Forest Lawn Mortuaries
Ernesto Benitez Macias, 90, born on February 12, 1927, passed away on April 26, 2017. He resided in Studio City, California, at the time of his passing. He was a World War II Veteran, successful television actor and is survived by Sharon, Laura, and Sean Macias. He was also the father of Jason Macias who passed.
Ernesto was also known as Eric Mason in television and theater and also worked over 30 years as a branch manager and marketing expert for Royal, Konica, and other companies. He donated his time as a veteran in the US Veterans Honor Guard and produced and directed projects for the latino community at Olivera Street and was a longtime member of Theatre 40. He touched everyone he met with his dynamic charisma, amazing imagination and amazing cooking skills. He was of Spanish descent and proud of his heritage and had the heart and soul of a lion. He was an officer and a gentleman and most importantly an amazing friend, uncle, brother and father. He will be missed but his legacy and charm and humor will live on.
MASON, Eric (Ernesto Benitez Macias)
Died: 4/26/2017, Studio City, California, U.S.A.
Eric Mason’s westerns – actor, voice dubber:
Cade’s County – 1971 (newscaster)
The Tarzan/Lone Ranger/Zorro Adventure Hour (TV) 1980-1982
The New Adventures of Zorro (TV) – 1981 [English voice of Ramon]