Derek's parents divorced, and her mother married American stunt performer Bobby Bass. Patton Continuation School, both in Harbor City, California.
Derek remarked in a 1985 interview on Late Night with David Letterman, I was 16 when I quit high school. I spent about a month going to the beach surfing and sunbathing while I was supposed to be in school: when I got caught, my mom was furious.
"I said, 'I'm not dating anyone,' and he said, 'I'll get you a date, Corbett! (Derek was visiting TODAY to talk about appearing in "Sharknado 3," but Corbett kind of stole the show while hanging out setside.) "I was very intimidated! For Derek, who "hadn't dated in five years," the attraction was immediate. I kept saying to my friends, 'I'll wait until all the sparks and all that get going.' And it finally happened." It couldn't have happened to a nicer couple. " premieres on Syfy on Wednesday, July 22, at 9 p.m.
Bo Derek (born Mary Cathleen Collins; November 20, 1956) is an American film and television actress, movie producer, and model perhaps best known for her breakthrough role in the 1979 film 10.
I started to go back to school, and I was really enjoying it, and then I went to go do this film with John in Greece...
But as it turns out, 13 years ago, both were single and looking when they met. That's right, Derek and Corbett were introduced by a Hollywood agent playing matchmaker.Corbett's "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" was set to come out in summer 2002 and he was already a regular fixture on "Sex and the City," but early that year he had no date for an Oscars party thrown by his pal, agent Norby Walters.She is developing a TV project with Mark Sennet Entertainment based on a series of crime novels set in Richmond and Washington D. by Warren Adler, author of War Of The Roses, according to Leesburg Today.It's hard to imagine two such sweet and personable stars as Bo Derek and John Corbett ever needing help finding love.
A widow since 1998, she lives with actor John Corbett.She makes occasional film, television and documentary appearances.