Bill Macy

Bill Macy

Birth
Revere, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 17 Oct 2019 (aged 97)
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 203938351 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Actor. He was best known to television viewers as the frustrated husband 'Walter Findley' opposite Bea Arthur on the 1970s CBS sitcom "Maude." Born Wolf Martin Garber, he worked as a cab driver for a decade before landing a role on Broadway as a understudy to Walter Matthau in the play "Once More, With Feeling" in 1958. He went on to perform on the theatrical stage both on and off-Broadway. He was an original cast member of the off-Broadway sensation "Oh! Calcutta!" from 1969 to 1971 and later appeared in the 1972 movie version of the musical. He made his television debut in 1966 on the soap opera "The Edge of Night." Besides "Maude," he would go on to appear on such television series as "All in the Family," "St. Elsewhere," "The Facts of Life," "NYPD Blue," "Seinfeld," and "My Name Is Earl." In 1967, he made his "big screen" debut in the film "The Producers." His later film credits would include "The Late Show" (1977), "The Jerk" (1979), "My Favorite Year" (1982), "Movers & Shakers" (1985), "Analyze This" (1999), and "Surviving Christmas" (2004).

Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye


Advertisement

See more Macy memorials in:

Advertisement

Advertisement

How famous was Bill Macy?

Current rating:

52 votes

Sign-in to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: the Chronicler
  • Added: 18 Oct 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 203938351
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bill Macy (18 May 1922–17 Oct 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 203938351, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Unknown.