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William H Macy Biography
William H Macy is an American actor and comedian. His film career has grown due to his appearances in small, independent films, though he has also appeared in summer action films. Macy has related himself as “sort of a Middle American, WASPy, Lutheran kind of guy… Everyman”.
He has won two Emmy Awards and four Screen Actors Guild Awards. He has also won an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for Fargo. He has played Frank Gallagher since 2011 , a main character in the Showtime adaptation of the British television series Shameless.
William H Macy Age |How Old Is William H Macy
William was born on March 13, 1950 in Miami, Florida. He is 69 years old as of 2019.
How Tall Is William H Macy
William stands at a height of 1.75 m.
William H Macy Family
William was born in Miami, Florida, and grew up in Georgia and Maryland. He is the son to William Hall Macy, Sr. (1922-2007) who was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and an Air Medal for flying a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber in World War II. He later ran a construction company in Atlanta, Georgia. William’s father worked for Dun & Bradstreet before taking over a Cumberland, Maryland-based insurance agency when William was nine years old. His mother is Lois (née Overstreet; 1920-2001) who was a war widow who met Macy’s father after her first husband died in 1943; Macy has described her as a “Southern belle”.
William H Macy |Education
William in 1968 he graduated from Allegany High School in Cumberland, Maryland, and went on to Bethany College in West Virginia where he studied veterinary medicine. He was ‘wretched student’ by his own admission. He transferred to Goddard College in rural Vermont, where he studied under playwright David Mamet.
William H Macy Young
After William graduated from Goddard in 1972, he originated roles in a number of plays by collaborator David Mamet, such as American Buffalo and The Water Engine. In his twenties while in Chicago he did a TV commercial. William was required to join AFTRA in order to do the commercial, and received his SAG card within a year, which for an elated William represented an important moment in his career.
William H Macy Wife | Who Is William H Macy Married To | William H Macy Children |William H Macy Wife Felicity Huffman
William and actress Felicity Huffman dated on-and-off for 15 years. They married on September 6, 1997. The couple has two daughters, Sophia Grace who was born on December 1, 2000 and Georgia Grace who was born on March 14, 2002.
In 2004 William and his wife appeared at a rally for John Kerry. He plays the ukulele and is an avid woodturner. He has appeared on the cover of Fine Woodworking and was featured in an article in the April 2015 issue of American Woodturner (American Association of Woodturners). William is also a national ambassador for the United Cerebral Palsy Association.
William H Macy Movies | William H Macy Films
Movies From Year 2010 to 2017
- 2017 – The Layover
- 2017 – Krystal as Wyatt
- 2016 – Blood Father as Kirby
- 2015 – Walter as Dr. Corman
- 2015 – Stealing Cars as Philip Wyatt
- 2015 – Room as Robert “Grandpa” Newsome
- 2015 – Dial a Prayer as Bill
- 2014 – The Wind Rises asSatomi
- 2014 – Ernest & Celestine as Head Dentist
- 2014 – Rudderless as Tavern Owner / Emcee
- 2014 – Cake as Leonard
- 2014 – Two-Bit Waltz as Carl
- 2013 – A Single Shot as Pitt
