James Van Der Beek - Dawson Leery
The past few years has definitely seen a resurgence of the Beek. After guest spots on shows like "How I Met Your Mother" and a hilarious cameo in a Kesha video, he landed a regular role as himself on the criminally underrated "Don't Trust the B in Apartment 23" which was unjustly cancelled. These days, instead of playing himself, he's playing Diplo in the Vice series, "What Would Diplo Do?"
Katie Holmes - Joey Potter
Of all the cast members, Katie Holmes has easily had the most high-profile life after "Dawson's Creek", mostly due to her headline-generating marriage to (and subsequent divorce from) Tom Cruise. On the professional front, Katie has worked pretty steadily, appearing on the big screen in movies like "Go," "The Singing Detective," "Batman Begins" and, more recently, "Logan Lucky" while also popping up on television in shows such as "Ray Donovan", and playing Jackie Kennedy in "The Kennedys" and "The Kennedys After Camelot." Look for her in 2018 alongside Michael Caine in "Dear Dictator". As for her personal life, Katie is reportedly enjoying a much more low-key relationship these days with Jamie Foxx.
Joshua Jackson - Pacey Witter
Canada's own Joshua Jackson has gone from teen dream to versatile adult actor. After spending years on the J.J. Abrams series, "Fringe", he got hearts racing on the popular Showtime drama "The Affair." He also spent 10 years dating actress Diane Kruger and frankly, we're still not over that breakup so we're just gonna excuse ourselves for a moment.
Michelle Williams - Jen Lindley
Michelle Williams is arguably the most successful of the "Dawson's Creek" alum. She's been nominated for four Academy Awards for her work in the films "Brokeback Mountain," "My Week With Marilyn," "Blue Valentine" and "Manchester By The Sea." In fact, she's expected to get another nod for her performance in "All The Money In the World." These days, the versatile actress is also devoting her time and efforts to the #TimesUp campaign and raising Matilda, her daughter with the late Heath Ledger.
Busy Philipps - Audrey Liddell
Busy Philipps has been working steadily since "Dawson's Creek," appearing in "Freaks and Geeks," "Cougar Town" as well as movies like "He's Just Not That Into You" and "Made of Honor." The actress has also remained besties and total #FriendshipGoals with "Dawson's Creek" costar Michelle Williams, often serving as her red carpet plus one.
John Wesley Shipp - Mitch Leery
Former soap opera actor John Wesley Shipp played Dawson's dad on the beloved teen drama. He then went on to play Barry Allen's father Henry and (in the alternate universe) Jay Garrick/Flash on "The Flash."
Mary Margaret Humes - Gail Leery
After playing Dawson's mom, Mary Margaret Humes went on to guest spots on several television shows, including "CSI", "The Ghost Whisperer", "Criminal Minds" and "Grey's Anatomy". Most recently, she appeared in the made-for-TV movie "Christmas Crime Story".