Bo Derek

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Mary Cathleen Collins
  • Birth Place: Long Beach, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/20/1956, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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Bo Derek Fast Facts:
  • Met future husband John Derek, who was 30 years older, when she was 16.
  • Turned down the lead in 1976's King Kong. (Jessica Lange took the part.)
  • Has been on the cover of Playboy magazine five times, and has had nude spreads photographed by her husband.
  • In 2002, published her autobiography Riding Lessons: Everything That Matters in Life I Learned from Horses.
  • In 2004, named spokesperson for the National Horse Protection Coalition.
  • In 2006, appointed to the board of trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
  • Created a pet-care products company, Bo Derek's Bless the Beasts, which includes a product called "Dog Soothing Shampoo."
  • Bo Derek Relationships:
  • Norma Bass - Mother
  • Kerry Collins - Sister
  • Bobby Bass - Stepfather
  • Kelly Collins - Sister
  • Colin Collins - Brother
  • John Derek - Husband (deceased)
  • Paul Collins - Father
  • John Corbett - Significant Other
  • Bo Derek Awards:
  • 1980 Golden Globe: New Star of the Year - Actress - Nominee

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