Eric McCormack Biography


Eric McCormack

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Birth Name: Eric McCormack
Date of birth:
Birth Country: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Sign: Acer
Age:   54 Years
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Canadian and American actor, Eric McCormack is mainly popular in the world for portraying the role of Will Truman in the television series Will & Grace. He is also known as a musician and writer. Eric McCormack was from the upper middle class family born as Eric James McCormack in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to Doris McCormack and Keith McCormack. He is the citizen of Canada and United States and is of Cherokee and Scottish descent.

Eric met love of his life Janet Leigh Holden, while he was on the set of Lonesome Dove. After having love affairs for few months, they finally got married on 3rd of August 1997. They are the happy loving spouse and they have also welcomed a son together.                                                               

Eric began his career as an actor since 1986 and her debut acting role in The Boys from Syracuse. He played his first movie role in 1992 and that was in the movie The Lost World. Till now, he has appeared in about fifty movies and television series. For his role in Will & Grace, he earned the salary of $250,000 per episode. His net worth is rumored to be around $15 million.

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Born in Toronto, Ontario

1963 18th of April

 Eric McCormack was from the upper middle class family born as Eric James McCormack in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to Doris McCormack and Keith McCormack. He is the citizen of Canada and United States and is of Cherokee and Scottish descent.

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Graduated from Sir John A Macdonald Collegiate Institute

1982

He was first enrolled at Sir John A. Macdonald Collegiate Institute. That time, he also joined in the theatre class and took several acting classes. He then Sir John A. Macdonald Collegiate Institute at the end of his high school days and then graduated from there in 1982. 

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Began his acting career

1986

After graduating from his high school, he joined Ryerson University and learned more about acting. But before being graduated from there he dropped out from there and took some position in Stafford. Eric began his career as an actor since 1986 and her debut acting role in The Boys from Syracuse.

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Married to Janet Leigh Holden

1997 3rd of August

He has been married to Janet Leigh Holden since a long time. He met her while he was on the set of Lonesome Dove. After having love affairs for few months, they finally got married on 3rd of August 1997. They are the happy loving spouse. 

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Won Online Film & Television Association

1999

In 1999, he got his first nomination in Online Film & Television Association. That year, he was nominated in this award for Best Actor in a New Comedy Series and Best Actor in a Comedy Series; he won this award from his later nomination. 

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Won Primetime Emmy Awards

2001

Primetime Emmy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and everyone really fells honored if they win this award. He has also been honored with this award once and that was in 2001 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. 

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Won Screen Actors Guild Awards

2001

Since the beginning of 2001 till the end of 2005, he was nominated in Screen Actors Guild Awards for five different times and that was from the same category Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. He has been honored with this award only once and that was in 2001. 

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First child, Finnigan Holden McCormack

2002 1st of July

He became father for the first time in his life in 2002. He and his sweet wife, Janet Leigh Holden welcomed their first child together on 1st of July and it was a son and they named him Finnigan Holden McCormack. 

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Won Dixie Film Festival

2005

He has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them. In 2005, he got his one and only nomination in Dixie Film Festival till date. He was also honored with this award the same year for Outstanding Actor in a Film. 

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His mother died

2006

Eric McCormack was born to Doris McCormack and Keith McCormack. His father was an analyst in the oil company and his mother was a homemaker. His mother Doris McCormack died in 2006 and that was an unexpected one. 

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