Joan Van Ark Biography
Joan Van Ark is an American actress whose most prominent roles are Valene Ewing in’ Dallas’ and the spin-off series ‘ Knots Landing,’ Gloria Fisher in’ The Young and the Restless,’ and Annie
Carlisle in’ Temperatures Rising.’ A New York native, she was initially interested in journalism before deciding to pursue an acting career. She subsequently attended the Yale School of Drama for one year.
Joan Van Ark Age
Have you been asking The American actress was born on June 16, 1943, in New York, NY. She is 75 years old.
Joan Van Ark Height
Have you been wondering how tall is Joan Van Ark? well according to our records and research the American actress has a standing height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Joan Van Ark Family
Have you been wondering where this name Van came from well according to our research, Van was named after the legendary Joan of Arc by her parents Dorothy Jean Van Ark and Carroll Van Ark who were both writers based in New York. However, Joan’s father who is of Dutch descent was also into advertising and doubled as a PR consultant. Jean and Carroll will eventually move to Boulder, Colorado where they raised Joan and her three siblings Carol, Mark, and Dexter.
Joan Van Ark Husband
Joan unlike her character Valene (which she played in Knots Landing) has only been married once. As a matter of fact, she married and has stayed married to her high school sweetheart, John Marshall, a former award-winning reporter who once worked for KNBC-TV (an NBC owned Los Angeles TV station). He currently heads eNewswires.com, an online news network. Joan and John have been married since the 1st of February 1966 and they are happy together with no rumors of infidelity or divorce.
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Joan Van Ark Family
She was named after the legendary Joan of Arc by her parents Dorothy Jean Van Ark and Carroll Van Ark who were both writers based in New York. However, Joan’s father who is of Dutch descent was also into advertising and doubled as a PR consultant. Jean and Carroll will eventually move to Boulder, Colorado where they raised Joan and her three siblings Carol, Mark, and Dexter.
Joan Van Ark Children
Talking about her children, the two couples Van and John have just one kid, a daughter named Vanessa Marshall born on the 19th of October 1969 and like her mother is a successful actress, director, and a model. She is more popular for her voice-over roles in numerous cartoons, films, and video games. Some of which include; Avengers Assemble, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Ben 10, Dr. Dolittle 3, Garfield’s Pet Force, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, Advent Rising, and Diablo III, etc. Vanessa, however, has not taken a cue from her mother as she is already a divorcee. In 2001 she got married to voice over actor Andrew Kishino but they’ve gone their separate ways since 2007.
Joan Van Ark Education
Talking about her educational background, she was the youngest student to attend the school on scholarship. She was one of the few students to attend the graduate program without first having earned an undergraduate degree. She attended for only one year.
Joan Van Ark Career
Joan Van Ark began her career on stage. She made her debut in the production of Moliere’s’ The Miser’ by the Minneapolis Guthrie Theater. Her other theater credits include’ Death of a Salesman,” Love Letters,” Three Tall Women,” Cyrano de Bergerac,” Ring Around the Moon,” As You Like It,” Macbeth,” Night of the Iguana,” The Exonerated,” School for Wives,’ and’ Five by Tenn.’After debuting on television with the recurring character Donna Hayward in NBC’s drama series ‘ Run for Your Life, ‘ she was cast in 1970 in her first significant soap opera role as Janie Whitney # 3 in NBC’s ‘ Days of Our Lives. ‘
She appeared in a series of TV shows in the 1970s, including ‘ Mod Squad, ‘ ‘ Bonanza, ‘ ‘ The Guns of Will Sonnett, ‘ ‘ Gunsmoke, ‘ ‘ The Silent Force, ‘ ‘ Matt Lincoln, ‘ and ‘ The Odd Couple. ‘ She played Annie Carlisle in ABC’s sitcom ‘ Temperatures Rising ‘ between 1972 and 1973. She starred alongside Ray Milland and Sam Elliott in her big screen debut ‘Frogs.’ Her second cinematic outing was in the production of Japanese-American tokusatsu in 1977, ‘The Last Dinosaur’ She portrayed Vice President Elizabeth Lane in Mark Sobel’s action thriller ‘ Loyal Opposition ‘ in 1998. She was cast in the 2000 thriller ‘ Held for Ransom ‘ as Nancy Donovan.
In the 2001 romantic comedy ‘ UP, Michigan, ‘ she shared screen space with Catherine Lazo and Kipp Tribble. was working with C. Thomas Howell and Lala Sloatman in the thriller ‘ Net Games ‘ of Andrew Van Slee. She has appeared in recent years in movies like ‘ Diamond Zero ‘ 2005, ‘ Channels ‘ 2008, and ‘ Watercolor Postcards ‘ 2013. He has worked with C. Thomas Howell and Lala Sloatman in the thriller ‘Net Games’ from Andrew Van Slee. She has appeared in recent years in movies like ‘Diamond Zero’ 2005, ‘Channels’ 2008 and ‘Watercolor Postcards’ 2013. She was cast in another popular soap opera, CBS ‘ The Young and the Restless, ‘ in which she portrayed Gloria Abbott. Van Ark joined the show in 2004 and appeared in 54 episodes before it was replaced by Judith Chapman in 2005.
Joan Van Ark Net Worth
From her career, we can safely assume her finances are in order as she has had an extremely successful and illustrious acting career. The American actress has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
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