Joan van Ark began 2013 by reprising her iconic character, Valene Ewing, on TNT’s smash Dallas reboot, a role she played for a combined 15 seasons on Dallas and Knots Landing. Also in January, the Tony nominated actress appeared as a celebrity judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race, the PBS special on Prime Time Soap Icons and the indie feature Watercolor Postcards. She has earned six nominations and won two Soap Opera Digest Awards for Best Actress. She also appeared for a season on CBS’s The Young and the Restless creating the role of Gloria Fisher. Prior to her role on Knots Landing, van Ark was also a series regular on the TV sitcoms, Temperatures Rising and We’ve Got Each Other. As a director, she was nominated for the prestigious Humanitas Award for an ABC Afterschool Special in which she also co-starred.
Joan stops by Take 2 Radio to discuss her career, projects, and charities on Feb 19th at 7pm EST.