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Felicity Huffman is a Actor American born on 9 december 1962 at Bedford (USA)

Felicity Huffman

Felicity Huffman
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Birth name Felicity Kendall Huffman
Nationality USA
Birth 9 december 1962 (56 years) at Bedford (USA)

Felicity Kendall Huffman (born December 9, 1962) is an American film, stage, and television actress. She has been nominated once for an Academy Award, five times for a Golden Globe Award (winning one), and has also won an Emmy Award, Obie and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Huffman began her acting career in theatre and in 1990s also had many supporting roles in film and television. She starred as executive producer Dana Whitaker in the critically acclaimed ABC comedy-drama Sports Night from 1998 to 2000, which earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination. She is best known for her role as Lynette Scavo in the long-running ABC comedy-drama Desperate Housewives (2004–2012), which has earned her an Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Huffman drew critical praise for her performance as a transgender woman in the independent film Transamerica (2005). The role earned her a Golden Globe Award, Independent Spirit Award, National Board of Review, and an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. Huffman has also starred in such films as Reversal of Fortune (1990), The Spanish Prisoner (1997), Magnolia (1999), Path to War (2002), Georgia Rule (2007), Phoebe in Wonderland (2008), Rudderless (2014) and Cake (2014). She currently stars in the 2015 ABC crime drama, American Crime, for which she has received critical acclaim and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie nomination. Huffman is married to actor William H.

Biography

Huffman married actor William H. Macy on September 6, 1997. They have two daughters, Sophia Grace (born December 1, 2000) and Georgia Grace (born March 14, 2002) She has appeared on television, in movies, and on stage many times with her husband.

Huffman identifies as pro-choice, and has campaigned for women's rights on behalf of NARAL. In 2005, Huffman revealed that she had suffered from both anorexia and bulimia in her late teens and twenties.

Huffman is the co-author of the self-help book A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend. On March 1, 2012, Huffman launched What The Flicka, a website dedicated to women and mothers where she is a regular contributor.

Best films

Transamerica (2005)
(Actress)

Usually with

William H. Macy
William H. Macy
(12 films)
Clark Gregg
Clark Gregg
(4 films)
David Mamet
David Mamet
(3 films)
Daniel Barnz
Daniel Barnz
(2 films)
Ricky Jay
Ricky Jay
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Felicity Huffman (22 films)

