James Van Der Beek

James Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek  American Actor

James Van Der Beek dating history

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James Van Der Beek and Kimberly Brook
Kimberly Van Der Beek and James Van Der Beek have been married for 13 years since 1st Aug 2010. view relationship


James Van Der Beek was previously married to Heather McComb (2003 - 2010).


James Van Der Beek is a 46 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 1992–present. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

James Van Der Beek has been in 10 on-screen matchups, including Cobie Smulders in How I Met Your Mother (2005), Emma Slater in Dancing with the Stars (2005), Amy Smart in Varsity Blues (1999), Bianca Kajlich in Dawson's Creek (1998) and Sasha Alexander in Dawson's Creek (1998).

James Van Der Beek is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American child actors.


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Married2 14 years, 5 months 13 years, 5 months 12 years, 5 months
Total2 14 years, 5 months 13 years, 5 months 12 years, 5 months


First Name James
Middle Name David
Last Name Van Der Beek Jr.
Full Name at Birth James David Van Der Beek, Jr.
Alternative Name James Van Derbeek, James David Van Der Beek Jr.
Age 46 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, 1992–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/, www.jamesvandermemes.com/

James David Van Der Beek (born March 8, 1977) is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Dawson Leery in the WB series Dawson's Creek. He played a fictionalized version of himself on the cult ABC sitcom Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23, starred in CSI: Cyber as FBI Special Agent Elijah Mundo, and as Matt Bromley on the FX drama Pose. His film roles include Varsity Blues (1999) and The Rules of Attraction (2002).

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James Van Der Beek46 PiscesActor
Kimberly Van Der Beek41 AriesProducer
Heather McComb46 PiscesActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
OliviaFemale27th September, 201013 years oldKimberly Van Der Beek
JoshuaMale13th March, 201211 years oldKimberly Van Der Beek
AnnabelFemale25th January, 20149 years oldKimberly Van Der Beek
EmiliaFemale23rd March, 20167 years oldKimberly Van Der Beek
GwendolynFemale15th June, 20185 years oldKimberly Van Der Beek
JeremiahMale22nd November, 20212 years oldKimberly Van Der Beek


Bad Hair2020Grant MadisonMovie
Home Movie: The Princess Bride2020Prince HumperdinckTV Show
Jay and Silent Bob Reboot2019James Van Der BeekMovie
Pose2018Matt BromleyTV Show
Carters Get Rich2017Trent ZebriskiTV Show
What Would Diplo Do?2017DiploTV Show
Room 1042017ScottTV Show
Vampirina2017BorisTV Show
CSI: Cyber2015Elijah MundoTV Show
Power Rangers2015RockyShort Film
Indiana Home Shopping2015Short Film
Friends with Better Lives2014WillTV Show
Labor Day2013Officer TreadwellMovie
The Magic Bracelet2013JoeShort Film
Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 232012James Van Der BeekTV Show
Franklin & Bash2011NathanTV Show
Asshole for Hire2011Short Film
DILF Khakis2011Short Film
Salem Falls2011Jack McBraddenTV Movie
Ke$ha: Blow2011Music Video
The Big Bang2010Adam NovaMovie
Inspired by Bret Easton Ellis2010Sean BatemanShort Film
Stolen2009Diploma, RogianniMovie
Taken in Broad Daylight2009Tony ZappaTV Movie
Formosa Betrayed2009Jake KellyMovie
Modern Family2009Bo JohnsonTV Show
The Storm2009Dr. Jonathan KirkTV Show
The Forgotten2009Judd ShawTV Show
Mercy2009Dr. Joe BriggsTV Show
Mrs. Miracle2009Seth WebsterTV Movie
Eva Adams2009Connor StrikesTV Movie
Final Draft2007Paul TwistMovie
Eye of the Beast2007Dan LelandTV Movie
Football Wives2007Brian ReynoldsTV Show
Sex, Power, Love & Politics2006OzzieTV Movie
Ugly Betty2006Luke CarnesTV Show
Standing Still2005SimonMovie
Criminal Minds2005Raphael, Tobias HankelTV Show
How I Met Your Mother2005Simon, Simon TremblayTV Show
Medium2005Dylan HoytTV Show
Three2005John-OTV Show
One Tree Hill2003Adam ReeseTV Show
The Rules of Attraction2002Sean BatemanMovie
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back2001James Van Der BeekMovie
Texas Rangers2001Lincoln Rogers DunnisonMovie
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2001Rex TamlynTV Show
Robot Chicken2001Bush's Aide, Doctor, Jonathan 'Mox' MoxonTV Show
Scary Movie2000Dawson Leery (uncredited)Movie
Varsity Blues1999MoxMovie
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit1999Sean AlbertTV Show
Collective Soul: Run1999Mox (uncredited)Music Video
Harvest1998James Peterson (as James Van Derbeek)Movie
Dawson's Creek1998Dawson LeeryTV Show
I Love You, I Love You Not1996TonyMovie
Aliens in the Family1996EthanTV Show
Angus1995Rick SandfordMovie
Clarissa Explains It All1991PaulieTV Show
Castle in the Sky1986Pazu (Disney dub) (English version, voice)Movie
Saturday Night Live1975Chris Brubaker, Freddie Patek, RicTV Show
As the World Turns1956Stephen AndersonTV Show
Sea OakMr. FrendtTV Movie
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Lovinglife1212Mar 18, 2014

loved him on dawson's creek :)

dimples101dimples101Jan 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!

mzesha85mzesha85Feb 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?

ChrissyxChrissyxOct 7, 2008

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

vicroca55vicroca55Mar 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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