John McCook as Eric Forrester
Here are 10 things you do not know about John McCook popularly known as Eric Forrester
1. John is 70 years this yea, born June 20, 1944
2.Since 1987, he has played the role of Eric Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful
3. From 1976 to February 1980, he portrayed the character of Lance Prentiss on The Young and the Restless
4.In addition, he has appeared as a guest in episodes on dozens of primetime series. B&B co-star Winsor Harmon once starred with McCook on an episode of Acapulco H.E.A.T filmed in Mexico
5. Currently McCook and Katherine Kelly Lang are the show’s two longest-serving actors, and both debuted in the first episode. McCook is only seven years older than Ronn Moss, who formerly played his son on the show.
6.In 2001 & 2012, McCook received a Daytime Emmy nomination in the Lead Actor category for the role of Eric Forrester.
7. John McCook has been married since 1980 to former actress Laurette Spang
8. They have three children, Jake Thomas (born 1981), Rebecca Jeanne (born 1983), and Molly Jane (born 1990)
9. He was married twice previously, including to the now deceased dancer/actress Juliet Prowse (1972–79, by whom he had one son, Seth, who was born in 1972).
10. John McCook lives with his family in the Greater Los Angeles Area