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William H. Macy

  • Birthplace: Miami, FL
  • Birthday: March 13

 

William H. Macy is an American actor, screenwriter, and director known for his roles in Blockbuster hits like Magnolia, Jurassic Park III, Pleasantville, and Fargo – a role that earned him an Academy Award nomination.

Currently Macy plays Frank Gallagher, a dysfunctional and alcoholic father of 6 children on the critically acclaimed Showtime series Shameless.

 

William H. Macy is an American actor, screenwriter, and director known for his roles in Blockbuster hits like Magnolia, Jurassic Park III, Pleasantville, and Fargo – a role that earned him an Academy Award nomination.

Currently Macy plays Frank Gallagher, a dysfunctional and alcoholic father of 6 children on the critically acclaimed Showtime series Shameless.

Fans also know him as Dr. David Morgenstern on the longtime running series ER and Sam Donovan on the 1999/2000 series Sports Night. Additionally, Macy narrated the Curious George television series.

Macy is a 3-time Golden Globe Award nominee. He won two Emmy Awards in 2003 for writing and for lead actor for Door to Door.

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

2 Wins13 Nominations

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - 2017

  • Nominee
  • William H. Macy, as Frank Gallagher
  • Shameless
  • Showtime
  • John Wells Productions and Warner Bros. Television

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series - 2016

  • Nominee
  • William H. Macy, as Frank Gallagher
  • Shameless
  • Showtime
  • Showtime Presents, John Wells Productions, Warner Bros. Television

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series - 2015

  • Nominee
  • William H. Macy, as Frank Gallagher
  • Shameless
  • Showtime
  • Showtime Presents, John Wells Productions, Warner Bros. Television

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series - 2014

  • Nominee
  • William H. Macy, as Frank Gallagher
  • Shameless
  • Showtime
  • Showtime Presents, John Wells Productions, Warner Bros. Television

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie - 2007

Outstanding Made For Television Movie - 2005

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series - 2000

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series - 1997

  • Nominee
  • William H. Macy, as Dr. Morgenstern
  • ER
  • NBC
  • Constant c Productions, Amblin Television in association with Warner Bros. Television

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