Janet Zarish Bio, Wiki
Janet Zarish is an American actress best known for her work in television, movies, and the theatre and for appearing on television as Natalie Bannon on As the World Turns and as Lee Halpern on One Life to Live.
Zarish is Associate Arts Professor and Head of Acting of the Graduate Acting Program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She attended The Juilliard School under John Houseman where she received her B.F.A.
She has appeared on and Off-Broadway, starring in Other’s People Money at the Minetta Lane Theater and Miss Julie at the Roundabout Theatre. In the early 1980s, she appeared in soap operas as Natalie Bannon on As the World Turns and as Lee Halpern on One Life to Live from 1986 to 1988, and again from 2008 to 2009.
She has also guest-starred on Law & Order, Forever, Seinfeld, Mad About You, New York Undercover, and Blue Bloods. Zarish’s Seinfeld episode, “The Alternate Side,” was selected as one of Seinfeld’s top ten episodes by Rolling Stone. In film, Janet played supporting roles in Mystic Pizza and The Next Big Thing. She directed “Measure For Measure” off-Broadway at The Duke Theater.
Janet Zarish Age
Zarish was born on April 9, 1954, in Chicago, Illinois, United States (she is 65 years old as of 2019.)
Janet Zarish Husband
Zarish was married to the late American actor Mark Blum till the time of his death on March 26, 2020. Her husband was best known for starring on ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ and ‘You.’
Janet Zarish Net Worth
Zarish has an estimated net worth of over $1 Million which she has earned through her acting career. Her husband had an estimated net worth of over $5 Million at the time of his death.
Janet Zarish Husband’s Death
Zarish’s husband died on March 26, 2020, from coronavirus complications.
Rebecca Damon, vice president of SAG-AFTRA, confirmed his death in a statement; “It is with such deep sorrow that I’m writing to share the news that our friend and former board member Mark Blum has passed away as a result of complications from the coronavirus.”
It is with such deep sorrow that I’m writing to share the news that our friend and former board member Mark Blum has passed away as a result of complications from the coronavirus. Mark was a dedicated Screen Actors Guild and SAG-AFTRA board member serving from 2007-2013, pic.twitter.com/aA3yPfOwh7
— Rebecca Damon (@RebeccaDamonNYC) March 26, 2020