William H. Macy Biography, Life, Interesting Facts
Also Known For :
Birth Place :
Birth Element :
William H. Macy was born on March 13, 1950. He is an American actor. 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 was born to William Hall Macy. Sr. and Lois Macy. He later joined and studied at Allegany High School, Cumberland, Maryland. In 1968, he graduated. He then joined Bethany College, West Virginia to pursue veterinary medicine. He later transferred to Goddard College, Vermont and studied under playwright David Mamet. In 1972, he graduated.
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. In 1985, he appeared in the film ‘The Last Drago’ as J.J. He also featured in the television film ‘Spencer: For Hire’ as Efrem Connors a role he played until 1988.
In 1986, he appeared in an episode of the television film ‘Kate & Allie’ as Carl. In 1987, he featured in the films ‘Radio Days’ as a Radio Actor and in ‘House of Games’ as Sgt. Moran. He also appeared in the television film ‘The Equalizer’ as Dr. Spaulding. In 1988, he appeared in ‘Things Change’ as Billy Drake. He as well appeared in the television films ‘The Murder of Mary Phagon’ and ‘Lip Service.’
In 1990, William H. Macy played a role as John McCormack in ‘Law & Order.’ In 1991, he featured as Tim Sullivan in ‘Homicide.’ In 1992, he appeared in the television films ‘Law & Order,’ ‘The Water Engine’ and ‘The Heart of Justice.’ In 1993, he appeared in several films including ‘Being Human’ as Boris, ‘Benny & Joon’ as Randy Burch and in ‘Searching for Bobby Fischer’ as Petey’s Father. He also featured in the television films ‘L.A. Law’ and ‘Bakersfield P.D..’
In 1994, he played a role as Dr. Greenway in ‘The Client.’ He also appeared in the television film ‘ER’ as Dr. David Morgenstern a role he played until 2009. In 1995, the films he appeared in included: ‘Ollenna’ as John, ‘Murder in the First’ as D.A. William McNeil, ‘Dead on Sight’ as Steven Meeker, ‘Tall Tale’ as Railroad Magnate, ‘Evolver’ as the evolver and in ‘Mr. Holland’s Opus’ as Vice Principal Gene Wolters.
In 1996, William H. Macy featured in ‘Andersonville’ as Col. Chandler, ‘Fargo’ as Jerry Lundergaard, ‘Hit Me’ as a Policeman, ‘Down Periscope’ as Commander Carl Knox and in ‘Ghosts of Mississippi’ as Charlie Crisco. In 1997, he appeared in the films ‘Wag the Dog’ as CIA Agent Charles Young, ‘Air Force One’ as Major Norman Caldwell, ‘Boogie Nights’ as Little Bill Thompson and in ‘Colin Fitz Lives’ as Mr. O’Day / Colin Fitz.
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 appeared in the television films ‘The Con,’ ‘King of the Hill,’ ‘Superman: The Animated Series’ and ‘The Lionhearts.’
In 1999, William H. Macy appeared in ‘Happy, Texas’ as Sheriff Chappy Dent, ‘A Slight Case of Murder’ as Terry Thorpe, ‘The Night of the Headless Horseman’ as Ichabod Crane, ‘Magnolia’ as Quiz Kid Donnie Smith and in ‘Mystery Men’ as The Shoveler. 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.
In 2000, he featured in the films ‘Jurassic Park III’ as Paul Kirby and ‘Focus’ as Lawrence ‘Larry’ Newman. He also lent his voice to the television film ‘Batman beyond’ as Karros’ voice. In 2002, he appeared as Glenn in ‘It’s A Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie’ and as Riley in ‘Welcome to Collinwood. He also features in the television film ‘Door to Door’ as Bill Porter.
In 2003, William H. Macy featured in ‘The Cooler’ as Bernie Lootz, ‘Stealing Sinatra’ as John Irwin, ‘Easy Riders, Raging Bulls’ as a Narrator and in ‘Seabiscuit’ as Tick Tock McGlaughin. He also played some episodes in ‘Out of Order’ as Steven. In 2004, he appeared and as Sgt. Bob Mooney in ‘Cellular’ and ‘Sparton’ as Stoddard. He also featured in the television film ‘Reversible Errors’ as Arthur Raven. In 2005, he featured in ‘Sahara’ as Admiral James Sandecker, ‘Edmond’ as Edmond Burke and in ‘Thank You for Smoking’ as Senator Ortolan K. Finistirre. He also appeared as Charlie Gigot in ‘The Wool Cap’ a television film.
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 2007, he appeared as Dudley Frank in ‘Wild Hogs’ and in ‘He Was a Quiet Man’ as Gene Shelby. He also featured in the television film ‘The Unit.’
In 2008, William H. Macy featured in the films ‘The Deal,’ ‘Bart Got Room’ and ‘The Tale of Despereaux.’ In 2009, he played roles in the films ‘The Maiden Heist’ and ‘Shorts.’ In 2010, he appeared in the films ‘Marmaduke’ as Don Twombly and in ‘Dirty Girl’ as Ray. 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. In 2017, he featured in the films ‘The Layover’ and ‘Krystal.’
Awards and Achievements
William H. Macy has won several Screen Actors Guild awards in the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series category. He has also won several Satellite Awards. He has also won several Primetime Emmy awards. In 2006, he won the Hollywood Film Festival award as the Best Cast. In 2012, he won the Prism Award in the Best Performance in a comedy series category.
In 1997, William H. Macy married Felicity Huffman with whom he has two children. He is currently Sixty Eight years old.
More Film Actors
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson
Lon Chaney Jr.
More People From Florida
More People From United States Of America
More Pisces People
William Jennings Bryan