Derek, John

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Born: Aug 12, 1926 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, Director, Photographers, Producers


1926 - Born on the 12th of August in Hollywood, California.

 

1949 - Starred in the movie as Broderick Crawford's son in All the Kings Men, and as  "Nick Romano" in

Knock on Any Door (1949) opposite Humphrey Bogart.

 

1950 - Played as Robin Hood in Rogues of Sherwood Forest with Alan Hale.

 

1956 - His most memorable film appearance was in a supporting role in the epic film, as the noble Joshua in The Ten Commandments.

 

First married to actress Pati Behrs.

 

1957 - Married Ursula Andress (divorced 1966).

 

1974 - He married his third wife Linda Evans (divorced 1974).

 

1977 - Directed his forth wife Bo Derek, in four movies.

 

Directed two hit music videos for Shania Twain, "Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under?" and "Any Man of Mine".

 

1990 - Directed the film Ghosts Can't Do It was his last attempt in the director's chair.

 

1998 - He died on 22nd of May from cardiovascular disease in Santa Maria, California.

 

 

 

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