- 2013 – Trust Me as Gary
- 2012 – The Sessions as Father Brendan
- 2011 – The Lincoln Lawyer as Frank Levin
- 2010 – Marmaduke as Don Twombly
- 2010 – Dirty Girl as Ray
Movies From Year 2002 to 2009
- 2009 – The Maiden Heist as George
- 2009 – Shorts as Dr. Noseworthy
- 2008 – The Deal as Charlie Berns
- 2008 – Bart Got a Room as Ernie Stein
- 2008- The Tale of Despereaux as Lester
- 2007 – Wild Hogs as Dudley Frank
- 2007 – He Was a Quiet Man as Gene Shelby
- 2006 – Doogal as Brian the Snail
- 2006 – Bobby as Paul
- 2006 – Everyone’s Hero as Lefty Maginnis
- 2006 -Choose Your Own Adventure DVD Series as Rudyard North
- 2006 – Inland Empire as Announcer
- 2005 – Sahara as Admiral James Sandecker
- 2005 – Edmond as Edmond Burke
- 2005 – Thank You for Smoking as Senator Ortolan K. Finistirre
- 2004 – Cellular as Sgt. Bob Mooney
- 2004 – In Enemy Hands as Chief of Boat Nathan Travers
- 2004 – Spartan as Stoddard
- 2003 – The Cooler as Bernie Lootz
- 2003 – Easy Riders, Raging Bulls as Narrator
- 2003 – Stealing Sinatra as John Irwin
- 2003 – Seabiscuit as Tick Tock McGlaughlin
- 2002 – It’s A Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie as Glenn
- 2002 – Welcome to Collinwood as Riley
Movies From Year 1996 to 2001
- 2001 – Jurassic Park III as Paul Kirby
- 2001 – Focus as Lawrence “Larry” Newman
- 2000 – State and Main as Walt Price
- 2000 – Panic as Alex
- 1999 – Happy, Texas as Sheriff Chappy Dent
- 1999 – Mystery Men as The Shoveler
- 1999 – A Slight Case of Murder as Terry Thorpe
- 1999 – The Night of the Headless Horseman as Ichabod Crane
- 1999 – Magnolia as Quiz Kid Donnie Smith
- 1998 – Pleasantville as George Parker
- 1998 – Psycho as Milton Arbogast
- 1998 – The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue as Justin
- 1998 – A Civil Action as James Gordon
- 1998 – The Con as Bobby Sommerdinger
- 1997 – Colin Fitz Lives! as Mr. O’Day / Colin Fitz
- 1997 – Air Force One as Major Norman Caldwell
- 1997 – Boogie Nights as Little Bill Thompson
- 1997 – Wag the Dog as CIA Agent Charles Young
- 1996 – Fargo as Jerry Lundegaard
- 1996 – Andersonville as Col. Chandler
- 1996 – Down Periscope as Commander Carl Knox
- 1996 -Ghosts of Mississippi as Charlie Crisco
- 1996 – Hit Me as Policeman
Movies From Year 1980 to 1995
- 1995 – Murder in the First as D.A. William McNeil
- 1995 – Oleanna as John
- 1995 – Dead on Sight as Steven Meeker
- 1995 – Tall Tale as Railroad Magnate
- 1995 – Mr. Holland’s Opus as Vice Principal Gene Wolters
- 1995 – Evolver as Evolver
- 1994 – The Client as Dr. Greenway
- 1993 – Being Human as Boris
- 1993 – Benny & Joon as Randy Burch
- 1993 – Searching for Bobby Fischer as Petey’s Father
- 1991 – Homicide as Tim Sullivan
- 1988 – Things Change as Billy Drake
- 1987 – Radio Days as Radio Actor
- 1987 – House of Games as Sgt. Moran
- 1985 – The Last Dragon as J. J.
- 1983 – Without a Trace as Reporter
- 1980 – Foolin’ Around as Bronski
- 1980 – Somewhere in Time as Critic
William H Macy Shameless |William H Macy Shameless Salary
William joined the Showtime pilot Shameless as the protagonist, Frank Gallagher in summer 2010. The project eventually went to series, and its first season premiered on January 9, 2011. William has received high critical acclaim for his performance, ultimately getting an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in 2014.
William is making $350,000 per episode of Shameless.
William H Macy Net Worth
William has an estimated net worth of $25 million.
