Felicity Huffman, Actress Transamerica. Felicity toiled away for years in ill fated television shows, Broadway plays, and independent films in the shadow of her successful husband, actor William H. Macy. Then she got the part of Lynette Scavo in the television series Desperate Housewives and Bree in the film Transamerica .Felicity Huffman is an actress most known for her roles on the ABC series “Desperate Housewives” and “American Crime.” She is married to actor William H. Macy. Huffman was among dozens of people charged in a nationwide college admissions cheating scandal that allegedly involved wealthy individuals purportedly paying millions to place their .Felicity Huffman became an Emmy winning star for her role as Lynette Scavo in Desperate Housewives, but she has struggled to shine in show biz ever since. Prospects were looking up in until Huffman was charged in a massive FBI sting. Here’s why her Hollywood future now hangs in the balance.. Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy’s names are usually in the news for an acclaimed film roleor even an endearing red carpet pose. Lately, however, that hasn’t been the case. That month, Huffman appeared in court, and posted a $, bond. Weeks later, she issued an apology. “This.Felicity Huffman won’t be doing hard time when she spends weeks behind bars, but it ain’t Hollywood glamour either she can do some sunbathing, but only after she makes her bed. The actress has requested that she spend her time in prison at FCI Dublin, in Dublin, CA just East of San.Felicity Huffman left court holding hands with her husband, actor William H. Macy, after her sentencing. She did not make any remarks. Huffman must report to prison on Oct. to serve her sentence. During today’s court proceedings, Huffman also received a $, fine, hours of community. A photographer took pictures of Huffman at the federal prison in Dublin, California..