Wed. Apr 24th, 2024
Filmmaker John Derek was married four times, the last one to a scandalously young Bo Derek.

John Derek in 1955, by Phil Stern (1919-2014) [1], Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

S21E14: John Derek, Linda Evans, and Bo Derek (ft. Ursula Andress)

Actor and filmmaker John Derek may not have been the gifted auteur he imagined himself to be, but his luck with the ladies was undeniable. His four marriages were all to starlets, and his roving eye eventually led to an ugly split from a young Linda Evans, later of Dynasty fame, for an even younger – in fact, a minor at the time – Bo Derek.

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Stacie’s Receipts

Cast of Characters, by Sean Catherine Derek (Amazon.com)

Recipes for Life: My Memories, by Linda Evans (Amazon.com)

Bo Derek’s lifetime of guilt after ending Linda Evans and John Derek’s marriage – Mirror Online

Linda Evans Discusses John Derek & Yanni (YouTube)

Derek’s daughter details unhappy life with father (Ottawa Citizen via Google Newspapers)

John Derek, 71, Actor Known As Wife’s Svengali, Is Dead – The New York Times

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