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Overview (3)

Born in Revere, Massachusetts, USA
Birth NameWolf Martin Garber
Height 5' 10½" (1.79 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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

Spouse (2)

Samantha Harper (4 May 1975 - present)
Judith Janus (? - ?)

Trivia (5)

Appeared in his birthday suit at age 45 in the controversial 1969 NY "nudie" musical "Oh! Calcutta!".
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."
William H. Macy was forced to use that rather formal moniker when he became an actor because Bill Macy already "owned" the name with the professional unions.
Best friend of Bea Arthur, who he was only 5 days younger than.
He can be seen in a brief, non-credited role, as the father of the Christian Bale's character in "American Hustle," during flashback scenes of Bale's childhood.

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