William H Macy Tv Shows | William H Macy Series |William H Macy Show
- 2011–present – Shameless as Frank Gallagher
- 2007 – The Unit as President of the United States
- 2006–07 – Curious George as Narrator
- 2006 – The Simpsons – Himself (voice)
- 2006 – Nightmares and Dreamscapes as Sam Landry / Clyde Umney
- 2005 – The Wool Capas Charlie Gigot
- 2004 – Reversible Errors as Arthur Raven
- 2003 – Out of Order as Steven
- 2002 – Door to Door as Bill Porter
- 2000 – Batman Beyond as Karros (voice)
- 1999–2000 – Sports Night as Sam Donovan
- 1999 – Batman Beyond as Aaron Herbst (voice)
- 1998 – Superman: The Animated Series as The Director
- 1998 – The Con as Bobby Sommerdinger
- 1998 – The Lionhearts as Leo Lionheart
- 1998 – King of the Hill as Dr. Rubin (voice)
- 1994–2009 – ER as Dr. David Morgenstern
- 1993 – Bakersfield P.D. as Russell Karp
- 1993 – L.A. Law as Bernard Ruskin
- 1992 – Law & Order as Powell
- 1992 – The Heart of Justice as Booth
- 1992 – The Water Engine as Charles Lang
- 1990 – Law & Order as John McCormack
- 1988 – The Murder of Mary Phagan as Randy
- 1988 – Lip Service
- 1987 – The Equalizer as Dr. Spaulding
- 1986 – Kate & Allie as Carl
- 1985–1988 – Spencer: For Hire as Efrem Connors
- 1984 – The Boy Who Loved Trolls as Socrates the Turtle (voice)
- 1978 – The Awakening Land as Will Beagle
William H Macy Dead
William is still alive.
William H Macy Er
William’s work on ER and Sports Night has also been recognized with Emmy nominations.
William H Macy Oscar| William H Macy Emmy
2018 – Screen Actors Guild Award – Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
2018 – Primetime Emmy Awards – Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
2017 – Primetime Emmy Award – Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
2016 – Screen Actors Guild Awards – Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
2015 – Primetime Emmy Awards – Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
2015 – Screen Actors Guild Awards – Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
2015 – Golden Globe Award – Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy
2014 – Primetime Emmy Awards – Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
2012 – Prism Awards – Best Performance in a Comedy Series
2010 – Satellite Awards – Best Actor – Television Series Drama
2011 – Critics’ Choice Television Award – Best Actor in a Drama Series
William H Macy Wild Hogs
William starred in Wild Hogs in 2007. This is a film about middle-aged men reliving their youthful days by taking to the open road on their Harley-Davidson motorcycles from Cincinnati to the Pacific Coast. In spite of it being critically panned, with a 14% “rotten” rating from Rotten Tomatoes, it was a financial success, grossing over $168 million.
Since shooting the film Wild Hogs, Macy has picked up a strong interest in riding motorcycles.
William H Macy Boogie Nights
Boogie Nights is a drama film written, produced and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. The film is set in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley. It focuses on a young nightclub dishwasher who becomes a popular star of pornographic films, chronicling his rise in the Golden Age of Porn of the 1970s through to his fall during the excesses of the 1980s. It is an expansion of Anderson’s mockumentary short film The Dirk Diggler Story (1988). stars William H. Macy along side Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Don Cheadle, John C. Reilly, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Heather Graham.
William H Macy Fargo
Fargo is a 1996 black comedy crime film written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Frances McDormand stars as Marge Gunderson, a pregnant Minnesota police chief investigating roadside homicides that ensue after a desperate car salesman (William H. Macy) hires two criminals (Steve Buscemi and Peter Stormare) to kidnap his wife in order to extort a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law (Harve Presnell).
William H Macy Jurassic Park
William starred in Jurassic Park III. A science fiction adventure film and the third installment in the Jurassic Park film series. Other stars includes Sam Neill, Téa Leoni, Alessandro Nivola, Trevor Morgan, and Michael Jeter. The film is the first series Steven Spielberg did not direct; neither was it based on a book by Michael Crichton. Although numerous scenes in the film were taken from Crichton’s novels Jurassic Park and The Lost World. Events depicted in the film take place on Isla Sorna, an island off Central America’s Pacific coast, where a divorced couple have tricked Dr. Alan Grant into helping them find their son.