Felicity Huffman is a famous actress most known for her role as Lynette Scavo on Desperate Housewives, which she won an Emmy Award for in 2005 and two Screen Actors Guild Awards for in 2006.
Huffman began acting in 1982 and started off in the theater. After being on Broadway, she moved on to TV and film. She earned a Golden Globe nomination for her role as Dana Whitaker in Sports Night.
After many years in the industry, she landed her role in Desperate Housewives. The show was on for eight seasons and was on the air from 2004 until 2012.
Huffman’s leading role in Transamerica won her another Golden Globe and a SAG nomination and an Academy Award nomination. She then went on to star in the critically acclaimed crime drama American Crime.
Besides her impressive acting career, Huffman has got herself caught up in legal issues. In March 2019, Huffman was indicted for her involvement in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Huffman was charged with conspiracy to mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.
Huffman paid $15,000 for someone to cheat on her eldest daughter’s SAT test. The proctor for the test corrected Huffman’s daughter’s answers after she turned in her test. Huffman was going to pay to cheat for her youngest daughter but ultimately decided against it.
Who has Huffman dated? Check out Huffman’s full dating history below.
William H Macy 1982-Present
Huffman started dating actor William H. Macy in 1982. The couple dated on and off for 15 years before they married on September 6, 1997. The two have starred in a few movies and shows together. They were both in A Slight Case of Murder and Door to Door.
“Our marriage is a fairytale marriage,” Macy said about his marriage to Huffman. “I loved her the second I saw her.”
“We talk about showbiz a lot,” he continued. “We give each other notes. It’s not something everyone should try. She can be tough, and I can be tough, too. We met in the theater and that’s really at the core of our relationship.”
They have two daughters, Sophia Grace, born on December 1, 2000, and Georgia Grace, born on March 14, 2002.
The couple received their stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame together on March 7, 2012.