One of the things we all need to remember about fame is that it doesn’t last forever. Well, at least with most folks, it doesn’t last forever. Just think back to the biggest stars of the 1970s, most who are still alive are no longer in the spotlight. But if they aren’t in the public eye anymore, what are they up to? Fortunately, we’ve done the leg work for you so that you can catch up on what the biggest stars of the 1970s are doing decades after they first found stardom.
Derek’s acting career was jump started after she married a man 30 years older than her when she was just 16. It wasn’t the most conventional career path, but it got her started. In fact, Derek received a Golden Globe nomination for the movie 10.
Unfortunately, her first husband died in 1998. Also, Derek’s acting career started to falter amidst several Golden Raspberry nominations. However, she’s been in a relationship with actor John Corbett since 2002 and occasionally does some acting when she’s not working on animal rights causes or spending time riding horses.