Eric Scott (actor)

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Eric Scott
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Scott at The Waltons 40th Anniversary in 2012.
Eric Scott Magat

(1958-10-20) October 20, 1958 (age 60)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Years active1971–2011
Spouse(s)Karey Louis (?-?)
Theresa Fargo (1989-1992)
Cynthia Ullman Wolfen (m. 2000)

Eric Scott (born Eric Scott Magat; October 20, 1958, in Los Angeles, California, United States) 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 (1971), 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.[1]

In March 2000, Scott married Cynthia (Cindy) Ullman Wolfen. They have a daughter, Emma, born in 2001, and a son, Jeremy, who was born in 2004.[2]

Today, Scott owns Chase Messengers, a parcel delivery service, in Encino, California.[3]







  1. ^ "Life After the Waltons". Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Eric Scott". Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Where are the Waltons?". 10 February 2008. Retrieved 6 December 2017.

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