Eric James McCormack (b. April 18 1963, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is an Emmy Award-winning Canadian-American actor of Canadian, Irish and Cherokee descent. He maintains residences in Los Angeles and Vancouver.
He attended Sir John A. Macdonald Collegiate Institute in Scarborough, Ontario.
Educated and trained as an actor in Canada at the Ryerson University School of Theatre in Toronto, McCormack has been appearing in television productions since his debut in 1986.
He played Col. Francis Clay Mosby in the 1-hour Western television miniseries Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994), and Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1995). He also played the immortal Matthew McCormick in the Highlander: The Series episode "Manhunt" (1996). In 1998, McCormack starred in the cult hit film Free Enterprise with William Shatner, playing a character based closely on the life of the film's co-writer Mark A. Altman. A sequel is currently in pre-production, and it is expected that McCormack will reprise his...
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The Sisters is a 2005 film starring Maria Bello, Mary Stuart Masterson, Erika Christensen, Alessandro Nivola, Rip Torn, Eric McCormack, Steven Culp, Tony Goldwyn and Chris O'Donnell. The film was written by Richard Alfieri and directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman.
The Sisters is based on Anton Chekhov's play The Three Sisters and tells the story of three sisters and a brother, their family dysfunctions, and the siblings dealing with their ups and downs after the death of their father.
Though many critics panned the film, it became a favorite among viewers and won many international awards including the title of Official Selection at the Tribeca and Hollywood Film Festivals.
Free Enterprise is a 1998 comedy/romance movie featuring William Shatner, directed by Robert Meyer Burnett and written by Mark A. Altman and Robert Meyer Burnett. The film deals with the mid-life crises of its two main protagonists, Mark and Robert, fictionalized versions of the film's director and producer/writer played by Eric McCormack and Rafer Weigel. The two friends struggle with adult career and relationship problems, all the while defiantly clinging to the geeky science fiction pop culture of their youth and seeking advice from their greatest hero, William Shatner.
Shatner plays a campy caricature of himself as he works on a one-man musical version of Julius Caesar in hopes of finally being taken seriously as an artist. Hip-hop artist "The Rated R", joined by Shatner, provides the concluding musical number, Julius Caesar, a pastiche of famous lines from the play set to a rap rhythm. The film's score was produced by Scott Spock.
The film is laced with references to past and...
Eric McCormack was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Canada