William H. Macy Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1997 Nominee
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Fargo (1996)

Golden Globes, USA

2018 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Shameless (2011)
2015 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical
Shameless (2011)
2005 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
The Wool Cap (2004)
2004 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Seabiscuit (2003)
2003 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Door to Door (2002)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2018 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Shameless (2011)
For playing "Frank Gallagher".
2017 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Shameless (2011)
For playing: "Frank Gallagher".
2016 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Shameless (2011)
For playing: "Frank Gallagher".
2015 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Shameless (2011)
For playing "Frank Gallagher".
2014 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Shameless (2011)
For playing "Frank Gallagher".
2007 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)
For playing: "Clyde Umney and Sam Landry".
2005 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
The Wool Cap (2004)
For playing "Gigot".
Outstanding Made for Television Movie
The Wool Cap (2004)
Shared with:
2004 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Stealing Sinatra (2003)
For playing "John Irwin".
2003 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Door to Door (2002)
For playing: "Bill Porter".
Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Door to Door (2002)
Shared with:
2000 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
A Slight Case of Murder (1999)
For playing: "Terry Thorpe".
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Sports Night (1998)
For playing "Sam Donovan".
1997 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
ER (1994)
For playing "Dr. Morgenstern". For multiple episodes.

20/20 Awards

2017 Winner
Felix
Best Supporting Actor
Fargo (1996)

American Comedy Awards, USA

2000 Nominee
American Comedy Award
Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Happy, Texas (1999)
1999 Nominee
American Comedy Award
Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Pleasantville (1998)
1997 Nominee
American Comedy Award
Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Fargo (1996)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

1999 Winner
ACCA
Best Cast Ensemble
Magnolia (1999)
Shared with:
1996 Winner
ACCA
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Fargo (1996)
Best Cast Ensemble
Fargo (1996)
Shared with:
Nominee
ACCA
Best Cast Ensemble
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
Shared with:

Behind the Voice Actors Awards

2015 Nominee
BTVA Anime Dub Movie/Special Voice Acting Award
Best Vocal Ensemble in an Anime Feature Film/Special
Kaze tachinu (2013)
Shared with:

Boston Film Festival

2002 Winner
Film Excellence Award

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

1998 Winner
BSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Pleasantville (1998)
A Civil Action (1998)
Psycho (1998)
Tied with Billy Bob Thornton for A Simple Plan (1998).

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2007 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Acting Ensemble
Bobby (2006)
Shared with:

Catalina Film Festival

2014 Winner
Stanley Kramer Social Artist Award

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1997 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Fargo (1996)

Chlotrudis Awards

1997 Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actor
Fargo (1996)

Christopher Awards

2003 Winner
Christopher Award
Television & Cable
Door to Door (2002)
Shared with:

Cinequest San Jose Film Festival

2003 Winner
Maverick Tribute Award

Critics Choice Television Awards

2011 Nominee
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Actor in a Drama Series
Shameless (2011)

Denver International Film Festival

2003 Winner
John Cassavetes Award

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

2000 Winner
Edgar
Best Television Feature or Miniseries
A Slight Case of Murder (1999)
Shared with:

Film Independent Spirit Awards

1997 Winner
Independent Spirit Award
Best Male Lead
Fargo (1996)
1995 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Male Lead
Oleanna (1994)
1992 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Supporting Male
Homicide (1991)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2001 Winner
FFCC Award
Best Ensemble Cast
State and Main (2000)
Shared with:
2000 Winner
FFCC Award
Best Ensemble Cast
Magnolia (1999)
Shared with:
1998 Winner
FFCC Award
Best Ensemble Cast
Boogie Nights (1997)
Shared with:
1997 Nominee
FFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Fargo (1996)

Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival

2000 Winner
Jury Award
Best Supporting Male
State and Main (2000)

Gold Derby Awards

2009 Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
TV Movie/Mini Actor of the Decade
Door to Door (2002)
2007 Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
TV Movie/Mini Lead Actor
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)
2005 Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
TV Movie/Mini Lead Actor
The Wool Cap (2004)

