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Huffman at a ceremony for to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in March 2012.
|Born||Felicity Kendall Huffman
December 9, 1962
Bedford, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||The Putney School
New York University
|Spouse||William H. Macy (1997–present)|
Felicity Kendall Huffman (born December 9, 1962) is an American film, stage, and television actress. She is known for her role as executive producer Dana Whitaker on the ABC television show Sports Night (1998–2000), which earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination, and as hectic supermom Lynette Scavo on the ABC show Desperate Housewives (2004–2012), which has earned her an Emmy Award.
In 2005, her critically acclaimed role as a transgender woman in the independent film Transamerica earned her a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award nomination. She has also starred in such films as Reversal of Fortune, The Spanish Prisoner, Magnolia, Path to War, Georgia Rule and Phoebe in Wonderland.
Huffman was born in Bedford, New York, the daughter of Grace Valle (née Ewing), an actress, and Moore Peters Huffman, a banker and partner at Morgan Stanley. Her parents divorced a year after her birth, and she was raised mostly by her mother. She has six sisters (Mariah, Betsy, Jane, Grace, Isabel, Jessie) and a brother (Moore Jr.). She attended The Putney School, a private boarding high school in Putney, Vermont and graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan in 1980. After high school she went on to New York University where she graduated in 1984 from Circle In The Square, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama.
Huffman made her debut on stage in 1982 and 80's and 90's worked as a rule on stage productions. In 1988, she debuted on Broadway in the role as Karen in David Mamet's play Speed the Plow. In 1995, Huffman won Obie Award for her performance in the critically successful play The Cryptogram by David Mamet. In 1999 she starred in the premiere of David Mamet's play Boston Marriage, about the daringly intimate relationship between two turn-of-the-century women, as well as in several other major theatrical productions.
Huffman debuted on the big screen in 1988 with a small role in the Mamet's film Things Change. Two years later, she appeared as Minnie, a Harvard law school student in the courtroom drama, Reversal of Fortune. Her other credits include 1992 thriller Quicksand: No Escape with Donald Sutherland and Tim Matheson, The Water Engine opposite William H. Macy, and supporting roles on The Heart of Justice (1992), Hackers (1995), Harrison: Cry of the City (1996) and The Underworld (1997). In 1997 she starred in Mamet's critically acclaimed film The Spanish Prisoner. In 1999 she appeared in the Paul Thomas Anderson's ensemble drama Magnolia and television adaptation of 1938 movie A Slight Case of Murder along with William H. Macy. In 2002 she played Lady Bird Johnson in HBO award-winning movie Path to War and made a cameo appearance in the Door to Door, where was shot her husband. She also starred in Snap Decision (2001) with Mare Winningham, Raising Helen (2004) as Kate Hudson's older sister, and Christmas with the Kranks (2004) as Jamie Lee Curtis's best friend.
In 2005 Huffman played Bree, a pre-operative transsexual who, on the brink of her transforming surgery, discovered that in her youth she had fathered a son - who is now a troubled teen hustler on the run, in independent drama Transamerica. Huffman's performance in the film Transamerica was praised by many critics and garnered her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress as well as nominations for Best Actress (Screen Actors Guild) and Best Actress (Academy Awards) and several another awards and nominations. Huffman is now a voting member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
In 2007, Huffman starred on Garry Marshall's Georgia Rule with Jane Fonda and Lindsay Lohan, and 2008 on independent drama Phoebe in Wonderland. She made a film, Lesster, as a writer, director and actress in 2010.
Huffman starred on the television mini-series Golden Years, based on the novel by Stephen King in 1991. In 1994 she starred in the ABC pilot Thunder Alley as Ed Asner's daughter, but was replaced in subsequent episodes by Diane Venora when the series began. In 90's, she has appeared mostly in guest roles on such shows as The X-Files, Early Edition, Chicago Hope and Law & Order.
From 1998 to 2000, she portrayed Dana Whitaker in the critically acclaimed series Sports Night, for which she received several awards and nominations, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy. After the completion of Sports Night, she gave birth to her first child and soon returned to work. In 2001, she starred on not picked up CBS pilot Heart Department In 2003, she starred in Showtime's miniseries Out of Order. After a recurring role on the NBC sitcom Frasier, Huffman landed a leading role in a ABC comedy series Desperate Housewives, co-starring with Marcia Cross, Teri Hatcher, and Eva Longoria.
Huffman won an Emmy Award for her work on Desperate Housewives (Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series) in 2005, as well as two 2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards (Best Actress - Comedy Series and part of Best Ensemble - Comedy Series) in 2006 and received several other awards. A report in November 2010 suggested that Huffman, along with co-star Teri Hatcher, would be quitting Desperate Housewives, but ABC denied the claim. Series ended in May 2012 after eight seasons.
Huffman is married to actor William H. Macy, with whom she has two daughters, Sophie Grace (born August 1, 2000) and Georgia Grace (born March 14, 2002). They married on September 6, 1997. She has appeared on television, in movies, and on stage many times with her husband.
