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‘Will & Grace’ Alum Eric McCormack Signs with Gersh

Gersh has signed Eric McCormack, the agency announced Tuesday. Previously, McCormack was repped by ICM Partners.

Best known for starring in NBC’s hit “Will & Grace,” McCormack won a SAG award and the lead comedy actor Emmy in 2001 for his role as Will Truman during the eight-season run. He was also nominated for five Golden Globes for his work on the sitcom.

Following “Will & Grace,” McCormack toplined TNT’s crime drama “Perception” for three seasons, on which he also had producing and directing credits. His television work also includes TNT’s “Trust Me,” “The New Adventures of Old Christine” and “The Mysteries of Laura,” which reunited him with his NBC costar Debra Messing.

On the film side, McCormack’s credits include “Alien Trespass,” “Free Enterprise,” “My One and Only,” opposite Renée Zellweger, “The Sisters,” also starring Mario Bello, and Rob Lowe’s”Knife Fight.” He also made his Broadway debut starring as “The Music Man.”

This past pilot cycle, McCormack nabbed the lead role in Fox’s dramedy “Studio City,” which was considered a top contender for series pickup throughout the pilot season, though it was ultimately not ordered.

Up next, McCormack will star opposite Parker Posey in the independent film “The Architect,” which is slated for a 2016 release.

McCormack is also repped by manager Leanne Coronel.

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