Mary Cathleen Collins
November 20, 1956
|Occupation||actress / model|
Bo Derek (born Mary Cathleen Collins, November 20, 1956 in Long Beach, California), is an American actress. She was coordinated by spouse John Derek in Fantasies, Tarzan, the Ape Man (both 1981), Bolero (1984) and Ghosts Can't Do It (1989), all of which got negative surveys. A widow since 1998, she lives with entertainer John Corbett. Presently in semi-retirement, she makes periodic film, TV, and narrative appearances. 
Career[change | change source]
Derek began her acting career with movies such as Orca (1977), and 10 (1979). After the success of 10, she starred in the movies Fantasies (1981), Tarzan, the Ape Man (1981), Bolero (1984), and Ghosts Can't Do It (1989). These movies were directed by her husband John Derek.
In the early 1990s, she worked in comedies and low-budget movies such as Amour et chocolat (1992) and Woman of Desire (1994, with Robert Mitchum).
Derek reappeared in 1995 in the comedy Tommy Boy (1995), as Beverly. After Tommy Boy, she worked on several films: Sunstorm (2001), Frozen with Fear (2001), Malibu's Most Wanted (2003), and Life in the Balance (2004).
Television[change | change source]
In the late 1990s, Derek began making appearances on television show The Drew Carey Show, Wind on Water, Family Law, Queen of Swords.
In the year 2006 she obtained the role of Maria Gianni, in the drama TV series Fashion House.
Filmography[change | change source]
|1980||A Change of Seasons||Lindsey Rutledge|
|1981||Tarzan, the Ape Man||Jane Parker|
|1989||Ghosts Can't Do It||Katie O'Dare Scott|
|1992||Amour et chocolat||BJ Cassidy||TV movie|
|1994||Shattered Image||Helen Allgood||TV movie|
|1994||Woman of Desire||Christina Ford|
|2000||Murder at the Cannes Film Festival||Thada Pryce||TV movie|
|2001||Frozen with Fear||Katherine Sullivan|
|2001||Horror 101||Miss Allison James|
|2003||Malibu's Most Wanted||Bess Gluckman|
|2004||Life in the Balance||Kathryn Garr|
|2005||Crusader||Nicola Markham||TV movie|
|2006||Fashion House||Maria Gianni||TV series|
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