James William Van Der Beek, Jr. is an American television, film, and stage actor, is mainly known for his portrayal of Dawson Leery in The WB series Dawson's Creek. He is also famous for his website, which includes Van Der Beek himself acting out famous internet memes. He playeda fictionalized version of himself on the ABC sitcom Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 with Dreama Walker and Krysten Ritter. He currently stars in Carters Get Rich, a British sitcom in Sky 1 and will star as Diplo in What Would Diplo Do? that will premiere in Viceland this August.