'Ageing is not for sissies': Bo Derek, 58, talks the pressures of growing older after a lifetime as the perfect '10' From the moment she emerged in THAT flesh-coloured swimsuit in 10, she was the pin-up of a generation. That was 1979, and Bo Derek was just 23-years-old. Now, aged 58, the actress confessed during an interview with CBS News on Sunday that she finds ageing 'hard'. Iconic: From the moment Bo Derek emerged in THAT flesh-coloured swimsuit in 1979, she was the pin-up of a generation - the actress talked about the pressures of ageing to CBS News on Sunday Bo - whose real name is Mary Catherine Collins - told the programme, 'I realize how artificial it is, beauty, I realize that it doesn't last forever, that's for damn sure. 'Aging is really hard, and it's tough. Bette Davis was right; it's not for sissies, it really isn't. 'And there is a certain expectation. I get credit on one hand for not having had a facelift, and then on the other hand it's, "Oh my God, why doesn't she do something?" So you're just torn. I just have to keep busy, have other interests, and try not to think about it.' she continued. Much like her slow motion jog along the beach, time does seem to have slowed down for the stunning star who looks far younger than her 58 years. Blonde beauty: Bo appeared in 10 aged 23 - pictured - and is more recently starring in Sharknado 3 with Tara Reid She plays the mother of Tara Reid in the forthcoming TV movie Sharknado 3 and joked during the interview that it wasn't the hardest role of her career. 'It wasn't really acting,' she laughed. She added: 'But being on a set - I love the business, I love the film business. And it's always been good to me.' At just 17 the pretty California teen caused a scandal by running off with photographer and director John Derek, who was not only 30 years older but also already married to actress Linda Evans.