Birthdate: December 9th,
Hometown: Woody Creek, CO (Born in Bedford, NY)
Marital Status: Married to William H. Macy
Family: Two daughters: Sofia Grace, born August 1st, 2000, and Georgia Grace, born March 14th, 2002. She has seven sisters, one brother; she's
(Source: "Sports Night" Season
1 presskit; © Touchstone Pictures and Television)
Felicity Huffman stars as Dana Whitaker,
the strong and quick-witted producer of "Sports Night," who is trying to
elevate the upstart Continental Sports Channel's program to victory over
that other cable sports network, in Imagine Television and Touchstone
Television's new half-hour comedy series, "Sports Night," for ABC. Huffman
describes her character as "a woman who lives for the show. She's really
dedicated and single-minded -- sort of a cross between Goldie Hawn and a
Doberman pinscher," Huffman joked.
Working with Aaron Sorkin and Thomas Schlamme has been a great experience
for Huffman. "It is such an honor to be acting with a writer of the caliber
of Aaron," she enthused. "And then there's Tommy -- I'd take a bullet for
"Sports Night" is Huffman's first leading role in a comedy series. She has
guest-starred on "Law & Order," "Chicago Hope," and "The X-Files," among
others. Her feature film credits include "Hackers," "Reversal of Fortune,"
and "Things Change," as well as the recently released "The Spanish
Huffman is also a long-time member of New York's Atlantic Theater Company,
which is where she met her husband, actor and cofounding member William H.
Macy ("Fargo," "ER"). She has appeared on Broadway in "Speed the Plow" and
off-Broadway in "Cryptogram," for which she won the 1997 Obie Award -- she
credits David Mamet (co-founder of the Atlantic Theater Company) for giving
her such a wonderful character to play. Her other off-Broadway credits include
"Dangerous Corner," "Oh, Hell!" and "Boy's Life." Most recently, Macy directed
her in "The Joy of Going Somewhere Definite" at the Atlantic Theater.
Born December 9, Huffman, the youngest of eight children, studied drama at
the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London and at NYU's Circle in the
In her spare time, she is an avid reader and enjoys being outdoors and playing
a variety of sports, but confesses she doesn't follow any professional sports.
Huffman and Macy reside with their dog, Walter Wallingford, in Los Angeles
and have an apartment in New York.
Wed 5/7 - The Late Late Show w/ Craig Ferguson
Redbook - March 2007 (cover)
A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend: For Every Guy Who Wants To Be One, For Every Girl Who Wants to Build One
by Felicity Huffman and Patricia Wolff
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