By James Hibberd
Updated February 26, 2013 at 12:00 PM EST

Ron Livingston is returning to HBO as a series regular on Boardwalk Empire.

The Office Space and Band of Brothers actor has signed onto the period drama’s fourth season. He’ll play a wealthy out-of-town businessman who comes to the Jersey shore and catches the eye of brothel owner Gillian Darmody (Gretchen Mol).

In addition to HBO’s WWII miniseries Brothers, Livingston was in the cable network’s movie Game Change and was on Sex and the City.