John Derek

John Derek
1926 - 1998
John Derek  American Actor

John Derek dating history


John Derek was previously married to Bo Derek (1976 - 1998), Linda Evans (1968 - 1975), Ursula Andress (1957 - 1966) and Pati Behrs (1948 - 1956).


American Actor John Derek was born Derek Delevan Harris on 12th August, 1926 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA and passed away on 22nd May 1998 Santa Maria, California, USA aged 71. He is most remembered for All the King`s Men. His zodiac sign is Leo.

John Derek was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Donna Reed in Saturday's Hero (1951) and Elaine Stewart in High Hell (1958).

John Derek is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American film directors and 1998 deaths.


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Married4 25 years 13 years, 6 months 8 years, 4 months
Total4 25 years 13 years, 6 months 8 years, 4 months


First Name John
Middle Name Delevan
Last Name Derek
Full Name at Birth Derek Delevan Harris
Alternative Name Derek Delevan Harris, John Derek
Birthday 12th August, 1926
Birthplace Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died 22nd May, 1998
Place of Death Santa Maria, California, USA
Cause of Death Cardiovascular Disease
Buried Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Height 5' 11½" (182 cm)
Weight 175lbs (79 kg)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Leo
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame All the King`s Men
Year(s) Active 1943–1990
Father Lawson Harris
Mother Dolores Johnson
Favorite Foods Hamburgers, Steak

John Derek (born Derek Delevan Harris; August 12, 1926 – May 22, 1998) was an American actor, director, screenwriter, producer and photographer. He appeared in such films as Knock on Any Door, All the King's Men (both 1949), and Rogues of Sherwood Forest (1950).

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John Derek71 LeoActor
Bo Derek67 ScorpioActress
Linda Evans81 ScorpioActress
Ursula Andress88 PiscesActress
Pati Behrs82 AquariusActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Russell AndreMale13th April, 195074 years oldPati Behrs
Sean CatherineFemale16th October, 195370 years oldPati Behrs


Once Before I Die1966BaileyMovie
Nightmare in the Sun1965HitchhikerMovie
Frontier Circus1961Ben TravisTV Show
Prisoner of the Volga1959Alexej OrloffMovie
High Hell1958Craig RhodesMovie
Fury at Showdown1957Brock MitchellMovie
Omar Khayyam1957Young Prince MalikMovie
The Flesh Is Weak1957Tony GianiMovie
Il corsaro della mezzaluna1957Nadir El Krim / Paul de VelleneraMovie
The Ten Commandments1956JoshuaMovie
Playhouse 901956Lt. Norman TuckerTV Show
Zane Grey Theater1956Chet Loring / Andy ToddTV Show
The Leather Saint1956Father Gil AllenMovie
Prince of Players1955John Wilkes BoothMovie
Run for Cover1955Davey BishopMovie
An Annapolis Story1955Anthony J. 'Tony' ScottMovie
The Adventures of Hajji Baba1954Hajji BabaMovie
The Outcast1954Jet CosgraveMovie
The Big Moment1954AvrumShort Film
Ambush at Tomahawk Gap1953KidMovie
Mission Over Korea1953Lt. Pete BarkerMovie
Prince of Pirates1953Prince RolandMovie
Sea of Lost Ships1953G.R. 'Grad' MatthewsMovie
The Last Posse1953Jed ClaytonMovie
Scandal Sheet1952Steve McClearyMovie
Thunderbirds1952Lt. Gil HackettMovie
The Ford Television Theatre1952Jim Hawk / Allan MaloneTV Show
Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder1952John Derek (uncredited)Movie
Saturday's Hero1951Steve NovakMovie
Mask of the Avenger1951Capt. Renato DimornaMovie
The Family Secret1951David ClarkMovie
Rogues of Sherwood Forest1950Robin, Earl of HuntingtonMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950George EastmanTV Show
All the King's Men1949Tom StarkMovie
Knock on Any Door1949Nick RomanoMovie
A Double Life1947Police Stenographer (uncredited)Movie
I'll Be Seeing You1944Lt. Bruce (as Dare Harris)Movie
Since You Went Away1944Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
The Nest1943Boy Friend (as Dare Harris)Short Film
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Knock on any door was one of his best movies

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I tried to steal Mary Collins away from John Derek in 1975.
She wouldn't go out with me because i was "just okay."
John was "gorgeous." She married him and became Bo Derek.
They were happily married for 22 years until his death.

DianneFeb 3, 2010

Was the son of John Derek, Russell Derek, on Criminal minds? Feb 3, 2010

poppyJul 17, 2008

looks good on camera damn good actor

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