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William H. Macy Receives Two Nominations for Door to Door

Door To Door” Receives the Most Nominations for an Original Movie (12)

UCP Ambassador William H. Macy has received an Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie” for his role in Door To Door, based on the true story of Bill Porter, the Portland, Oregon, door-to-door home products salesman who overcame the challenges of cerebral palsy to rise to the top of his profession. Together with co-writer Stephen Schacter, Macy also received an Emmy nomination for Writing. The movie received the most nominations for an original movie (12), including "Outstanding Made For Television Movie."

Macy launched into stardom after receiving an Oscar nomination for his role as a car salesman in the movie Fargo. In addition, he has acted in several films including Analyze This, Mr. Holland’s Opus and Murder in the First, and has guest-starred in a recurring role on NBC’s television show ER.

“UCP would like to congratulate Mr. Macy on his Emmy nomination, along with everyone else involved with Door To Door’s success,” said Stephen Bennett, CEO of UCP. “The story of Bill Porter is an important one for people living with disabilities to hear, and the cast, writers, and producers of Door To Door communicated it beautifully. UCP is extremely grateful for Mr. Macy’s efforts to help raise awareness for people living with disabilities and we wish him the best at the Emmys.”

The 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be aired on the FOX Network on Sunday, September 21. See the complete listing of Emmy nominations now.

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