Bo Derek Biography


Bo Derek

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Birth Name: Bo Derek
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Sign: scorpio
Age:   60 Years
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Golden Apple Awards winner, Bo Derek is an actress and model from United States. She has also established herself as a movie producer. She is popular in the world for starring the role of Jenny Hanley in the 1979 film 10. Sexy and adorable, Bo was born as Mary Cathleen Collins in Long Beach, California, United States of America to Paul Collins and Norma Collins. She is an American and is of Dutch, English, German, Irish and Welsh descent.

On 10th of June 1976, Bo got married to John Derek. John Derek was an actor, director and photographer. They began their romantic love affairs since she was 16. They remained in this marriage bonding John Derek died of heart failure in 1998.

Four year later, she went on a blind date with John Corbett. John Corbett is also an actor and a famous country music singer. They began dating since then as a boyfriend and girlfriend.

Bo received her formal education from Narbonne High School. She then joined George S. Patton Continuation School. While she was there, she met her ex husband, John Derek. In 1973, they moved to Germany. In 1976, they came back to United States. She has been active in acting since 1977. That year, she appeared in the movie, Orca. Her breakthrough role came in 1979 after she starred the role of Jenny Hanley in the movie 10. Her net worth is said to be around $50 million.

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Born in Long Beach, California

1956 20th of November

Sexy and adorable, Bo was born as Mary Cathleen Collins in Long Beach, California, United States of America to Paul Collins and Norma Collins. She is an American and is of Dutch, English, German, Irish and Welsh descent.

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Began dating John Derek

1973

When she was just 16, she began dating John Derek. John Derek was an actor, director and photographer. At that time she was in her high school but after she began dating him she quit her high school and began spending her days in beach. 

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Began her acting career

1977

Bo received her formal education from Narbonne High School. She then joined George S. Patton Continuation School. While she was there, she met her ex husband, John Derek. In 1973, they moved to Germany. In 1976, they came back to United States. She has been active in acting since 1977. That year, she appeared in the movie, Orca.

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Appeared in the movie, 10

1979

After making her acting debut in 1977, she went on appearing in several movies. Her breakthrough role came in 1979 after she starred the role of Jenny Hanley in the movie 10. She is also famous for her role in the movies like Ghosts Can't Do It, Woman of Desire and many more.

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Listed in Promising New Actors of 1979

1979

In 1977, she made her acting debut by appeared in the movie, Orca. Her breakthrough role came in 1979 after she starred the role of Jenny Hanley in the movie 10. In 1979, she also got listed Promising New Actors of 1979. 

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Won Golden Apple Awards

1984

Till now she has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and she has also won several of them. In 1984, she got her one and only nomination in Golden Apple Awards. She was also lucky that year as she also won this award. 

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Her husband died

1998 22nd of May

On 10th of June 1976, Bo got married to John Derek. John Derek was an actor, director and photographer. They began their romantic love affairs since she was 16. They remained in this marriage bonding John Derek died of heart failure in 1998.

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Began dating John Corbett

2002

Four year later, she went on a blind date with John Corbett. John Corbett is also an actor and a famous country music singer. They began dating since then as a boyfriend and girlfriend. They are still together but they have not been married. 

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