Bill Macy Biography
Bill Macy whose birth name is Wolf Martin Garber is an American actor and comedian born on 18th May 1922 in Revere, Massachusetts, U.S. He is popularly known for his role as Walter Findlay, the husband of Maude Findlay. He retired from acting in 2011.
Bill Macy Age
Bill was born on 18th May 1922 in Revere, Massachusetts, U.S (96 years as of 2018)
Bill Macy Family
His parents are Mollie (née Friedopfer) and Michael Garber, a manufacturer.
Bill Macy Wife
In 1975 Bill married Samantha Harper, she is also an actress knoiwn for for Torchlight (1985), I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977) and Mork & Mindy (1978). She appeared along Bill in the 1972 film ‘Oh! Calcutta!’
Bill Macy Career
Bill Macy was an origin cast of ‘Oh! Calcutta!’, a long running theatrical revue. He was cast in Maude as Walter Findlay, the husband of Maude Findlay. The show was cancelled in 1978 and has since made more than 70 appearances on film and television, including a memorable role as the co-inventor of the ‘Opti-grab’ in the 1979 Steve Martin comedy The Jerk, and as the head television writer in Richard Benjamin’s 1982 hit My Favorite Year.
Bill also appeared occasionally on Seinfeld as one of the residents of “Del Boca Vista,” a Florida retirement community in which Jerry Seinfeld’s parents lived, as well as on the short-lived Kelsey Grammer/Patricia Heaton situation comedy ‘Back to You’.
He made a guest appearance on the television show ‘Las Vegas’ as an aging gambler. He also made a cameo appearance on ‘My Name is Earl’ in the 2nd season episode, Van Hickey in 2006 as an elderly patient in a nursing home who claims he “Once tongue-kissed a Jamaican Woman”.
Bill Macy TV Shows
- 1966: The Edge of Night as Cab Driver
- 1972 – 1978: Maude as Walter Findlay
- 1979: Hanging In as Louis Harper
- 1987: Nothing in Common as Max Basne
- 1984 – 1986: The Love Boat as Myles
- 1988: The Facts of Life as Harold
- 1985 – 1988: Highway to Heaven as Max
- 1989: Murder, She Wrote as Uncle Ben
- 1990: Father Dowling Mysteries as Lt. Morgan
- 1993: Columbo as Ruddick
- 1996: The Home Court as Mr. Solomon
- 1997: Promised Land as George Laverne
- 1994 – 1998: Viper
- 1998: Two Guys and a Girl as Mr. Harrison
- 1999: Jack & Jill as Mr. Ashton
- 2000: Providence as Morris Foley
- 2000: Touched by an Angel as Walter Titlebaum
- 2001: The Lone Gunmen as Dimsdale
- 2001: The Brothers Garcia as Mr. Aguayo
- 2004: ER as Gould
- 2004: LAX as Martin
- 2005: Stacked as Charlie
- 2007: The Wedding Bells as Benjamin Fleischman
- 2007: Back to You as Troy.
Bill Macy Movies
- 1975: All Together Now as Charles Drummond
- 1976: Death at Love House as Oscar Payne
- 1979: The Fantastic Seven as Frank Wallach
- 1980: The Scarlett O’Hara War as Myron Selznick
- 1982: The Day the Bubble Burst as Mr. Goldberger
- 1982: Hotel
- 1987: Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam as Richard Wilson
- 1993: It’s All in the Game as Mr. Ruddick, Columbo
- 1972: Oh! Calcutta!
- 1977: The Late Show as Charlie Hatter
- 1979: The Jerk as Stan Fox
- 1980: Serial as Sam Stone
- 1982: My Favorite Year as Sy Benson
- 1985: Bad Medicine as Dr. Gerald Marx
- 1990: Sibling Rivalry as Pat
- 1991: The Doctor as Dr. Al Cade
- 1992: Me, Myself, and I as Sydney
- 1999: Analyze This as Dr. Isaac Sobel.