Not long after the two started dating, Derek divorced his wife, actress Linda Evans.
Patton Continuation School, both in Harbor City, California.
She remarked in a 1985 interview on Late Night with David Letterman, I was 16 when I quit high school. I spent about a month going to the beach surfing and sunbathing while I was supposed to be in school: when I got caught, my mom was furious.
He reprised the latter role for the film sequel Sex and the City 2 (2010).
Corbett also portrayed the male lead, Ian Miller, in the romantic comedy film My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) and its 2016 sequel.
The following year, he reunited with his My Big Fat Greek Wedding co-star Nia Vardalos for the romantic comedy I Hate Valentine's Day (2009), which Vardalos also wrote and directed.
That same year, he starred as Tom Marks in the Hallmark seasonal television film November Christmas, alongside Sam Elliott and Sarah Paulson, and portrayed Robert Quimby in Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum's family comedy film Ramona and Beezus, based on the Ramona novel series. I started to go back to school, and I was really enjoying it, and then I went to go do this film with John in Greece...Collins became romantically involved with John Derek, a married man 30 years her senior.The film also launched a bestselling poster for Derek in a swimsuit, and subsequently she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1980s.She was directed by husband John Derek in Tarzan, the Ape Man (1981), Bolero (1984) and Ghosts Can't Do It (1989), all of which received negative reviews.A widow since 1998, she lives with actor John Corbett.