Where are the cast of Dawson’s Creek now? – The Sun

DAWSON'S Creek thrilled viewers in the 90s with its tale of teenage angst, whilst set in an idyllic fishing village in Massachusetts.

Fans are delighted that the programme is set to drop on Netflix, and with it comes Dawson, Joey, Pacey and Jen.

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Where are the cast of Dawson's Creek now?

Cast your mind back to 1998 when teenagers around the world were treated to the wonderful world of Dawson's Creek.

Here we met four hormone driven 16-year-olds and their friends.

With the complex conversations about love, life and sex, and the soothing soundtrack, it was no wonder teens of the 90s fell in love with the show.

As the show gets ready to drop on Netflix, we take you on a trip down memory lane.

James Van Der Beek

Who can forget the floppy haired Dawson Leery from hit show – who was known Beek from the

James, now 43, played the angst-ridden all-American boy.

Since departing the Creek, he has appeared in How I Met Youth Mother, Ugly Betty, Criminal Minds.

He also played a mock version of himself in the hilarious, much short lived comedy, Don't Trust the B—- in Apartment 23.

Katie Holmes

Katie, now 41, played Joey Potter, a tomboy who was mates with Dawson and lived with her sister across the creek.

Since Dawson's Creek wrapped up, Katie has remained in the spotlight.

After dating co-star Joshua Jackson, she was quickly engaged to Tom Cruise in 2005.

The pair had daughter Suri a year later, but eventually split in 2012.

In 2016 Katie started dated Django Unchained star Jamie Foxx, but the couple split in 2019.

The biggest film she has starred in so far is Batman Begins, when she played Rachel Dawes, Gotham's assistant district attorney and Bruce Wayne's childhood sweetheart.

In 2011, she played Jackie Kennedy in miniseries The Kennedys, and reprised that role in The Kennedys: Decline And Fall in 2016.

In 2016 she also released her debut feature film as a director, All We Had, a family drama based on a novel by Annie Weatherwax.

Then in 2018 she starred in Ocean's 8.

As of October 2020, Katie is dating 33-year-old Emilio Vitolo.

Joshua Jackson

Pacey Witter’s relationship with Joey had viewers swooning at their TV screens – but his most memorable storyline was when he had an affair with his teacher in season 1.

During Joshua's time on the show, he also starred in hit movie Cruel Intentions.

At first his life wasn't plain sailing after he left the cast of Dawson's Creek.

In 2002, Joshua was arrested at an ice hockey game after a row with a security guard and was charged with assault and being intoxicated.

Despite this, he has been able to maintain a career in the spotlight.

The People's Choice Award nominee saw his star soar when he landed the role of Cole Lockhart in The Affair in 2014.

He left the show in 2020.

Joshua, now 42, has also appeared in Fringe, Sky and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

Michelle Williams

Bad girl Jen Lindley was portrayed by Michelle.

Probably the most successful of the Dawson Creek stars, the 40-year-old actress has been nominated for an Oscar four times.

She has starred in a reel of cult movies.

Brokeback Mountain, My Week With Marilyn and Shutter Island are among her most impressive acting credits.

She has plenty of exciting work in the pipeline, including playing Janis Joplin in a biographical film of her life.

The experienced star of the screen has also given impressive stage performances on Broadway's Cabaret and Blackbird.

Two of her biggest films are Manchester By The Sea and The Greatest Showman.

Kerr Smith

Kerr joined Dawson's Creek in season 2, and went on to be one of the leading characters.

He played Jack McPhee, the first openly-gay character to smooch on screen.

Now 48-years-old the actor has appeared in Agents of SHIELD, Charmed and NCIS, CSI: NY.

Since 2019 he has played Principal Holden Honey in hit teen drama Riverdale.

When he's not acting, Kerr enjoys the perks of being a certified pilot and also co-owns the Venice Beach Beer Company.

Meredith Monroe

Meredith played Andie McPhee in Dawson's Creek from 1998 to 2000.

She was actually 28-years-old when she played a 16-year-old.

The former-model continued to pick up acting roles after the cameras stopped rolling.

Now 50-years-old, she is best-known for portraying Haley Hotchner in Criminal Minds.

Meredith has also had minor roles in Transformers: Dark Of The Moon, CSI: Miami and The Mentalist.

From 2017 to 2020 she joined another teen drama, 13 reasons Why, but this time playing a mother.

When is Dawson's Creek on Netflix?

Good news for Dawson fans, the show is dropping on the streaming giant.

You don't have long to wait either as it arrives on Sunday (November 1, 2020).

You will then be able to binge watch the entire six season's in one go – it's a Dawson's Creek dream.

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