Janet Holden, Wife of ‘Will & Grace’ Alumnus, Eric McCormack, Files for Divorce After 26 Years of Marriage

Eric McCormack and Janet Holden’s marriage ended after 26 years.

The “Will & Grace” alum’s wife filed for divorce Wednesday, according to TMZ.

Holden reportedly cited “irreconcilable differences” in his filing and requested spousal support.

She did not specify the date of her separation from the actor.

Page Six reached out to McCormack’s rep for comment but has not yet received a response.

The Golden Globe nominee, 60, met Holden on the set of “Lonesome Dove” in 1994.

“She was the a*sistant director,” McCormack told the Guardian in 2007, admitting that he “had just gotten out of a relationship and was not to be trusted.”

The “Will & Grace” alum’s wife filed for divorce Wednesday after 26 years of marriage.
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Holden, for his part, “didn’t really like” his future husband when they first crossed paths.

However, McCormack felt that Holden was “different” because she “wore jeans.” [and] drove a van. He “managed to convince” her to go out with him.


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The couple kept their romance under wraps due to Holden’s stance, with McCormack telling People in 1998 that “the mystery and the danger…was fun.”

The ex-couple has been married since 1997.
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They started dating secretly three years ago.
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McCormack and Holden are the parents of 21-year-old son Finnigan.
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In 1995, the duo went public. They married two years later and welcomed their son Finnigan, now 21, in July 2002.

Before McCormack and Holden became parents, the Emmy winner began starring in “Will & Grace,” the long-running sitcom for which he is best known.

The Broadway star played Will Truman from 1998 to 2006, before reprising the role from 2017 to 2020.

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