’s role on NBC’s Will and Grace
earned him widespread recognition. As the gay lawyer Will Truman, he was nominated for several Emmy Awards and even won the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy in 2001. Initially straight, he realized that his relationship with Grace Adler masked his true sexuality. He came out during college and eventually became best friends with Grace. Throughout the series, he had a string of unsuccessful relationships with men but ended up with a police officer named Vince D'Angelo, played by Bobby Cannavale.
After 8 years of Will and Grace
, McCormack became visible on the television circuit as a guest star. He appeared on an episode of Lovespring International
, in which he played the character Roman. He also appeared on the entertainment program The Charlotte Church Show
. Furthermore, he landed a starring role in the Neil Labute off-Broadway comedy Some Girls
with Fran Drescher, Judy Reyes, Brooke Smith, and Maura Tierney.
McCormack will be working on a new film entitled Stand By Love
, which will be slated for 2008. Written by Vincent Angell and produced by Harriet Greenspan and Mark Kaplan, McCormack stars opposite Helena Bonham Carter. The romantic comedy is about two former lovers who coincidentally meet on a plane. Having unresolved issues, they talk and argue about the reasons that ended of their relationship, which eventually affects other passengers and crewmembers. Sooner or later, they realize that they still have feelings for each other.
-Kris, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
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