A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z   Sitemap  
AllStarPics Statistics
22,350 [NEW]

You are here: Pics  >  Joan Van Ark Pics (43 pics of Joan Van Ark)

Joan Van ArkJoan Van ArkJoan Van ArkJoan Van ArkJoan Van ArkJoan Van ArkJoan Van ArkJoan Van ArkJoan Van ArkJoan Van ArkJoan Van ArkJoan Van ArkJoan Van ArkJoan Van ArkJoan Van ArkJoan Van ArkJoan Van ArkJoan Van ArkJoan Van ArkJoan Van Ark

Joan Van Ark Pics

Joan Van Ark
star rating
RATE   Yes No

Joan Van Ark Snapshot

First Name

Last Name
Van Ark


New York City, NY, USA

Zodiac Sign

Claim to Fame
Valene Ewing on Dallas


Eye Color

Hair Color





Profile Bio Text
Joan Martha Van Ark (born June 16, 1943) is an American actress, most notable for her role as Valene Ewing, which she originated on the CBS hit series Dallas and continued for thirteen seasons on its long-running spin-off, Knots Landing. Van Ark has also received a Theatre World Award and been nominated for a Tony Award for her stage work. Van Ark was born in New York City, the daughter of Dorothy Jean (née Hemenway), a writer, and Carroll Van Ark. After receiving a contract with Universal Studios, Van Ark co-starred with Bette Davis in The Judge and Jake Wyler, a 1972 television pilot that failed to be picked up by NBC. After working for several years in a variety of guest roles on television, she gained her best-known role as Valene Ewing (originally as a one-time guest appearance on Dallas) in 1978. However, writers later worked the character into a couple of additional episodes; she then carried the character over into the long-running spin-off Knots Landing in 1979. She remained with Knots Landing for thirteen of the show`s fourteen seasons, leaving in 1992 (although she did return for the series` final episode in May 1993). In the story line she was married three times to husband Gary Ewing played in the series by Ted Shackelford. During her thirteen seasons on Knots Landing, Van Ark earned six nominations and two Soap Opera Digest Awards for Best Actress. During the series` run, Van Ark became best friends with co-star Michele Lee, mirroring their characters` on-screen relationship. Van Ark also starred in the TV comedies, Temperatures Rising and We`ve Got Each Other. After leaving Knots Landing, she starred in an ill-fated pilot called Spin Doctors, a sitcom for NBC that was not picked up. In May 1997, she reprised her role of Valene Ewing in the CBS mini-series, Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-sac, while in December 2005, Van Ark appeared in the non-fiction reunion Knots Landing: Together Again in which she reminisced with the other cast members of the long running CBS television show. In addition, she originated the role of Gloria Fisher/Abbott on CBS television`s The Young and the Restless from 2004 - 2005, then decided to leave the role and was replaced by Judith Chapman. In 2008, Van Ark was reunited with her Knots Landing co-star Donna Mills in an episode of the FX drama series Nip/Tuck. She also appeared at the TV Land awards in April 2009 where Knots Landing was being honoured on its 30 year anniversary. Other Knots Landing actors that appeared with her include Kevin Dobson, Lisa Hartman Black, Michele Lee, Constance McCashin, Donna Mills, Don Murray, Michelle Phillips, and Ted Shackelford, along with Dallas and Knots Landing creator David Jacobs. Joan Van Ark has been married to husband John Marshall, a former reporter with KNBC-TV, since February 1, 1966. They have one child, voice actress/performer Vanessa Marshall (born October 19, 1969).

Couple Profile Source

Drama, Yale University

Full Name at Birth
Joan Martha Van Ark

Film Role
Actor/Actress, Director

Has Detailed Data (New)


Wikipedia Text

Joan Van Ark (born June 16, 1943) is an American actress, known for her role as Valene Ewing on the primetime soap opera Knots Landing. A life member of The Actors Studio, she made her Broadway debut in 1966 in Barefoot in the Park. In 1971, she won a Theatre World Award and was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for the revival of The School for Wives.

