William H. Macy is an American actor and director, Jerry Lundegaard is known for portraying in the 1996 black comedy thriller movie Fargo, For his supporting role in the film, he won 2 Emmy Awards along with a nomination for the Academy Award.
Similarly, William H. Macy is also recognized for playing Frank Gallagher in the American comedy-drama TV show Shameless (2011-present). The actor is also famous as the husband of the Desperate Housewives actress Felicity Huffman.
Net Worth And Salary
As per the Celebrity Net Worth, in 2020, William H. Macy has an estimated net worth of $45 million and earns a salary of $125,000 per episode.
In 1997, Macy earned a salary of $400,000 from the film, Air Force One. Again, he gained $750,000 from the movie, Sahara. Later, in 2017, he received a salary of $350,000 per episode from television show Shameless.
Frank Gallagher From TV Series Shameless- His Journey So Far
William H. Macy started his acting career playing various roles in different plays including The Water Engine and American Buffalo. After that, he went to New York City and began starring in more than 40 Broadway and Off-Broadway.
Additionally, he appeared in movies and TV series like Foolin’ Around, Somewhere in Time, Without a Trace, The Awakening Land, and The Boy Who Loved Trolls. Similarly, from 1985 to 1988, William grabbed the limelight for playing Efrem Connors on TV series Spencer: For Hire.
At that phase, he won various roles in films: The Last Dragon, Radio Days, House of Games, and Things Change as well as TV shows: Kate & Allie and The Equalizer. Likewise, Macy also acted in movies and series such as Homicide, The Heart of Justice, The Water Engine, Being Human, Benny & Joon, Searching for Bobby Fischer, Mr. Holland’s Opus, and others.
One of his most successful role as Jerry Lundegaard in Fargo. In the black comedy thriller film, the actor starred along with Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Harve Presnell, and Peter Stormare.
Moreover, Fargo star’s other notable acting credit include Sports Night, Magnolia, Welcome to Collinwood, Bobby, The Maiden Heist, The Sessions, The Wind Rises, Cake, Two-Bit Waltz, Walter, Stealing Cars, Blood Father, and many more.
Since 2011, William is portraying the role of Frank Gallagher in the comedy-drama television series Shameless along with Emmy Rossum, Justin Chatwin, Ethan Cutkosky, Shanola Hampton, Jake McDorman, and Kate Miner.
William H. Macy’s Charity
70 years old actor, William H. Macy played the role of Bill Porter in the television film Door to Door. After portraying an inspiring and successful door-to-door salesman with cerebral palsy, the actor became an ambassador for the United Cerebral Palsy Association.
Furthermore, William H. Macy also donates to charities such as Alzheimer’s Association, EasterSeals, Eva Longoria Foundation, Homeless Not Toothless, Milk+Bookies, PETA, and UNICEF.
William H. Macy’s House For Rent
Back in 2012, William and his wife purchased a 4,566 square feet house in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California for $3.8 million.
Over the last few years, the mansion featuring 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms has been on and off the market for rent of $15,300 to $20,000. Finally, the couple is listing their mini-estate for $16,500 per month.
Studied Under Playwright David Mamet
William H. Macy was born William Hall Macy Jr. on March 13, 1950, in Miami Florida, the United States, to parents William Hall Macy, Sr. and Lois Overstreet. He has a brother named Fred Merrill.
William H. Macy attended Allegany High School and graduated in 1968. After that, he studied veterinary medicine at Bethany College.
Later, Macy transferred to Goddard College and studied under playwright David Mamet. Also, in New York City at HB Studio, he studied theatre.
Three Children With Actress Wife
Shameless actor William H. Macy is married to actress Felicity Huffman. The couple exchanged wedding vows on September 6, 1997.
The pair first was blessed with their first baby girl Sophia Grace Macy on August 1, 2000. After that, the duo welcomed their second child, daughter, Georgia Grace Macy on March 14, 2002.
Finally, the couple completed their family after their third kid, son, William H Macy III.