Felicity Huffman: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation: Actress
  • Real name : Felicity Huffman
  • Sign : Sagittarius
  • Date of birth : Sunday 09 December 1962 (age: 58)
  • Country: United States

Felicity Kendal Huffman was born on December 9, 1962 in New York. Very early attracted by the comedy, she began in a TV movie in 1978, resumed his studies, then reappeared ten years later in the series Lip Service, directed by the actor and theater professor William H. Macy, who later became her husband. The same year, she replaced the rising star Madonna in the play Speed-the-Plow, and played in her first major film, Godfather for a day. Thus recognized by the profession, Felicity Huffman appears mostly in television series and movies. However, she returned to the cinema in 1997 in a film by David Mamet, The Spanish Prisoner, then in a film by Paul Thomas Anderson, Magnolia.

But it is in 2004, thanks to the series Desperate Housewives where she plays a woman of character, Lynette Scavo, she reaches the rank of star. In 2005, Felicity Huffman won the Golden Globe for best actress and a nomination for an Oscar. She plays this role until 2012. Thereafter, she integrates other series American Crime (2015-2017), Get shorty (2018), and When they see us (2019).

On March 12, 2019, the actress was indicted along with about 30 other parents in a case of bribes paid to facilitate college admissions for their children. In September 2019, she was sentenced to $30,000 in fines and 14 days in jail.

On the private side, Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy have been married since 1997. The couple has two daughters, Sofia, born in 2000, and Georgia, born in 2002.