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Former CA Town Scholar, Actor James Van Der Beek '95, Visits CA!

DSC_0208Does the guy with the great smile look familiar? Cheshire Academy alumnus actor James Van Der Beek ’95, returned to campus last week to surprise students and chat with one of our drama classes! Since graduating from Cheshire Academy in 1995, Van Der Beek has enjoyed a long, versatile career starring in films, television and theatre. His more notable roles include playing Dawson Leery on the WB’s Dawson’s Creek (1998-2003), Mox in Varsity Blues (1999), and more recently as himself in Don’t Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (2012). Currently, Van Der Beek joins the cast of How I Met Your Mother as reoccurring role Simon, and is in post-production for the upcoming film, Labor Day (2013). You may also recognize him from Vandermemes...
DSC_0084 2James attended class with our drama club and chatted with theatre students during the day, and also joined fellow CA Town Scholars (James was a former Cheshire Town Scholar in '91!) We couldn't be more proud of James and his success. Click here for the full story!
Carrie Moores

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