Bill Macy in the Jerk | 1979
Clip Name: The Sniper Hates These Cans
About this actor
Bill Macy (born May 18, 1921) is an American television and stage actor. Macy was born Wolf Marvin Garber in Revere, Massachusetts, to Mollie (née Friedopfer) and Michael Garber, a manufacturer. He is best known for his portrayal of Walter Findlay, the long-suffering husband of the title character on the 1970s television sitcom Maude. Macy was also an original cast member of the long-running theatrical revue Oh! Calcutta!. Since Maude was canceled in 1978, he has made more than 70 appearances on film and television, including a memorable role as the co-inventor of the 'Opti-grab' in the Steve Martin comedy 'The Jerk'. Macy also appeared a few times on Seinfeld as one of the residents of 'Del Boca Vista", a retirement community in Florida that Jerry Seinfeld's parents (Morty & Helen Seinfeld) lived in. Some of Macy's most recent work can be seen in the Kelsey Grammer situation comedy Back To You.