Eric McCormack Biography


Eric McCormack is a Canadian-American actor. He is known for his role as Will Truman in the American sitcom Will & Grace.

More about the relationship

Eric’s relationship status is married to Janet Holden since 1997.

Eric and Janet have a son, Finnigan Holden McCormack.

Relationship Facts of Eric McCormack

  • Eric McCormack is married to Janet Holden.
  • He is father of One(Finnigan Holden McCormack).
  • Eric McCormack is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Eric McCormack?

Eric McCormack is a Canadian-American actor. He is known for his role as Will Truman in the American sitcom Will & Grace.

Besides acting, Eric is the CEO of his production company, Big Cattle Productions, which develops ideas for television.

Eric McCormack: Age, Family, and Ethnicity

Eric McCormack was born Eric James McCormack on April 18, 1963, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He belongs to Scottish heritage. Moreover, his Zodiac sign is Aries.

His parents are Keith McCormack and Doris McCormack. Mr. McCormack is a financial analyst for an oil company.

In addition, he is the eldest of his siblings. One of Eric’s sisters, Ellen McCormack.

Eric McCormack: Education, and University

In 1982, McCormack graduated from Sir John A MacDonald Collegiate Institute, Toronto, Canada. After graduating from high school he joined Ryerson University School, Toronto, Canada. This is where he learned his acting skills.

In 1985, he dropped out several months before graduation to start performing with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Ontario.

Eric McCormack: Professional Life and Career

McCormack started his career in the 1986 film The Boys from Syracuse. Later, he migrated to Los Angeles, California, and started working on U.S. television. In 1991, he appeared in the episode of the CBS crime series Top Cops.

In 1998, McCormack received his breakthrough after being cast as a lawyer, Will Truman on the NBC sitcom Will & Grace. Moreover, in 1999, he starred in the comedy movie Free Enterprise.

In 2000, McCormack appeared in the ABC television movie The Audrey Hepburn Story, portraying the actor Mel Ferrer.

In 2004, he had a recurring role as Ray Summers on Showtime’s comedy-drama Dead Like Me. Similarly, in 2005, McCormack starred in the film The Sisters, based on Anton Chekhov’s play Three Sisters.

Eric McCormack has featured in several movies such as Netflix’s Travelers as well as the American Crime drama Perception. He has also written, directed, and starred in the romantic comedy, What You Wish For.

In January 2017, NBC closed a deal for a new, 10-episode season of Will & Grace, which was aired, during the 2017-18 season. In March 2018, NBC ordered five more episodes for the revival’s second season of Will & Grace.

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Currently, he is also involved in many American and Canadian charitable organizations and humanitarian campaigns like Project Angel Food, Shelter Dogs, and Cancer Awareness.

Eric McCormack: Awards, Achievements

In 1999 and 2001, Eric won the OFTA Awards and Emmy Awards as the Best Actor in the comedy series Will & Grace.

 Moreover, in 2003, he also won the GLAAD Media Awards.

Similarly, in 2005, McCormack won Dixie Film Festival Awards for The Sisters, based on Anton Chekhov’s play.

Eric McCormack: Salary, Net worth

As of 2022’s data, McCormack has an approximate net worth of $20 million as an actor. Moreover, he has a salary of $125,000 per episode.

Height, Body Stats

Eric has brown hair with dark eyes. His height is 5 ft and 10 inches.

Social Media

He has around 397k followers on Instagram, 261.9k on Twitter, and 571.9k on Facebook.


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