Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 21, 1998
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
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Will & Grace

Will & Grace is a hilarious series about two best friends. The twist is that Will is gay. Grace is a straight interior designer. More than friends, but less than lovers, the two share a special bond and their personalities easily balance one another's. In addition to the stable Will and Grace, the show features Will's flamboyantly gay friend, Jack.

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Will Truman

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Eric James McCormack (born April 18, 1963) is a Canadian/American actor, musician, writer and producer. Born ...

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Will was born on October 23, 1966 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to WASP parents Marilyn (Blythe Danner) and George (Sydney Pollack); he has two brothers, Paul and Sam. Will came out in 1985, during college, when — after being accused of living in denial by Jack McFarland, who refused to take it back — he found himself attracted to a poster of Kevin Bacon (he saw this as a sign that his relationship with Grace masked his true sexuality).

After graduating from Columbia University and NYU School of Law, he worked for a big-time law firm on track to make partner but decided to quit and start his own practice. This fell through in the show's second season, and he began working for Doucette & Stein, a firm that he worked for until the end of the seventh season. His next job was working for the mysterious Malcolm (Alec Baldwin), but that came to an end when Malcolm revealed that he was an FBI agent. In the eighth season, Will took a job at the Coalition of Justice, a business providing legal support for people who cannot afford it, though he ultimately returned to Doucette & Stein, having taken back his old job after being offered a partnership by his new boss at the firm, played by Lily Tomlin.

Will is usually the straight man of the show, being the most calm and down to earth in contrast to Grace's many neurotic tendencies, Jack's camp behavior and Karen's drunken snobbery. He also has a dry sense of humor, often making jokes about the other three characters.



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05x10 - The Honeymoon's Over
Season 5, Episode 10
08x02 - I Second That Emotion
Season 8, Episode 02
04x06 - Rules Of Engagement
Season 4, Episode 06
02x08 - Terms Of Employment
Season 2, Episode 08
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