William H. Macy

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Full Name William H. Macy
Age 70 Years Old
Nick Name William
Gender Male
Famous As Actor
Birth Date March 13th, 1950
Birth Place Miami, Florida, USA

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William Hall Macy Jr. famed as William Macy is a famous American actor whose film career has been built mostly on his appearances in small, independent films, though he has also appeared in summer action films. He has described himself as "sort of a Middle American, WASPy, Lutheran kind of guy... Everyman". Since 2011, he has played Frank Gallagher, the main character in the Showtime adaptation of the British television series Shameless. He has won two Emmy Awards and four Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for Fargo. 

RUMORS OF WILLIAM H. MACY

How William H. Macy Fits into the College-Admissions Scandal? Know More:

The Oscar-nominated actor was reportedly by wife Felicity Huffman’s side in court on Tuesday, hours after she was implicated in a college-admissions scandal. On Tuesday (12th March 2019), in a bonkers news story that sounded more like a Desperate Housewives storyline than anything else, Felicity Huffman was one of 50 people implicated in the largest-ever college-admissions scam prosecuted by the Justice Department. According to unsealed court documents in Boston, Huffman allegedly paid $15,000 to get one of her daughters additional time on the SATs and have a proctor covertly correct her answers. The actress was taken into custody on Tuesday before a judge agreed to release her on a $250,000 bond. William H. Macy was not charged by the Justice Department in spite of the fact that he also allegedly took part in the scheme, speaking with Huffman and William “Rick” Singer, a college-admissions adviser and the alleged mastermind of the $25 million scams, during a recorded call in December that is transcribed in the Justice Department’s criminal complaint.

College Scandal: David Mamet Defends Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy in Open Letter

Mamet has entered the college-bribing-scandal fray, writing an open letter in support of his good friends Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy where both of whom were implicated in the F.B.I. the investigation that has captivated the news cycle for the past day. (Huffman was indicted, though Macy was not.) In the letter, published by The Hollywood Reporter, the playwright slams the college-admissions system as a whole, then touts his longtime friendships with both Huffman and Macy (all while probably ignoring furtive “not now, dad!!!” texts from Zosia Mamet). “I’m crazy about them both,” Mamet wrote. “That a parent’s zeal for her children’s future may have overcome her better judgment for a moment is not only unfortunate, but it is also, I know we parents would agree, a universal phenomenon.” “If ever there were a use for the Texas Verdict, this is it. For the uninitiated, the Texas Verdict is: ‘Not Guilty, but Don’t do it Again’”, he added. 

Early Life, Family, Siblings, Nationality, Age, Birthday, Education, Wiki, Bio, Ethnicity of William H. Macy

William H. Macy was born on 13th March 1950 with the birth name of William Hall Macy Jr. in Miami, Florida, USA. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is white. His father name is William Hall Macy, Sr. (1922-2007) and his mother name is Lois Overstreet. William has a half-brother named Fred Merrill Jr. His horoscope sign is Pisces and his religion is Christian. His age just turned 69 from 68 as of 2019 on Thursday, 13th March. His age will turn into 70 on his next birthday in March as of 2020. 

Concerning his education, he attended Allegany High School in Cumberland, West Virginia. Then, he attended Bethany College. 

Height, Weight And Other Body Measurement of William H. Macy

At the age of 69, William still looks very handsome with the sexy beard attracting a lot of ladies towards him. He has an average body with blonde hair with a green eye. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall with the body weight of 75 Kg. His other body measurement such as dress size, waist size and more will be updated soon. 

Career Journey Of William H. Macy

  • William Macy began his career after his graduation, where he originated roles in a number of plays by collaborator David Mamet, such as American Buffalo and The Water Engine, in the year 1972.
  • He has also done a TV commercial, while in Chicago in his twenties. 
  • Before moving to New York City in 1980, he spent time in Los Angeles,  where he had roles in over 50 Off-Broadway and Broadway plays.
  • He also performed in a minor role as a hospital orderly on the sitcom Kate & Allie in the fourth-season episode “General Hospital”.
  • He also played an assistant district attorney in "Everybody's Favorite Bagman", the first produced episode of Law & Order.
  • Later, he appeared in many movies including House of Games, Things Change, Homicide, Oleanna (reprising the role he originated in the play of the same name), Wag the Dog, State, and Main and Spartan.
  • From the film "Fargo", his popularity rose. 
  • His work on ER and Sports Night has also been recognized with Emmy nominations.
  • In the interview with USA Today in November 2003, he stated that he wanted to star in a big-budget action movie “for the money, for the security of a franchise like that. And I love big action-adventure movies. They're way cool."
  • He then starred in "Wild Hogs" in 2007. It 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.
  • He completed filming in 2009, on The Maiden Heist, a comedy that co-starred Morgan Freeman and Christopher Walken. 
  • He replaced Jeremy Piven on 13th January 2009, in David Mamet’s Speed-the-Plow on Broadway.
  • He then joined the Showtime pilot Shameless in summer 2010, as the protagonist, Frank Gallagher. 
  • He played a priest in the 2012 film The Sessions, who helps a man with a severe disability find personal fulfillment through a sex surrogate. 
  • He directed The Layover in 2017, a road trip sex comedy starring Alexandra Daddario and Kate Upton, in which Macy also appeared.
  • In the year 2015, he had a small role as Grandpa in the drama film "Room", which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. 
  • The film reunited him with his Pleasantville costar, Joan Allen.

Awards And Achievements of William H. Macy

Talking about his awards and achievements, he has received two Emmy Awards and four Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as being nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Net Worth, Salary, Source of Income 

The net worth of this famous actor is estimated to have $25 Million as of 2019. He earns $125 Thousand Per Episode from his profession. His primary source of earning is from his acting career. He is satisfied with his earning. 

Marital Status, Dating History, Sexual Orientation

William Macy is a married actor. He was married to Carla Santos Shamberg in 1980. But the relationship between them lasted for 5 years and divorced in 1985 due to some unknown reasons. Later, on 6th September 1997, he re-married to his longtime girlfriend, Felicity Huffman, an actress. They are now happy and is known as one of the happiest couples in Hollywood. They are enjoying their life a lot without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay.

Know About William's Children 

Talking about William's children, he is a father of his three children, William H. Macy III from his first marriage and other two, Sophia Grace and Georgia Grace from his second marriage.

Who is Felicity Huffman?

Felicity Kendall Huffman simply named as Felicity Huffman is an American film, stage, and television actress. She is best known for her role as Lynette Scavo on the ABC TV series Desperate Housewives. Huffman began her acting career in theatre and in the 1990s also had many supporting roles in film and television.

Social Media Profile

William is active on Twitter with more than 200K followers, Instagram with more than 350K followers. He rarely uses facebook. He is gaining a lot of popularity from social media as well.