Mary Cathleen Collins was born in Long Beach, California back in 1956 to Paul and Nora. She attended Narbonne High School and George S. Patton Continuation School but never graduated. When she was 16 (1973) she met John, the couple moved to Germany to avoid John being charged with statutory rape.
It was during that same year that she became involved in the film industry. John and Mary were married in 1976, he was 49 she was 19. A couple of her films were given the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress, Worst Picture, Worst Director and Worst Screenplay. In 1984, she took a five-year hiatus returning to making movies in 1989. After retiring she is the spokesperson for the Animal Welfare Institute, she also serves on the California Horse Racing Board. She is a national honorary chairperson for veterans Affairs, just one of several organizations she is associated with.
While you may not know Mary Collins certainly you know her stage name Bo Derek. So, did you know who I was writing about before I told you? Just answer in the comment section, I promise I won’t tell anyone.
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