Van Der Beek
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Cheshire, Connecticut, USA
Claim to Fame
Dawson Leery on Dawsons Creek
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Full Name at Birth
James David Van Der Beek, Jr.
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James David Van Der Beek (born March 8, 1977) is an American actor. He rose to fame beginning in 1998 for his portrayal of Dawson Leery in the WB series Dawson's Creek and for portraying a fictionalized version of himself on the ABC sitcom Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23. He currently stars in CSI: Cyber as FBI Special Agent Elijah Mundo.
Actor, Writer, Voice Artist
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ames David Van Der Beek, Jr. was born on March 8, 1977, in Cheshire, Connecticut, USA as the oldest of three children to father Jim Van Der Beek, a cellular-phone company executive and mother Melinda (Weber) Van Der Beek, a gymnastics studio owner and former Broadway dancer. James has a brother named Jared who was born in 1979 and a sister named Juliana who was born in 1981. James started acting at 13 after suffering a concussion playing football that prevented him from playing for a year on doctor's orders. He landed the role of Danny Zuko in his school production of "Grease." After that, the acting bug sank in and the next three years he spent time doing local theater. Around 16, he and his mother went to New York City to find an agent and possible auditions. A year later, he was cast in an off-Broadway play called "Finding the Sun." After doing another play called "Shenandoah" in 1994, James received an academic scholarship to Drew University in NJ, where he was working towards obtaining a major in English with a minor in sociology and also at that time he won the role of Rick Sanford in the movie Angus (1995). In 1996, he won a very small supporting role in I Love You, I Love You Not (1996) which starred Claire Danes. After that film his acting career was at a dead end and he decided to continue with his schooling and eventually made the Dean's list. The college experience soon became old for James, so he took some time off to travel and when he returned he auditioned for a role in Dawson's Creek (1998). He won the lead in the show, and his life changed forever. Though James has taken a hiatus from his college studies to shoot the series, he still plans to finish his degree. He has also been seen starring in several hit films over the past couple of years like Varsity Blues (1999) and Texas Rangers (2001).
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Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Paradigm Talent Agency
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Married||Kimberly Van Der Beek and James Van Der Beek
have been married since 1st Aug 2010. |||
Kimberly Van Der Beek and James Van Der Beek have been married for 6 years. They were dating for 1 year after getting together in Jul 2009 and were married on 1st Aug 2010.
James Van Der Beek was previously married to Heather McComb (1999 - 2010).
James Van Der Beek has 4 children, Olivia (5), Joshua (4), Annabel (2) and Emilia (0).
James Van Der Beek is a 39 year old American Actor. Born James David Van Der Beek, Jr. on 8th March, 1977 in Cheshire, Connecticut, USA, he is famous for Dawson Leery on Dawsons Creek in a career that spans 1993–present. His zodiac sign is Pisces.
James Van Der Beek has been in 6 on-screen matchups, notably with Cobie Smulders in How I Met Your Mother (2005), Amy Smart in Varsity Blues (1999), Bianca Kajlich in Dawson's Creek (1998), Sasha Alexander in Dawson's Creek (1998) and Katie Holmes in Dawson's Creek (1998).
James Van Der Beek is a member of the following lists:
Male actors from Connecticut,
20th-century American male actors and
American male child actors.
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