Felicity Huffman

Born Dec 9, 1962

Felicity Kendall Huffman is an American film, stage, and television actress. She is known for her role as executive producer Dana Whitaker on the ABC television show Sports Night (1998—2000), which earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination, and as hectic supermom Lynette Scavo on the ABC show Desperate Housewives (2004—2012), which has earned her an Emmy Award.… Read More

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1962 Birth Born in 1962.


1981 19 Years Old Huffman attended The Putney School, a private boarding high school in Putney, Vermont and graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan in 1981. … Read More


1982 20 Years Old Huffman made her debut on stage in 1982 and in the 1980s and 1990s worked as a rule on stage productions.
1988 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1988, she debuted on Broadway in the role as Karen in David Mamet's play Speed the Plow. … Read More
1991 29 Years Old Huffman starred on the television mini-series Golden Years, based on the novel by Stephen King in 1991.


1994 32 Years Old In 1994, she starred in the ABC pilot Thunder Alley as Ed Asner's daughter, but was replaced in subsequent episodes by Diane Venora when the series began. … Read More
1997 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1997, she starred in Mamet's critically acclaimed film The Spanish Prisoner.
1998 36 Years Old From 1998 to 2000, she portrayed Dana Whitaker in the critically acclaimed series Sports Night, for which she received several awards and nominations, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy. … Read More
1999 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1999 she starred in the premiere of David Mamet's play Boston Marriage, about the daringly intimate relationship between two turn-of-the-century women, as well as in several other major theatrical productions.


2002 40 Years Old In 2002 she played Lady Bird Johnson in the HBO award-winning movie Path to War and made a cameo appearance in the Door to Door, which starred, and was written by, her husband. … Read More
2005 43 Years Old 1 More Event
After a recurring role on the NBC sitcom Frasier, Huffman landed a leading role in an ABC comedy series Desperate Housewives, co-starring with Marcia Cross, Teri Hatcher, and Eva Longoria. Huffman won an Emmy Award for her work on Desperate Housewives (Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series) in 2005, as well as two 2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards (Best Actress - Comedy Series and part of Best Ensemble - Comedy Series) in 2006 and received several other awards. … Read More
2007 45 Years Old In 2007, Huffman starred in Garry Marshall's Georgia Rule with Jane Fonda and Lindsay Lohan, and 2008 on independent drama Phoebe in Wonderland.
2010 48 Years Old She made a film, Lesster, as a writer, director and actress in 2010. … Read More


She finally received her star in March 2012 along with her husband in a joint ceremony.
2013 51 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 15, 2013, Huffman signed on for the lead role of the Fox drama pilot Boomerang, directed by Craig Brewer. … Read More
In April 2014 she was cast in independent film Cake opposite Jennifer Aniston.
2015 53 Years Old American Crime debuted on ABC in March, 2015 and Huffman received critical acclaim for her performance as antagonistic character. … Read More
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