Bill Macy Biography (1922-)

Original name, William Macy Garber (some sources cite Wolf Marvin Garber); born May 18, 1922, in Revere, MA; son of Michael (a manufacturer) and Mollie (maiden name, Friedopfer) Garber; married second wife, Samantha Harper (an actress), 1975. Addresses: Agent: Gold/Marshak/Liedtke and Associates, 3500 West Olive Ave., Suite 1400, Burbank, CA 91505.

Birth Details
May 18, 1922
Revere, Massachusetts, United States

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Cab driver, The Edge of Night, 1966
  • Walter Findlay, Maude, CBS, 1972-78
  • Louis Harper, Hanging In, CBS, 1979
  • Max Basner, Nothing in Common, NBC, 1987
  • Movies
  • Charles Drummond, All Together Now, 1975
  • Oscar Payne, Death at Love House (also known as The Shrine of Lorna Love), 1976
  • Frank Wallach, The Fantastic Seven (also known as Steel Glory and Stunt Seven), 1979
  • Myron Selznick, "The Scarlett O'Hara War," Movieola, 1980
  • Mr. Goldberger, The Day the Bubble Burst, 1982
  • Hotel, 1982
  • Richard Wilson, Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam, NBC,1987
  • Mr. Ruddick, Columbo: It's All in the Game, ABC, 1993
  • Episodic
  • Uniformed policeman, "Archie Sees a Mugging," All in the Family, CBS, 1972
  • Walter Findlay, "Maude," All in the Family, CBS, 1972
  • "Up on the Roof," St. Elsewhere, 1984
  • "Girls Just Want to Have Fun," St. Elsewhere, 1984
  • Ben Martin, "Lifebomb," Tales from the Darkside, 1985
  • Vinny DeGeralimo, "Cindy," Highway to Heaven, 1985
  • Irving Lewis, "The House of the Rising Flan," L.A. Law, 1986
  • Irving Lewis, "The Princess and the Weiner King," L.A. Law, 1986
  • Myron Kinkaid, "Corned Beef and Carnage," Murder, She Wrote, CBS,1986
  • Naughton Wells, "Grifters," Starman, 1987
  • "Golden Oldies," The Facts of Life, 1988
  • Max, "Heaven Nose, Mister Smith," Highway to Heaven, 1988
  • Uncle Ben, "Something Borrowed, Something Blue," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1989
  • Lieutenant Ed Morgan, "The Showgirl Mystery," Father Dowling Mysteries, 1990
  • Sid Franklin, "The Arsonist," Matlock, 1991
  • Eugene McReedy, "The Busy Body," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1994
  • Arthur Peeples, Can't Hurry Love, CBS, 1994
  • Mr. Rothman, Dave's World, CBS, 1994
  • Jack Surber, Viper, NBC, 1994
  • Moe Neiberg, "Dirty Socks," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1995
  • El Gato, "Bells and Whistles," Hudson Street, CBS, 1995
  • Neighbor, Can't Hurry Love, CBS, 1995
  • Murray Robbins, "Three Men and a Lady," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1996
  • Herb, "The Cadillac," Seinfeld, 1996
  • Jack, "You Bet Your Wife," Ned and Stacey, Fox, 1996
  • Karl Geller, "Dad," The Home Court, NBC, 1996
  • Charlie, "Intern Writer," The John Larroquette Show, NBC, 1996
  • Joe, Ink, CBS, 1996
  • Mr. Beeman, The Naked Truth, NBC, 1997
  • George Laverne, Promised Land, CBS, 1997
  • Blurk, "Somehow, Satan Got behind Me," Millennium, Fox, 1998
  • Mr. Harrison, Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place, ABC, 1998
  • Stanley Ashton, "The Awful Truth," Jack and Jill, The WB, 1999
  • Phil, "Norm vs. Death," The Norm Show, ABC, 1999
  • Stanley Ashton, "Welcome to the Working Week," Jack and Jill, TheWB, 1999
  • "Taking a Chance on Love," Providence, NBC, 2000
  • Specials
  • CBS team member, Battle of the Network Stars I, 1976
  • Twilight Theater, 1982
  • Pop Gumm, Casey at the Bat (also known as Shelley Duvall'sTall Tales and Adventures: Casey at the Bat), 1986
  • Frank Mantalbano, You Are the Jury, 1986
  • Sam Vorkin, Tickets, Please, The Disney Channel, 1988
  • S. Monroe Shamsky, Somerset Gardens, ABC, 1989
  • Max Fetchick, Anna, NBC, 1990
  • Other Television Appearances
  • Diary of a Young Comic, 1977
  • Sid, Those Two (pilot), CBS, 1993
  • Leo, Something So Right (pilot), NBC, 1996
  • Film Appearances
  • Jury foreman, The Producers, Embassy, 1968
  • Oh! Calcutta! 1972
  • Charlie Hatter, The Late Show, Warner Bros., 1977
  • Stan Fox, The Jerk, Universal, 1979
  • Sam Stone, Serial, Paramount, 1980
  • Sy Benson, My Favorite Year, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1982
  • Sid Spokane, Movers and Shakers, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1985
  • Dr. Gerald Marx, Bad Medicine, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1985
  • Pat, Sibling Rivalry, 1990
  • Dr. Al Cade, The Doctor, 1991
  • Sydney, Me, Myself, and I, 1992
  • Dr. Isaac Sobel, Analyze This, Warner Bros., 1999
  • Stage Appearances
  • Gus Mizzy, The Roast, Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, 1980
  • I Ought to Be in Pictures, New York City, 1980-81
  • Joe Williams, An American Comedy, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1983
  • In the Moonlight Eddie, Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA, 1996
  • Also appeared in The Man Who Came to Dinner, Long Beach, CA; appeared in America Hurrah, And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little, Awake and Sing, The Balcony, The Cannibals, Machinal, Oh! Calcutta!, Once More with Feeling, and Threepenny Opera, all New York City; appeared in London productions of America Hurrah, Oh! Calcutta!, and The Tempest.
  • Major Tours
  • Herb, I Ought to Be in Pictures, U.S. cities, 1980-81

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Sep 2, 2011 @ 1:01 am
I got here by link from Bill Macy Wikipedia Page which noted that this article would be a biography. This page seems more like a list of career works!

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