Eric McCormack played a gay after being married with his wife Janet Holden

Updated On 11 Dec, 2016 Published On

Eric James McCormack a renowned multi-talented personality married Janet Holden in 1997. The couple came in contact on the set of Lonesome Dove where Jane was an assistant director. Soon, this meeting turned into regular dating. They began to spend most of the time together. After five years, Janet gave birth to an adorable son named Finnigan Holden McCormack. Eric named his son after the series Mr. Dressup’s, Puppet. During this period the couple lived in Los Angeles. Though he lived and began his career in United State, he became an official citizen in 1999.  Currently, he is a dual citizen holder of US and Canadian.

Eric can be seen with his family over some rare event giving the smiling pose next to camera.

Subsequently, after one year of happy married life, he received his first breakthrough in 1998 series Will & Grace.  This role was both blessing and curse. Since he performed the role of gay lawyer jumped into the rumors of being gay. Eric ignoring the rumors enjoyed his role. He clearly knew that he became weak at the moment it will direct affect his future goals. He starred in the role till 2006. Later, In the Redbook magazine, he stated that he will be missing the series and cast but he has to reinvent his future to erase misunderstanding from everyone’s mind.

Despite everything, the partner seems to be happy with each other. It might be the loyalty of Eric towards his wife Janet. His rumors related to his extramarital affairs are none except being gay. This must be the trust that has unified them so strong. In face, how can anybody judge a married guy who has a son?

Celebrities are often surrounded with debates as here today Eric is trouble with the question of being gay.  Lot people enjoy sharing negative things related to star. If Eric appeared in the role of gay does not mean he is gay. He is just doing his job. Moreover, Will & Grace is the show which turned him into the way of fame.  The way people doubted over his sexual orientation has left him speechless. Furthermore, these rumors can also lead his relation with his wife to danger. Thank god this rumor has not forced his wife to think of divorce or any such things.

It has been 15 long years and Debra Messing and Eric  are still close as they used to be. Turning 53 Mr. Eric has come through his gay debate and his smile shows that he looks carefree. 


 In 3, August 2016, both were seen smiling in front of the media on Red Carpet. This photo was taken by Lucy Moore on the special occasion of their anniversary.