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John McCook
EricForrester
Biographical Information
Full name John Thomas McCook
Born June 20, 1944
Birthplace Ventura, California, United States
Age 74
Occupation Actor
Soap Character Profile
Character Eric Forrester
Current
status
Regular
Duration 1987-present
First
appearance
March 23, 1987

John McCook is an American actor best known for his roles on soap operas. He has portrayed the Forrester family patriarch, Eric Forrester , on The Bold and the Beautiful from the shows debut on March 23, 1987 to present. The character appeared briefly on The Young and the Restless in 1993, 1995, 1996, 2005, 2008, 2013, and 2017.