Ah, Dawson, Joey, Pacey and Jen! Since the cast of Dawson’s Creek departed from Capeside, some have been straight killin’ the Hollywood game, while others have slipped into obscurity. Thankfully, Joey—we mean, Katie Holmes’ directorial debut for the brand-new flick All We Had—out today!—is resurrecting alllllll the (unresolved) Creek feels. While Holmes seems to have a leg up on the competition ATM, we dug deep into the web to figure out which Dawson’s Creek stars have *truly* won hardest since the beloved teen drama came to a close.
James van der Beek (a.k.a. Dawson Leery), then
Of course you remember Dawson Leery as the moody (if not a little whiny), heartthrob/star of the show. Back in 1998, James “Varsity Blues” van der Beek was in his prime.