John Derek directed Bo again in the 1981 "Tarzan, the Ape Man," featuring Miles O'Keeffe. I get credit on one hand for not having had a facelift, and then, on the other hand, it’s, ‘Oh my God, why doesn’t she do something? I was so in love with him and we ended up together for 25 years. Tracy asked Bo, "Why do you think that marriage worked? Actress Bo Derek, best known for her bombshell role in the 1979 movie 10, just gave a new interview in which she revealed why she has never married her longtime partner John Corbett.Also an advocate for Veterans, Bo Derek has been with Corbett for a whopping 18 years..@boderek dishes on her quiet ranch life with John Corbett and her new pet care endeavor. Born Mary Cathleen Collins in 1956, she grew up in Long Beach, the picture of a California girl. How Bo Derek And John Corbett Are Helping Vets Find Jobs. I’m pleasant, but I don’t have that instinct. A widow since 1998, she lives with actor John Corbett. ", A publicity shot for "Tarzan, the Ape Man.". “My brother, who passed away, loved the games and what they meant to our veterans. “After 15 years we still hold hands; we still have barbecues with friends a couple times a week.” As a bonus, Bo, who rose to fame in the 1979 movie 10, “still laughs at all my jokes even though she’s heard them a million times,” John says. Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley's Daughter Alexa Ray Joel Is Engaged — See Her Huge Ring! Email. Bo has been candid about the pressure of aging in her industry while being an actress — and how she has to remind herself what’s important. It’s evident that this mentality has helped keep the couple grounded while working in Hollywood. But it’s so rewarding.”. Is that how it is with pet? "No, this was 'Okay, look over your left shoulder. Actress Bo Derek meets disabled eight-year-old Maxwell Brown at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games July 4, 2001 in New York City. Originally titled "And Once Upon a Time," it went unreleased until after Bo became an international star in … “When you’re beginning a young family and you’re going to have children and set up this new family tree branch, it’s obviously a wonderful commitment and it’s meaningful,” she says. Bo Derek, pictured with her husband, has lifted the lid on the guilt she feels over the break-up of John and Linda's marriage, revealing how meeting Linda now still makes her 'feel like s***'. “We enjoy each other’s company; we make each other laugh,” former Sex and the City star John, 56, added. Left: Bo Derek attends the Longines Los Angeles Masters at Los Angeles Convention Center on September 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, Calif. In addition to serving as a national honorary chairperson for Veterans Affairs' National Rehabilitation Special Events, Derek is also active in wildlife conservation organizations, and was for seven years on California's Horse Racing Board (most recently as vice chair). 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RELATED: Bo Derek Opens Up About Giving Back To Nation’s Veterans, “I don’t know about you but when I was 17, I knew everything. But you know, when you are 17, you think you know everything. While in Europe, John Derek directed Bo in an erotic film shot on an island in Greece. Battleground Tracker: Biden gains edge in Arizona, leads big in Minnesota, With more mail-in ballots, officials urge patience on election night, Americans and the right to vote: Why it's not easy for everyone, Why some mail-in ballots are rejected and how to make sure your vote counts. Derek said. He was 49. August 20, 2020, 7:00 am. "My mom went ballistic," Bo said. Bo Derek (born Mary Cathleen Collins; November 20, 1956) is an American film and television actress, film producer, and model perhaps best known for her breakthrough film role in the sex comedy 10 (1979). Bo Derek and John Corbett have been dating since 2002 By Ally Mauch. You think you have it together. What happens if the president doesn't accept the election results? Despite the fact that the couple has been together for over 15 years, they still continue to take refuge in each other’s company. And he’s so sweet to help out and make fun of the situation.”. John Derek photographed with wife Bo Derek. Bo Derek had a recurring role in the sitcom, "Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place.". 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