Huffpost Gay Voices

Eric McCormack Thinks Will Truman Of 'Will & Grace' Would Be Married By Now

Posted: Updated:
ERIC MCCORMACK WILL TRUMAN MARRIED
BURBANK, CA - MAY 19: Actor Eric McCormack arrives at the Disney Media Networks International Upfronts at Walt Disney Studios on May 19, 2013 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage) | Getty

Eric McCormack recently chatted with Uinterview.com about his new role on TNT's "Perception".

During the interview, the actor compared his character on "Perception," Dr. Daniel Pierce, a paranoid schizophrenic neuroscientist, to his role as gay New York attorney Will Truman on "Will & Grace."

With marriage equality being a hot topic, McCormack voiced his opinion on whether or not he thought Truman would be married by now.

“He was virtually married in the series finale. I virtually got married to Taye Diggs on the show and I virtually married Bobby Cannavale on the show,” McCormack told Uinterview.

“Will was a reflection of our co-creator Max Mutchnick, who was a guy who wanted to find the right guy, and that’s what Max has done and that’s definitely what Will would be doing now [that gay marriage is legal in New York].”

Last year, Megan Mullally, McCormack's co-star, revealed that McCormack wasn't too enthused about tackling a gay role.

"Everybody originally passed -- all four of us originally passed on the roles," Mullally noted. "Eric McCormack had been playing a manly cowboy on a series in Canada and didn't want to play gay."

Read the full interview here.

Catch season two of "Perception" on TNT on Fridays at 10pm ET.

Also on HuffPost:

Close
Favorite Gay TV Couples
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

Tony Perkins: Gays Are 30% Of TV Characters, Are Make-Believe People

TV Will Be a Lot Less Gay Next Year

Why are gay characters at the top of Hollywood's kill list?

Trends in TV, Part 1: Fewer gay characters

May-day! TV's Big Gay Bloodbath

Ellen DeGeneres Surprises Lesbian Military Couple With Cash And Honeymoon ...