Born on April 18, 1963, Eric McCormack is from Canadian origin American actor, musician, and screenwriter. He made his mark in acting in his school days. He was regularly involved in school plays and even after his graduation, Eric McCormack spent five years performing in various play productions. He was in constant touch with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.
In the late 90’s, the actor moved to Los Angeles and his stay in Los Angeles fetched him minor roles. His debut in feature films was in 1992, which was a science-fiction film called ‘The Lost World’. That same year, the sequel for the movie was released and Eric also performed in that. Simultaneously, he positioned himself as an actor on the TV screen and played meticulously the character of Will Truman in an American sitcom called ‘Will & Grace’, which fetched him the Primetime Emmy Award in 2001. For the same series, he was nominated for the Emmy Award, four times, but in 2001, the actor finally won the trophy. This show was telecasted from September 21, 1998, to May 18, 2006, for a total of eight seasons, and it was the most successful television series with gay principal characters. In 2001, he made his debut for Broadway theater. In 2005, he made his appearance in an independent movie titled as ‘The Sisters'. The actor has made his screen presence felt in a number of TV films, and since the year 1993, he appeared in as many as fifteen TV films.
In the year 1995, he acted in the movie, ‘The Man Who Wouldn't Die’, which was directed by Bill Condon. In this movie, he starred along with James Bond actor,
. In 1997, he appeared in the CBS Network’s movie, ’Borrowed Hearts’, along with
. In this movie, he played the role of a playboy. He acted in two movies, 'Alien Trespass', and 'My One and Only', which released in 2009 and got a mixed response. In 2012, Eric McCormack acted in ‘Barricade’, which released in September 2012, and it was entirely produced by WWE studios. Since 2000 to 2005, Eric has been nominated 18 times for various TV awards, but won only twice (Emmy Awards and Screen Actors Guild Award), in the year 2001.