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Bill Macy


Bill Macy was born on May 18, 1922 in Revere, Massachusetts, USA as Wolf Martin Garber. He is an actor, known for Maude (1972), The Jerk (1979) and Analyze This (1999). He has been married to Samantha Harper since May 4, 1975. He was previously married to Judith Janus. See full bio »

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Maude Walter Findlay
(1972-1978)
The Jerk Stan Fox
(1979)
Analyze This Dr. Isaac Sobel
(1999)
The Holiday Ernie
(2006)

Filmography

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 2010 Hawthorne (TV Series)
Mr. Rickles
- No Exit (2010) ... Mr. Rickles
 2010 True Jackson, VP (TV Series)
- Heatwave (2010)
 2007 Back to You (TV Series)
Troy
- A Gentleman Always Leads (2007) ... Troy
 2007 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
Whiskey Pete
- My Name Is Inmate #28301-016: Part 1 (2007) ... Whiskey Pete
 2007 Mr. Woodcock
Mr. Woodcock's Dad
 2007 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Man Sitting Next to Barney on the Subway
- Lucky Penny (2007) ... Man Sitting Next to Barney on the Subway (uncredited)
 2006 Las Vegas (TV Series)
Sharkey Rosenthal
- Meatball Montecito (2006) ... Sharkey Rosenthal
 2006 The Holiday
Ernie
 2005 Early Bird (TV Movie)
Harold
 2005 Stacked (TV Series)
Charlie
- Two Faces of Eve (2005) ... Charlie
 2004 LAX (TV Series)
Martin
- The Pictures to Prove It (2004) ... Martin
 2004 Surviving Christmas
Doo-Dah
 2004 ER (TV Series)
Richard Gould
- Drive (2004) ... Richard Gould
 2002 My Wife and Kids (TV Series)
Drive Thru Attendant
- Road Trip (2002) ... Drive Thru Attendant
 2001 The Lone Gunmen (TV Series)
Mr. Dimsdale
- Diagnosis: Jimmy (2001) ... Mr. Dimsdale
 2000 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Walter Titlebaum
- Reasonable Doubt (2000) ... Walter Titlebaum
 2000 Providence (TV Series)
Mr. Foley
- Taking a Chance on Love (2000) ... Mr. Foley
 1999 Jack & Jill (TV Series)
Stanley Ashton
- Welcome to the Working Week (1999) ... Stanley Ashton
- The Awful Truth (1999) ... Stanley Ashton
 1999 Norm (TV Series)
Phil
- Norm vs. Death (1999) ... Phil
 1999 Analyze This
Dr. Isaac Sobel
 1998 Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (TV Series)
Mr. Harrison
- Two Guys, a Girl and a Christmas Story (1998) ... Mr. Harrison
 1998 Viper (TV Series)
Marty
- Once a Con (1998) ... Marty
 1998 Millennium (TV Series)
Blurk
- Somehow, Satan Got Behind Me (1998) ... Blurk
 1997 Promised Land (TV Series)
George Laverne
- Mooster's Revenge (1997) ... George Laverne
 1996 Something So Right (TV Series)
Leo
- Pilot (1996) ... Leo
 1996 The John Larroquette Show (TV Series)
Charlie
- Intern Writer (1996) ... Charlie
 1996 The Home Court (TV Series)
Karl Geller
- Dad (1996) ... Karl Geller
 1996 Ned and Stacey (TV Series)
Jack
- You Bet Your Wife (1996) ... Jack
 1996 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Chair of Morty's condo impeachment vote / Herb
- The Shower Head (1996) ... Chair of Morty's condo impeachment vote (uncredited)
- The Cadillac (1996) ... Herb
 1996 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Murray Robbins
- Three Men and a Lady (1996) ... Murray Robbins
 1995 Hudson Street (TV Series)
El Gato
- Bells & Whistles (1995) ... El Gato
 1995 Can't Hurry Love (TV Series)
Arthur Peeple, Annie's Next Door Neighbor / Arthur Peoples
- Party Chicks (1995) ... Arthur Peeple, Annie's Next Door Neighbor
- Not Home Alone (1995) ... Arthur Peoples
 1995 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Moe Neiberg
- Dirty Socks (1995) ... Moe Neiberg
 1994 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Eugene McReedy
- The Busy Body (1994) ... Eugene McReedy
 1994 Dave's World (TV Series)
Mr. Rothman
- Please Won't You Be My Neighbor (1994) ... Mr. Rothman
 1994 Viper (TV Series)
Jack Surber
- Wheels of Fire (1994) ... Jack Surber
 1993 Columbo (TV Series)
Ruddick
- It's All in the Game (1993) ... Ruddick
 1992 Middle Ages (TV Series)
 1992 Me Myself and I
Sydney
 1991 The Doctor
Dr. Al Cade
 1991 Matlock (TV Series)
Sid Franklin
- The Arsonist (1991) ... Sid Franklin
 1990 Sibling Rivalry
Pat
 1990 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
Lt. Ed Morgan
- The Showgirl Mystery (1990) ... Lt. Ed Morgan
 1990 Anna (TV Movie)
Max Fetchick
 1986-1989 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Uncle Ben Mayberry / Myron Kinkaid
- Something Borrowed, Someone Blue (1989) ... Uncle Ben Mayberry
- Corned Beef and Carnage (1986) ... Myron Kinkaid
