William H. Macy

William H. Macy


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 13-03-1950
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Miami, Florida, USA
  • Also Known As:

    William Hall Macy Jr.
    W.H. Macy

  • Popularity: 5.90
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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 his screen persona as "sort of a Middle American, WASPy, Lutheran kind of guy... Everyman". He has won two Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild Award, being nominated for nine Emmy Awards and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards in total. He is also a three-time Golden Globe Award nominee.




Year Movie Character
2003 The Cooler as Bernie Lootz
2000 Panic as Alex
2005 In Enemy Hands as Nathan Travers
2002 Welcome to Collinwood as Riley
1994 Oleanna as John
2002 Door to Door as Bill Porter
2006 Everyone's Hero as Lefty Maginnis (voice)
1999 A Slight Case of Murder as Terry Thorpe
2008 The Deal as Charlie Berns
2005 Edmond as Edmond
1992 The Water Engine as Charles Lang
2004 The Wool Cap as Gigot
1998 The Con as Bobby
2013 Citizen Hearst as Narrator
1999 The Night of the Headless Horseman as Ichabod Crane
1996 Fargo as Jerry Lundegaard
2001 Jurassic Park III as Paul Kirby
2008 Bart Got a Room as Ernie Stein
1991 Homicide as Tim Sullivan
1999 Happy, Texas as Sheriff Chappy Dent
2007 Curious George - Rocket Ride and Other Adventures
2003 Stealing Sinatra as John Irwin
2004 Reversible Errors as Arthur Raven
1992 The Heart of Justice as Booth
2013 A Single Shot as Pitt
2014 Two-Bit Waltz as Carl
2001 Focus as Lawrence 'Larry' Newman
2011 Portraits in Dramatic Time
2006 Choose Your Own Adventure - The Abominable Snowman as Rudyard North (voice)
2012 Curious George: Saves the Day as The Narrator (voice)
2007 He Was a Quiet Man as Gene Shelby
1998 Pleasantville as George Parker
2004 Spartan as Stoddard
2000 State and Main as Walt Price
2009 The Maiden Heist as George
1995 Evolver as Evolver (voice) (as W.H. Macy)
1997 Colin Fitz as Mr. O'Day
2012 The Sessions as Father Brendan
1994 Dead on Sight
2014 Cake as Leonard
2015 Dial a Prayer as Bill
2016 Blood Father as Kirby Curtis
2000 That Moment: Magnolia Diary as Himself
2007 Wild Hogs as Dudley Frank
2005 Sahara as Admiral Jim Sandecker
1998 A Civil Action as James Gordon
1999 Mystery Men as The Shoveler
2002 It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie as Glenn
2011 The Lincoln Lawyer as Frank Levin
2003 Minnesota Nice as Himself
2013 Trust Me as Gary
2015 Walter as Dr. Corman
2016 Stealing Cars as Philip Wyatt
2015 Room as Robert Newsome
2006 Unfiltered Comedy: The Making of 'Thank You For Smoking' as Himself
2018 Lady Luck: The Making of The Cooler as Himself
1999 Magnolia as Donnie Smith
1995 Mr. Holland's Opus as Vice Principal Gene Wolters
1998 Psycho as Milton Arbogast
2006 Doogal as Brian (voice)
1995 Above Suspicion as Pros. Atty. Schultz
1995 Murder in the First as Bill McNeill
2004 Cellular as Sgt. Bob Mooney
1997 Air Force One as Major Caldwell
1993 Twenty Bucks as Property Clerk
1992 In the Line of Duty: Siege at Marion as Ray Daniels
2003 Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood as Narrator
1999 Batman Beyond: Tech Wars / Disappearing Inque as Aaron Herbst
1996 The Writing on the Wall as Petrocelli
1995 In the Shadow of Evil as Dr. Frank Teague
1997 Boogie Nights as "Little" Bill Thompson
1998 The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue as Justin (voice)
1996 Ghosts of Mississippi as Charlie Crisco
1996 Down Periscope as Captain Knox
1987 House of Games as Sgt. John Moran
2010 Dirty Girl as Ray
1998 Jerry and Tom as Karl
2014 Rudderless
2018 Krystal as Wyatt
1996 Andersonville as Col. Chandler
1980 Foolin' Around as Bronski
2008 The Tale of Despereaux as Lester (voice)
1984 The Boy Who Loved Trolls as Wiseman
1992 A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story as Sean Hammel
1988 Lip Service as Farmer
2003 Seabiscuit as Tick Tock McGlaughlin
2005 Thank You for Smoking as Senator Ortolan Finistirre
1993 Benny & Joon as Randy Burch
1996 Hit Me as Policeman
2000 Psycho Path as Himself
1995 Roommates as Doctor
1992 A Private Matter as Psychiatrist
1997 Wag the Dog as CIA Agent Charles Young
1988 Things Change as Billy Drake
2009 Shorts as Dr. Noseworthy
1993 Searching for Bobby Fischer as Tunafish Father
1985 The Last Dragon as J.J,
1980 Somewhere in Time as Critic (as W.H. Macy)
1995 Tall Tale as Railroad Magnate
1983 Without a Trace as Reporter (as W.H. Macy)
2006 Bobby as Paul Ebbers
1994 The Client as Dr. Greenway
2006 Inland Empire as Announcer
2010 Marmaduke as Don Twombly
1991 Barton Fink as Navy Sailor (Uncredited)
1991 Shadows and Fog as Cop
2011 Return to Jurassic Park
1994 Being Human as Boris
1983 WarGames as NORAD Officer (uncredited)
1987 Radio Days as Radio Voice (voice)
2018 Krystal
2017 The Layover
2014 Rudderless
1988 Lip Service
2005 Transamerica
2002 Door to Door
1999 A Slight Case of Murder
2008 The Deal
2004 The Wool Cap
1998 The Con
2014 Rudderless
1995 Above Suspicion
1999 A Slight Case of Murder
2002 Just a Walk in the Park
1996 Every Woman's Dream

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