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'Shameless' filming at high-profile spots in Chicago this week

'Shameless' filming at high-profile spots in Chicago this week

The Gallaghers got a bit of culture Tuesday — well, sort of.

William H. Macy, who plays patriarch Frank Gallagher on “Shameless,” directed a scene for the Showtime series on the steps of the Art Institute of Chicago on Tuesday. Emmy Rossum, who plays Gallagher’s daughter, and Richard Flood, who plays her love interest, filmed for about three hours before the museum opened to visitors. Filming did not take place inside the museum.

This is the first time “Shameless” filmed at the Art Institute,...

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