Q&A William H. Macy

William H. Macy stars in The Wool Cap--a story about a mute alcoholic who gets stuck taking care of a junkie's child--which he adapted from the 1962 movie Gigot. It airs Nov. 21 on TNT.

There's a monkey in this movie. I found myself in a scene with a kid, Don Rickles and a monkey. I thought, Who wrote this?

Well, you wrote it. I wrote it all. No one to blame but myself.

You play another sad, down-on-his-luck man. What other kind of character would you like to play? I'd like to play the guy who looks like the Good...