Joan Van Ark - Quotes

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I need to run every day. If I don't I feel cheated.

I need to run every day. If I don't I feel cheated.

Running is a great way to relieve stress and clear the mind. ---->>>

I had been doing plays in New York and on a whim we packed up and moved West, I started doing commercials and plays and guest star spots on TV and one thing led to another and I got Knots Landing. ---->>>

Knots was about the relationships that were built over many years. ---->>>

When two characters or two actresses are together for a while there is bound to be chemistry developing. ---->>>

They wanted to make her less rural, less of a cartoon. Not that Southern woman are cartoonish - they're the strongest women in this country, but with Val they wanted to take the stereotypical things out. ---->>>

I want to play trailer trash; I swear to God. ---->>>

I'm Presbyterian and I don't go to church very much. ---->>>

A couple of years ago I ran in the LA Marathon. ---->>>

David Jacobs is a great influence on my life, has taught me so much about so many things. ---->>>

I didn't even know Michele before we started the show but we became great friends, and still are. ---->>>

It was understood that when I left to do the pilot that I wasn't coming back. ---->>>

My brother Mark still lives in the house we grew up in. ---->>>

Running is my church. ---->>>

So I had all the names, three names, and that's good to have on a soap. ---->>>

When I become the village idiot, or at least, it starts to become a joke, you can't do that much longer. ---->>>

When I'm not involved in an acting job I try to run 10 miles a day. ---->>>

You've got to realize that any lady on a soap is devoting her life to it, 24/7. ---->>>

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. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 06-16, 1942
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation: Actress

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 received 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 (wikipedia)