic Germans from Poland. Albertina was an ethnic German from Russia.
Sources: Obituary of Ron’s paternal grandfather, Ronald E. Livingston – http://www.obitsforlife.com
Obituary of Ron’s paternal grandmother, Janet Mae (Roenspiess) Livingston – http://www.obitsforlife.com
Obituary of Ron’s maternal grandfather, Bruno S. Rinas – http://www.mariontoday.org
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