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Actress

Stealing Cars, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children
Actors William H. Macy, John Leguizamo, Emory Cohen, Heather Lind, Felicity Huffman, Mike Epps
Roles Kimberly Wyatt
Rating58% 2.908122.908122.908122.908122.90812
Un jeune voleur de voitures passe de juge en juge...
Rudderless
Rudderless (2015)
, 1h45
Directed by William H. Macy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical
Themes Musical films
Actors William H. Macy, Anton Yelchin, Selena Gomez, Miles Heizer, Kate Micucci, Jamie Chung
Roles Emily
Rating74% 3.748833.748833.748833.748833.74883
The film opens as Josh Manning (Miles Heizer) is recording his own songs in his college dormitory dorm room for demo and is interrupted by one of his floor mates looking for someone. He stops recording, annoyed at the interruption. Meanwhile, his father Sam Manning (Billy Crudup) has succeeded in landing a large account at his advertising firm, and calls Josh to celebrate with him at the end of that day’s classes. Josh tells him he can’t make it but his father insists, though Josh begins to make his way to the campus library anyway. Sam continues to wait at the bar where he told him to meet him and even leaves a message for Josh who has apparently stood him up. He is distracted by a news report of a school shooting incident at his son’s campus library on the television in the bar.
Big Game
Big Game (2014)
, 1h50
Directed by Jalmari Helander
Origin Finlande
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes La fin du monde, Films about terrorism, Political films, Disaster films, Films about aviation accidents or incidents
Actors Samuel L. Jackson, Ray Stevenson, Ted Levine, Jim Broadbent, Victor Garber, Felicity Huffman
Roles CIA Director
Rating54% 2.7002852.7002852.7002852.7002852.700285
When Air Force One is shot down by terrorists leaving the President of the United States William Allan Moore (Samuel L. Jackson) stranded in the wilderness of Finland, there is only one person around who can save him: a 13-year-old boy called Oskari (Onni Tommila). In the forest on a hunting mission to prove his maturity to his kinsfolk, Oskari had been planning to track down a deer, but instead discovers the most powerful man on the planet in an escape pod. With the terrorists closing in to capture their own "Big Game" prize while Pentagon officials watch on satellite broadcast—including the Vice President (Victor Garber), the CIA director (Felicity Huffman), and former CIA field operative Herbert (Jim Broadbent), brought in as a consultant—the unlikely duo must team up to escape their hunters.
Cake
Cake (2014)
, 1h38
Directed by Daniel Barnz
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about suicide
Actors Jennifer Aniston, Anna Kendrick, Sam Worthington, Chris Messina, William H. Macy, Lucy Punch
Roles Annette
Rating63% 3.1991253.1991253.1991253.1991253.199125
The story centers around chronic pain sufferer Claire (Aniston) as she struggles to come to terms, not only with the aftermath of the car accident that killed her son & left her partially disabled, but also with the suicide of fellow cp sufferer Nina (Kendrick). The film documents how her pain & grief affect her behavior, her relationships with other people, and her ability to function from just after Nina's death until she reaches a breakthrough point in her own path.
Trust Me
Trust Me (2013)
, 1h30
Directed by Clark Gregg
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Clark Gregg, Felicity Huffman, Allison Janney, William H. Macy, Niecy Nash, Amanda Peet
Roles Agnes
Rating61% 3.0985453.0985453.0985453.0985453.098545
Howard Holloway (Clark Gregg) is a former child star who is now a down and struggling agent who specializes in representing child actors. Howard has an ongoing feud with more successful agent Aldo Stankas (Sam Rockwell), who has poached several of Howard's clients who were on the verge of success.
Phoebe in Wonderland, 1h36
Directed by Daniel Barnz
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy
Themes Films based on Alice in Wonderland, Children's films
Actors Elle Fanning, Felicity Huffman, Patricia Clarkson, Bill Pullman, Campbell Scott, Peter Gerety
Roles Hillary Lichten
Rating71% 3.5992153.5992153.5992153.5992153.599215
A 9-year-old girl, Phoebe (Elle Fanning), has apparent Tourette syndrome. While she deals with being odd and insecure, her mother (Felicity Huffman) and father (Bill Pullman) are dealing with complexities in their relationship with each other and their challenging child. Her younger sister (Bailee Madison) feels neglected as Phoebe gains more attention.
Georgia Rule, 1h53
Directed by Garry Marshall
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction
Actors Jane Fonda, Lindsay Lohan, Felicity Huffman, Dermot Mulroney, Cary Elwes, Garrett Hedlund
Roles Lily Randall
Rating58% 2.9496552.9496552.9496552.9496552.949655
Rebellious teenager Rachel screams, swears and drinks; she is, in a word, uncontrollable. With her latest car crash, Rachel has broken the final rule in her mother Lily's San Francisco home. With nowhere else to take the impulsive and rambunctious girl, Lily hauls her daughter to the one place she swore she'd never return—her own mother's house in Idaho. Matriarch Georgia lives her life by a number of unbreakable rules—God comes first, and hard work comes a very close second—and wants that anyone who shares her home do the same. Now saddled with raising the young woman, it requires each patient breath she takes to understand Rachel's fury.
