Eric McCormack

Birth Place: Toronto, ON, CANADA

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Eric McCormack has appeared in productions across his native Canada (Glengarry Glen Ross, Burn This, Biloxi Blues), including five seasons with the Stratford Festival (Cymbeline, Three Sisters, Murder in the Cathedral). He starred on Broadway as The Music Man, Off-Broadway in the American premiere of Neil LaBute's Some Girl(s) and in Jason Alexander's production of The Fantasticks for Reprise (L.A.). Even seasons as Will Truman on NBC's Emmy-winning "Will & Grace" earned him a SAG Award, five Golden Globe nominations and the Emmy for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. TV highlights include "The Mysteries of Laura" (NBC), "The Andromeda Strain" (A&E), "Borrowed Hearts" (CBS), "Trust Me" (TNT), "Who Is Clark Rockefeller?" (Lifetime), "The New Adventures of Old Christine" (CBS) and two seasons as Col. Clay Mosby on "Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years." This summer, he is both star and a producer of the new TNT drama, "Perception." Films include Alien Trespass, Free Enterprise, My One and Only and the upcoming Barricade and Knife Fight.

Eric McCormack Photos


Original Broadway Production, 2023

Broadway Revival, 2012
Joseph Cantwel


Original Broadway Production, 2003
Mystery Guest Star [Replacement]

Broadway Revival, 2000
Harold Hill [Replacement]

Eric McCormack Movies

[1992]The Lost World Edward Malone

[1992]Return to the Lost World Edward Malone

[1992]Giant Steps Jack Sims

[1997]Exception to the Rule Timothy Bayer

[1998]Free Enterprise Mark

[1998]Holy Man Scott Hawks

[2000]Here's to Life! Owen Rinard

[2005]The Sisters Gary Sokol

[2005]Break a Leg Tad

[2008]Immigrants (L.A. Dolce Vita) Vladislav

[2009]My One and Only Charlie

[2009]Alien Trespass Dr. Ted Lewis, Urp

[2011]Textuality Clive Roberts

[2012]Knife Fight Larry Becker

[2012]Barricade Terrance Shade

[2016]Considering Love and Other Magic Uncle Jasper

[2016]The Architect Colin

[2021]Drinkwater Hank Drinkwater

Eric McCormack TV Shows

E.N.G. Consultant, Marketing Rep

Perception Daniel Pierce

Pound Puppies Lucky, Ace, Mr. Brimley

Street Justice Detective Eric Rothman

Street Legal Barry Taylor, Cal

The Commish Danny Nolan, Ted Eckels

The New Adventures of Old Christine Dr. Max Kershaw

Travelers Grant MacLaren

Will & Grace Will Truman

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Video: Watch Eric McCormack on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW

Eric McCormack tells Jennifer how fun it is to see Sean Hayes’ reaction to watching “Will & Grace” for the first time as he rewatches the hit sitcom for their podcast. Eric recalls working with a “nervous” Barry Manilow when he appeared as a guest and talks about the moment he realized he’d written a song with the music legend. Watch the video!

Exclusive: Get a First Listen to 'High' From WILD ABOUT YOU World Premiere Recording

Get an exclusive first listen to 'High' from the world premiere recording of Wild About You!

Listen: Joaquina Kalukango Sings 'What I'm Here to Find' From WILD ABOUT YOU World Premiere Recording

Listen to Joaquina Kalukango sing 'What I'm Here to Find' from the world premiere recording of Wild About You!

THE COTTAGE Plays Final Broadway Performance

The new American comedy The Cottage will play its final Broadway performance October 29, at the Hayes Theater, following 17 previews and 111 regular performances. 

Photos: On the Red Carpet at The Dramatists Guild Foundation 2023 Gala

The Dramatists Guild Foundation 2023 Gala took place last night, October 24. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out all the photos here!

Adrienne Warren, Margo Seibert, and More Join The Lineup For The Dramatists Guild Foundation Gala

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) has announced that Tony Award Winner Adrienne Warren, Margo Seibert, and more have joined the star-studded line-up for the organization's 2023 Gala tonight, October 23, 2023, at Ziegfeld Ballroom. 

