Im selben Jahr heiratete er Ursula Andress, die Ehe hielt bis 1966. Einem breiten Publikum wurde Derek durch die Hauptrolle in dem 1979 gedrehten Film Zehn – Die Traumfrau bekannt, für den sie als Beste Nachwuchsdarstellerin für den Golden Globe Award nominiert wurde. And that gave them happiness.”. Sie ist die spätere Stieftochter des Stuntman Bobby Bass. Darüber hinaus spielte Derek nur noch in zwei Filmklassikern: den Joshua in Die zehn Gebote und den brüderlichen Freund Paul Newmans in Exodus, die den Gipfel seiner Schauspielkarriere bilden. Es war Bogart, der ihm den Künstlernamen John Derek gab, und ihm die Rolle eines jungen, uneinsichtigen Verbrechers in Vor verschlossenen Türen gab. Diese Seite wurde zuletzt am 28. The film made Bo Derek an international sex symbol, and she received a Golden Globe nomination for New Star of the Year. He was great. Left: Bo Derek attends the Longines Los Angeles Masters at Los Angeles Convention Center on September 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, Calif. Derek, 63, and Corbett, 59, first began dating in 2002. Für diese Leistungen ehrte man ihn 1960 mit einem Stern auf dem Hollywood Walk of Fame. John and Bo began their affair during production, by which time she was just 17. John Harris Derek, geboren als Derek Delevan Harris (* 12.August 1926 in Hollywood, Kalifornien; † 22. But five years later, Derek said she ran into John Corbett -- and a romance blossomed. , saw Bo drop out of school in 1973 to travel to Greece for filming, a decision that would kickstart her career as an actress – though she wasn't successful until years later. “It was just an attraction, a comfort,” she said. Originally titled "And Once Upon a Time," it went unreleased until after Bo became an international star in "10.". But as much as the pair justified their relationship, there was no way it would be accepted in the US. 1974 absolvierte Bo Derek die Nathaniel Narbonne High School in Harbor City.Von 1974 bis zu seinem Tod im Jahr 1998 war sie mit dem amerikanischen Schauspieler und Regisseur John Derek verheiratet. I think the secret is just enjoy being together.”, Derek also opened up to Fox News about losing her husband, John Derek, in 1998 to congestive heart failure after the couple had been married for 22 years. Directed by John Derek, it also featured Bo riding horses, not always while wearing clothes. All rights reserved. Tracy asked Bo, "Why do you think that marriage worked?" And it did.". ", Today, at 58, Derek is still a 10, but says there is some relief in caring a little less about her looks. Instead of taking those laws as a sign and ending their relationship, the pair moved to Germany in a bid to escape prosecution until Bo turned 18 and they could return to the states. We take things day by day and I think we are still there.”. (WireImage) John Derek – then 46, three decades older than his leading lady – was keen to cash in on Bo's stunning beauty in the film. Text us for exclusive photos and videos, royal news, and way more. "Some people could say it was meant to be, though, because I was with him until he died. EXCLUSIVE: It’s been nearly 41 years since Bo Derek turned heads for her bathing suit jog down the beach in 1979’s “10.”. Derek wurde als eines von vier Kindern des Bootshändlers Paul Collins und seiner Ehefrau Norma geboren. He was also known for launching the career of his fourth wife, Bo Derek… And that gave them happiness.”, BO DEREK INTERESTED IN '10' SEQUEL BUT SAYS SHE'S TRADED IN SWIMSUITS FOR RASH GUARDS, Bo Derek and John Derek. It was very complicated, and dramatic, obviously," she said.