Joan Van Ark

Mostly Credited As: Joan Van Ark
Sometimes Credited As: Joan Van Arc
Joan van Ark

Date Of Birth: June 16, 1943 (Age 72)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York

Joan Van Ark

Actress best known for her role as Valene Ewing on the long-running CBS primetime soap Knot's Landing.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac (1997)As: Valene Ewing
Santo Bugito (1995)As: Amelia -- [Voice]
Knots Landing (1979)As: Valene Clements Ewing Gibson Waleska Ewing
Spider-Woman (1979)As: Jessica Drew / Spider Woman -- [Voice]
Tarzan and the Super 7 (1978)As: Moray -- [Voice]
We've Got Each Other (1977)As: Dee Dee Baldwin
Temperatures Rising (1972)As: Nurse Annie Carlisle (S01)
Episode Cast Credits 

Oprah: Where Are They Now? (2012) 
  Candy Spelling, Knots Landing Reunion & Antonio Sabato, Jr. 04x02: (Jun/15/2014) As Herself 

Dallas (2012) (2012) 
  Ewings Unite! 02x09: (Mar/18/2013) As Valene Ewing 

The Talk (2010) 
  Season 3, Episode 88 03x88: (Jan/18/2013) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Celebrity Ghost Stories (2009) 
  Cindy Williams, Audrina Patridge, Giancarlo Esposito, Joan Van Ark 04x01: (Jun/02/2012) As Herself 

Archer (2009) (2009) 
  Placebo Effect 02x09: (Mar/24/2011) Voiced  Ruth 

Nip/Tuck (2003) 
  Christian Troy II 06x17: (Feb/17/2010) As Annette Wainwright, [Special Guest Stars]
  Lulu Grandiron 05x12: (Feb/05/2008) As Annette Wainwright 

The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy (2001) 
  Whatever Happened To Billy Whatsisname?/Just The Two Of Pus 04x06: (Oct/30/2004) Voiced  Wanda 

Twice in a Lifetime (1999) 
  Mama Mia 02x20: (May/02/2001) As Camilla Bianco 

Son of the Beach (2000) 
  Light My Firebush 02x06: (Apr/17/2001) As Ima Cummings 

Touched by an Angel (1994) 
  More True Stories... Touched By An Angel Special (Mar/10/1999) As Herself 
  'Til We Meet Again 02x13: (Jan/13/1996) As Kim Carpenter 

The Nanny (US) (1993) 
  One False Mole and You're Dead 05x12: (Jan/14/1998) As Margo Lange 

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990) 
  Breaking Up is Hard To Do (1) 06x14: (Feb/12/1996) As Jewel Pemberton 

Knots Landing (1979) 
  The Knots Landing Block Party (May/13/1993) As Herself 
  Just Like Old Times (2) 14x19: (May/13/1993) As Valene Ewing, [Special Guest Stars]
  Just Like Old Times (1) 14x18: (May/13/1993) As Valene Ewing, [Special Guest Stars]

Dallas (1978) (1978) 
  Conundrum (1) 14x22: (May/03/1991) As Valene Ewing 
  The Split 05x08: (Nov/27/1981) As Valene Ewing 
  End of the Road (2) 04x12: (Jan/23/1981) As Valene Ewing 
  No More Mister Nice Guy (1) 04x01: (Nov/07/1980) As Valene Ewing 

Glitter (1984) 
  Pilot 01x01: (Sep/13/1984) As Dr. Martha Kendricks 

Thundarr the Barbarian (1980) 
  Prophecy of Peril 02x08: (Oct/31/1981) Voiced  Cinda 
  Treasure of the Moks 01x05: (Nov/01/1980) Voiced  Captain Cordon 

The Love Boat (1977) 
  The Incredible Hunk/Isaac, the Marriage Counselor/Jewels & Jim 05x06: (Oct/24/1981) As unknown 
  Cindy/Play by Play/What's a Brother For? 03x08: (Oct/27/1979) As Kris Hayley 

Battle of the Network Stars (1976) 
  Special #8 01x08: (May/04/1980) As Herself (CBS Team) 

Vega$ (1978) 
  Death Mountain 01x15: (Jan/31/1979) As Dr. Haven Grant 

Wonder Woman (1976) 
  Time Bomb 03x07: (Nov/10/1978) As Cassandra 

The Waverly Wonders (1978) 
  Joe Checks Out the Librarian 01x03: (Sep/29/1978) As Joyce 

Quark (1977) 
  All the Emperor's Quasi-Norms (2) 01x07: (Mar/31/1978) As Princess Libido 
  All the Emperor's Quasi-Norms (1) 01x06: (Mar/24/1978) As Princess Libido 

