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Seth McCook: Untold Facts About Juliet Prowse and John McCook’s Son

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Seth McCook is an actor best known for his TV projects like Superhero Movie, October 22, and Back to Even. Prior to his current identity as an actor, Seth first rose to fame as the son of dancer Juliet Prowse and the actor John McCook.

Moving into his love life, McCook has also been leading a happy married life with his wife. So, who is the woman the actor is married to? Do they share any children? Let’s unravel everything about his relationship and his parent’s love life.

In addition to Seth’s professional and personal life, let’s also explore several other quick facts about him including his upbringing as a star kid, net worth, and more!

How Old Is Seth McCook? Details On His Age, Wiki

Seth McCook was born on August 2, 1972, in South Lake Tahoe, California, USA. As said earlier, he is the son of John McCook (father) and Juliet Prowse (mother). Talking about his ethnical background, he is of mixed descent as his mother is an Afro-American and his father is Caucasian.

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Seth McCook with his mom Juliet and dad John

Moving on to his siblings, he shares three half-siblings. Seth’s half-siblings were born from his father’s marital relationship with the actress Laurette Spang. First, their son Jake Thomas was born in 1981, then a daughter Rebecca Jeanne (aka Becky McCook) in 1983, and the third daughter Molly McCook was born on July 30, 1990.

Seth McCook’s All Three Siblings Are Doing Well In Their Respective Career

Like Seth, two of his siblings, Molly and Jake, have also followed in their father John’s footsteps. His half-sister Molly started her career with the role of Emily J. in the TV series Monk (2006). In 2010, the actress appeared in the TV series named 10 Things I Hate About You, Glee, and The Bold and the Beautiful.

Seth McCook's sister Molly is also an actress
Seth’s half-sister Molly McCook

The following year, Molly starred in the video short If Eyes Could Speak, and the TV series titled Glory Daze. Besides, she is best known for Last Man Standing (2011), Good Trouble (2019), and Candy Coated Christmas (2021).

On the other hand, talking about his half-brother Jake, he is an editor and cinematographer with two credits in Short Glassy, Honey, and one credit in the TV series The Bold and the Beautiful as an editor. Furthermore, he also has 2 credits in the Camera and Electrical Department in This Is Encino (2008)and Honey (2011).

Seth McCook's half brother Jake is an editor
Seth’s half-brother Jake McCook

Seth’s other half-sister Rebecca Jeanne (aka Becky McCook) is a Kindergarten teacher by profession.

Professional Life: Seth’s Acting Career

Seth McCook started his career in the film industry in the sound department. In 1994, he first appeared as a boom operator in the TV series short CBS Schoolbreak Special. Likewise, in 1998, he worked on TV projects including Back to Even, Telling You, and October 22. 

The last time Seth worked on the project was the 2008 movie named Superhero Movie.

Seth McCook Is A Married Man: Who Is His Wife? Are They Still Together?

Seth McCook is married to a woman named Melissa McCaffery. McCook and his wife Melissa exchanged their vows in 2010. Their wedding was held in a private ceremony with only their family and close ones.

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Seth McCook with his wife Melissa McCaffery and their three kids

Seth and his wife Melissa have three children. Besides, both of them have kept their personal life to themselves so there isn’t more about their married life. Well, whatever the case, what we can only do is hope for them to be together.

Know Something About Seth’s Mother, Juliet Prowse

As we already know Seth McCook is the son of Juliet Prowse, let’s also know something about his mother’s life. Juliet was a dancer who had struggled a lot since her childhood. She was just 3 years old when her father died, and relocated to South Africa with her mother. Similarly, at the age of four, Juliet started going to dance school.

Seth McCook mother Juliet is a dancer
Seth’s mom Juliet Prowse

The dancer went to the Royal Academy of Dance, when Juliet was 14, she was deemed too tall to join the world of ballet. She, therefore, signed as a chorus dancer with the Palladium and later joined as a dancer in European nightclubs.

Details On McCook’s Parent’s Profession: His Dad And Late Mom Had A High Profile Career

In addition to the above-mentioned info, Seth’s mother Juliet started working in her early twenties. Afterward, when Juliet was dancing at a club in Paris, she was spotted by the choreographer Hermes Pan and was approached to play the role of Claudine in the film Can-Can (directed by Walter Lang) in 1960.

After Juliet’s first role, her name became the media headline worldwide. The same year, she also appeared in the TV show G.I Blues. In 1961, she starred in TV projects including The Fiercest Heart, The Right Approach, and The Second Time Around. Her other acting credits include Run for Your Wife, Who Killed Teddy Bear, The Danny Thomas Hour, Burke’s Law, and many others.

On the other hand, Seth’s father John started his acting career with the debut TV series NO Time for Sergeant (1964-65). In 1965, the actor appeared in the TV shows like My Blood Runs Cold, Hank, and Mister Roberts. Apart from this, McCook’s dad first rose to prominence for his role as Lance Prentiss on the TV soap opera The Young and the Restless. 

Seth McCook's father John is an actor
Seth’s dad John McCook

Besides, John has won several awards including the Daytime Emmy Award, Soap Hub Awards, Telvis Award, and Soap Opera Update MVP Award.

Seth’s Parent’s Dating History

Both Seth’s mom and dad had been in multiple relationships. Sources say his mother Juliet was first romantically linked with the star Frank Sinatra in 1960. Similarly, in 1962, the two got engaged. However, their relationship didn’t last long and they later broke up.

In 1969, Seth McCook’s mother Juliet Prowse was married to a guy named Eddie Frazier. Unfortunately, Seth’s late mom Juliet and her then-husband Eddie decided to legally separate a year after their wedding in 1970. Two years later, in 1972, she walked down the aisle with McCook’s father John McCook.

Moving on to his father’s relationship, he was married to a woman named Marilyn McPherson from 1962 until 1971. As we all know, after that, he got married to the dancer Juliet Prowse. Well, after their separation in 1979, John and the actress Laurette Spang exchanged their vows in 1980. Seth’s father John and his wife Laurette are still leading a blissful marital relationship.

Seth McCook’s Mother Juliet Died Of Pancreatic Cancer

In 1994, Seth’s mom Prowse was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The following year, Juliet wasn’t that much affected by cancer and she even traveled here and there with the actor Mickey Rooney in Sugar Babies.

Unfortunately, in 1996, she was again diagnosed with cancer and passed away on September 14, 1996.

Is Seth McCook Active On Social Media? Where Does He Currently Reside?

Seth McCook hasn’t been seen on any social media to date. None of the sources has confirmed his presence on social media platforms. On the other hand, his wife Melissa McCaffery is active on Facebook. After scrolling McCaffery’s Facebook handle, we could find that McCook’s family shares a great bond together.

Similarly, according to Seth’s partner’s social media handle, their family currently lives in Kingsburg, California.

Seth McCook’s Net Worth

Seth’s net worth is estimated to be $500,000 as of 2022. The star kid accumulated his earnings from his acting career. On the other hand, his father John McCook is listed as a millionaire with a net worth of $1.5 million in 2022.