Katie Holmes (Joey Potter)
Joshua Jackson (Pacey Witter)
Fun fact: Josh originally auditioned for both Pacey and Dawson.
Michelle Williams (Jen Lindley)
James Van Der Beek (Dawson Leery)
Fun fact: James bought champagne for the whole crew to celebrate the episode where Dawson loses his virginity.
Kerr Smith (Jack McPhee)
Fun fact: Jack was the first gay male character to kiss another man on network TV.
Meredith Monroe (Andie McPhee)
Fun fact: Meredith was the oldest of the ~teen~ cast – she was 29 when she played 16-year-old Andie.
Busy Philipps (Audrey Liddell)
Fun fact: Busy says if there were ever a reunion/reboot, she wouldn't take part because she was "barely on the show".
Mary Beth Peil (Grams)
Fun fact: Makeup artists put shoe polish in Mary Beth's hair and added extra wrinkles to her face to make her appear older as Grams.
John Wesley Shipp (Mitch Leery)
Fun fact: John decided to leave the show after a few seasons when the parents' storylines became less prominent and he felt he'd been reduced to a background character.
Mary-Margaret Humes (Gail Leery)
Fun fact: Mary-Margaret has continued acting since Dawson's Creek, mainly starring in TV movies in recent years.
Nina Repeta (Bessie Potter)
Fun fact: Nina was born in North Carolina and still lives in Wilmington, where the show was filmed.
Dylan Neal (Doug Witter)
Fun fact: Dylan's most recent role has been in the 50 Shades series, playing Bob Adams.
Sasha Alexander (Gretchen Witter)
Fun fact: Sasha was a fan of Dawson's Creek before she acted on the show.
Mark Matkevich (Drue Valentine)
Fun fact: Mark hasn't acted in five years – he now owns an art gallery.
Oliver Hudson (Eddie Doling)
Fun fact: Oliver is the son of Goldie Hawn and brother of Kate Hudson.
Michael Pitt (Henry Parker)
Fun fact: Michael says Michelle Williams really took him under her wing when he joined the show.
Monica Keena (Abby Morgan)
Fun fact: Monica reportedly requested that Abby be killed off because she'd grown tired of the show.
Chad Michael Murray (Charlie Todd)
Fun fact: CMM says he learned a lot from the main cast, who showed him the ropes because he was such a newbie.
Jensen Ackles (C.J.)
Fun fact: Jensen says his acting developed thanks to working opposite Michelle Williams, who would always do unexpected things in their scenes.
Ken Marino (Professor David Wilder)
Fun fact: Ken says working with Katie Holmes was "fun".
Obi Ndefo (Bodie Wells)
Fun fact: Obi didn't originate the role of Bodie – George Gaffney played the character in the pilot episode.