 1988 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Sam
- Tickets, Please (1988) ... Sam
 1985-1988 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Max / Vincent DeGeralimo
- Heaven Nose, Mister Smith (1988) ... Max
- Cindy (1985) ... Vincent DeGeralimo
 1988 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
Harold
- Golden Oldies (1988) ... Harold
 1987 Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam (TV Movie)
Richard Wilson
 1987 Nothing in Common (TV Series)
Max Basner
- Birthday, She Wrote (1987) ... Max Basner
- A Smile and a Shoeshine (1987) ... Max Basner
- Best Friends (1987) ... Max Basner
- Peter Pan Principle (1987) ... Max Basner
- Gone Fishing (1987) ... Max Basner
 1986-1987 One Big Family (TV Series)
Larry Collins
- The Big Split (1987) ... Larry Collins
- Operation, Collins (1987) ... Larry Collins
- Talent Night (1986) ... Larry Collins
 1987 Starman (TV Series)
Naughton Wells
- Grifters (1987) ... Naughton Wells
 1986 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Albert Tesman
- Requiem for Billy (1986) ... Albert Tesman
 1986 You Are the Jury (TV Series)
Frank Mantalbano
- The State of Ohio vs. James Wolsky (1986) ... Frank Mantalbano
 1986 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Irving Lewis
- The Princess and the Wiener King (1986) ... Irving Lewis
- The House of the Rising Flan (1986) ... Irving Lewis
 1986 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series)
Pop Gumm
- Casey at the Bat (1986) ... Pop Gumm
 1985 Bad Medicine
Dr. Gerald Marx
 1985 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Art Healy
- Games People Play (1985) ... Art Healy
 1985 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Ben Martin
- Lifebomb (1985) ... Ben Martin
 1985 Movers & Shakers
Sid Spokane
 1985 Riptide (TV Series)
Chuck Davis
- Gams People Play (1985) ... Chuck Davis
 1984 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Hershel Millstein
- Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1984) ... Hershel Millstein
- Up on the Roof (1984) ... Hershel Millstein
 1984 Masquerade (TV Series)
 1984 Oh Madeline (TV Series)
Buddy
- My Mother the Carnal (1984) ... Buddy
 1983 Hotel (TV Series)
Herman Wells
- Hotel (1983) ... Herman Wells
 1982 My Favorite Year
Sy Benson
 1982 The Day the Bubble Burst (TV Movie)
Mr. Goldberger
 1980 The Scarlett O'Hara War (TV Movie)
Myron Selznick
 1980 Serial
Sam
 1979 Big Shamus, Little Shamus (TV Series)
Henry Berkey
- Pilot (1979) ... Henry Berkey
 1979 The Jerk
Stan Fox
 1979 Hanging In (TV Series)
Louis Harper
- Sleep with the Fishes (1979) ... Louis Harper
- Lou's Little Problem (1979) ... Louis Harper
- Old Girlfriend (1979) ... Louis Harper
- New Man on Campus (1979) ... Louis Harper
 1979 The Fantastic Seven (TV Movie)
Frank Wallach
 1979 Diary of a Young Comic (TV Movie)
 1972-1978 Maude (TV Series)
Walter Findlay
- Maude's Big Move: Part 3 (1978) ... Walter Findlay
- Maude's Big Move: Part 2 (1978) ... Walter Findlay
- Maude's Big Move: Part 1 (1978) ... Walter Findlay
- Phillip's Mature Romance (1978) ... Walter Findlay
- Mr. Butterfield's Return (1978) ... Walter Findlay
 1977 The Late Show
Charlie Hatter
 1976 Death at Love House (TV Movie)
Oscar Payne
 1975 All Together Now (TV Movie)
Charles Drummond
 1972 Oh! Calcutta!
Monte / Mute Physican / Various Roles
 1972 All in the Family (TV Series)
Walter Findlay / Uniformed Policeman
- Maude (1972) ... Walter Findlay
- Archie Sees a Mugging (1972) ... Uniformed Policeman
 1969 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
- The Attacker (1969) ... (as William Macy)
 1967 The Producers
Jury Foreman (uncredited)
 1966 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Cab Driver
- Episode dated 15 April 1966 (1966) ... Cab Driver
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: I Ought to Be in Pictures. Comedy. Written by Neil Simon. General Manager: Jose Véga. Directed by Herbert Ross. Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 3 Apr 1980- 11 Jan 1981 (324 performances + 17 previews that began on 15 Mar 1980). Cast: Ron Leibman (as "Herb"), Dinah Manoff (as "Libby'), Joyce Van Patten (as "Steffy"). Standbys: Mimi ... See more »

Alternate Names:

William Macy | Bill & Samantha

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Took on many entertainment jobs (poetry-reading, movie bits, comedy-record gigs) before hitting it big on TV as Beatrice Arthur's malleable hubby on the popular feminist sitcom "Maude." See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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