Patti LuPone, Deborah Cox, Eric McCormack & More to Take Part Dramatists Guild Foundation 2023 Gala

Get ready for an unforgettable night as theater icons Patti LuPone, Deborah Cox, Eric McCormack, and more take the stage at the Dramatists Guild Foundation 2023 Gala. Join in for a star-studded evening of performances and support a great cause. Save the date and be a part of this must-attend event for theater lovers and supporters.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of Audible Theater's SWING STATE

Check out photos from opening night of Audible Theater’s New York premiere of the acclaimed Goodman Theatre production of Swing State.

Stage Door Behavior: The Plays

In May, I promised a series of stage door behavior stories. And then there were a lot of more timely stories to report on and, unfortunately, the next installment in the series got pushed. But now I can finally do the second installment, on plays.

Video: Dana Steingold Shares Why Audiences Need to Pay a Visit to THE COTTAGE

Steingold shares her experience working alongside so many television and theatre veterans in the cast and crew including Eric McCormack, Laura Bell Bundy and Lilli Cooper among others. She also dives into why audiences need to pay a visit to show sooner rather than later!  

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld September 15, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is September 15, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Photos: Eric McCormack Unveils Sardi's Caricature

Just yesterday, Emmy Award winner Eric McCormack had something to celebrate at Sardi's. The stage and screen star received a caricature at a ceremony surrounded by friends and castmates of The Cottage. Check out photos from inside the special day.

Best Broadway Shows in 2023

Not sure about which Broadway show to see in 2023? Check out a full list of what's new on Broadway and which productions to catch before they're gone for good!

Righteous Brothers' Bucky Heard Will Star in New Musical BREATHE THE SKY

Tickets are now on sale for Breathe the Sky, the new musical presentation written and directed by Three-time Tony Award winner and Boulder City, NV resident Kathleen K. Johnson. Featuring a cast of Las Vegas favorites led by The Righteous Brothers' Bucky Heard, the show will play Myron's At The Smith Center on September 11th and 12th for two special performances only.

2 Broadway Shows Play Final Performances Today

Broadway says goodbye to two limited run productions. Good Night, Oscar takes its final bow at the Belasco following 16 previews and 126 regular performances; and El Mago Pop will conclude its run at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre following 5 previews and 13 regular performances.

Katharine McPhee, Jessie Mueller, Jackie Burns & More Join WILD ABOUT YOU World Premiere Recording

Get all the details on the star-studded cast of the world premiere recording of WILD ABOUT YOU, featuring Katharine McPhee, Jessie Mueller, Jackie Burns, and more. Find out the release date and be the first to listen to this highly anticipated recording.

Interview: THE COTTAGE's Dana Steingold Talks Her Character 'Dierdre', Working With Jason Alexander & More

In an exclusive interview, Dana Steingold opens up about her role in the Broadway comedy 'The Cottage' and what it was like working with the director and cast.

Photos: It's a Will & Grace Reunion Backstage at THE COTTAGE

Eric McCormack and Tony winner Sean Hayes are on Broadway at the same time! Check out photos from inside their mini reunion at the Hayes Theatre below!

Video: Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE COTTAGE

In this video, check out interviews from the red carpet arrivals for opening night. on The Cottage on Broadway, including Bernadette Peters, Vanessa Williams, Danny Burstein, and more!

Interview: Award-Winning Playwright Sandy Rustin Makes Broadway Debut with THE COTTAGE

Award-winning playwright Sandy Rustin discusses her lifelong dream of making her Broadway debut with The Cottage, a laugh-out-loud comedy featuring an incredible cast. Find out her inspiration behind the play and how it feels to be one of the most-produced playwrights of the season.


Eric McCormack has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

Eric McCormack has not appeared in the West End

Eric McCormack's next show will be The Cottage which opens on 7/24/2023 on Broadway.

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