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OscarĀ® nominee and Emmy and SAG Award winner WILLIAM H. MACY is one of the most distinguished talents of his generation.

Last year, Macy received outstanding critical acclaim for his role as Bill Porter in TNT's "Door to Door," opposite Kyra Sedgwick, Helen Mirren, Kathy Baker and Felicity Huffman. The movie, which Macy also co-wrote, tells the true story of Porter, an award-winning door-to-door salesman with cerebral palsy. The movie aired to unprecedented ratings for a TNT original movie premiere and received a SAG Award, Peabody Award, an AFI Award, a Critic's Choice Award, a Golden Satellite Award, a Writer's Guild nomination, an American Cinema Editors nomination and a Golden Globe nomination. The movie was nominated for 12 Emmys and won 6 including Outstanding Made for Television Movie as well as winning Macy the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Television Movie statue and Outstanding Writing for a Television Movie with Steven Schachter.

Macy will soon be seen in TNT's "The Wool Cap." Macy rejoined writing partner Schachter for this new take on the 1962 comedy Gigot, which originally starred Jackie Gleason and was directed by Gene Kelly. Schachter will direct once again. The film follows the heartwarming story of the janitor Gigot who befriends the little daughter of a prostitute. Don Rickles, Catherine O'Hara, and KeKe Palmer also star. This Johnson & Johnson Spotlight Presentation will premiere on TNT on November 21st, 2004.

Schachter and Macy are also teaming up on a project for Showtime. Tentatively titled "The Accountant and the Stripper" the movie is based on the true story of a Florida accountant appointed by a judge to run a string of local strip clubs. Macy will play the certified public accountant Lew Berman, Macy and Schachter will write the script and Schachter will direct.

This Spring, Macy was seen in the Showtime Original Picture "Stealing Sinatra," which depicts the 1963 botched kidnapping of Frank Sinatra, Jr. Directed by Ron Underwood, Macy stars as John Irwin, one of three kidnappers who abducted Frank Sinatra, Jr. from his hotel at gunpoint just before a show in Lake Tahoe. Macy received an Emmy nomination in the category of "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie" for his performance.

Macy recently returned from Spain and Morocco filming Sahara for Paramount Pictures. Based on the Clive Cussler bestseller, this modern marine-based action adventure is the story of explorer Dirk Pitt (Matthew McConaughey), searching for Confederate gold in Africa, where he meets WHO doctor Eva Rojas (Penelope Cruz) and learns about a mystery disease that is killing Africans in vast numbers. Macy plays Admiral Sandecker, Pitt's boss at NUMA (the National Underwater Marine Agency).

Macy recently received critical acclaim for his role in the romantic drama The Cooler, opposite Maria Bello, Alec Baldwin, Maria Bello, Shawn Hatosy and Ron Livingston. He was also seen stealing scenes in the critically-acclaimed Universal Pictures feature, Seabiscuit, the American epic of triumph and perseverance set during the Great Depression, based on the best-selling book that was one of the most popular and widely read non-fiction books of recent years. Macy, who costars with Tobey Maguire, Chris Cooper and Jeff Bridges, was nominated for a Golden Globe for his role as Tick Tock McLaughlin and the movie was nominated for Best Picture.

Macy is best known for his portrayal of Jerry Lundergaard in Fargo, for which he received an Oscar Nomination and won an Independent Spirit Award as Best Supporting Actor. He also garnered nominations for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture (American Comedy Awards), Best Actor (Chicago Film Critics), Best Supporting Actor (Dallas/ Fort Worth Film Critics), and Best Actor in a Drama (International Press Academy).

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