Eric Scott

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TV Actor
Date of Birth October 20, 1958
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California
Age 62 years old
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Eric Scott is an American actor whose best known role is as Ben Walton, which he first played in the television film The Homecoming: A Christmas Story, and in the series it inspired, The Waltons. He was briefly married to actress Karey Louis. His second marriage was to Theresa Fargo, the mother of his daughter Ashley, until her death from acute myelomonocytic leukemia on November 5, 1992, not long after Ashley's birth. She had developed the disease during her pregnancy. In March 2000, Scott married Cynthia Ullman Wolfen. They have a daughter, Emma, born in 2001, and a son, Jeremy, who was born in 2004. Today, Scott owns Chase Messengers, a parcel delivery service, in Encino, California.

Born: Eric Scott Magat, October 20, 1958, Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1971–2011
Spouse(s): Karey Louis, Theresa Fargo (1989-1992), Cynthia Ullman Wolfen (m. 2000)
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About Eric Scott

Best known for his role as Ben Walton in the popular 1970s television series The Waltons, he also appeared in episodes of Bewitched, Medical Center, and The Fall Guy.

Before Fame

Early in his acting career, he appeared in a 1970 episode of The Doris Day Show. He got his big break when he acted in The Homecoming: A Christmas Story, the 1971 television movie that spawned the popular series The Waltons.


In the late 1970s, he appeared on the Family Feud game show.

Family Life

Following a brief marriage to Karey Louis, he wed Theresa Fargo, with whom he had one daughter, Ashley. After Fargo's death from leukemia, he married Cindy Ullman Wolfen, who became the mother of his second daughter and first son.


He and Richard Thomas both became famous for their roles in The Waltons.

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Latest information about Eric Scott updated on March 01, 2021.

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