Lee Livingston was born in Los Angeles, California, and spent his early childhood in New York City and most of his school years in Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated from Claremont Men’s College in 1965 with a B.A. in literature and finally completed his MFA in theater arts from UCLA in 2005.
He was Vice President/Creative Director at Grey Advertising in Los Angeles. Afterwards, Livingston started his own commercial film production company in Los Angeles, which he has run for nearly 40 years.
Lee lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two sons.