Famous Knots Landing star Joan Van Ark was spotted last week in Los Angeles while running errands, her first outing in three years.
The 78-year-old actress was wearing sportswear, including tall brown boots, with her blonde hair gathered into a ponytail and a sweater worn around her waist.
On a sunny afternoon, she left the house alone, removing her blue mask before getting in and out of her car.
While feeding change into the parking meter one day, she dropped a few coins on the ground.
At this time, Joan Van Ark was dressed in sportswear:
Tall brown boots
Blonde hair gathered into a ponytail
A sweater worn around her waist
The Knots Landing performer was spotted last week in Los Angeles while running errands, marking her first outing in three years.
She is best known for her role as Valene Ewing, which she played on the TV series Dallas from 1978 to 1979 and in the spin-off series Knots Landing. Ted Shackleford’s character, Joan, was married three times to her on-screen lover, Gary Ewing. (pictured together).
On this sunny afternoon, she was seen getting in and out of her car, removing her blue mask, and embarking on her solo journey.
She was feeding the parking meter when she dropped a few coins on the ground.
Joan is now rumored to be living a very secluded lifestyle and enjoying her free time in Los Angeles.
On the account of the famous actress, such hits as “Frogs” (1972), “My First Love” (1988), “The Last Dinosaur” (1977), “Shakedown on the Sunset Strip” (1988), “Tainted Blood” (1993) and many others, a successful career in television and film that began 55 years ago.
But her most famous role is that of Valene Ewing, whom she played on the TV series “Dallas” from 1978 until its spin-off “Knots Landing” the following year. In 14 years, she appeared 327 times in episodes of Knots Landing.
Performing the role of Ted Shackleford, Joan was married three times to her on-screen lover, Gary Ewing.
When not filming, Joan is rumored to have a very withdrawn lifestyle and spends her free time with her husband of 56 years, renowned TV journalist John Marshall.
Pictured are Joan Van Ark, Ted Shackleford, Donna Mills, Nicolette Sheridan, Kevin Dobson, William Devane, and Michelle, the cast of the TV series Knots Landing.
Joan is pictured here with her husband of 56 years, award-winning TV journalist John Marshall.
Despite her seventy-plus years, Joan remains involved in the Hollywood community.
Over the past few years, she has lent her voice several times, including cameo roles in the television series Doom Patrol (2019) and Curious George (2021).
And in 2017, she last appeared on screen as one of the main characters in the TV movie Psych Wedding.