awards & nominations

American Crime (2015)

Anthology series with stories revolving around preconceptions on aspects of the social experience.

Emmy (Primetime) (2016)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
Golden Globe (2016)NominatedBest Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Emmy (Primetime) (2015)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Desperate Housewives (2004)

Felicity Huffman as "Lynette Scavo"

Behind the facade of a postcard-perfect subdivision live four women whose lives are anything but idyllic. Klutzy Susan is divorced and the mother of teenage Julie. Lynette is married to Tom and the frazzled mother of four rambunctious children. Bree is the neighborhood's Martha Stewart, whose perfection masks major dysfunction. Ex-model Gabrielle, married to handsome and successful Carlos, wants to have her cake and eat it too. Looking down on it all is Mary Alice, who took her own life but comments on the lives of her former neighbors.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)NominatedOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2007)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Golden Globe (2007)NominatedBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Golden Globe (2006)NominatedBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)WonOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2005)WonOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Golden Globe (2005)NominatedBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)WonOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

Transamerica (2005)

Felicity Huffman as "Bree"

Right in the midst of important changes in her life, Bree Osborne (Felicity Huffman) learns that she fathered a son, Toby (Kevin Zegers), 17 years ago. Bailing him out of jail in New York, Bree poses as a Christian missionary. She plans to take Toby to his stepfather's house, but when she learns that the stepfather sexually abused the boy, Bree brings her son back to Los Angeles with her. As Toby begins to fall for Bree, she must find a way to reveal who she really is.

Academy Award (2005)NominatedActress in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2005)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Sports Night (1998)

Felicity Huffman as "Dana Whitaker"

Casey McCall and Dan Rydell are two sports anchors and best friends both on and off the screen. At "Sports Night," their nightly cable program, the two display their unique talent and skills in reporting up-to-the-minute sports news. Producer Dana Whitaker is an on-again, off-again love interest of Casey's.

Golden Globe (2000)NominatedBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy