‘Bold and the Beautiful’ star undergoes serious surgery

Manuela Cardiga
Aug 14, 2018
12:35 A.M.
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Veteran actor John McCook jokes after his major surgery

Fans of the "Bold and the Beautiful" will be glad to hear that veteran actor John McCook is recovering well and in fine spirits after his hip replacement surgery ion the 6th of August.

McCook, 74 was submitted to the procedure in which doctors surgically remove a hip joint afflicted with arthritis and replace it with an artificial joint made from metal and plastic components.

In a Twitter post, McCook announced that he had had a hip replacement and his daughter had won a new role.


“Molly and I both got new parts today: Last Man Standing for her, a hip replacement for me!!”

John McCook, Twitter, 6th of August 2018

McCook entertains nurses on his way to surgery

The actor happily declared that both he and his daughter had new "parts". His was a new hip, Molly McCook got a new role in the sitcom "Last Man Standing."

McCook's wife, Laurette Spang declared on social media that she was proud of her husband and that even in the stressful moments before surgery, he was joking and entertaining his nurses.


Read more about John McCook on our Twitter account @amomama_usa.


Molly McCook to star with Tim Allan

McCook's actress daughter Molly is joining "Last Man Standing" which has now been picked up by FOX after 6 seasons on ABC.

The hit series stars comedian Tim Allan as a man trying to remain "macho" in a world increasingly dominated by women who demand sensitivity in their men.


McCook is recovering like a "warrior"

Molly McCook expressed her joy on Twitter, telling fans that she was speechless, overwhelmed. and excited to embrace the opportunity.

McCook has been one of the best-known faces in day-time TV since 1987 when he won the role of Eric Forrester on "The Bold and the Beautiful", and CBS has promised that the character will be  "comin’ back stronger than ever!!!”