John Derek Film actor and director

John Derek is a 71 years old Film actor and director from Hollywood, California. John Derek was born on August 12, 1926 (died on May 22, 1998, he was 71 years old) in Hollywood, California as Derek Delevan Harris. His nickname was Harris Derek Delevan.

John Derek



John Derek was an American actor director and photographer. He appeared in such films as Knock on Any Door All the King's Men and Rogues of Sherwood Forest but was probably best known for marrying glamorous starlets and for launching the meteoric career of his last wife Bo Derek.
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His real name:
Birth name of John Derek is Derek Delevan Harris
Is John Derek still alive?

No, he died on 05/22/1998, 24 years ago. He was 71 years old when he died. Cause of death: cardiovascular disease. He died in Santa Maria


His father Lawson Harris and Lawson Harris was 29 years old when John born. His father was a Film director.


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Mother: (?)
Lawson Harris
Father: Lawson Harris


John Derek had five marriages.

Linda Evans

Linda Evans, Actress

He married with Linda Evans (77), in 1968. John Derek was 41 and Linda Evans was 25 years old. After 6 years, they break up in 1974.

Bo Derek

Bo Derek, Actress

Derek married with Bo Derek (63), in 1976. John was 49 and Bo Derek was 19 years old. They ended their 22 years marriage in 1998.

Pati Behrs

Pati Behrs, Russian born American Actress

He married with Pati Behrs (82), in 1948. John was 21 and Pati Behrs was 25 years old. They finished their 8 years marriage in 1956.

Linda Evans (author)

Linda Evans (author), American science fiction writer

He married with Linda Evans (author) (60), in 1968. John was 41 and Linda Evans (author) was 9 years old. After 6 years, they break up in 1974.

Ursula Andress

Ursula Andress, Actress

He married with Ursula Andress (83), in 1957. John Derek was 30 and Ursula Andress was 20 years old. After 9 years, they break up in 1966.

John Derek net worth

He had a net worth of 5 million dollars.


John Derek Movies (45)

There are 45 movies of John Derek.

His first feature film was The Ten Commandments (1956, as Joshua). He was 30 when he starred in this movie. Since 1956, he has appeared in 45 feature films. The last one is High Hell (1958). In this movie, we watched him in the Craig Rhodes character .

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John Derek movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

John Derek TV Shows (3)

His first TV Show was Lux Video Theatre (1950).

Awards (2)

Nominated Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director in 1990 , nominated Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay in 1990 ,

What was John's zodiac sign?

John Derek zodiac sign was leo.

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