Choose Your Own Adventure - The Abominable Snowman, 1h20
Genres Animation
Themes Children's films
Actors William H. Macy, Frankie Muniz, Lacey Chabert, Daryl Sabara, Felicity Huffman, Mark Hamill
Roles Pilot Nima (voice)
Rating69% 3.4944453.4944453.4944453.4944453.494445
The North Siblings, Benjamin, Crista and Marco, must rescue their missing Uncle Rudy, who has gone to the Himalayas in search of the mythical Yeti. The first decision that the player has to make is when their Fokker F27 has a fuel leak and they either have to parachute or stay. Producer Jeff Norton explains that they aspired to create alternate story paths (there are "over eleven possible endings") with different character and story developments and yet still obey the rules of their fictional world.
Transamerica, 1h43
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Transport films, Bisexuality-related films, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, Films about prostitution, Transgender in film, Films about automobiles, Musical films, Films about Jews and Judaism, Road movies, Erotic thriller films, Buddy films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films about religion, LGBT-related film
Actors Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Graham Greene, Fionnula Flanagan, Danny Burstein, Burt Young
Roles Bree
Rating73% 3.6987453.6987453.6987453.6987453.698745
One week before her vaginoplasty, Sabrina 'Bree' Osbourne (Felicity Huffman) receives a phone call from Toby Wilkins (Kevin Zegers), a 17-year-old jailed in New York City. He asks for Stanley Schupak (Bree's birth name), claiming to be her son.
Raising Helen, 1h59
Directed by Garry Marshall
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about families
Actors Kate Hudson, John Corbett, Joan Cusack, Hayden Panettiere, Spencer Breslin, Abigail Breslin
Roles Lindsay Davis
Rating60% 3.000073.000073.000073.000073.00007
Helen Harris (Kate Hudson) and Lindsay (Felicity Huffman) were raised by their pregnant sister, Jenny (Joan Cusack), after their mother died when Helen was seven. Now Helen is very successful in the fashion industry, working as the executive assistant to the CEO of one of Manhattan's most prestigious modeling agencies and now has a nice Manhattan lifestyle which keeps her extremely occupied and content. But Helen's world suddenly changes when Lindsay and brother-in-law Paul (Sean O'Bryan) die in a car accident, leaving behind three children, turning everyone's life upside down.
Christmas with the Kranks, 1h38
Directed by Joe Roth
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Christmas films
Actors Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, Erik Per Sullivan, Julie Gonzalo, Jake Busey
Roles Merry
Rating53% 2.652552.652552.652552.652552.65255
After Riverside, Illinois couple Luther (Tim Allen) and Nora Krank (Jamie Lee Curtis) see their daughter, Blair (Julie Gonzalo) depart for a Peace Corps assignment in Peru on the Sunday following Thanksgiving, empty nest syndrome sets in. Luther calculates the couple spent $6,132 during the previous year's holiday season and, not looking forward to celebrating Christmas without their daughter, he suggests they invest the money usually spent on decorations, gifts, and entertainment and treat themselves to a ten-day Caribbean cruise instead. Skeptical at first, Nora finally agrees under the condition that they still give a donation to the church and Children's Hospital. Luther tries to refuse but finally agrees and they begin planning the trip.
Reversible Errors, 2h53
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors William H. Macy, Tom Selleck, Monica Potter, Felicity Huffman, James Rebhorn, Glenn Plummer
Roles Gillian Sullivan
Rating62% 3.1491153.1491153.1491153.1491153.149115
A young woman and two other people are killed in a Kindle County local bar. Experienced detective sergeant Larry Starczek (Tom Selleck) begins investigation on the murders. Soon everything points to the small time thief Squirell. Larry arrests him and makes the thief confess. After a short trial Squirrel goes to the prison where he'll be executed.
Path to War, 2h45
Directed by John Frankenheimer
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Documentary, Action
Actors Michael Gambon, Donald Sutherland, Alec Baldwin, Bruce McGill, James Frain, Felicity Huffman
Roles Lady Bird Johnson
Rating73% 3.695113.695113.695113.695113.69511
Lyndon B. Johnson wins the 1964 U.S. presidential election by a landslide. His administration strives to advance civil rights and do other good work, but the Vietnam War consumes it. Johnson's civilian and military leaders persuade him to take America's involvement in Vietnam deeper and deeper, against the advice of the President's trusted adviser, Clark Clifford, who opposes the strategy of the Cabinet's Secretary of Defense, Robert McNamara.
Magnolia
Magnolia (1999)
, 3h1
Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about families, Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Films about cancer, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Tom Cruise, Jeremy Blackman, Melinda Dillon, April Grace, Luis Guzmán, Philip Baker Hall
Roles Cynthia
Rating79% 3.999063.999063.999063.999063.99906
The narrator recounts three instances of incredible coincidences and suggests that forces greater than chance play important roles in life.