Bo Derek Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

10th October 2016

Fact: Bo Derek participated in a 3000-metre swimming marathon in Greece on Saturday (08Oct16). The 59-year-old's event was initially delayed for a few hours due to bad weather, but the former Bond girl made it through the gruelling challenge. "The conquering heroes,” she wrote on Twitter after the event, sharing a snap of her smiling in her swimming gear alongside a friend.

22nd July 2015

Quote: "Let's hope while we're enjoying the maiming and the murder and the slaughter of humans and sharks... let's just also think a little bit about conservation." Bo Derek hopes viewers think about saving sharks as they watch Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! when it debuts on U.S. TV on Wednesday night (22Jul15).

8th July 2015

Quote: "I miss my skin... I've got aches and pains and arthritis and injuries... There's a lot." Movie icon Bo Derek is beginning to feel her age at 58.

25th March 2013

Fact: Billy Crystal, Bo Derek, Frankie Muniz and Verne Troyer were among the athletes and stars who saluted boxing legend Muhammad Ali at a black-tie gala and auction in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday night (23Mar13). The celebrities gathered at the Celebrity Fight Night Xix to raise funds for the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center’s Barrow Neurological Institute in the city. Auction items included a guitar signed by Eric Clapton, a swimming class with Olympics medalist Ryan Lochte and dinner with Billy Crystal and Robert De Niro in New York. Reba MCEntire hosted the event for the eighth year and performers included Jennifer Lopez, Andrea Bocelli, Billy Ray Cyrus and Rita Wilson.

12th January 2012

Quote: "That was a first. That was a side of him I hadn't seen, especially on camera... I thought he'd be more comatose and dead actually; we had quite a wild night the night before... It was fun seeing him have such a good time." Bo Derek was shocked when longtime boyfriend John Corbett stripped off during a cookery segment on U.S. breakfast show Access Hollywood Live at the end of 2011.

12th January 2012

Fact: Actress and photographer Bo Derek has just shot a new billboard campaign for California's Santa Anita Racetrack.

12th January 2012

Quote: "I don't think he has ever seen my Playboy... He knew who I was (but) he was too young to see the movie when it came out... There's a little age difference." Bo Derek fears longtime boytoy John Corbett has never seen her five Playboy pictorials or her cult film 10.

11th January 2012

Quote: "We weren't into those kinds of kinks." Actress Bo Derek explodes the myth that her steamy love scenes in 1984 film Bolero were for real. The star's husband John Derek directed the movie.

11th January 2012

Quote: "I don't think so. We don't have children. I've been married. It's not different than when I was married." Bo Derek has no plans to wed her boyfriend of a decade John Corbett.

4th February 2011

Quote: "I realise that I have the right body type and the right bones for now; a couple hundred years ago I would have been the scullery maid - the scrawny, skinny (girl)." Ageless beauty Bo Derek.

4th February 2011

Fact: Actress Bo Derek's ranch home is filled with mementos given to her by her late husband John Derek's ex-wives Linda Evans and Ursula Andress.

11th November 2008

Fact: Bo Derek was among those honouring America's fallen heroes on Tuesday (11Nov08) at a Veteran's Day memorial at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. The 10 star was spotted sitting in the front row behind Vice-President Dick Cheney as he honoured all veterans after he laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns.

16th July 2008

Fact: Hollywood legend and animal lover Bo Derek has been appointed to the California Horse Racing Board, which regulates the sport.

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