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Janet Zarish is an actress and a widow of the late actor, Mark Blum.

Relationship Facts of Janet Zarish

Janet Zarish is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Janet Zarish?

Janet Zarish was married to Mark Blum until his death. He was an American actor who worked in film, television, and theatre. He earned fame with his leading role in the 1985 movie, Desperately Seeking Susan.

The couple exchanged wedding vows on 29 May 2005. They were married for over 14 years. Sadly, on March 25, 2020, Mark died at the age of 69 from complications due to the COVID-19 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital during the Coronavirus pandemic in New York City.

Janet Zarish: Biography in Details

Who is Janet Zarish?

Janet Zarish is an American actress who has worked in television, movies, and theatre. She is known for her work in Seinfeld, Mystic Pizza, and The Next Big Thing.

Janet Zarish: Age, Parents, Childhood, Ethnicity

Janet Zarish was born in Chicago, Illinois, the USA on April 21, 1954. As of 2020, her age is 66. She has not revealed much about her childhood days and family background. There is no information about her parents. Similarly, she has not revealed anything about her siblings and other family members.

Zarish spent her childhood days in Deerfield, Illinois. Her ethnicity is Caucasian.

In which school did Janet Zarish attend?

Talking about her educational qualifications, Janet Zarish went to Deerfield High School. From there, she graduated in 1972. Following that, she attended The Juilliard School in New York. From there, she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree under John Houseman.

Janet Zarish: Professional Life, Career

Janet Zarish has worked in television, films, and theatres. She appeared on and Off-Broadway, staring at the Minetta Lane Theatre in ‘Other People’s Money’ and Miss Julie at the Roundabout Theatre.

Zarish has also appeared in television shows. She made appearances in soap operas portraying Natalie Bannon on ‘As the World Turns’ in the early 80s. Moreover, she also portrayed Lee Halpern in ‘One Life to Live’ from 1986 to 1988 and returned from 2008 to 2009.

She has also guest-starred on hugely popular series such as ‘Law & Order’, ‘Forever’, ‘New York Undercover’, ‘Seinfeld’, ‘Mad About You’, and ‘Blue Bloods’. She appeared as Carolin Milius in an episode of ‘Law & Order. In ‘Forever’, she appeared as Older Abigail. She portrayed Valerie McCauley in an episode of ‘New York Undercover and as TV reporter in ‘Malcolm X’.

In a Seinfeld episode, ‘The Alternate Side’, she portrayed Lydia. This episode was listed among the top ten episodes of Seinfeld by Rolling Stone. Zarish also has movie credits to her name. She had supporting roles in ‘Mystic Pizza’ and ‘The Next Big Thing’. Furthermore, she has tried her hands at directing with ‘Measure For Measure’ off-Broadway at ‘The Duke Theater.

Currently, Janet Zarish is the Associate Arts Professor and Head of Acting in the Graduate Acting Program at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

What is Janet Zarish’s Net Worth?

Janet Zarish has an estimated net worth of around $1.2 million as of 2023. Her late husband, Mark Blum had an estimated net worth of around $5 million.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Janet Zarish stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches. She weighs around 65 kg. Her hair color is blonde and she has a pair of beautiful blue eyes. There is no information about her body measurements for breasts, waist, and hips.

Rumors, Controversies

Janet Zarish has not been involved in any controversies. She has kept herself away from any type of controversy and scandal. So far, she has not done anything controversial in her career. Similarly, there are no rumors about her of any kind.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

The actress is not active on social media sites. Janet Zarish has preferred to stay away from Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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