This sequence and Derek’s cornrow hairstyle in the film have often been parodied. After 10, Derek was cast in A Change of Seasons (1980), a dramatic-comedy film that featured Shirley Mac Laine and Anthony Hopkins.
Several scenes of Derek wearing revealing outfits were featured, along with nude scenes of Derek being bathed and body-painted.Now in semiretirement, she makes occasional film, television, and documentary appearances.Derek was born Mary Cathleen Collins in Long Beach, California.After appearing in no films during 19, Derek starred in Bolero (1984).Directed by John Derek, the film explored the female protagonist's sexual awakening, and her journey around the world to find an ideal first lover to take her virginity. And then, when all this happened, I was at least halfway responsible for some serious pain she went through.” Over the years when Derek would see Evans, the actress was “very gracious and kind.” She had even run into Evans the day before speaking with Interview and said, “she was just as fabulous and wonderful as ever. She dropped out of school and when she turned 18, they returned to the states. Derek and longtime partner, actor John Corbett, live in Santa Ynez, Calif., and she reflected on the scandal she was involved in decades ago. “I don't know why I never put it together, being responsible for the breakup of their marriage, but the dots didn't connect for a while. Some people could say it was meant to be, though, because I was with him until he died.