Joshua Jackson, ‘Shutter’
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‘Dawson’s Creek': Where are they now?

Joshua Jackson, ‘Shutter’
By Stephanie Lysaght and Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times Staff Writers

Joshua Jackson

You knew him as: Good-natured class clown Pacey Witter.

Now you know him as: Despite having made a bunch of movies since his days on “Dawson’s,” starred alongside Patrick Stewart in a successful play in London’s West End, and gotten in a fight with a security guard while drunk, Jackson is still best known as the good-natured class clown Pacey Witter.

Where you’ll see him next: Jackson stars in the horror film “Shutter” opening this weekend. He’s also rumored to be playing Irwin “Fletch” Fletcher (the newspaper detective character that Chevy Chase made popular) in a new installment of the franchise — “Fletch Won” — slated to come out in 2009. (Bill Kaye / 20th Century Fox)
Katie Holmes
Katie Holmes

You knew her as: Lanky tomboy Joey Potter.

Now you know her as: Mrs. Tom Cruise, the girl with the golden haircut, mother of Suri and a recently announced new Armani line. She occasionally still acts, but that seems marginal.

Where you’ll see her next: Some (but not too many) just saw her in “Mad Money” with Queen Latifah and Diane Keaton. She’s currently in pre-production for a movie called “The Other Side” with Woody Harrelson and Jason Lee. (WireImage.com)
Kerr Smith, ‘Justice’
Kerr Smith

You knew him as: Jack McPhee, gay BFF to Jen

Now you know him as: A guy who shows up in a bunch of television shows. He’s played Agent Kyle Brody on “Charmed,” was one of the stars of the 2006 Fox legal drama “Justice,” and was featured prominently on “CSI: NY” in 2007.

Where you’ll see him next: Uncertain ... but we bet he has something in the works. This guy’s been working consistently since he was 17. (Richard Cartwright / Fox)
Meredith Monroe
Meredith Monroe

You knew her as: Jack’s mentally unstable sister, Andie McPhee.

Now you know her as: That girl you recognize from somewhere when she pops up on “House” or “CSI: Miami.”

Where you’ll see her next: If you didn’t catch her recent appearance on vampire crime drama “Moonlight,” you can catch her in this summer’s “bgFATLdy,” a thriller about a mysterious murder at a small-town diner. (WireImage.com)
Michelle Williams, ‘Brokeback Mountain’
Michelle Williams

You knew her as: Jen Lindley, the bad girl with a heart of gold.

Now you know her as: Oscar-nominated actress for her role in “Brokeback Mountain,” bereaved ex of Heath Ledger.

Where you’ll see her next: Starring in a host of movies with high-profile costars. In 2008, she has four films scheduled for release including “Incendiary” with Ewan McGregor; “Deception” with Ewan McGregor and Hugh Jackman; the Charlie Kaufman film “Synecdoche, New York” with Philip Seymour Hoffman; and “Mammoth” with Gael Garcia Bernal. (Kimberly French / Focus Features)
Busy Philipps
Busy Philipps

You knew her as: Audrey Liddell, Joey’s vivacious and flighty college roomie.

Now you know her as: the girl that made out with Turtle on “Entourage,” but broke things off when their dogs got in a fight.

Where you’ll see her next: “Made of Honor,” yet another Patrick Dempsey rom-com due out this May. (WireImage.com)
James Van Der Beek, ‘Ugly Betty’
James Van Der Beek

You knew him as: Dawson Leery, the Steven Spielberg-obsessed/Joey Potter-soul-mate protagonist of “Dawson’s Creek.”

Now you know him as: Dawson Leery, the Steven Spielberg-obsessed/Joey Potter-soul-mate protagonist of “Dawson’s Creek.”

Where you’ll see him next: Van Der Beek occasionally shows up in guest spots on television shows — he recently played an obnoxious advertiser on “Ugly Betty.” This year, he has a small part in the film “Boy in the Box” with Josh Lucas. (ABC)
Oliver Hudson
Oliver Hudson

You knew him as: Eddie Doling, the blue-collar smartie writer whom Joey dated in college.

Now you know him as: Kate Hudson’s older brother! And as one of the main characters on that David Spade show, “Rules of Engagement.”

Where you’ll see him next: In that Jonah Hill comedy, “Strange Wilderness,” that you skipped in the theater but will probably rent sometime when “Superbad” is out of stock. (WireImage.com)
Michael Pitt, ‘Funny Games’
Michael Pitt

You knew him as: Henry Parker, the younger student who had his eyes on Jen Lindley.

Now you know him as: That creepy psychopath in the movie “Funny Games” with Naomi Watts.

Where you’ll see him next: In Oliver Stone’s “Pinkville,” alongside Bruce Willis and Woody Harrelson. Not too shabby. (Nicole Rivelli / Warner Independent Pictures)
Chad Michael Murray
Chad Michael Murray

You knew him as: Charlie Todd, the lead singer of a band who chased Joey Potter for a few episodes.

Now you know him as: The cute blond from “One Tree Hill” who was married to Sophia Bush for five minutes.

Where you’ll see him next: In the pages of US Weekly, when he sells pictures of his wedding to fiancée No. 2, Kenzie Dalton. (Fred Norris / The CW)
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