Eric McCormack and Debra Messing
Eric McCormack was not the only actor who was up for the role of "Will". John Barrowman (who later starred on Desperate Housewives) was first being considered by FOX, but didn't get it because he was "too straight" and the role went to Eric McCormack. Barrowman is gay in real-life, while McCormack is straight.
'Will & Grace': 7 Amazing Facts About The Show
You can't get enough of Will & Grace? Well, neither can we - so here is some interesting trivia about our favorite sitcom. These are the facts that all die-hard fans definitely need to know!