Facts of Felicity Huffman
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||58 years old|
|Family Name :||Huffman|
|Birth Country :||United States|
|Birth Sign :||Sagittarius|
|Height :||5 feet 5 inch|
|Birth Name||Felicity Kendall Huffman|
|Mother||Grace Valle Huffman|
|Father||Moore Peters Huffman|
|Birth Place/City||Bedford, New York|
|Net Worth||$20 million|
|Weight in KG||54 KG|
|Married to||William H. Macy (m. 1997)|
|Children||Georgia Grace Macy, Sofia Grace Macy|
|Education||New York University|
|Awards||Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series|
|TV Show||Desperate Housewives 2004 – 2012|
|Sisters||Moore Huffman, Grace Huffman, Betsy Huffman, Jessie Huffman, Isabel Huffman, Mariah Huffman, Jane Huffman|
|Books||Moore Huffman, Grace Huffman, Betsy Huffman, Jessie Huffman, Isabel Huffman, Mariah Huffman, Jane Huffman|
Felicity Kendall Huffman is a movie actress, stage and television personality who has been notably known for appearing as Lynette Savo in the ABC comedy-drama 'Desperate Housewives' from 2004 to 2012. She has also appeared as Dana Whitaker in Sports Night as well as in the film 'Transamerica'. She was born in Bedford, New York and attended New York University.
Early Life and Education of Felicity Huffman
Felicity Huffman was born on December 9, 1962, in Bedford, New York, the USA to Grace Valle (née Ewing) and Moore Peters Huffman (1910–1987). She was raised in a wealthy family along with her six sisters, Mariah, Betsy, Grace, Isabel, Jessie, Jane (1949–2013) and a brother, Moore Jr. She was just a year old when her parents had divorced, so, she mostly raised by her mother.
Huffman holds American nationality and she has German, English, Scots-Irish, Scottish, and French-Canadian ancestry. She attended a private boarding high school, The Putney School in Putney, Vermont. She graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan in 1981.
Then she went to New York University, Circle in the Square and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, England.
Felicity Huffman's Career
Felicity Huffman made her stage debut in 1982 as a rule on stage productions. In 1998, she debuted on Broadway in David Mamet's play Speed the Plow. She received Obie Award for her performance in The Cryptogram.
Huffman made her silver screen debut in 1998 with a minor role in Mamet's film Things Change. Then she appeared in numbers of films like The Heart of Justice (1992), Hackers (1995), Harrison: Cry of the City (1996) and The Underworld (1997). In 1991, she entered into television industry with the TV mini-series, Golden Years.
Huffman starred in the critically acclaimed series Sports Night where she played the role of Dana Whitaker for which earned Golden Globe nomination. Then she cast in the ABC comedy series, Desperate Housewives for which she won an Emmy Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Some of her screen credit includes Rudderless, Big Game, Cake, Stealing Car, Zendog, Krystal, American Crime, Phoebe in Wonderland, Transamerica and others. She also co-author the book, A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend. In 2012, she launched a website named What The Flicka to dedicates the woman and mothers.
Felicity Huffman's Net Worth
Felicity Huffman is one of the successful Hollywood actresses. She has an estimated net worth of $20 million. She was the cast member of Desperate Housewives from 2004-2012 and she earned $400k per episode form the series.
In 1997, Huffman owned the 5,000-square-foot house at Sopris Mountain Ranch at $275,000. She purchased a lavishing mansion at Los Angeles in 2013 at $3.8 million.
Some of her hit movies are enlisted below,
1. The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
Box-office Collection=$13.8 million
IMDb rating=7.3 stars
Satrring= Ben Gazzara, Ricky Jay, Steve Martin, Rebecca Pidgeon
2. Magnolia (1999)
Box-office Collection=$48.5 million
IMDb rating=8 stars
Satrring= Jeremy Blackman, Tom Cruise, Melinda Dillon, Philip Baker Hall
3. Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
Box-office Collection=$96.6 million
IMDb rating=5.3 stars
4. Transamerica (2005)
Box-office Collection=$15.2 million
IMDb rating=7.4 stars
Satrring= Kevin Zegers, Graham Greene, Fionnula Flanagan, Burt Young
5. Georgia Rule (2007)
Box-office Collection=$25 million
IMDb rating=5.9 stars
Satrring= Lindsay Lohan and Jane Fonda
Felicity Huffman's Personal Life
Felicity Huffman married the actor, William H. Macy on September 6, 1997. The duo was in an on-and-off relationship for 15 years before their official marriage. The duo was blessed with two daughters, Sophia Grace (born on December 1, 2000) and Georgia Grace (born on March 14, 2002). The duo was the most loved couple of Hollywood and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 7, 2012.
Huffman called herself pro-choice and she has campaigned for women's rights on behalf of NARAL. In 2005, in an interview, Huffman revealed she was suffered from both anorexia and bulimia in her late teens and twenties.
She shares a good bonding with the actress, Patricia Wolff. She has a huge childhood crush on Henry Winkler.