James Van Der Beek Net North: James Van Der Beek is an American actor who has a net worth of $10 million dollars. Born March 8, 1977 in Cheshire, Connecticut, James Van Der Beek best known for his role as Dawson Leery in the WB series Dawson's Creek. At the age of 15, he asked his mother to take him to Las Vegas, Nevada to get an agent and try professional acting. He made his professional debut in the New York premiere of Edward Albee's play Finding the Sun at the Signature Theatre Company in which he played the role of Fergus. Both he and the production received good reviews. At 17, while still in high school, he performed in the musical Shenandoah at the Goodspeed Opera House and made his feature film debut with a bit part as a bully in the teen-oriented 1995 film Angus. The following year, he shot a small role in the independent film I Love You, I Love You Not. In early 1997, Van Der Beek auditioned for three television pilots and won the title role in Dawson's Creek. In 1999, he starred in the teen football drama/sports film Varsity Blues, which held the No. 1 spot at the U.S. box office for its first two weeks, a role for which he won an MTV Movie Award . He was selected as one of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World and, around the same time, appeared in several other films to include Texas Rangers, Scary Movie and Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back. In 2002, he played Sean Bateman (younger brother of American Psycho protagonist Patrick Bateman) in the film adaptation of The Rules of Attraction.. The film was an initial box office failure, but found a cult following on DVD. In 2006 he also appeared on the Direct-to-DVD thriller The Plague, which was panned by critics. Van Der Beek portrayed a fictionalized version of himself in the show Don't Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 and played the character Simon in Season 9's Bedtime Stories episode of How I Met Your Mother, which aired November 25, 2013.
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James Van Der Beek
Date of Birth
Mar 8, 1977
United States of America
6 ft (1.85 m)
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James Van Der Beek Earnings
- Texas Rangers$3,000,000
- Varsity Blues$200,000
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