Middle Name

Has Videos

Relationship Status

Page Display = 2 (Legacy)

Occupation Text
Actress, Director

Year(s) Active
1963 - present

Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Creative Talent Group, Jeff Witjas Agency for the Performing Arts, Sumeet Iyengar CESD

Brand Endorsement
1971: TV commercial for Betty Crocker


Official Websites
www.joanvanark.com/, www.nndb.com/people/486/000024414/

Year(s) Active

Current Partner

Dating Status

Dating Profile AutoText
{"version":"2.07","timestamp":"2017-03-24 19:39:32","bio":"Joan Van Ark<\/topic> is a 73 year old American Actress. Born Joan Martha Van Ark on 16th June, 1943 in New York City, NY, USA, she is famous for Valene Ewing on Dallas in a career that spans 1963–present. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.","relationships":{"status":"Married","statement":"Joan Van Ark and John Marshall<\/topic> are married.","children":"Joan Van Ark<\/topic> has a daughter named Vanessa, age 47.","onscreen":"Joan Van Ark<\/topic> has been in 6 on-screen matchups, including Doug Sheehan<\/topic> in Knots Landing<\/i> (1979)<\/span>, Jerry Douglas<\/topic> in The Young and the Restless<\/i> (1973)<\/span>, David Birney<\/topic> in Always Remember I Love You<\/i> (1990)<\/span>, David Groh<\/topic> in Menu for Murder<\/i> (1990)<\/span> and Sam Behrens<\/topic> in Knots Landing<\/i> (1979)<\/span>.","last":null,"stats":{"all":{"count":1,"longest":{"length":"19075","name":"Joan Van Ark and John Marshall","url":"joan-van-ark-and-john-marshall"},"shortest":{"length":"19075","name":"Joan Van Ark and John Marshall","url":"joan-van-ark-and-john-marshall"},"total":19075},"married":{"count":1,"longest":{"length":"19075","name":"Joan Van Ark and John Marshall","url":"joan-van-ark-and-john-marshall"},"shortest":{"length":"19075","name":"Joan Van Ark and John Marshall","url":"joan-van-ark-and-john-marshall"},"total":19075},"engaged":{"count":0,"longest":{"length":0,"name":null,"url":""},"shortest":{"length":0,"name":null,"url":""},"total":0},"dating":{"count":0,"longest":{"length":0,"name":null,"url":""},"shortest":{"length":0,"name":null,"url":""},"total":0},"encounter":{"count":0,"longest":{"length":0,"name":null,"url":""},"shortest":{"length":0,"name":null,"url":""},"total":0},"rumoured":{"count":0,"longest":{"length":0,"name":null,"url":""},"shortest":{"length":0,"name":null,"url":""},"total":0}},"history":"

Joan Van Ark<\/topic> has had no other relationships that we know of.<\/p>","summary":"Joan Van Ark<\/topic> has been married once."},"lists":{"summary":"Joan Van Ark<\/topic> is a member of the following lists: Actresses from Boulder, Colorado<\/list>, University of Colorado Boulder alumni<\/list> and Actors from Boulder, Colorado<\/list>."}}

Joan Van Ark Picture Gallery

Joan Van Ark Movie and TV Show Credits

Share This on the Web

Post a Comment

Your Name:
Your Email:
This will not appear on the site

You are solely responsible for the comments and other content that you post. AllStarPics.Net accepts no responsibility whatsoever in connection with or arising from such content.

J1 | J2 | J3 | J4 | J5 | J6 | J7 | J8 | J9 | J10 | J11 | J12 | J13 | J14 | J15 | J16 | J17 | J18 | J19 | J20 | J21 | J22 | J23 | J24 | J25 | J26 | J27 | J28 | J29 | J30 | J31 | J32 | J33 | J34 | J35 | J36 | J37 | J38 | J39 | J40 | J41 | J42 | J43 | J44 | J45 | J46 | J47 | J48 | J49 | J50 | J51 | J52 | J53 | J54 | J55 | J56 | J57

Latest Site Comments

Joan Staley Pics

Posted by Ray 6 hours ago

Joan Staley is such a beautiful woman.I would like to see how she looks tod...

One Life to Live Pics

Posted by Suri Simpson 1 day ago

Rashad Rabbit was made on May 19, 2017. He has turquoise eyes. When I was a...

Gunsmoke Pics

Posted by Cora Cartwright 1 day ago

Rashad Rabbit was made on May 19, 2017. Ansel Animaniac was made on May 11,...

Miley Cyrus Pics

Posted by elvisdreamer 1 day ago

hello earth angel you are so gorgeous'loved your song malibu looked beautif...

Browse Movie Galleries

Joan Van Ark Links

Related Galleries

Desktop | Mobile
This website is part of the FamousFix entertainment community. By continuing past this page, and by your continued use of this site, you agree to be bound by and abide by the Terms of Use. Loaded in 0.16 secs.
Terms of Use  |  Copyright  |  Privacy
Copyright 2006-2017, FamousFix