Laurette Spang-McCook Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight

Laurette Spang-net McCook’s worth is estimated at around $2 million.

Laurette Spang-McCook


Laurette Spang-McCook is an actress from the United States who is best known for her roles in television shows and films. She is best known for her role as Cassiopeia in the first season of the science-fiction drama Battlestar Galactica, which aired in 1978.

Laurette Researched The American Academy of Dramatic Arts is a prestigious institution in the United States.

Arthur W. Spang and Evelyn B. Stegath had Laurette on May 16, 1951. Laurette was born in Buffalo, New York, and grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Her older brother is named Richard, and her younger sister is named Marilyn; she is the middle child born to her chemist father and homemaker mother.

As part of her major, Laurette traveled to New York in 1967 and met actress Kathryn Leigh Scott, who convinced her to audition for the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. After graduation, she was accepted and studied there on a scholarship, graduating two years later, in 1969. She returned to Michigan and enrolled at Adrian College, where she lived in a dorm room.

In the original Battlestar Galactica, Laurette played Cassiopeia.

Spang was discovered by a Universal Studios talent scout in 1972 and was offered a seven-year contract. Spang appeared in a number of television shows under their banner, including The Streets of San Francisco, The Six Million Dollar Man, Happy Days, Charlie’s Angels, and Lou Grant. Spang also starred in television films such as Short Walk to Daylight, Runaway!, and Sarah T. – Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic.

Laurette was cast as Cassiopeia in the original Battlestar Galactica TV series in 1978 when her contract with Universal Studios was almost up and she was facing bankruptcy. She was only supposed to appear in one episode, but she appeared in the rest of the episodes over the course of a season.

Spang went on to star in a slew of other television shows after her success in the now-cult classic, including The Love Boat, Fantasy Island, The Dukes of Hazzard, and Magnum, P.I.

She took a long break from acting in 1984 and remained out of the public eye for years, only reappearing in the indie horror film Plot 7 in 2007. She hasn’t been in the entertainment industry since the film.

Spang appeared in documentaries for Battlestar Galactica as part of the original cast, including an extra feature for the show’s 25th anniversary DVD box set in 2003.

Laurette’s Net worth

As of 2022, Laurette Spang-net McCook’s worth is estimated at around $2 million. Spang retired from television in 2007, but her more than three decades on the air helped her become a millionaire. She appeared in over 50 television shows and TV movies from 1972 until her retirement in 2007.

Actor John McCook is Laurette’s husband

Laurette married John McCook, an actor, on February 16, 1980. John has been married twice before, first to Marilyn McPherson and then to Juliet Prowse. With his second wife, Juliet, he even has a child named Seth.

Jake McCook, Becky McCook, and Molly McCook are the three children of Laurette and John. Molly McCook is an actress in her own right, having followed in her parent’s footsteps. Laurette is a dedicated mother and housewife. In 1984, she even took a break from acting to raise her children. Laurette is active on Instagram, where she posts photos of her life after retiring from the industry.

Facts of Laurette Spang-McCook
Date of Birth:1951, May-16
Age:70 years old
Birth Nation:United States of America
Height:5 Feet 6 Inch
NameLaurette Spang-McCook
Birth NameLaurette Spang
FatherArthur W. Spang
MotherEvelyn B. Stegath
Birth Place/CityBuffalo, New York
Famous forBattlestar Galactica
Married toJohn McCook
ChildrenJake McCook, Becky McCook, Molly McCook
EducationAmerican Academy of Dramatic Arts, Adrian College
MoviesPlot 7
TV ShowBattlestar Galactica

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