Bo Derek

Born Nov 20, 1956

Bo Derek is an American film and television actress, movie producer, and model perhaps best known for her role in the 1979 film 10. The film also launched a bestselling poster for Derek in a one-piece bikini, and she became one of the most popular sex symbols throughout the 1980s. However, Derek's later films were not well received by either the public or critics and her film career never recovered.… Read More

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1956 Birth Born on November 20, 1956.


1973 16 Years Old While attending Narbonne High School in Los Angeles at age 16 in 1973, Cathleen became romantically involved with John Derek, a married man 30 years her senior. … Read More
1976 19 Years Old 1 More Event
They married on June 10, 1976. … Read More


1977 20 Years Old In 1977 she caught the eye of director Michael Anderson and was cast in a small role in his upcoming horror flick, Orca (1977), which was Anderson's answer to major success of Jaws. The film received a minor theatrical release in July 1977 and was an ultimate box office disappointment.
1979 22 Years Old In 1979, Derek was selected over Melanie Griffith, Heather Thomas and several others for the role of Jenny Hanley in the romantic comedy film 10. … Read More
She followed with MGM's R-rated Tarzan, the Ape Man in 1981. … Read More
1984 27 Years Old In 1984, she filmed Bolero, directed by her husband. … Read More
1985 28 Years Old On March 24, 1985, she again won the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress. … Read More


1989 32 Years Old After a five-year hiatus from films, Derek returned to motion pictures with the drama/comedy/fantasy Ghosts Can't Do It, which was filmed and released on video in foreign countries in 1989. … Read More
1994 37 Years Old She returned to theatrical films with the 1994 R-rated romance Woman of Desire. … Read More
1995 38 Years Old In 1995, Derek appeared as the evil Beverly Barish in the comedy film Tommy Boy. … Read More


1998 - 1999 2 More Events
2000 43 Years Old Bo Derek appeared in several feature films, including Frozen with Fear and Malibu's Most Wanted. On March 25, 2000 at the 20th Golden Raspberry Awards, Derek was nominated for "Worst Actress of the Century." … Read More
2003 46 Years Old …  In 2003, she received the VA's highest honor from Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Anthony Principi. … Read More
In 2006, Derek starred in 40 episodes of the 65-episode telenovela series Fashion House, along with Morgan Fairchild.


2012 55 Years Old In 2012, she endorsed Mitt Romney for president.
2015 58 Years Old Derek had a featured role in the 2015 campy made-for-TV horror film Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!
2016 59 Years Old Derek is set to be a part of the 2016 Comedy Central roast of Rob Lowe. … Read More
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