William H. Macy

Born Mar 13, 1950

William Hall Macy, Jr. 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 himself as "sort of a Middle American, WASPy, Lutheran kind of guy... Everyman".… Read More

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1950 Birth Born on March 13, 1950.


1968 18 Years Old Macy graduated from Allegany High School in Cumberland, Maryland in 1968. … Read More


1971 21 Years Old After graduating from Goddard in 1971, Macy moved to Chicago, Illinois, working as a bartender to pay the rent. … Read More


1980 30 Years Old Macy spent time in Los Angeles, before moving to New York City in 1980, where he had roles in over 50 Off Broadway and Broadway plays. … Read More


2003 53 Years Old 1 More Event
Macy has also had a number of roles on television, including a guest appearance on The Unit, as the President of the United States. In 2003, he won a Peabody Award and two Emmy Awards, one for starring in the lead role, and one as co-writer, of the made-for-TNT film Door to Door. … Read More
2007 57 Years Old In 2007, Macy starred in Wild Hogs, 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. … Read More
2008 58 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 23, 2008, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced Macy and his wife, Felicity Huffman, would each receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the upcoming year. … Read More


2010 60 Years Old 1 More Event
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.
2012 62 Years Old In the 2012 film The Sessions, Macy played a priest who helps a man with a severe disability find personal fulfillment through a sex surrogate. … Read More
2015 65 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2015, he had a small role as Grandpa in the drama film Room, which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. … Read More
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