James Van Der Beek

Biography: James Van Der Beek started acting at the age of 13, after suffering a concussion playing football. His first role was as Danny Zuko in his school production of Grease. When he was 16 years old, he and his mother went to New York to find an agent. A year after, he got a role in an off-Broadway play called Finding the Sun.

In 1994 he got a role in the play called Shenandoah. That year, he received a scholarship to Drew University. In 1995, he won a role in the movie Angus and in 1996 landed a supporting role in I Love you, I Love you Not.

In 1998, he took some time off from university, and auditioned for the part of Dawson Leary on Dawson's Creek, a role he is most famous for. After the show ended in 2003, James continued to appear in several movies. He also made guest appearances in TV shows such as Criminal Minds, Ugly Betty, and How I Met Your Mother.

James Van Der Beek's Scores

Average career score: 47
Highest Metascore: 71 Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 32 The Storm
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 5
  2. Negative: 1 out of 5
5 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd CSI: Cyber: Season 2 Oct 4, 2015 Elijah Mundo 4.9
45 CSI: Cyber: Season 1 Mar 4, 2015 FBI Agent Elijah Mundo 3.3
tbd Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23: Season 2 Oct 23, 2012 James Van Der Beek 7.6
71 Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23: Season 1 Apr 11, 2012 Himself 7.3
41 Mercy: Season 1 Sep 23, 2009 Dr. Briggs / Dr. Joe Briggs 6.4
32 The Storm Jul 26, 2009 Dr. Jonathan Kirk 3.5
tbd One Tree Hill: Season 6 Sep 1, 2008 Dixon 6.4
46 One Tree Hill: Season 1 Sep 23, 2003 Dixon 8.0
tbd Dawson's Creek: Season 6 Oct 2, 2002 Dawson Leery 5.0
tbd Dawson's Creek: Season 5 Oct 10, 2001 Dawson Leery 5.0
tbd Dawson's Creek: Season 4 Oct 4, 2000 Dawson Leery 7.3
tbd Dawson's Creek: Season 3 Sep 29, 1999 Dawson Leery 7.8
tbd Dawson's Creek: Season 2 Oct 7, 1998 Dawson Leery 7.6
tbd Dawson's Creek: Season 1 Jan 20, 1998 Dawson Leery 7.4