Daytime star John McCook’s has made quite the impact in the soap world. His role as Eric Forrester on “The Bold and the Beautiful” has spanned nearly 30-years, but he had a daytime career long before that.
Through all his ups and downs as the Forrester patriarch, he’s remained a show-stopping fan favorite. From marriages, deaths, attacks and kidnappings to working in high fashion, he’s everything you’d ever want in a B&B character.
When not on TV, McCook is said to be one of the nicest men you’ll ever meet. To celebrate this down-to-earth nice guy, we present you with these Five Fun Facts about McCook.
The Early Years
McCook was born as John Thomas McCook on June 20, 1944, in Ventura, California. He later moved to Los Angeles where he still lives to this day.