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Joan Van Ark

Joan Van Ark, just out of high school, was the second youngest student to attend the Yale School of Drama on a scholarship. The youngest was Julie Harris. It was the beginning of a lifelong friendship. Years later, they would co-star on the CBS Television series, Knots Landing (1979). Van Ark began her professional career at the Minneapolis ... See full bio »
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Stage: Starred with Carlin Glynn in the Tennessee Williams play "A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur" at Hartford Stage in Hartford, CT, from 4/06-5/06. See more »

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21 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Joan Van Arc | Joan van Ark


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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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. See more »


Was a Weakest Link (2001) contestant and was voted off. See more »

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