William H. Macy



Place of birth:

Miami, Florida, USA:


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.

Film Credits

Krystal (2018)
as Wyatt
Blood Father (2016)
as Kirby Curtis
Stealing Cars (2016)
as Philip Wyatt
Room (2015)
as Robert Newsome
Walter (2015)
as Dr. Corman
Dial a Prayer (2015)
as Bill
Two-Bit Waltz (2014)
as Carl
Rudderless (2014)
Cake (2014)
as Leonard
A Single Shot (2013)
as Pitt
Trust Me (2013)
as Gary
Citizen Hearst (2013)
as Narrator
The Sessions (2012)
as Father Brendan
Curious George: Saves the Day (2012)
as The Narrator (voice)
Portraits in Dramatic Time (2011)
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
as Frank Levin
Dirty Girl (2010)
as Ray
Marmaduke (2010)
as Don Twombly
Shorts (2009)
as Dr. Noseworthy
The Maiden Heist (2009)
as George
The Tale of Despereaux (2008)
as Lester (voice)
The Deal (2008)
as Charlie Berns
Bart Got a Room (2008)
as Ernie Stein
He Was a Quiet Man (2007)
as Gene Shelby
Curious George - Rocket Ride and Other Adventures (2007)
Wild Hogs (2007)
as Dudley Frank
Everyone's Hero (2006)
as Lefty Maginnis (voice)
Inland Empire (2006)
as Announcer
Bobby (2006)
as Paul Ebbers
Choose Your Own Adventure - The Abominable Snowman (2006)
as Rudyard North (voice)
Doogal (2006)
as Brian
Edmond (2005)
as Edmond
In Enemy Hands (2005)
as Nathan Travers
Sahara (2005)
as Admiral Jim Sandecker
Thank You for Smoking (2005)
as Senator Ortolan Finistirre
The Wool Cap (2004)
as Gigot
Cellular (2004)
as Sgt. Bob Mooney
Reversible Errors (2004)
as Arthur Raven
Spartan (2004)
as Stoddard
Seabiscuit (2003)
as Tick Tock McGlaughlin
Minnesota Nice (2003)
as Himself
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood (2003)
as Narrator
Stealing Sinatra (2003)
as John Irwin
The Cooler (2003)
as Bernie Lootz
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002)
as Glenn
Door to Door (2002)
as Bill Porter
Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
as Riley
Focus (2001)
as Lawrence 'Larry' Newman
Jurassic Park III (2001)
as Paul Kirby
Panic (2000)
as Alex
State and Main (2000)
as Walt Price
Psycho Path (2000)
as Himself
That Moment: Magnolia Diary (2000)
as Himself
Magnolia (1999)
as Donnie Smith
Happy, Texas (1999)
as Sheriff Chappy Dent
The Night of the Headless Horseman (1999)
as Ichabod Crane
A Slight Case of Murder (1999)
as Terry Thorpe
Mystery Men (1999)
as The Shoveler
Batman Beyond: Tech Wars / Disappearing Inque (1999)
as Aaron Herbst
A Civil Action (1998)
as James Gordon
The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (1998)
as Justin (voice)
Psycho (1998)
as Milton Arbogast
Jerry and Tom (1998)
as Karl
Pleasantville (1998)
as George Parker
The Con (1998)
as Bobby
Wag the Dog (1997)
as CIA Agent Charles Young
Boogie Nights (1997)
as "Little" Bill Thompson
Air Force One (1997)
as Major Caldwell
Colin Fitz (1997)
as Mr. O'Day
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
as Charlie Crisco
Hit Me (1996)
as Policeman
The Writing on the Wall (1996)
as Petrocelli
Fargo (1996)
as Jerry Lundegaard
Andersonville (1996)
as Col. Chandler
Down Periscope (1996)
as Captain Knox
Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)
as Vice Principal Gene Wolters
Roommates (1995)
as Doctor
In the Shadow of Evil (1995)
as Dr. Frank Teague
Murder in the First (1995)
as Bill McNeill
Above Suspicion (1995)
as Pros. Atty. Schultz
Evolver (1994)
as Evolver (voice) (as W.H. Macy)
Oleanna (1994)
as John
Dead on Sight (1994)
The Client (1994)
as Dr. Greenway
Being Human (1994)
as Boris
Twenty Bucks (1993)
as Property Clerk
Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
as Tunafish Father
Benny & Joon (1993)
as Randy Burch
The Heart of Justice (1992)
as Booth
A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story (1992)
as Sean Hammel
The Water Engine (1992)
as Charles Lang
A Private Matter (1992)
as Psychiatrist
In the Line of Duty: Siege at Marion (1992)
as Ray Daniels
Homicide (1991)
as Tim Sullivan
Things Change (1988)
as Billy Drake
Lip Service (1988)
as Farmer
House of Games (1987)
as Sgt. Moran
The Last Dragon (1985)
as J.J,
The Boy Who Loved Trolls (1984)
as Wiseman
WarGames (1983)
as NORAD Officer
Foolin' Around (1980)
as Bronski
Somewhere in Time (1980)
as Critic (as W.H. Macy)

Production Credits

Krystal (2018)
The Layover (2017)
Rudderless (2014)
Rudderless (2014)
The Deal (2008)
Transamerica (2005)
Executive Producer
The Wool Cap (2004)
Just a Walk in the Park (2002)
Door to Door (2002)
A Slight Case of Murder (1999)
A Slight Case of Murder (1999)
The Con (1998)
Above Suspicion (1995)
Lip Service (1988)