John McCook Biography


John McCook is an American actor who is popular as Eric Forrester on the television soap opera ‘The Bold and the Beautiful. He is married to Laurette Spang.

More about the relationship

John McCook tied a lifelong knot with an American former actress Laurette Spang. The couple married on February 16, 1980.

Currently, they are happy and living peacefully together. They are appreciated by the fans. The love birds have been together for four decades. They are blessed with three children, Jake Thomas (born in 1981), Rebecca Jeanne (born in 1983), and Molly McCook, an actress (born on July 30, 1990). Currently, the McCook family lives in the Greater Los Angeles Area.

Previously, he was married to Juliet Prowse on September 9, 1972, and divorced in 1979. Moreover, he had one son named Seth (born in August 1972) with her.

Before that, he also married Marilyn McPherson and also divorced her in 1971.

Relationship Facts of John McCook

  • John McCook is married to Laurette Spang {Compare Couple}.
  • John McCook married on February 16, 1980.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 185 days 💑
  • He is father of Four.
  • John McCook is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is John McCook?

John McCook is an American actor who is popular as Eric Forrester on the television soap opera ‘The Bold and the Beautiful.

John McCook: Early Life, Birth Facts, Ethnicity

John McCook was born on June 20, 1944, in Ventura, California, USA. His full name is John Matthew Atkinson. As of 2022, he celebrated his 78th birthday.

His father’s name is Daniel McCook, a laborer in the oil fields, and his mother’s name is not revealed yet. Likewise, his father became deaf genetic and his work in machinery fields. Similarly, he is the single child of his parents.

Moreover, his nationality is American and his birth sign is Gemini.

Talking about his education, he enrolled at California State University Long Beach.

John McCook: Career, Professional Life

Before making his public appearances on TV he has appeared in several Local theaters and programs. He was first featured in Tv Series ‘No Time for Sergeants‘. After appearing in several movies, television series, he gained fame and recognition as Lance Prentiss in the TV soap The Young and the Restless from 1976 to 2021. Furthermore, he was seen in ‘Code Name: Foxfire’, ‘Mister Roberts’ ‘Romance Theatre’, ‘Dragnet 1967’ and ‘O’Hara, U.S. Treasury.’

At present, he is portraying the role of Eric Forrester on the television soap opera ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’. Currently, he and Katherine Kelly Lang are the show’s two longest-serving actors.

Awards, Nominations

1.      Winner:  Soap Opera Update MVP Award (1990)

2.      Winner:  Telvis Award (1998)

Moreover, John has been nominated three times for Daytime Emmy Award and several times for Soap Opera Award.

Salary, Net Worth, Income

McCook has a net worth of about $6 million as of 2022. Unfortunately, our efforts to get information about his salary came to no avail as he has not spoken about his salary.

According to the TVOverMind report, the average veteran soap opera superstar makes about $5,000 per episode.

Rumors, Controversies

John is living his life quite simple and uptight. McCook hasn’t fallen for any controversies or rumors till now.

John McCook: Body Description

McCook stands 6 feet and 2 inches tall and his weight is unknown. He has white hair and brown eyes.

Social media profile

John is active on social media. He has over 25.2K followers on Twitter and more than 45.8k followers on Instagram.


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