Janet Surtees (James Arness Wife) Wiki, Age, Height, Children, Net Worth

Janet Surtees
Janet Surtees

Janet Surtees Biography and Wiki

Janet Surtees Arness is an American lady who is famously known as the wife of the late James Arness. James is an American known as the best actor known for portraying Marshal Matt Dillon for 20 years in the CBS television series Gunsmoke. He was the older brother of actor Peter Graves.

James had begun his illustrious career as a radio announcer in Minnesota in 1945. Arness dies at the age of 88 years at his Brentwood home in Los Angeles on June 3, 2011, from natural causes.

Janet Surtees Age and Birthday

Janet’s age is currently unavailable. However further details regarding her date of birth and birthplace are still unknown to the public and will be updated soon. James was born on May 26, 1923, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He died at the age of 88years.

Janet Surtees Height

The wife of the late actor has not yet revealed her height measurements, However, she stands at an average height and stature. This part will be updated when available.

Janet Surtees Husband

Surtees got married to James Arness on December 16th, 1978. She survived James. Janet’s husband was first married to Virginia Chapman in 1948. He adopted Chapman son’s  Craig (1946 – December 14, 2004). They had two kids Rolf, who was born on February 18, 1952, and a daughter, Jenny Lee Arness May 23, 1950 – May 12, 1975.

Rolf Arness became World Surfing Champion in 1970 while Craig Arness founded the stock photography agency Westlight and also was a photographer for National Geographic. Unfortunately, Jenny Lee Arness died of an overdose in 1975. Virginia Chapman also died by the same cause in 1977.

James Arness met Thordis Brandt four years after his divorce from Virginia. They dated for six years and ended their relationship for unknown reasons. Later in 1978, she met Janet and they got married.

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Janet Surtees Children

James took in his first wife’s son Craig. They had two sons with his first wife, Rolf born on February 18, 1952, and Craig born in 1946 and died on December 14, 2004, and one daughter, Jenny Lee Arness who was born on May 23, 1950, but committed suicide by overdose on May 12, 1975.

James did not have any children with Janet.

Janet Surtees Net Worth

Janet has not yet revealed her net worth status to the public yet. Being the wife of the late famous actor, she sure has a good amount of wealth. This section is pending review and her current net worth will be updated once available.

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