Joan Van Ark

Highest Rated: 29% Frogs (1972)
Lowest Rated: 29% Frogs (1972)
Birthday: Jun 16, 1943
Birthplace: Not Available
Tall, blonde leading-lady Joan Van Ark began making the guest-appearance rounds in TV programs of the early 1970s. Her first regular nighttime series work was in the sitcoms Temperatures Rising (73) and We've Got Each Other (77). Though adept at comedy, Joan is better known for her soap-opera work, first as Janene Whitney on the daytimer Days of Our Lives, then as Valerie Ewing on the nighttime serial Dallas. One year after her first 1978 appearance as Valerie, Joan carried the character over into the spin-off series Knot's Landing, appearing in both series until 1981. Joan Van Ark remained with Knot's Landing almost up to its cancellation in 1993; when she left to do a pilot for a TV sitcom, the producers contrived to have her character blown up in a car, effectively preventing Ms. Van Ark from harboring second thoughts. A little-known aspect of Joan Van Ark's career is her extensive work as a cartoon voiceover actress, notably as the leading character in the Saturday morning animated series Spiderwoman (79).

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Psycho Wedding Crasher Actor 2017
No Score Yet Watercolor Postcards Actor 2013
No Score Yet Channels Megan 2008
No Score Yet Icemaker Isabella Hemingway 2005
No Score Yet Net Games Dr. Klein 2003
No Score Yet Tornado Warning Mayor Anders 2002
No Score Yet Rehenes Equivocados Nancy Donavan 2000
No Score Yet Moment of Truth: A Mother's Deception Nora McGill 1994
No Score Yet Moment of Truth: Cult Rescue Actor 1994
No Score Yet Tainted Blood Mrs. Drew 1993
No Score Yet Menu for Murder Julia Alberts 1990
No Score Yet Cyrano Roxanne 1988
No Score Yet My First Love Claire Thomas 1988
No Score Yet Red Flag - The Ultimate Game Marie 1981
No Score Yet The Last Dinosaur (Kyokutei tankensen Pora-Bora) Francesca 'Frankie' Banks 1977
No Score Yet Shell Game Shirley 1975
No Score Yet The Last of the Mohicans Cora Munro 1975
29% Frogs Karen Crockett 1972

TV

CREDIT
83% RuPaul's Drag Race
2009
Judge
  • 2013
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
Guest
  • 2013
90% Archer
2009
Voice
  • 2011
  • 2010
75% Nip/Tuck
2003-2009
Annette Wainwright
  • 2010
  • 2008
82% My Name Is Earl
2005-2009
  • 2009
No Score Yet The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
1990-1996
Jewel Pemberton
  • 1996
No Score Yet Touched by an Angel
1994-2003
  • 1996
No Score Yet Knots Landing
1979-1993
Director Val Ewing Gibson Waleska Val Ewing
  • 1993
  • 1992
  • 1991
  • 1989
  • 1988
  • 1987
  • 1986
  • 1985
  • 1984
  • 1983
  • 1982
  • 1981
  • 1980
  • 1979
No Score Yet Dallas
1978-1991
Val Valene Ewing
  • 1991
  • 1979
  • 1978
No Score Yet Quincy, M.E.
1976-1983
Bert Phillips
  • 1979
  • 1978
100% Wonder Woman (1976)
1975-1979
  • 1978
No Score Yet Kojak
1973-1978
Joanne Long
  • 1977
No Score Yet The Rockford Files
1974-1980
Susan Christina
  • 1977
  • 1975
  • 1974
No Score Yet Rhoda
1978
  • 1975
No Score Yet Ironside
1967-1975
Caroline
  • 1974
No Score Yet M*A*S*H
1972-1983
Lt. Erica Johnson
  • 1973
No Score Yet The Odd Couple
1970-1975
Trudy
  • 1972
No Score Yet Bonanza
1959-1973
Laurie
  • 1969
No Score Yet Gunsmoke
1955-1975
Sara
  • 1969
No Score Yet Spider-Woman
1979-1980
Voice

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