William H. Macy

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William Hall Macy, Jr. (born March 13, 1950) is an American actor and writer. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as Jerry Lundegaard in Fargo. He is also a 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 his screen persona as "sort of a Middle American, WASPy, Lutheran kind of guy... Everyman". He has won two Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild Award, being nominated for nine Emmy Awards and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards in total. He is also a three-time Golden Globe Award nominee.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

William Hall Macy, Jr. (born March 13, 1950) is an American actor and writer. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as Jerry Lundegaard in Fargo. He is also a 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 his screen persona as "sort of a Middle American, WASPy, Lutheran kind of guy... Everyman". He has won two Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild Award, being nominated for nine Emmy Awards and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards in total. He is also a three-time Golden Globe Award nominee.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 118

Birthday 1950-03-13

Place of Birth Miami - Florida USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • William Hall Macy Jr.
  • W.H. Macy

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Blood Father as Kirby Curtis
2016 The Layover
2015 Room as Grandpa
2015 Stealing Cars as Philip Wyatt
2015 Walter as Dr. Corman
2015 Dial a Prayer as Bill
2014 Two-Bit Waltz as Carl
2014 Rudderless
2014 Cake as Leonard
2013 Trust Me as Gary
2013 Citizen Hearst as Narrator
2013 A Single Shot as Pitt
2012 The Sessions as Father Brendan
2011 Portraits in Dramatic Time
2011 The Lincoln Lawyer as Frank Levin
2011 Shameless(90 episodes) as Frank Gallagher
2010 Dirty Girl as Ray
2009 Shorts as Dr. Noseworthy
2009 The Maiden Heist as George
2008 The Deal as Charlie Berns
2008 The Tale of Despereaux as Lester
2008 Bart Got a Room as Ernie Stein
2007 He Was a Quiet Man as Gene Shelby
2007 Curious George - Rocket Ride and Other Adventures
2007 Wild Hogs as Dudley Frank
2006 Everyone's Hero as Lefty Maginnis (Voice)
2006 Inland Empire as Announcer
2006 Bobby as Paul Ebbers
2006 Curious George(68 episodes) as Narrator
2006 The Unit(1 episode)
2006 Doogal as Brian
2005 Thank You for Smoking as Senator Ortolan Finistirre
2005 Edmond as Edmond
2005 Sahara as Admiral Jim Sandecker
2004 The Wool Cap as Gigot
2004 Cellular as Sgt. Bob Mooney
2004 Reversible Errors as Arthur Raven
2004 Spartan as Stoddard
2004 In Enemy Hands as Nathan Travers
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(1 episode)
2003 Seabiscuit as Tick Tock McGlaughlin
2003 Out of Order(6 episodes)
2003 Minnesota Nice as Himself
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
2003 Stealing Sinatra as John Irwin
2003 The Cooler as Bernie Lootz
2002 It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie as Glenn
2002 Door to Door as Bill Porter
2002 Welcome to Collinwood as Riley
2001 Focus as Lawrence 'Larry' Newman
2001 Good Day Live(1 episode)
2001 Jurassic Park III as Paul Kirby
2000 Panic as Alex
2000 State and Main as Walt Price
1999 Magnolia as Donnie Smith
1999 Happy, Texas as Sheriff Chappy Dent
1999 A Slight Case of Murder as Terry Thorpe
1999 Mystery Men as The Shoveler
1999 Batman Beyond(2 episodes)
1998 The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue as Justin
1998 Psycho as Milton Arbogast
1998 Jerry and Tom as Karl
1998 Sports Night(6 episodes)
1998 Pleasantville as George Parker
1998 A Civil Action as James Gordon
1998 The Con as Bobby
1997 Wag the Dog as CIA Agent Charles Young
1997 Boogie Nights as Little Bill
1997 The View(1 episode)
1997 Air Force One as Major Caldwell
1997 Colin Fitz as Mr. O'Day
1996 Ghosts of Mississippi as Charlie Crisco
1996 Hit Me as Policeman
1996 Superman: The Animated Series(1 episode)
1996 Fargo as Jerry Lundegaard
1996 Andersonville as Col. Chandler
1996 Down Periscope as Captain Knox
1995 Mr. Holland's Opus as Vice Principal Gene Wolters
1995 MADtv(1 episode)
1995 Murder in the First as Bill McNeill
1995 Above Suspicion as Pros. Atty. Schultz
1994 Evolver as Evolver (voice) (as W.H. Macy)
1994 Oleanna as John
1994 ER(32 episodes)
1994 ER(1 episode) as Dr. David Morgenstern
1994 Dead on Sight
1994 The Client as Dr. Greenway
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1993 Twenty Bucks as Property Clerk
1993 Frasier(1 episode)
1993 Bakersfield P.D.(1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 Searching for Bobby Fischer as Tunafish Father
1993 Benny & Joon as Randy Burch
1992 The Heart of Justice as Booth
1992 The Water Engine as Charles Lang
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(4 episodes)
1992 In the Line of Duty: Siege at Marion
1991 Homicide as Tim Sullivan
1990 Law & Order(2 episodes)
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1987 House of Games as Sgt. Moran
1986 L.A. Law(1 episode)
1985 Spenser: For Hire(2 episodes)
1985 The Equalizer(1 episode)
1985 The Last Dragon as J.J,
1984 The Boy Who Loved Trolls as Wiseman
1984 Kate & Allie(1 episode)
1983 WarGames as NORAD Officer
1980 Foolin' Around as Bronski
1978 The Awakening Land as Will Beagle
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode)
1900 Krystal
1900 The Wool Cap(0 episodes)

Writing

2014 Rudderless … Writer
2011 Shameless(1 episode) … Writer
2008 The Deal … Screenplay
2004 The Wool Cap … Writer
2002 Just a Walk in the Park … Writer
2002 Door to Door … Writer
1999 A Slight Case of Murder … Teleplay
1999 A Slight Case of Murder … Writer
1998 The Con … Writer
1995 Above Suspicion … Writer
1992 Home Fires(1 episode) … Writer
1987 Thirtysomething(1 episode) … Writer
1900 Door to Door(0 episodes) … Writer

Directing

2016 The Layover … Director
2014 Rudderless … Director
1900 Krystal … Director

Production

2005 Transamerica … Executive Producer
1900 The Wool Cap(0 episodes) … Producer

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