Frank Gallagher

Played by William H. Macy

Frank Gallagher

Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of a large brood of smart, spirited, independent kids who without him would be... perhaps better off. A hopeless addict and troublemaker, when Frank isn't at the bar spending what little money he has, he's usually passed out on the floor. Frank is constantly scheming on how to beat the system and support his addictions, and he thinks nothing of throwing his kids, or anyone else, under a bus to do so.

Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of a large brood of smart, spirited, independent kids who without him would be... perhaps better off. A hopeless addict and troublemaker, when Frank isn't at the bar spending what little money he has, he's usually passed out on the floor. Frank is constantly scheming on how to beat the system and support his addictions, and he thinks nothing of throwing his kids, or anyone else, under a bus to do so.

William H. Macy

William H. Macy is an Oscar® and Golden Globe® nominee, an Emmy® and SAG® Award winning actor, and a writer in theater, film and television. He currently stars in the SHOWTIME series SHAMELESS, for which he was nominated twice for an ‘Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series’ Emmy Award. Macy’s film credits include SEABISCUIT, THE COOLER, MAGNOLIA, BOOGIE NIGHTS, JURASSIC PARK III, FARGO, TNT’s DOOR TO DOOR, WILD HOGS and ROOM. William H. Macy made his feature directorial debut with RUDDERLESS, the closing film at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. THE LAYOVER, his second film, was released in 2016. His third film, KRYSTAL, is set to release in 2016/2017. In addition, Macy is a founding member of the Atlantic Theater Company.

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