Eric McCormack

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Eric James McCormack (born April 18, 1963, height 5' 11" (1,80 m)) is a Canadian American actor, musician, writer and producer. Born in Toronto, he began his acting career performing in school plays at Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute High School. He left Ryerson University in 1985, in order to accept a position with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, where he spent five years performing in numerous play productions.

For much of the late 1990s, he lived in Los Angeles and had minor roles. He made his feature film debut in the 1992 science fiction The Lost World. McCormack appeared in multiple television series roles, including Top Cops, Street Justice, Lovesome Dove: The Series, Townies, and Ally McBeal. McCormack later gained worldwide recognition for playing Will Truman in the American sitcom Will & Grace, which premiered in September 1998. His performance earned him an Emmy Award in the category for Best Actor in a Comedy Series in 2001.

Aside from appearing in television, he made his Broadway debut in the 2001 production of The Music Man and starred in the 2005 film The Sisters. Following the series conclusion of Will & Grace in 2006, McCormack starred as the leading role in the New York production of Some Girl(s). He starred in the television mini-series The Andromeda Strain (2008) and returned to television in 2009 in the TNT drama Trust Me, which was cancelled after one season. Also in 2009, McCormack was cast in the science fiction movie Alien Trespass.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Eric James McCormack (born April 18, 1963, height 5' 11" (1,80 m)) is a Canadian American actor, musician, writer and producer. Born in Toronto, he began his acting career performing in school plays at Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute High School. He left Ryerson University in 1985, in order to accept a position with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, where he spent five years performing in numerous play productions.

For much of the late 1990s, he lived in Los Angeles and had minor roles. He made his feature film debut in the 1992 science fiction The Lost World. McCormack appeared in multiple television series roles, including Top Cops, Street Justice, Lovesome Dove: The Series, Townies, and Ally McBeal. McCormack later gained worldwide recognition for playing Will Truman in the American sitcom Will & Grace, which premiered in September 1998. His performance earned him an Emmy Award in the category for Best Actor in a Comedy Series in 2001.

Aside from appearing in television, he made his Broadway debut in the 2001 production of The Music Man and starred in the 2005 film The Sisters. Following the series conclusion of Will & Grace in 2006, McCormack starred as the leading role in the New York production of Some Girl(s). He starred in the television mini-series The Andromeda Strain (2008) and returned to television in 2009 in the TNT drama Trust Me, which was cancelled after one season. Also in 2009, McCormack was cast in the science fiction movie Alien Trespass.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Eric McCormack, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 57

Birthday 1963-04-18

Place of Birth Toronto - Ontario - Canada

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Christmas Angel in Training as Max
2016 Travelers(1 episode) as Grant MacLaren
2016 The Architect as Colin
2016 Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows
2013 Full Circle(24 episodes) as Ken Waltham
2013 Romeo Killer: The Chris Porco Story as Detective Sullivan
2013 Knife Fight as Larry
2012 Barricade as Terrance Shade
2012 Perception(39 episodes) as Dr.Daniel Pierce
2011 Textuality as Clive
2010 Pound Puppies(0 episodes)
2009 My One and Only as Charlie
2009 Alien Trespass as Ted Lewis / Urp
2009 Trust Me(13 episodes)
2008 The Andromeda Strain(2 episodes)
2008 The Andromeda Strain as Jack Nash
2006 The Charlotte Church Show(1 episode)
2006 Lovespring International(1 episode)
2006 The New Adventures of Old Christine(3 episodes)
2005 The Colbert Report(1 episode)
2005 Robson Arms(1 episode)
2005 The Sisters as Gary Sokol
2005 Break a Leg as Tad
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(3 episodes)
2003 Dead Like Me(3 episodes)
2002 Monk(1 episode)
2002 American Idol(1 episode)
2000 The Audrey Hepburn Story as Mel Ferrer
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(1 episode)
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn(1 episode)
1998 Will & Grace(203 episodes) as Will Truman
1998 Free Enterprise as Mark
1997 Borrowed Hearts as Sam Field
1997 Ally McBeal(1 episode)
1997 The View(2 episodes)
1997 Exception to the Rule as Timothy Bayer
1996 Night Visitors as Andy Robinson
1996 Townies(4 episodes)
1995 Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years(22 episodes) as Col. Francis Clay Mosby
1995 The Outer Limits(1 episode)
1994 Lonesome Dove: The Series(21 episodes) as Col. Francis Clay Mosby
1994 The Man Who Wouldn't Die as Jack Sullivan
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1994 Island City as Greg 23
1993 Double, Double, Toil and Trouble
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(4 episodes)
1992 The Hat Squad(1 episode)
1992 The Lost World as Edward Malone
1991 Street Justice(44 episodes)
1991 The Commish(2 episodes)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(2 episodes)
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1944 Golden Globe Awards(1 episode)
1900 Island City(0 episodes)
1900 Best Thing Ever(0 episodes)
1900 The Immigrants(4 episodes)
1900 Best Thing Ever(0 episodes) as Dean

Production

2012 Perception(24 episodes) … Producer
2006 Lovespring International(13 episodes) … Producer
1900 Blink(0 episodes) … Producer

Directing

2012 Perception(1 episode) … Director

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