Eric McCormack Biography (Age, Height, weight, Girlfriend & More)

Eric is a Canadian-American actor and singer known for Will & Grace as Will Truman which is an NBC Sitcom, Travellers, a Netflix series as Grant MacLaren and Perception as Dr.Daniel Pierce which is a TNT crime drama. Later then he got global recognition for his role, Will Truman, in Will & Grace in the year 1998 and also was nominated for 6 Golden Globes and 4 Emmys. He also won a Primetime Emmy Award in the year 2001 as an Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.

Eric McCormack Biography (Age, Height, weight, Girlfriend & More)

Personal Details

Full Name Eric James McCormack
Nick Name Eric
Date of Birth April 18, 1963
Age 60 Years as of September 2023
Birth Place Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Vancouver, Canada
  • Los Angeles, California, United States
Ethnicity White
Religion Christian
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality Canadian
Occupations Actor and Singer
Education Graduate
Net Worth [estimated] $20 million USD as of 2023
Marital Status Married
  • 1987: “Hangin’ In” (TV)
  • 1992: “The Lost World” (Film)

Physical Appearance

Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Light Brown
Chest 42 inches
Waist 32 inches
Biceps  14 inches
Height 5’11” Feet
Weight 75 kg

Personal Life (Early life, Family and Relationship)

Father James Keith McCormack
Mother Doris
Sibling Ellen McCormack
Girlfriend/ Wife Janet Holden (married in 1997-present)

Early life, Family and Relationship

Eric McCormack was born in Toronto, Ontario in Canada. His father was an oil company financial analyst and his mother was a homemaker. His father passed away in 2008 due to cancer and his mother in 2006. He is the eldest of the three in his family. He has Scottish ancestry by birth. Eric McCormack did his studies at Ryerson University School of Theatre in the year 1982 in Toronto to grow his acting skills.

Yet he left the University without graduating, having only a few months remaining for course completion to act in Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Ontario. He spent five seasons of performance over there and thought he wanted to be a classical actor all along. Later,  somehow with convincing reasons he left and started with projects like Henry V, Three Sisters, Murder in the Cathedral.

Eric McCormack with his wife Janet Holden

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Success and career

Eric got his debut movie, The Boys from Syracuse in the year 1986 after which he made a television debut in 1991 in Top Cops a CBS Crime series. Later he has acted in the famous and globally recognized movie, The Lost World and its sequel Return to the Lost World which are both based on a novel by Conan Doyle in the same year of 1992.

After that, he got a chance with continuous roles in a crime series, Street Justice and in that same year 1993 he also got a role in a movie as the father of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen twins which is Double, Double, Toil and Trouble.

Exception to the Rule as Timothy Bayer in 1997, as Scott Hawkes in, Holy Man a year later to that of the previous, In 1999 as Mark in Free Enterprise, Here’s to life as Owen Rinard in the year 2000 for which he was nominated as Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama in Leo Awards.

Eric McCormack Hallmark Movie List

Premiere Date Hallmark Movies Prime Videos/ DVD Link
September 08, 2023 Guiding Emily Cast- Eric McCormack, Sarah Drew, and Antonio Cupo
  • Eric McCormack works as Garth in the Hallmark Movie Guiding Emily– The story is about:- Emily’s life becomes different when she can’t see anymore. At the same time, a guide dog is having a hard time learning how to help people. They keep missing each other, but eventually, both of them overcome their challenges and finally meet to make each other’s lives better.

Eric McCormack Movies and Television Shows List


Year TV Series/TV Movie Worked As
2023 The Other Black Girl Richard Wagner
2023 Slasher Basil Garvey
2019 Atypical Professor Shinerock
2018 The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale Himself
2016–2018 Travelers Grant MacLaren
2016 A Heavenly Christmas (TV Movie) Max
2015 Full Circle Ken Waltham
2015 The Mysteries of Laura Andrew Devlin, M.D.
2013 Romeo Killer: The Chris Porco Story (TV Movie) Detective Joe Sullivan
2013 Robot Chicken Various
2012 American Dad! Swinger
2012–2015 Perception Dr. Daniel Pierce
2010–2013 Pound Puppies Lucky (voice)
2010 Who Is Clark Rockefeller? (TV Movie) Clark Rockefeller
2009–2010 The New Adventures of Old Christine Max Kershaw
2009 & 2022 Hell’s Kitchen Himself – Guest diner
2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Vance Shepard
2009 Trust Me Mason McGuire
2008 Monk James Novak
2008 The Andromeda Strain Jack Nash
2006 Lovespring International Roman
2004 Dead Like Me Ray Summers
2000 The Audrey Hepburn Story (TV Movie) Mel Ferrer
2017–2020 Will & Grace Will Truman
1998 Ally McBeal Kevin Kepler
1997 Veronica’s Closet Griffin
1997 Jenny Jason Slade
1997 The Outer Limits John Virgil
1996 Townies Scott
1996 Diagnosis: Murder Boyd Merrick
1996 Highlander: The Series Matthew McCormick
1994–1996 Lonesome Dove: The Series Col. Francis Clay Mosby
1994 The Man Who Wouldn’t Die Jack Sullivan
1993 Silk Stalkings Michael O’Hara
1993 The Commish Officer Danny Nolan
1993 Cobra Blake Devaroe
1992 Street Justice Det. Eric Rothman
1992 Neon Rider Derek
1991 Street Legal Barry Taylor
1991 E.N.G. Unknown
1987 Hangin’ In Jody
1987 Much Ado About Nothing (TV Movie) Balthasar
1986 The Boys from Syracuse (TV Movie) Tailor’s Apprentice


Year Film Title Worked As
2021 Drinkwater Hank
2016 The Architect Colin
2016 Considering Love and Other Magic Uncle Jasper
2013 Romali Series Rufus, Erskine I and the Principal
2012 Knife Fight Larry Becker
2012 Barricade Terrence Shade
2011 Textuality Clive
2009 My One and Only Charlie
2009 Alien Trespass Ted Lewis/Urp
2009 Best Thing Ever Dean
2008 Immigrants Vlad
2005 The Sisters Gary Sokol
2005 Break a Leg Dark Haired Actor
2000 Here’s to Life! Owen Rinard
1999 Free Enterprise Mark
1998 Holy Man Scott Hawkes
1997 Exception to the Rule Timothy Bayer
1993 Double, Double, Toil and Trouble Don Farmer
1992 Giant Steps Jack Sims
1992 Return to the Lost World Edward Malone
1992 The Lost World Edward Malone

Eric McCormack Biography (Age, Height, weight, Girlfriend & More)


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