Felicity Huffman Bio - Biography

Name Felicity Huffman
Height 5' 5
Naionality American
Date of Birth 9 December 1962,
Place of Birth Bedford, New York, USA
Famous for
Huffman is best known for her leading role as Lynette Scavo in the television series Desperate Housewives and her starring role in the 2005 film Transamerica. Huffman also starred in the television dramedy Sports Night, and has had guest starring roles on Frasier, The West Wing and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. Huffman has also appeared in the films Raising Helen and Christmas with the Kranks.

Huffman won an Emmy for her work on Desperate Housewives (Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series), as well as two 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards (Best Actress - Comedy Series and part of Best Ensemble - Comedy Series). Huffman's role as transsexual woman in the film Transamerica was praised by many critics and garnered her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress as well as nominations for the Best Actress (Screen Actors Guild) and Best Actress (Academy Awards). Huffman is now a voting member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Huffman is also the co-author of the self-help book, A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend.

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