STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 60 this week

John Derek (1926–1998)


John Derek was born on August 12, 1926 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA as Derek Delevan Harris. He was an actor and director, known for The Ten Commandments (1956), All the King's Men (1949) and Exodus (1960). He was married to Bo Derek, Linda Evans, Ursula Andress and Pati Behrs. He died on May 22, 1998 in Santa Maria, California. See full bio »

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: Chris Meloni

Chris Meloni joined us for a Live Twitter Chat on October 20th, to talk about his upcoming film White Bird in a Blizzard opening in limited theaters this week and is available right now on Amazon Instant Video.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 49 people
created 27 Apr 2011
 
a list of 80 people
created 14 May 2012
 
a list of 49 people
created 21 May 2012
 
list image
a list of 648 people
created 16 Apr 2013
 
a list of 40 people
created 7 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of John Derek.

User Polls

6 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (42 credits)
 1994 Janus (TV Series)
Trainer
- A Mischevious Offence (1994) ... Trainer
 1990 Flair (TV Mini-Series)
Barman Pub No. 2
 1966 Once Before I Die
Bailey
 1965 Nightmare in the Sun
Hitchhiker
 1961-1962 Frontier Circus (TV Series)
Ben Travis
- Incident at Pawnee Gun (1962) ... Ben Travis (credit only)
- The Race (1962) ... Ben Travis
- The Good Fight (1962) ... Ben Travis
 1957-1961 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Chet Loring / Andy Todd
- Storm Over Eden (1961) ... Chet Loring
- There Were Four (1957) ... Andy Todd
 1960 Exodus
Taha
 1959 Pirate of the Half Moon
Nadir El Krim / Paul de Vellenera
 1958 High Hell
Craig Rhodes
 1957 Omar Khayyam
Young Prince Malik
 1957 The Flesh Is Weak
Tony Giani
 1957 Fury at Showdown
Brock Mitchell
 1956 Massacre at Sand Creek (TV Movie)
Lt. Norman Tucker
 1956 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Lt. Norman Tucker
- Massacre at Sand Creek (1956) ... Lt. Norman Tucker
 1953-1956 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Jim Hawk / Allan Malone
- Black Jim Hawk (1956) ... Jim Hawk
- Tomorrow's Men (1953) ... Allan Malone
 1956 The Leather Saint
Father Gil Allen
 1955 Run for Cover
Davey Bishop
 1955 An Annapolis Story
Anthony J. 'Tony' Scott
 1954 The Adventures of Hajji Baba
Hajji Baba
 1954 The Outcast
Jet Cosgrave
 1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
George Eastman
- A Place in the Sun (1954) ... George Eastman
 1953 Sea of Lost Ships
G.R. 'Grad' Matthews
 1953 Mission Over Korea
Lt. Pete Barker
 1953 The Last Posse
Jed Clayton
 1953 Prince of Pirates
Prince Roland
 1952 Thunderbirds
Lt. Gil Hackett
 1952 Castle in the Air
John Derek (uncredited)
 1952 Scandal Sheet
Steve McCleary
 1951 The Family Secret
David Clark
 1951 Saturday's Hero
Steve Novak
 1951 Mask of the Avenger
Capt. Renato Dimorna
 1950 Rogues of Sherwood Forest
Robin, Earl of Huntington
 1947 A Double Life
Police Stenographer (uncredited)
 1944 I'll Be Seeing You
Lt. Bruce (as Dare Harris)
 1944 Since You Went Away
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1943 The Nest (Short)
Boy Friend (as Dare Harris)
Show Show Director (9 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (6 credits)
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (5 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed music video "Any Man of Mine" with Shania Twain.

Publicity Listings:

3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dare Harris | Derek Harris

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Father of Russell Derek (b. 1950) who is paralyzed from the chest down due to a motorcycle accident in 1969. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Is this true?. toddstein1
Height Lukerdog
Wasted talent? atucci-1
Discuss John Derek on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page