Birth name William Hall Macy Jr. NationalityUSA Birth 13 march 1950 (73 years) at Miami (USA)
William Hall Macy, Jr. (born March 13, 1950) is an American actor, screenwriter, teacher and theater director. His film career has been built mostly on his appearances in small, independent films, though he also appeared in summer action films. Macy has described himself as "sort of a Middle American, WASPy, Lutheran kind of guy... Everyman".
Macy has won two Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild Award throughout his career. Since 2011, he has played the main character in the Showtime television series Shameless. Macy and actress Felicity Huffman have been married since 1997.
Macy and actress Felicity Huffman have been married since September 6, 1997; they have two daughters, Sophia Grace (born December 1, 2000) and Georgia Grace (born March 14, 2002).
Macy and Huffman appeared at a rally for John Kerry in 2004. Macy also plays the ukulele and is an avid woodturner; he has appeared on the cover of the specialist magazine Fine Woodworking and was featured in an article in the April 2015 issue of American Woodturner (publication of American Association of Woodturners). He is a national ambassador for the United Cerebral Palsy Association.
Since shooting the film Wild Hogs, Macy has picked up a strong interest in riding motorcycles.
, 1h45 Directed byWilliam H. Macy OriginUSA GenresDrama, Comedy, Musical ThemesMusical films ActorsWilliam H. Macy, Anton Yelchin, Selena Gomez, Miles Heizer, Kate Micucci, Jamie Chung Roles Trill Rating73% 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.
, 1h38 Directed byDaniel Barnz OriginUSA GenresDrama ThemesFilms about suicide ActorsJennifer Aniston, Anna Kendrick, Sam Worthington, Chris Messina, William H. Macy, Lucy Punch Roles Leonard Rating63% 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.
, 1h35 Directed byBen Lewin OriginUSA GenresDrama, Biography, Comedy, Romance ThemesFilms about writers, Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about disabilities, Films about virginity ActorsJohn Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood, Adam Arkin, W. Earl Brown Roles Father Brendan Rating71% In Berkeley, California in 1988, Mark O'Brien is a poet who is forced to live in an iron lung due to complications from polio. Due to his condition, he has never had sex. After unsuccessfully proposing to his caretaker Amanda, and sensing he may be near death, he decides he wants to lose his virginity. After consulting his priest, Father Brendan, he gets in touch with Cheryl Cohen-Greene, a professional sex surrogate. She tells him they will have no more than six sessions together. They begin their sessions, but soon it is clear that they are developing romantic feelings for each other. Cheryl's husband, who loves her deeply, fights to suppress his jealousy, at first withholding a love poem that Mark has sent by mail to Cheryl, which she eventually finds. After several attempts, Mark and Cheryl are able to have mutually satisfying sex, but decide to cut the sessions short on account of their burgeoning feelings.