Felicity Huffman

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Felicity Huffman
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Huffman on March 7, 2012 receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Born
Felicity Kendall Huffman

(1962-12-09) December 9, 1962 (age 56)
ResidenceCalifornia, U.S.
Alma mater
OccupationActress
Criminal charge
Criminal penalty
Criminal statusOn supervised release
Spouse(s)
William H. Macy (m. 1997)
Children2

Felicity Huffman (born December 9, 1962) is an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning American movie and television actress and convicted felon. She is well known for her role as Lynette Scavo, a busy mother on the ABC television show Desperate Housewives. A year later, her role as a transwoman in the independent film Transamerica was praised by many critics and earned her a Golden Globe Award.

On March 12, 2019, Huffman was arrested in connection with an alleged nationwide college entrance exam cheating scandal, charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud, and released on $250,000 bail.[3] She reported to prison and began her sentence on October 15, 2019. She was released from prison on October 25, 2019.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Nast, Condé. "Felicity Huffman's Sentence Is Lenient, But It's Also Fair". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 2019-10-21.
  2. Patten, Dominic (September 13, 2019). "Felicity Huffman Accepts Two-Week Jail Sentence In College Bribery Scheme "Without Reservation" – Update". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  3. Lartey, Jamiles (March 13, 2019). "Felicity Huffman among dozens charged over admissions fraud at top US schools". Theguardian.com. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  4. Fieldstadt, Elisha; Kaplan, Ezra (2019-10-25). "Felicity Huffman released from prison on 11th day of 14-day sentence". NBC News. Retrieved 2019-10-25.