An American actress, Joan Van Ark is currently married to John Marshall since 1966. She was born to parents of Dorothy Jean Van Ark and Carroll Van Ark. Joan Van Ark decided to pursue a career in acting after interviewing actress Julie Harris at age fifteen. She started her professional career at the Guthrie Theater in Molière's The Miser and made her Broadway debut in 1966 in "Barefoot in the Park".
Joan Van Ark received a Theatre World Award and was nominated for Broadway's 1971 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for "The School for Wives”. Joan Van Ark is married to John Marshall in 1966. The couple welcomed daughter Vanessa in 1969. Joan Van Ark is living her life very happily with her husband and daughter so there are no signs of their divorce.
Early Life Of John Van Ark
Joan Van Ark was born on 16th June 1943 in New York City, New York, the U.S. Her parents are Dorothy Jean Van Ark and Carroll Van Ark, who raised their daughter raised in Boulder, Colorado. Her father was a public relative consultant and writer. She has three siblings, Carol Kuykendall, Dexter J Van Ark and Mark Clark Van Ark.
Joan Van Ark received a scholarship in Yale School of Drama. After enrolling at Yale for a year, she was instantly involved in a professional acting career.
Joan Van Ark's Career
Joan Van Ark made her debut in 1967 with the role of Donna Hayward in Run for Your Life. Her other notable acting credits include The Judge and Jake Wayer, Temperatures Rising, Knots Landing, Son of the Beach, Three Tall Women and The Young and the Restless.
The actress has also given her voice in many animated series and movies, most notably Spider-Woman, Wonder Woman, and Archer.
Joan Van Ark's Personal Life
Joan Van Ark is married to John Marshall since 1st February 1966. John was a former KNBC-TV reporter. The couple is blessed with a daughter named Vanessa Marshall, who has established herself as a professional model and singer.
The pair shares a strong bond. There are no reports and rumors of any conflict, which is usually the sign of a healthy married relationship.
Joan Van Ark's Net Worth
Joan Van Ark has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Her source of income includes her salary and earnings from her career as an actress.
Now in her 70s, Joan is in the twilight of her career and her wealth is not expected to rise much further.