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Eric Scott (born Eric Scott Magat, October 20, 1958, in Los Angeles) is an American actor whose most noted role is as Ben Walton, which he first played in the movie The Homecoming: A Christmas Story in 1971, and subsequently in the series 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 2001, Scott married Cynthia (Cindy) Ullman Wolfen. They have a daughter, Emma, born in 2001, and a son who was born in 2004.