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John Derek's relationship with Bo Derek ended when John Derek died on May 22, 1998. They had been married for 21.9 years.

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John Derek

Entertainment - Actor

Why Famous: For the gorgeous women he married

Age: 71 (8/12/1926 - 5/22/1998)


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Bo Derek

Entertainment - Actress

Why Famous: her role in the movie "10"

Age: 59 (b. 11/20/1956)

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Relationship Timeline

Event Start Date Length
Dating 1972 --
Engaged n/a --
Married 6/10/1976 21.9 years
Deceased 5/22/1998 --
 Total26.5 years

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Where and/or how did John Derek and Bo Derek meet?

Bo met John while in the process of auditioning for modeling gigs.

Why did John Derek and Bo Derek break up?

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Other Relationship Information about John Derek and Bo Derek:

John was already married to Linda Evans, but subsequently filed for divorce and moved to Germany with Bo to avoid statutory rape charges. Bo was 16 years of age at the time and they did not return to the US until after Bo had reached age 18.

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Classic Quotes by John Derek and Bo Derek about their relationship:

"Most people fall in love, but they don't have love in return, and I had it for 25 years." Bo Derek
"Right now I don't want to share my life with another man. I suppose one day someone may come along....But I'm not looking." Bo Derek

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