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Happy Birthday to THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL Star John McCook — Relive His Television Career in Pictures!


Best wishes to veteran actor John McCook (Eric, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL), who is celebrating his birthday today! Join us in celebrating this great talent with a look back at his amazing career!

John McCook

(Photo Credit: Cliff Lipson/CBS)

Best known to daytime audiences for his work on B&B since the soap’s debut in 1987, the actor also appeared as Lance Prentiss on THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS from 1976 to 1980. In addition, McCook has also guest-starred on numerous primetime series like THE LOVE BOAT, CHiPS, THREE’S COMPANY, DIFF’RENT STROKES and DYNASTY. For his work on B&B, he has been nominated twice for the Outstanding Lead Actor Daytime Emmy Award, in 2001 and 2012.

Check out the gallery below for a look back at McCook’s impressive television resume, including his roles in daytime, primetime, and even game shows!

While Eric has had more than his fair share of wives on the soap, in real life, McCook has been married to former actress Laurette Spang since 1980, and they have three children: Jake, Rebecca, and Molly. He also has another son, Seth, with his former wife, actress/dancer Juliet Prowse.

For more on your favorite B&B stars, keep reading the CBS edition of Soaps In Depth magazine!

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