Dawson's Creek

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Dawson, Joey, and Pacey are life long friends, whose lives start to rapidly change when a new girl, Jen, moves in next door to Dawson Leery and the foursome start high school. Along the way they are joined by two other newcomers to Capeside: Jack and Andie and, when they go to college, by Audrey.


  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: 8.3 (16 votes)
  • Runtime: 45 minutes
  • Status: Ended
  • Years: 1998 - 2002
  • Episodes per season: 24
  • Network: The WB


Dawson's Creek - season 1

Season 1 (1998)

Rating: 8.0
Dawson's Creek - season 2

Season 2 (1998)

Rating: 6.9
Dawson's Creek - season 3

Season 3 (1999)

Rating: 7.4
Dawson's Creek - season 4

Season 4 (2000)

Rating: 6.9
Dawson's Creek - season 5

Season 5 (2001)

Rating: 7.0
Dawson's Creek - season 6

Season 6 (2002)

Rating: 6.4

Characters and Actors

Katie Holmes as Joey Potter in Dawson's Creek

Joey Potter

Actor: Katie Holmes
Also in: Ray Donovan
Joshua Jackson as Pacey Witter in Dawson's Creek

Pacey Witter

Actor: Joshua Jackson
Also in: Fringe
James Van Der Beek as Dawson Leery in Dawson's Creek

Dawson Leery

Actor: James Van Der Beek
Also in: Friends with Better Lives, CSI: Cyber
Michelle Williams as Jen Lindley in Dawson's Creek

Jen Lindley

Actor: Michelle Williams
Kerr Smith as Jack McPhee in Dawson's Creek

Jack McPhee

Actor: Kerr Smith
Also in: Charmed, The Fosters (2013)
Mary Beth Peil as Evelyn 'Grams' Ryan in Dawson's Creek

Evelyn 'Grams' Ryan

Actor: Mary Beth Peil
Also in: The Good Wife
Nina Repeta as Bessie Potter in Dawson's Creek

Bessie Potter

Actor: Nina Repeta
Busy Philipps as Audrey Liddell in Dawson's Creek

Audrey Liddell

Actor: Busy Philipps
Meredith Monroe as Andie McPhee in Dawson's Creek

Andie McPhee

Actor: Meredith Monroe
John Wesley Shipp as Mitch Leery in Dawson's Creek

Mitch Leery

Actor: John Wesley Shipp
Also in: The Flash (2014), The Flash
Monica Keena as Abby Morgan in Dawson's Creek

Abby Morgan

Actor: Monica Keena
Leann Hunley as Tamara Jacobs in Dawson's Creek

Tamara Jacobs

Actor: Leann Hunley
Chad Michael Murray as Charlie Todd in Dawson's Creek

Charlie Todd

Actor: Chad Michael Murray
Also in: Gilmore Girls, One Tree Hill
Jensen Ackles as C.J in Dawson's Creek


Actor: Jensen Ackles
Also in: Supernatural, Smallville
Michael Pitt as Henry Parker in Dawson's Creek

Henry Parker

Actor: Michael Pitt
Also in: Hannibal, Boardwalk Empire
Mark Matkevich as Drue Valentine in Dawson's Creek

Drue Valentine

Actor: Mark Matkevich
Greg Rikaart as David in Dawson's Creek


Actor: Greg Rikaart
Jordan Bridges as Oliver Chirchick in Dawson's Creek

Oliver Chirchick

Actor: Jordan Bridges
Also in: Rizzoli & Isles
Mary-Margaret Humes as Gale Leery in Dawson's Creek

Gale Leery

Actor: Mary-Margaret Humes
Sasha Alexander as Gretchen Witter in Dawson's Creek

Gretchen Witter

Actor: Sasha Alexander
Also in: Rizzoli & Isles, NCIS, Shameless (US)
Dylan Neal as Doug Witter in Dawson's Creek

Doug Witter

Oliver Hudson as Eddie Doling in Dawson's Creek

Eddie Doling

Actor: Oliver Hudson
David Monahan as Tobey Barrett in Dawson's Creek

Tobey Barrett

Actor: David Monahan