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In 1998, he featured in the films ‘The Con’ as Bobby Sommerdinger, ‘A Civil Action’ as James Gordon, ‘Pleasantville’ as George Parker, ‘Psycho’ as Milton Arbogast and in ‘The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue’ as Justin. He also features in the television film ‘Door to Door’ as Bill Porter. In 1972, he graduated. Macy made his first clean break collaborating with David Mamet on different projects till he joined AFTRA which allowed him to receive the SAG card and made him one of the most recognizable Hollywood actors till date. Macy spent time in Los Angeles before moving to New York City in 1980, where he had roles in over fifty Off Broadway and Broadway plays. He has also won several Satellite Awards. Macy has received high critical acclaim for his performance,[17] eventually getting an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in 2014. He was required to join AFTRA in order to do the commercial, and received his SAG card within a year, which for an elated Macy represented an important moment in his career.[12]. He is an American actor. He also featured in the television film ‘Spencer: For Hire’ as Efrem Connors a role he played until 1988. In a November 2003 interview with USA Today, Macy stated that he wanted to star in a big-budget action movie "for the money, for the security of a franchise like that. They're way cool. William H. Macy's Net Worth. William H. Macy in his career has won numerous awards including Emmy Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards. [18], In March 2019, it was reported that Macy and Huffman had agreed to have Huffman pay $15,000 to have someone take an entrance exam, greatly improving the scores taken on the test in order to have a better chance of her daughter getting into college. The project ultimately went to series, and its first season premiered on January 9, 2011. Sr. and Lois Macy. He is currently Sixty-eight years of age. William H. Macy was born William Hall Macy, Jr. on March 13, 1950, in Miami in Florida, United States. He has also won several Primetime Emmy awards. The versatile actor, Macy made a huge amount of money from his movies. William Hall Macy, Jr. (born Mairch 13, 1950) is an American actor, screenwriter, teacher an theatre director. Everyman". In 1978, William H. Macy started his career by appearing as Will Beagle in some episodes of the television film ‘The Awakening Land.’ In 1980, he appeared as Bronski in ‘Foolin’ Around’ and as a Critic in ‘Somewhere in Time.’ In 1983, he featured as a reporter in ‘Without a Trace.’ In 1984, he lent his voice to the television film ‘The Boy Who Loved Trolls’ as Socrates the Turtle. He as well appeared in the television films ‘Batman Beyond’ as Aaron Herbst’s voice and in ‘Sports Night’ as Sam Donovan a role he played until 2000. He has Scottish, English, smaller amounts of French/Cajun, Irish, Welsh, Swiss-German, and Dutch, 1/64th Spanish, 1/512 Choctaw Native American ancestry. In 1987, he featured in the films ‘Radio Days’ as a Radio Actor and in ‘House of Games’ as Sgt. He also lent his voice to the television film ‘Batman beyond’ as Karros’ voice. William H. Macy is managed by ICM Partners. Macy (so as not to be confused with the actor Bill Macy). [26], Moynihan, Rob (January 19, 2015). He is currently Sixty Eight years old. Law’ and ‘Bakersfield P.D..’. Featured Image by Peabody Awards / Flickr / CC BY-2.0. Macy was born in Miami, Florida, and grew up in Georgia and Maryland. 1950. William H. Macy has won several Screen Actors Guild awards in the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series category. In 1997, William H. Macy married Felicity Huffman with whom he has two children. In 2011, he played as Frank Levin in ‘The Lincoln Lawyer.’ He also started and is still featuring as Frank Gallagher in ‘Shameless.’, In 2012, he featured as Father Brendan in ‘The Sessions.’ In 2013, he appeared in the films ‘A Single Shot’ and in ‘Trust Me.’ In 2014, he featured in the films ‘The Wind Rises’, ‘Rudderless,’ ‘Cake,’ ‘Two Bit Waltz’ and in ‘Ernest & Celestine.’ In 2015, he appeared in ‘Room,’ ‘Dial a Prayer,’ ‘Walter’ and ‘Stealing Cars.’ In 2016, he featured in ‘Blood Father’ as Kirby. William McNeil, ‘Dead on Sight’ as Steven Meeker, ‘Tall Tale’ as Railroad Magnate, ‘Evolver’ as the evolver and in ‘Mr. After finishing his high school in Maryland, Macy ventured into Veterinary Medicine, a field different from the arts. In 1980, William H. Macy concentrated on Broadway plays and appeared in more than 50 Broadway plays and productions. In summer 2010, Macy joined the Showtime pilot Shameless as the protagonist, Frank Gallagher. He studied theatre at HB Studio[9] in New York City. He is currently Sixty-eight years of age. Macy considers himself a middle American man in Hollywood. You have entered an incorrect email address! In 2002, he appeared as Glenn in ‘It’s A Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie’ and as Riley in ‘Welcome to Collinwood. [16] Dirty Girl, which starred Macy along with Juno Temple, Milla Jovovich, Mary Steenburgen and Tim McGraw, premiered September 12, 2010 at the Toronto International Film Festival. Macy has been married to Felicity Huffman since 1997. He is an American actor. William H. Macy was born William Hall Macy, Jr. on March 13, 1950, in Miami in Florida, United States. In 2006, he appeared in the films ‘Doogal,’ ‘Bobby,’ ‘Inland Empire,’ ‘Everyone’s Hero’ and in ‘Choose Your Own Adventure DVD Series.’ He also featured in the television films ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Nightmares and Dreamscapes.’ He also featured as a narrator in ‘Curious George’ a role he played until 2007. In 2000, he featured in the films ‘Jurassic Park III’ as Paul Kirby and ‘Focus’ as Lawrence ‘Larry’ Newman. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.