William H. Macy biography

William H. Macy

Actor, Celebrity

1950 –

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Who is William H. Macy?

William Hall Macy, Jr. is an American actor, screenwriter, teacher and director in theater, film and television. His film career has been built mostly on his appearances in small, independent films, though he has appeared in summer action films as well. Macy has described himself as "sort of a Middle American, WASPy, Lutheran kind of guy... Everyman".

Macy was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as Jerry Lundegaard in Fargo. He has won two Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild Award, and has been nominated for nine Emmy Awards and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards in total. He is also a three-time Golden Globe Award nominee. Since 2011 he has played the main antagonist in the Showtime television series Shameless. Macy and actress Felicity Huffman have been married since 1997.

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Born
Mar 13, 1950
Miami
Also known as
  • William Hall Macy
  • William Hall Macy Jr.
  • W.H. Macy
  • William Macy
  • Bill
  • Willie
  • William Hall Macy, Jr.
  • Stiller, Ben & Macy, William H.
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Lutheranism
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Goddard College
    ( - 1971)
  • Bachelor of Science, Bethany College
    Veterinary medicine
  • Allegany High School
Lived in
  • Miami
  • Cumberland
  • Maryland
  • Georgia
  • Chicago
  • New York City
  • Los Angeles
  • Vermont

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on July 23, 2013

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