Felicity Huffman was born December 9th, the youngest of eight children, and studied drama at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London and at NYU's Circle in the Square.
"Sports Night" is Huffman's first leading role in a comedy series. She is a long-time member of New York's Atlantic Theater Company, which is where she met her husband, actor and co-founding member William H. Macy. She has appeared on Broadway in "Speed the Plow," and off-Broadway in "Cryptogram," for which she won the 1997 Obie Award.
In her spare time she is an avid reader and enjoys being outdoors and playing a variety of sports. Huffman and Macy live with their dog, Walter Wallingford, in Los Angeles, and also have an apartment in New York.
Bedtime, 1996: Donna
Early Edition, 1996: Det. Tagliatti
The X-Files, 1993: Dr. Nancy Da Silva
The Spanish Prisoner, 1997: Pat McCune
Hackers, 1995: Attorney
Reversal of Fortune, 1990: Minnie