Felicity Huffman

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TV Actress
Date of Birth December 9, 1962
Place of Birth Bedford, New York
Age 57 years old
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Felicity Huffman

Felicity Kendall Huffman is an American actress. She is the recipient of numerous accolades including a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and has been nominated for an Oscar. Huffman began her acting career in theatre, and in the 1990s also had many supporting roles in film and television. She starred as Dana Whitaker in the comedy-drama Sports Night from 1998 to 2000, which earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination. She is best known for her role as Lynette Scavo in the ABC comedy-drama Desperate Housewives, for which she earned the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for the debut season of the series, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three consecutive Golden Globe nominations. Huffman drew critical praise for her performance as a transgender woman in the independent film Transamerica.

Born: Felicity Kendall Huffman, December 9, 1962, Bedford, New York, U.S.
Alma mater: The Putney School, Interlochen Arts Academy, New York University
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1978–present
Children: 2
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About Felicity Huffman

Actress who won a 2005 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for starring as Lynette Scavo on the television series Desperate Housewives.

Before Fame

She attended a private boarding high school before attending New York University.


She played a trans-woman in the film Transamerica, which won her a Golden Globe Award.

Family Life

She married William H. Macy in 1997. The couple welcomed their daughter Sophia in 2000 and their second daughter Georgia in 2002.


She starred in Desperate Housewives with Teri Hatcher.

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