WITH HIS dark, wavy hair and clean-cut handsomeness, John Derek became a favourite film star of teenagers in the early Fifties, but never fulfilled the promise as an actor that his early performances in such films as Knock on Any Door and All the King's Men suggested. He eventually concentrated on photography and film production, and became best known as the husband and Svengali-like manager of Bo Derek. Born Derek Harris in Hollywood in , he had a film-oriented background, his father being the silent film-maker Lawrence Harris and his mother a minor film actress, Dolores Johnson. After war service, he was cast in the important role of a young man prompted by social conditions to turn to a life of violent crime in Nicholas Ray's Knock on Any Door Produced by Humphrey Bogart's Santana company, it starred Bogart as a lawyer who defends a boy on a murder charge, and though unsuccessful Derek is sentenced to death , makes a strong plea for the erosion of the social injustices which cause such delinquency. As a hardened youth, whose dictum is to "live fast, die young and make a good-looking corpse", Derek made a favourable impression and was immediately cast in Robert Rossen's All The King's Men as the disillusioned adopted son of an initially honest politician corrupted by power.
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Bo Derek was one of the hottest stars of the s — boys wanted to date her and girls wanted to be her. She started off as just an ordinary girl next door with many hopes and aspirations. But her career was not always as successful as it seemed and she went through many trials and controversies along the way. Read on to find out all the details and more. Bo Derek rose to fame in the s and was one of the hottest stars, taking the world by storm. She was the beauty that went from girl next door to one of the biggest actresses in Hollywood overnight. However, when her career was at its peak, it came to an abrupt end. Read on to find out how Bo Derek climbed to fame and why her life came crashing down when she was at the top.
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That contributes to status in her culture. And his wife is angry and unappreciative and has no idea how difficult his profession is. Of course my parents love each other very much and would not choose another spouse, which is why her response caught me off guard.