Livingston (actor)

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Livingston
Born (1957-08-21) 21 August 1957 (age 59)
Residence Chennai
Nationality Indian
Occupation Film actor, comedian, screenwriter
Years active 1982–present
Spouse(s) Jacintha
Children Jovita
Jemma

Livingston (born August 21, 1957) is a Tamil film actor, comedian and screenwriter who usually plays in supporting and comedy roles in Tamil movies.[1][2][3] He is credited as Ranjan in his earlier films such as Captain Prabhakaran and Sundara Purushan and is well known for playing the role of Natraj in the Tamil movie Sollamale (1998), where he was paired with actress Kousalya.

Career[edit]

His first starring role was in Poonthotta Kaavalkaaran (1988). He started out playing villains and graduated to playing lead roles with Sundara Purushan (1996), Sollamale (1998), En Purushan Kuzhandhai Maadhiri (2001) and Engalukkum Kaalam Varum (2001) are other films in which he has appeared in lead roles. He also wrote the screenplay for the movies Kanni Rasi (1985) and Kaakki Sattai (1985) along with G.M Kumar.[4]

Filmography[edit]

As actor[edit]

1980–90s[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1982 Darling, Darling, Darling Ooty railway station master Also assistant director
1984 Vidhi
1986 Aruvadai Naal
1988 Poonthotta Kaavalkaaran
1989 Vaai Kozhuppu
Paattukku Oru Thalaivan
Pick Pocket
Nyaya Tharasu
1990 En Uyir Thozhan
Oru Veedu Iru Vasal
Paattukku Naan Adimai
1991 Irumbu Pookkal
Captain Prabhakaran Krishnamurthy
Thanga Thamaraigal
Ayul Kaithi Sudharshan
Onnum Theriyatha Pappa
Mill Thozhilali Prakash
1993 Captain Magal
1994 Veera Chandran
Chinna Madam
Pondattiye Deivam Pandiyan
1995 Oru Oorla Oru Rajakumari
Chellakannu Thangavel
Witness
Makkal Aatchi
1996 Sundara Purushan
Thuraimugam Gowri Kumar
1998 Jolly Thangavel
Sollamale Nataraj
1999 Poomagal Oorvalam Aavudayappan (Armstrong)
Suyamvaram Kannan
Vaali Guest appearance
Viralukketha Veekkam Sivashankar

2000s[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2000 Vaanathaippola Shanmugam
Vallarasu Chidambaram Pillai
Athey Manithan Mandhira Moorthy
Unnai Kann Theduthey Prabhu
2001 Chocolate ACP Jayachandran
En Purushan Kuzhandhai Maathiri Murugesan
Engalukkum Kaalam Varum
Sonnal Thaan Kaadhala Roja's uncle
Asokavanam Selvam
Kadhal Sugamanathu
2002 Aasai Aasaiyai
Arputham
Charlie Chaplin Vishwa
Kuruvamma
Namma Veetu Kalyanam
Raja Mathi
Thamizh Thamizh's brother
Virumbugiren Guest appearance
2003 Annai Kaligambal Mathu
Banda Paramasivam
Dum
Kalatpadai
Military Balasubramaniam
Priyamaana Thozhi Kumar
Raamachandra
Vadakku Vaasal
Whistle
2004 M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi
Kuththu College Principal
Vayasu Pasanga
Settai
Super Da Subramani
2005 Thirupaachi Inba Raghavan
Ayodhya
Chinna
Daas
Jithan Surya's father
Sorry Enaku Kalyanamayidichu
2006 Aadhi Anjali's father
Nenjirukkum Varai
Something Something Ram
Sudesi Politician
Thirupathi Chanakkiyan
2007 Kanna Ashirvadham
Naalaya Pozhuthu Unnodu Raghavan
Naan Avanillai David Fernandez
Parattai Engira Azhagu Sundaram Parattai's father
Puli Varudhu the psychiatrist
Cheena Thaana 001
Sudesi Politician
Sivaji Police Inspector
2008 Aegan Kamalakannan
Anjathe Maasilamani
Ashoka Politician
Dindigul Sarathy the psychiatrist
Jeyam Kondaan
Kadhalil Vizhunthen
Kuselan Kuppusamy
Nenjirukkumvarai Ninaivirukkum
Satyam
Sutta Pazham
Thotta Chief Minister
Vambu Sandai
2009 A Aa E Ee
Enga Rasi Nalla Rasi
Satrumun Kidaitha Thagaval Film director
Solla Solla Inikkum Chief Minister
Thoranai

2010s[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2010 Ambasamudram Ambani
Irandu Mugam Parthasarathy's uncle
Kutti Pisasu
Magane En Marumagane
Thillalangadi Nisha's uncle
Vallakottai
2011 Sankkarankovil Doctor
Kaavalan College principal
Moondraam Pournami
Sattapadi Kutram Santhana Swamy
Venghai Selvam's uncle
Yuvan
2012 Adhisaya Ulagam Neelakantan
Kasi Kuppam
2013 Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara Sammandham
Kan Pesum Vaarthaigal
Yaaruda Mahesh
2014 Amara
2015 Miss Pannidatheenga Appuram Varuthapaduveenga
2016 Onbathilirundhu Pathuvarai
Vellikizhamai 13am Thethi
2017 Unnai Thottu Kolla Vaa
Kattappava Kanom Aali

As screenwriter[edit]

Year Film Notes
1985 Kanni Rasi
Kaakki Sattai
1986 Aruvadai Naal
1996 Sundara Purushan

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