Janet Surtees Biography
Janet Surtees got married to James Arness in 1978. James is famous as the best actor known for portraying Marshal Matt Dillon for 20 years in the CBS television series Gunsmoke. He was an American leading man famed as the star of one of the longest-running shows in U.S. television history. He began his long and illustrious career as a radio announcer in Minnesota in 1945.
James has lived well with his wife before his death at his Brentwood home in Los Angeles on June 3, 2011, at the age of 88.
Janet Surtees Age
Surtees’s age, date of birth, and birthday are publicly not known. This section will be update once this information is available.
Janet Surtees Height
Surtees stands at an average. However, details regarding her actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We shall update this section when the information is available.
Janet Surtees Parents
Surtees was born and raised by her parents in the United States. Details concerning her parent’s identity and siblings are concealed. We will update this section once this information is available.
Janet Surtees Husband
Janet is married to James Arness. James was born on May 26, 1923, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and died on June 3, 2011, at the age of 88 at his Brentwood home in Los Angeles. He was first married to Virginia Chapman from 1948 until their divorce in 1960. She later died of a drug overdose in 1976. Arness then married Janet Surtees from 1978 until his death.
With Jame’s career, after being selected to play Dillon, Jim had second thoughts about doing television but decided to give it a try. He stayed with Gunsmoke for 20 years and got three Emmy nominations until the show was canceled in 1975, making it the longest-running dramatic series ever produced.
In addition, he made four Gunsmoke movies for TV the last of which was produced in 1992 “Gunsmoke IV: The Long Ride” After the success of Gunsmoke, Jim stayed with the television western.
Janet Surtees Children
Janet’s husband, James, adopted his first wife’s son Craig. They had two sons, 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, and committed suicide by overdose on May 12, 1975.
Janet Surtees Net Worth
Janet’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million. This includes her assets, money, and income. Her primary source of income is her career as a Celebrity Wife.