Huffman is also the co-author of the self-help book A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend.
On March 1st, 2012 Felicity launched What The Flicka, a website dedicated to women and mothers where she is a regular contributor. Felicity also posts $20 workout videos to her youtube channel that are quick 5 minutes or less workouts for you to do at home.
|Film and Television|
|1978||ABC Afterschool Specials||Sara Greene||Episode: A Home Run for Love|
|1988||Things Change||The Wheel of Fortune Girl|
|Lip Service||Woman P.A.||TV Movie|
|1990||Reversal of Fortune||Minnie, Dershowitz's Student Staff|
|1991||Golden Years||Terry Spann||7 Episodes|
|1992||Quicksand: No Escape||Julianna Reinhardt||TV Movie|
|Raven||Sharon Prior||Episode: ...And Everything Nice|
|The Water Engine||Dance Hall Girl||TV Movie|
|The Heart of Justice||Annie||TV Movie|
|1992, 1997||Law & Order||Diane Perkins||2 Episodes|
|1993||The X-Files||Dr. Nancy Da Silva||Episode: "Ice"|
|1996||Harrison: Cry of the City||Peggy Macklin||TV Movie|
|Early Edition||Det. Tagliatti||Episode: Pilot|
|1997||Chicago Hope||Ellie Stockton||Episode: Take My Wife, Please|
|The Spanish Prisoner||Pat McCune|
|1998–2000||Sports Night||Dana Whitaker||TV Series; Series Regular
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy (2000)
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (2000)
Nominated — Q Award for Best Actress in a Quality Comedy Series (2000)
|1999||A Slight Case of Murder||Kit Wannamaker|
|2001||The Heart Department||Dr. Liza Peck|
|The West Wing||Ann Stark||Episode: "The Leadership Breakfast"|
|Snap Decision||Carrie Dixon|
|2002||Path to War||Lady Bird Johnson|
|Door to Door||Micheal Jackson's Mom||Uncredited|
|Girls Club||Marcia Holden||Episode: Pilot|
|2002–2003||Kim Possible||Dr. Betty Director||2 Episodes|
|2003||Out of Order||Lorna Colm||Mini-series
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film
|Frasier||Julia Wilcox||8 episodes|
|2004||The D.A.||Charlotte Ellis||3 Episodes|
|Raising Helen||Lindsay Davis|
|Reversible Errors||Judge Gillian Sullivan||Nominated — Prism Award for Best Performance in a TV Movie or Miniseries|
|Christmas with the Kranks||Merry|
|2004–2012||Desperate Housewives||Lynette Scavo||Series regular
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Won 2005, Nominated 2007)
Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy (Won 2005, Nominated 2006-2007)
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series (Won 2006, Nominated 2007)
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (Won 2005-2006, Nominated 2007-2009)
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy (2005–2007)
Nominated — Prism Award for Best Performance in a Comedy Series
|2005||Transamerica||Sabrina 'Bree' Osbourne||African-American Film Critics Association for Best Actress
Bangkok International Film Festival Award for Best Actress
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Jury Award for Best Actress at the Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival
Independent Spirit Award for Best Lead Female
National Board of Review Award for Best Actress
Palm Springs International Film Festival Award for Best Breakthrough Performance
Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress
San Diego Film Festival Award for Best Actress
Satellite Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama
Southeastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Tribeca Film Festival Award for Best Actress
Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated — Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
|2006||Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip||Herself||Episode: Pilot|
|Choose Your Own Adventure: The Abominable Snowman||Pilot Nima||Straight-to-video; voice|
|2007||Georgia Rule||Lilly Wilcox||Nominated — Prism Award for Performance in a Feature Film|
|2008||Phoebe in Wonderland||Hillary Lichten|
|2010||Lesster||Mrs. Geary||writer, director and actress|
|2012||Untitled Felicity Huffman Project||TNT show|
|Keep Coming Back||Pre-production|
|1982||A Taste of Honey as Joe||Stage Theatre, New York City|
|1986||Been Taken as Jill||18th Street Playhouse, New York City|
|1988||Speed the Plow as Karen||Royale Theatre|
|1988||Boys' Life as Maggie||Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, New York City|
|1989||Bobby Gould in Hell||Lincoln Center Theater|
|1990||Grotesque Love Songs||New York City|
|1994||Shaker Heights||New York City|
|1995||Dangerous Corner||off-Broadway production|
|1995–1996||The Cryptogram as Donny||American Repertory Theatre, Cambridge, Massachusetts off-Broadway production|
|1997||The Joy of Going Somewhere Definite as Marie||Atlantic Theater Company, New York City|
|1999||Boston Marriage as Anna||American Repertory Theatre, Hasty Pudding Theatre, Cambridge, Massachusetts|
|1999||Oh, Hell! as Glenna||Lincoln Center, New York City|
|2000||The Loop||New York City|
|2000||Jake’s Women||Old Globe Theatre|
|2000||Three Sisters||Philadelphia Festival Theatre|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Felicity Huffman|
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