Felicity Huffman Height and Weight Stats

Born December 9, 1962, in Bedford, New York. Extremely talented and versatile, Felicity Huffman has worked on stage, film and television. She is perhaps best known for her depiction of a frazzled mother Lynette Scavo on the popular prime-time comedy Desperate Housewives. Nicknamed “Flicka” growing up, she first appeared on television in the afterschool special A Home Run for Love (1978) as a teenager. After a string of guest appearances and small film parts, Felicity Huffman got a chance to show television audiences just how talented she was in 1998 with the comedy Sports Night, created by Aaron Sorkin. Playing television producer Dana Whitaker, she earned a Golden Globe Award nomination in 2000 for her work on the series. While critics loved the show, it only lasted two seasons.

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The actress has since starred in such films as Georgia Rule (2007), alongside Jane Fonda and Lindsay Lohan, and Cake (2014). She also made a noteworthy return to television in 2015 with American Crime, for which she garnered Emmy and Golden Globe nominations.

Body Stats:

Felicity Huffman

Golden Globe Awards

Height: 165 cm /5 feet, 5 Inches

Weight: 52 kg / 115 lbs

Shoe size: 8

Dress size: 8

Bra size:  34A

Measurements: 12-26- 33

Ethnicity: White

Hair Color: Blonde

Eye Color: Brown


Name: Felicity Kendall Huffman

Nickname: Felicity

Date of Birth: December 9, 1962

Place of Birth:  Bedford, New York, USA

Place of Residence:New York, USA

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Education: New York University

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Fun Facts:

Felicity Huffman



  • William H. Macy 1996 – present

Children: 2

Awards and Honors:

  • 2006 Nominated Oscar Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
  • 2016 Nominated Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
  • 2008 Nominated Prism Award Performance in a Feature Film
  • 2005 Nominated Prism Award Performance in a Comedy Series
  • 2007 Nominated Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical
  • 2006 Won Independent Spirit Award Best Female Lead
  • 2006 Won Golden Kinnaree Award Best Actress
  • 2006 Won Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
  • 2005 Won Primetime Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
  • 2005 Won Satellite Award Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
  • 2004 Nominated Golden Satellite Award Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
  • 2005 Won DFWFCA Award Best Actress
  • 2005 Won AAFCA Award Best Actress

Hobbies and Interests: Yoga, jogging

Favorite Color: White

Favorite Food: Fruitcake

Favorite ActressTina Turner

Favorite Perfume: Stella McCartney perfume

Favorite Book: My Friend Flicka

Favorite Sports: Tennis

Favorite Movie: My Friend Flicka

Favorite TV Show: Breaking Bad

Interesting Facts:

  • Has one older brother, Moore.
  • Jessica Alba was one of her students at the Atlantic Theater Company.
  • BFA in Drama – New York University, Tisch School of the Arts (1988).
  • Graduated high school in 1981 from the prestigious Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, Michigan, where she majored in theater.
  • One of her idols is Tina Turner.
  • Best friend of Patricia Wolff.
  • Likes herbal tea.
  • Sang backup for Rebecca Pidgeon’s album New York Girls’ Club.
  • Was forced to turn down a role in Jean-Paul Salomé’s The Chameleon (2010) because of scheduling conflicts with Desperate Housewives (2004).
  • She told Oprah Winfrey that when she was born, her mother named her “Flicka”, but had to change it because it wasn’t a Christian name. She still uses “Flicka” as a nickname. The name “Flicka” comes from the book and movie My Friend Flicka (1943), a childhood favorite. It means “girl” in Swedish.
  • She was fired from the TV show Thunder Alley (1994).
  • On an episode of Oprah Winfrey’s “Wildest Dreams” segments, Huffman’s dream came true when she got to sing backup to her idol Tina Turner who was performing live for Oprah (Feb. 2005)
  • Grew up in Aspen, Colorado.
  • She auditioned for Awakenings (1990).
  • Her parents divorced when she was one year old.
  • Auditioned for a role on Star Trek (1966).

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