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McCOOK, John 1945–

(John Damon)


Born June 20, 1945, in Ventura, CA; married Marilyn McPherson, 1962 (divorced, 1971); married Juliet Prowse (an actress), 1972 (divorced, 1979); married Laurette Spang (an actress), February 16, 1980; children: (second marriage) Seth; (third marriage) Jake, Becky, Molly. Education: Attended Long Beach State University. Avocational Interests: Golf, scuba diving, fishing, backpacking.

Addresses: Agent—Talentworks, 3500 West Olive Ave., Suite 1400, Burbank, CA 91505.

Career: Actor. Pianist and composer.

Awards, Honors: Soap Opera Digest Award nominations, outstanding supporting actor, 1994, 1998, Daytime Emmy Award nomination, outstanding lead actor in a drama series, 2001, all for The Bold and the Beautiful.


Film Appearances:

Owen, My Blood Runs Cold, Warner Bros., 1965.

(As John Damon) Roger Davis, I Drink Your Blood, Cinemation Industries, 1970.

The Blue Sextet, Peerless Films, 1971.

Dr. Greenfield, Scorned 2, A–Pix Entertainment, 1997.

Television Appearances; Series:

First Lance Prentiss, The Young and the Restless (also known as Y&R), 1975–1980.

Larry Hutchins, Codename: Foxfire, NBC, 1985.

Eric Forrester, The Bold and the Beautiful (also known as Belleza y poder), CBS, 1987—.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Interrogator, Robert Kennedy and His Times, CBS, 1985.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Pepi Virgil, Tourist, syndicated, 1980.

Dr. Kenner, Beverly Hills Cowgirl Blues (also known as Beverly Hills Connection), CBS, 1985.

The president, Epoch, Sci–Fi Channel, 2000.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Captain Shafer, O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (also known as O'Hara, U.S. Treasury: Operation Cobra), CBS, 1971.

Crawford, Rear Guard, ABC, 1976.

Ted Black, The Rainbow Girl, NBC, 1982.

Larry Hutchins, Code Name: Foxfire (also known as Slay It Again, Sam), 1985.

Barry Graham, L.A. Law, NBC, 1986.

Television Appearances; Specials:

After Hours: From Janice, John, Mary and Michael, With Love, CBS, 1976.

After Hours: Singin', Swingin', and All That Jazz, CBS, 1977.

Himself, Mitzi ... What's Hot, What's Not, 1978.

The 15th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 1988.

Guiding Light: The Primetime Special, CBS, 1992.

Presenter, The 19th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1992.

50 Years of Soaps: An All–Star Celebration, CBS, 1994.

CBS Soap Break, CBS, 1995.

Host (Disneyland), The All–American Thanksgiving Day Parade, CBS, 1995.

Host (Nashville), The All–American Thanksgiving Day Parade, CBS, 1997.

Host (Hawaii), The All–American Thanksgiving Day Parade, CBS, 1998.

Presenter, The 25th Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1998.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Have No Uniform Will Travel," No Time for Sergeants, ABC, 1964.

"Liberty," Mister Roberts, NBC, 1965.

Stefanowski, "Love at 78 RPM," Mister Roberts, NBC, 1965.

Sailor, "Old Rustysides," Mister Roberts, NBC, 1965.

Stefanowski, "Don't Look Now But Isn't That the War?," Mister Roberts, 1965.

Gerald, "Dunsetter for President," Hank, NBC, 1966.

Officer Nick Jeffries, "The Big Problem," Dragnet 1967, NBC, 1968.

Officer Keefer, "Internal Affairs—DR–20," Dragnet 1967, NBC, 1968.

Officer Keefer, "The Joy Riders," Dragnet 1967, NBC, 1969.

Conner, "Thrill Show," CHiPs, NBC, 1980.

Mark, "The Caller/The Marriage of Convenience/No Girls for Doc/Witness for the Prosecution," The Love Boat, ABC, 1980.

Scott Nelson, "Slim Chance," Trapper John, M.D., CBS, 1980.

Buck, "Centerfold," Too Close for Comfort, ABC, 1981.

Doug Cooper, "And Baby Makes Four," Three's Company, ABC, 1981.

Calvin Kendall, "Reunion Fever," Harper Valley P.T.A., NBC, 1981.

Tom Wallace, "The Squatter," Diff'rent Strokes, NBC, 1982.

Captain Fitzhugh Ross/Mr. Ross, "The Ghost's Story/Spoilers," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1982.

"Vera's Secret Lover," Alice, CBS, 1982.

Alan, "An Affair to Forget," Three's Company, ABC, 1982.

Damian/Dr. Porter, "As the Hart Turns," Hart to Hart, ABC, 1983.

Freed, "The Downstairs Bride," Dynasty, ABC, 1983.

Prince Roland Martine of Turbia, "The Big Blow," Magnum P.I., CBS, 1983.

Harry, "Alice Faces the Music," Alice, CBS, 1983.

Brian Oppenheim, "May Divorce Be with You," Trapper John, M.D., CBS, 1983.

Tuxedo man, "This Year's Model," Family Ties, NBC, 1983.

"The Price of Dreams," For Love and Honor, NBC, 1983.

Dr. Frank Chapman, "Reflections," Hotel, ABC, 1984.

"Caribbean Holiday," Masquerade, ABC, 1984.

Steven Curry, "Sweet Life/Games People Play," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1984.

Nolan Atherton, playing F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The Case of the Red–Faced Thespian," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1984.

Lance, "Cooking for Candy," Domestic Life, CBS, 1984.

Harry Parker, "Jolene Is Stuck on Mel," Alice, CBS, 1984.

"Lucky Ducks," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1984.

Frank Denton, "The Nightmare Man," Matt Houston, ABC, 1985.

Norman Austin, "Steele on the Air," Remington Steele, NBC, 1986.

Harrison Fraser III, "Keep the Home Fries Burning," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986.

Todd Jeffries, "Change of Life," Highway to Heaven, NBC, 1986.

"Love and the Masquerade," New Love, American Style, ABC, 1986.

Chandler "Doc" McKay, "For the People," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1986.

Ken Killiard, "Address Unknown," Blacke's Magic, NBC, 1986.

M.C., "Hell Toupee," Amazing Stories, NBC, 1986.

"Love and Alimony," New Love, American Style, ABC, 1986.

Mr. Cathcart, "Home Again," Our House, NBC, 1986.

Mr. Cathcart, "That Lonesome Old Caboose," Our House, NBC, 1986.

(Uncredited) Barry Graham, "Those Lips, That Eye," L.A. Law, NBC, 1986.

Zachary Tucker, "Just Because I'm Paranoid ... ," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1986.

Bob Small, "Kicked Upstairs," Sidekicks, ABC, 1987.

Robert, "Blonde on Blonde," Moonlighting, ABC, 1987.

Jerry Lane, "Gershwin's Trunk," Amazing Stories, NBC, 1987.

Brad Pettibone, "Attack of the Killer Aunt," Newhart, CBS, 1989.

"Code Name: Spear of Destiny," Acapulco H.E.A.T., syndicated, 1998.

Stage Appearances:

Tiger (a Jet), West Side Story, City Center, New York City, 1964.

Charles, Putting It Together, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1998.

Also appeared as Captain Hook, Peter Pan; Billy Bigelow, Carousel; Adam, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers; Pirate King, The Pirates of Penzance.

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