- Name: William H. Macy
- Age: 68 years old
- Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
- Occupation: Actor
- Net Worth: US $22 Million
- Status: Alive
William H. Macy is an American actor, director and screenwriter. He stars as “Frank Gallagher” in the Showtime comedy-drama series, Shameless. His film credits include Fargo (1996), Jurassic Park III (2001) and Wild Hogs (2007). William Hall Macy, Jr. was born on March 13, 1950 in Miami, Florida. His parents were William, Sr. and Lois. He has a half-brother named Fred. Macy attended Bethany College in West Virginia followed by Goddard College in Vermont. He graduated in 1971 with a BFA degree in theater.
Macy and playwright ‘David Mamet’ founded St. Nicholas Theater Company in Chicago in 1974. They worked on a number of plays including ‘American Buffalo’ and ‘The Water Engine’. The two also co-founded the Atlantic Theater Company in New York in 1983. Macy made early television appearances in series like The Awakening Land, Spencer: For Hire, and Law & Order. His early film credits include Somewhere in Time (1980), The Last Dragon (1985) and House of Games (1987).
Macy starred as “Jerry Lundegaard” opposite Frances McDormand in the film, Fargo (1996). The role earned him an Academy Award nomination for best supporting actor. He garnered further attention for his role as “Dr. David Morgenstern” in the drama series, ER (1994-2009). Macy held prominent roles in Air Force One (1997) with Harrison Ford, Pleasantville (1998) with Tobey Maguire, and Jurassic Park III (2001) with Sam Neill. More recent films include The Lincoln Lawyer (2011), Cake (2014) and Room (2015). He voiced the character “Lester” in the animated film, The Tale of Despereaux (2008).
Macy currently stars as “Frank Gallagher” in the comedy-drama series, Shameless. The role earned him 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards, and multiple Primetime Emmy Award nominations. The show first premiered on Showtime on January 9, 2011. Shameless was renewed for an 8th season in December 2016. Macy was featured on season 2 of the fictional sports-news program, Sports Night (1999-2000). He narrated season 1 of the animated series, Curious George (2006-07).
William H. Macy is 5ft 9in tall and he’s of English, Scottish, Irish, German and Belgian descent. His net worth is estimated at $22 million. He was added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2012. Macy was married to first wife ‘Carla Santos Shamberg’ from 1980 to 1985. He wed actress ‘Felicity Huffman’ in September 1997. They have two daughters, Sophia and Georgia.
William H. Macy Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: William Hall Macy, Jr.
- Birthday: March 13, 1950
- How Old : Age: 68 years old
- Place of Birth: Miami, Florida, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
- Occupation: Actor, Screenwriter, Teacher
- Years Active: 1978-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $22 Million
- Marriage(s): Carla Santos Shamberg, Felicity Huffman
- Death-O-Meter: Alive