Felicity Huffman life and biography

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Felicity Huffman biography

Date of birth : 1962-12-09
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Bedford, New York, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-08-20
Credited as : Film actress, executive producer, Sports Night

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Felicity Huffman is an American film, stage, and television actress. She is known for her role as executive producer Dana Whitaker on the ABC television show Sports Night (1998-2000), which earned her an Golden Globe Award nomination, and as hectic supermom Lynette Scavo on the ABC show Desperate Housewives (2004-2012), which has earned her an Emmy Award.

In 2005, her critically acclaimed role as a trans woman in the independent film Transamerica earned her a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award nomination. She has also starred in films such as Reversal of Fortune, The Spanish Prisoner, Magnolia, Path to War, Georgia Rule and Phoebe in Wonderland.

Huffman was born in Bedford, New York, the daughter of Grace Valle (née Ewing), an actress, and Moore Peters Huffman, a banker. Her parents divorced a year after her birth, and she was raised mostly by her mother. She has six sisters (Mariah, Betsy, Jane, Grace, Isabel, Jessie) and a brother (Moore Jr.). She attended The Putney School, a boarding middle school in Putney, Vermont and graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan. After high school she went on to New York University where she graduated in 1984 from Circle In The Square, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama.

Filmography:

2010 : Family Guy
2010 : Lesster
2012 : Untitled Felicity Huffman Project ; Keep Coming Back ; Come Back to Sorrento

Theatre:

1999 :
Boston Marriage as Anna American Repertory Theatre, Hasty Pudding Theatre, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Oh, Hell! as Glenna Lincoln Center, New York City
The Loop New York City
Jake's Women Old Globe Theatre
Three Sisters

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