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Creator / James Van Der Beek

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"I always show up to work and give it everything, and some things turn out better than others - and some things you can expect that it will come out better than others."

James David Van Der Beek, Jr. (born March 8, 1977 in Cheshire, Connecticut) is an American television, film, and stage actor, mainly known 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 in Apartment 23. He is also famous for his website, which includes Van Der Beek himself acting out famous internet memes.

He was married to actress Heather McComb from 2003 to 2009. Since 2010, he has been married to business consultant Kimberly Brook, with whom he has six children.

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