John Mccook Biography
John Mccook is an American actor. He is best known for his roles in daytime soap operas. Some of his notable appearances in television shows include The Bold and the Beautiful (1987), Magnum, P.I.(1980), and The Young and the Restless (1973).
Currently, John and Katherine Kelly Lang are the show’s two longest-serving actors, and both debuted in the first episode. John is only seven years older than Ronn Moss, who formerly played his son on the show.
John Mccook Age
John was born on June 20, 1944, in Ventura, California, United States. He is 77 years old.
John Mccook Spouse
John has been married since 1980 to former actress Laurette Spang, with whom he has three children, Jake Thomas (born 1981), Rebecca Jeanne (born 1983), and actress Molly Jane (born 1990).
Previously John was married twice including to dancer/actress Juliet Prowse (1972–79), by whom he had one son, Seth, born in August 1972. John with his family resides in the Greater Los Angeles Area.
John Mccook And Juliet Prowse
John and his ex-wife Juliet Prowse were together for eight years and divorced four years or so before she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. However, the two remained very close and, as things were getting worse, John was going to see Juliet all the time.
John Mccook Marilyn Mcpherson
John and Marilyn McPherson divorced after a marriage of 6 years. He was married to her from 1962 to 1971. He had no children with her.
John Mccook Net Worth
John is one of those iconic soap actors who haven’t strayed far from their soap opera roots, so his resume is short but mighty. His loyalty has paid off because he’s now worth an estimated $6 million through his salary is unknown.
John Mccook Retiring
John in 2017 decided to live up to his show’s name and boldly declare that yes, he occasionally gets tired of being on the international soap.
He stated that sometimes when it’s weddings and funerals and talking about everybody else, once in a while he will get a kind of malaise about the show, about his part on the show. Nevertheless, that’s not to say he isn’t grateful for the past 30 years and the good fortune he’s had to do what he loves practically every day of his life.”
He said that he has never been unhappy to be there. Not at all,” he says, adding that everyone’s part on the show “fluctuates” between being front-burner and back-burner, and it really doesn’t matter which you are in any given moment. “Everything that’s happening on this show affects me, one way or another, as a character. [When you feel bored, you have to] suck it up and embrace what it is about the show that you can enjoy. That’s the job. Glad to have it. Glad to do it.”
John Mccook Health
John is still alive. John in 2018 was sidelined due to a health issue, but he didn’t let the temporary setback affect his funny bone. He took to Twitter with a humorous post that reveals that both he and his daughter just got new parts his daughter got a part on a television series, and he got a new body part!
“Molly and I both got new parts today: Last Man Standing for her, a hip replacement for me!!” he shared.
Despite John’s unfortunate health circumstances he remains in good spirits. In 2018 he was not been a large part of the canvas, and it seems he likely won’t be anytime soon. It took time for him to fully recover from a hip replacement.
Is John Mccook Leaving The Bold And The Beautiful
McCook is one of the longest-standing actors on The Bold and the Beautiful along with Katherine Kelly Lang. He’s held his role as Eric Forrester consecutively since the show began back in 1987! Before he landed this iconic role, he acted as Lance Prentiss on The Young and the Restless from 1976 to 1980. His loyalty has paid off because he’s now worth an estimated $6 million!
John Mccook Young And Restless
Before 1987, John portrayed the character of Lance Prentiss in The Young and the Restless.