Biography - A Short Wiki
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Joan Van Ark is a legendary American actress and director. The actress is known for her role as Valene Ewing on soap opera Knots Landing. Van is the life member of the Actors Studio. In 1996, she made her Broadway debut with Barefoot in the Park. Joan has natural blonde hair. She is the sister of Carol Kuykendall.
Read about Joan Van Ark's career and accomplishments in the following section.
The actress started her professional career with Guthrie Theatre in Moliere’s The Miser. She works opposite Hume Cronyn and Zoie Caldwell. The next play of actress was Death of a Salesman at the Guthrie. Joan cast in Barefoot in the Park, which was directed by Mike Nichols. In 1971, she worked in The School for Wives. The actress signed a deal with Universal Studios.
Family and Personal Life
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On February 01, 1966, she married John Marchall, which was the former reporter of the KNBC-TV. The couple’s first child Vanessa Marshall was born on October 19, 1969.
|Husband's/Spouse's Name||John Marshall|
|Children/Kids||Yes ( Vanessa Marshall )|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Joan Van Ark|
|Age (as of today)||79 years|
|Date of Birth||June 16, 1943|
|Place of Birth||New York City, New York, United States|
|Height||1.65 m, 5 feet 5 inches|
|Weight||55 kg, 121.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$12 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Joan Van Ark's height is pretty average measuring 1.65 m. Joan Van Ark weighs 55 kg. Being born on June 16, 1943, translates to an age of 79 years as of todays date (June 26, 2022).
When you’re on a long running series, you reach a very rarefied, high oxygen area and after a while to keep a show on the air they have to make some very drastic changes.Joan Van Ark
I had been doing plays in New York and on a whim we packed up and moved West, I started doing commercials and plays and guest star spots on TV and one thing led to another and I got Knots Landing.Joan Van Ark
Running is my church.Joan Van Ark
They wanted to make her less rural, less of a cartoon. Not that Southern woman are cartoonish – they’re the strongest women in this country, but with Val they wanted to take the stereotypical things out.Joan Van Ark
My brother Mark still lives in the house we grew up in.Joan Van Ark