James Van Der Beek

James Van Der Beek

James Van Der Beek  American Actor


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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 Trus...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship10 yrs, 9 mths
Average Relationship Length5 yrs, 4 mths
First Name James
Middle Name David
Last Name Van Der Beek
Full Name at Birth James David Van Der Beek, Jr.
Alternative Name James Van Derbeek
Age 39 years
Birthday 8th March, 1977
Birthplace Cheshire, Connecticut, USA
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Drew University
Occupation Text Actor, Writer, Voice Artist
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Dawson Leery on Dawsons Creek
Year(s) Active 1993–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Paradigm Talent Agency
Official Websites www.instagram.com/vanderjames/?hl=en, www.facebook.com/VanDerJames, twitter.com/vanderjames, www.behindthevoiceactors.com/James-Van-Der-Beek/, www.nndb.com/people/363/000086105/
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James Van Der Beek39 PiscesActor
Kimberly Van Der Beek34 AriesProducer
Heather McComb39 PiscesActress


Female27th September, 20105 years old
Male13th March, 20124 years old
Female25th January, 20142 years old
Female23rd March, 20162 months old

Onscreen Matchups


CSI: Cyber2015 Elijah Mundo TV Show
Power/Rangers2015 Rocky Short Film
Indiana Home Shopping2015 Movie
Labor Day2014 Officer Treadwell Movie
Friends with Better Lives2014 Will TV Show
The Magic Bracelet2013 Joe Short Film
Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 232012 James Van Der Beek TV Show
Backwards2012 Geoff Movie
Salem Falls2012 Jack McBradden Movie
Franklin & Bash2011 Nathan TV Show
Asshole for Hire2011 Short Film
DILF Khakis2011 Short Film
The Big Bang2010 Adam Nova Movie
Inspired by Bret Easton Ellis2010 Sean Bateman Movie
Stolen2009 Diploma, Rogianni Movie
Taken in Broad Daylight2009 Tony Zappa TV Movie
Formosa Betrayed2009 Jake Kelly Movie
The Storm2009 Dr. Jonathan Kirk TV Show
The Forgotten2009 Judd Shaw TV Show
Mercy2009 Dr. Joe Briggs TV Show
Mrs. Miracle2009 Seth Webster TV Movie
Eva Adams2009 Connor Strikes TV Movie
Final Draft2007 Paul Twist Movie
Eye of the Beast2007 Dan Leland TV Movie
Football Wives2007 Brian Reynolds TV Movie
Sex, Power, Love & Politics2006 Ozzie TV Movie
Ugly Betty2006 Luke Carnes TV Show
Standing Still2005 Simon Movie
Criminal Minds2005 Tobias Hankel TV Show
How I Met Your Mother2005 Simon Tremblay TV Show
Medium2005 Dylan Hoyt TV Show
Robot Chicken2005 Jonathan 'Mox' Moxon TV Show
Three2005 John-O TV Show
One Tree Hill2003 Adam Reese TV Show
The Rules of Attraction2002 Sean Bateman Movie
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back2001 James Van Der Beek Movie
Texas Rangers2001 Lincoln Rogers Dunnison Movie
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2001 Rex Tamlyn TV Show
Scary Movie2000 Dawson Leery Movie
Varsity Blues1999 Mox Movie
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit1999 Sean Albert TV Show
Harvest1998 James Peterson (as James Van Derbeek) Movie
Dawson's Creek1998 Dawson Leery TV Show
I Love You, I Love You Not1996 Tony Movie
Aliens in the Family1996 TV Show
Angus1995 Rick Sandford Movie
Clarissa Explains It All1991 Paulie TV Show
Castle in the Sky1986 Pazu Movie
Saturday Night Live1975 Chris Brubaker, Freddie Patek, Ric TV Show
As the World Turns1956 Stephen Anderson TV Show
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Comments on James Van Der Beek

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Lovinglife1212Mar 18, 2014

loved him on dawson's creek :)

dimples101Jan 31, 2012

Hey buddy! looks so good! Wish u the best in ur career

GgglGrlAug 26, 2011

I miss him as Dawson Leery, but I LOVED him on Criminal Minds. True talent.

KaitlynMar 12, 2011

i love dawsons creek it's like awesome and i love katie holmes

Liz leppyJul 7, 2010

the best couple in dawson`s creek

megaliliceAug 4, 2009

the best couple in dawson creek was dawson and joey

alisonJul 6, 2009

i thought he was funny on one tree hill and i luv varsity blues and dawson`s creek!

mzesha85Feb 16, 2009

he is so cute

CarolOct 27, 2008

Saw James on How I Met Your Mother and his hair on top looks like it is thinning. Is this true?

ChrissyxOct 7, 2008

Ahh Dawson Leery .. From Dawsons Creek.. great actor =)

vicroca55Mar 29, 2008

Hey James!! You were really good in Dawson`s Creek, you and Jen were the best couple!!

narecaOct 31, 2007

stayed at the spa at norwich inn in norwich, CT in summer of 2000. Was loving all the attention everyone who spotted him was giving him. He went as far as sitting in just his robe in the middle of a common lobby and waited for people to fuss over him. However this made his female companion extremely unhappy to the point that she complained to the staff that they were looking at him too much.

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