Felicity Huffman stars in GET SHORTY as “Clara Dillard,” a mothering, high-level special agent for the FBI, described as hippie therapist meets J. Edgar Hoover. She takes over the investigation focusing on Amara and the crime organization in season two.
Felicity Huffman earned an Academy Award nomination for her performance in Transamerica, as well as a Golden Globe Award and Independent Spirit Award for the same role. She has also been honored with an Emmy and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role on Desperate Housewives. Most recently Huffman can be seen on the ABC series American Crime for which she was nominated for a Best Actress Emmy and Golden Globe for her portrayal of Barb Hanlon in the premiere season, Leslie Graham in the second season and Jeanette Hesby in the third season. Huffman is a founding member of the Atlantic Theater Company, an off-Broadway theater company where she was also featured in numerous plays. She resides in Los Angeles with her two children and her husband, William H. Macy.