Hollywood Film Awards

2006 Winner
Hollywood Film Award
Ensemble of the Year
Bobby (2006)
Shared with:

Humanitas Prize

2003 Nominee
Humanitas Prize
90 Minute or Longer Category
Door to Door (2002)
Shared with:

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

2002 Winner
Best Actor
Focus (2001)

Lone Star Film & Television Awards

1999 Winner
Lone Star Film & Television Award
Best TV Teleplay
The Con (1998)
Shared with:
Best TV Actor
The Con (1998)

Mar del Plata Film Festival

2006 Winner
Best Actor
Edmond (2005)

National Board of Review, USA

2000 Winner
NBR Award
Best Acting by an Ensemble
State and Main (2000)
Shared with:
1999 Winner
NBR Award
Best Acting by an Ensemble
Magnolia (1999)
Shared with:

Online Film & Television Association

2018 Winner
OFTA TV Hall of Fame
Actors and Actresses
Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Comedy Series
Shameless (2011)
2016 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Comedy Series
Shameless (2011)
2015 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Comedy Series
Shameless (2011)
2014 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Comedy Series
Shameless (2011)
2007 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)
2004 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Stealing Sinatra (2003)
2003 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Door to Door (2002)
Best Writing of a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Door to Door (2002)
Shared with:
2000 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Sports Night (1998)
Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
A Slight Case of Murder (1999)
1998 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series
ER (1994)
1997 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Fargo (1996)
Best Comedy/Musical Actor
Fargo (1996)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2001 Winner
OFCS Award
Best Ensemble
State and Main (2000)
Shared with:
Tied with Almost Famous (2000).

People's Choice Awards, USA

2015 Nominee
People's Choice Award
Favorite Cable TV Actor

Prism Awards

2012 Winner
Prism Award
Performance in a Comedy Series
Shameless (2011)
2005 Nominee
Prism Award
Performance in a TV Movie or Miniseries
The Wool Cap (2004)

Satellite Awards

2019 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Shameless (2011)
2017 Winner
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Shameless (2011)
2016 Winner
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Shameless (2011)
2014 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Shameless (2011)
2011 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Series, Drama
Shameless (2011)
2005 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Stealing Sinatra (2003)
2004 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
The Cooler (2003)
2003 Winner
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Door to Door (2002)
2000 Winner
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Comedy or Musical
Happy, Texas (1999)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
A Slight Case of Murder (1999)
1997 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Fargo (1996)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2018 Winner
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Shameless (2011)
2017 Winner
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Shameless (2011)
2016 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Shameless (2011)
2015 Winner
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Shameless (2011)
2007 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Bobby (2006)
Shared with:
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)
2005 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
The Wool Cap (2004)
2004 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Seabiscuit (2003)
Shared with:
2003 Winner
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Door to Door (2002)
2000 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Theatrical Motion Picture
Magnolia (1999)
Shared with:
1998 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast
Boogie Nights (1997)
Shared with:
1997 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Fargo (1996)

ShoWest Convention, USA

1999 Winner
ShoWest Award
Supporting Actor of the Year

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2012 Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
The Sessions (2012)

Sundance Film Festival

2012 Winner
Special Jury Prize
Dramatic
The Sessions (2012)
Shared with:
For ensemble acting.

US Comedy Arts Festival

1998 Winner
Audience Award
Grand Jury Award - Comedy (Performance)
Shared with:

Title: "Sketches for the Festival by Steve Martin"; Sketch titles listed on program: "A World ... More

Title: "Sketches for the Festival by Steve Martin"; Sketch titles listed on program: "A World Without Sex?" "The Paparazzi of Plato" "The Arrival of Helen into Troy" ... Cast: John Ritter, Julie Hagerty, W.H. Macy, Felicity Huffman, Mathew Poage, Paula Cale, Keene Curtis


Walk of Fame

2012 Winner
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On March 7, 2012. At 7060 Hollywood Blvd.

Writers Guild of America, USA

2005 Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Long Form - Adapted
The Wool Cap (2004)
Shared with:
2003 Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Original Long Form
Door to Door (2002)
Shared with:

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