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Ronald Jason Lively (born March 12, 1968) is an American actor.
|Born||March 12, 1968|
Carroll County, Georgia, U.S.
|Years active||1982–1993, 2017|
|Relatives||Lori Lively (sister)|
Robyn Lively (sister)
Eric Lively (brother)
Blake Lively (sister)
Ronald Jason Lively was born on March 12, 1968 in Carroll County, Georgia, the son of talent manager Elaine (née McAlpin) and her first husband, Ronald Otis Lively. He is the adoptive son of actor Ernie Lively, the brother of actresses Lori Lively and Robyn Lively, and the half-brother of actor Eric Lively and actress Blake Lively.
Lively started his career by appearing in the pilot episode of The Dukes of Hazzard when he was 10 years old. His first film appearance was four years later in the 1983 film Brainstorm. That same year he also had another appearance in The Dukes of Hazzard. His most recognizable roles came later when he played Rusty Griswold in National Lampoon's European Vacation, and Chris in Night of the Creeps. After that, he appeared in the films Ghost Chase and Maximum Force. In 1993, he appeared in the video game Return to Zork, along with his sisters, Robyn Lively and Lori Lively.
Lively has worked for a computer company and was also owner and operator of Jimmy Crack Corn, a mobile roasted corn business.
Film and televisionEdit
|1979||The Dukes of Hazzard||Rudy||Episode: "One Armed Bandits"|
|1982||ABC Afterschool Specials||Johnny Rollins||Episode: "Daddy, I'm Their Mama Now"|
|1983||The Dukes of Hazzard||Rod Moffet||Episode: "The Boar's Nest Bears"|
|1985||European Vacation||Russell "Rusty" Griswold|
|1986||Night of the Creeps||Chris|
|1987||21 Jump Street||Davey Miller / Jared||Episode: "Next Generation"|
|1987||Ghost Chase||Warren McCloud|
|1989–1990||Mancuso, F.B.I.||Justin Summers||3 episodes|
|1990||Monday Morning||Chip Brooks|
|1991||Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever||Donovan|
|1992||Gunsmoke: To the Last Man||Rusty Dover||Television film|
|1992||Maximum Force||Rick Carver|
|2015||Vacation||Young Rusty Griswold||Cameo (footage from European Vacation)|
|1993||Return to Zork||Ben Fyshin|
- Doris McAlpin Russell (1990). McAlpin(e) genealogies, 1730-1990: Alexander McAlpin of South Carolina and Georgia and his descendants, plus other McAlpin(e) families of North America. p. 735.
- Benson, Lee (September 18, 2011). "Sounds corny, but actor likes life in Heber". Deseret News. Retrieved March 13, 2018.