Quincy, M.E. (1976) 
  Gone But Not Forgotten 03x18: (Feb/17/1978) As Bert Philips 

Kojak (1973) (1973) 
  Lady in the Squad Room 04x23: (Mar/08/1977) As Det. Josephine Long 

The Rockford Files (1974) (1974) 
  There's One in Every Port 03x12: (Jan/07/1977) As Christina Marks 
  Resurrection in Black & White 02x08: (Nov/07/1975) As Susan Alexander 
  Find Me If You Can 01x09: (Nov/01/1974) As Barbara Kelbaker / Florence Baker 

The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) 
  The Bionic Boy 04x08: (Nov/07/1976) As Valerie Sheffield 

Joe Forrester (1975) 
  Girl on a String 01x19: (Mar/01/1976) As Angie 

Petrocelli (1974) 
  The Night Visitor 02x15: (Feb/04/1976) As Chris Parker 

Medical Story (1975) 
  Woman in White 01x11: (Dec/11/1975) As Peggy Fowler 

Medical Center (US) (1969) 
  Too Late for Tomorrow 07x08: (Nov/03/1975) As Eileen 
  Adults Only 06x01: (Sep/09/1974) As Chris 
  Edge of Violence 02x20: (Feb/10/1971) As Deborah Walters 

Barbary Coast (1975) 
  Guns For a Queen 01x05: (Oct/06/1975) As Eleanor 

Rhoda (1974) 
  Rhoda Meets the Ex-Wife 02x02: (Sep/15/1975) As Marian Gerard 

Great Performances (1974) 
  Rules of the Game 02x12: (Apr/30/1975) As Silia Gala 

Cannon (1971) 
  The Man Who Couldn't Forget 04x10: (Nov/20/1974) As Anna, [Special Guest Stars]
  Duel in the Desert 03x17: (Jan/16/1974) As Unknown 
  Country Blues 01x04: (Oct/05/1971) As Francine Dexter 

The Manhunter (1974) 
  The Deadly Brothers 01x08: (Oct/30/1974) As Victoria 

Ironside (1967) 
  Trial of Terror 08x04: (Oct/03/1974) As Caroline Ward 

Barnaby Jones (1973) 
  The Challenge 03x03: (Sep/24/1974) As Sheila Barner 

Firehouse (1974) 
  Burst of Flame 01x01: (Jan/17/1974) As Cynthia 

M*A*S*H (1972) 
  Radar's Report 02x03: (Sep/29/1973) As Lt. Erica Johnson 

Mannix (1967) 
  The Girl in the Polka Dot Dress 07x01: (Sep/16/1973) As Jennifer Crane 

Night Gallery (1970) 
  The Ring with the Red Velvet Ropes 03x11: (Jan/07/1973) As Sandra Blanco 

The Odd Couple (1970) (1970) 
  A Night to Dismember 02x21: (Feb/18/1972) As Trudy 

The F.B.I. (1965) 
  The Deadly Gift 07x04: (Oct/03/1971) As Julie Rhodes 
  The Condemned 06x01: (Sep/20/1970) As Cindy Scott 

Hawaii Five-O (1968) (1968) 
  The Double Wall 03x14: (Dec/16/1970) As Freda Cowan 

Days of our Lives (1965) 
  Ep. #1177 05x169: (Jul/07/1970) As Janene Whitney 

Gunsmoke (1955) 
  Stryker 15x02: (Sep/29/1969) As Sarah Jean Stryker 

The Guns of Will Sonnett (1967) 
  The Man Who Killed James Sonnett 02x23: (Mar/21/1969) As Laurie 

Bonanza (1959) 
  Sweet Annie Laurie 10x15: (Jan/05/1969) As Annie Laurie Adams 

The Mod Squad (1968) 
  Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Starlet 01x11: (Dec/17/1968) As April Showers, [Co-Guest Stars]

The Felony Squad (1966) 
  A Fashion for Dying 03x01: (Sep/16/1968) As Lynne Thackery 

Run for Your Life (1965) 
  Cry Hard, Cry Fast (2) 03x12: (Nov/27/1967) As Donna Hayward 
  Cry Hard, Cry Fast (1) 03x11: (Nov/20/1967) As Donna Hayward 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Episode Crew

The ABC Afterschool Special (1972) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
Boys Will Be Boys 22x01 Sep/15/1994 As: Director
Knots Landing (1979) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
Hints and Evasions 14x15 Feb/25/1993 As: Director
Letting Go 13x15 Jan/23/1992 As: Director
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Named after French saint and heroine Joan of Arc.

Grew up in Boulder, CO.

Is of Dutch descent.

Has one daughter: voice actress Vanessa Marshall.

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