‘Dawson’s Creek’ was the launching pad for plenty of well-known faces we all know at the moment. Now, we’re looking again to see stars like Katie Holmes, Michelle Williams, and James Van Der Beek’s transformations!

When Dawson’s Creek premiered in January 1998, it turned an prompt hit amongst millennial followers. Because it’s 2003 finale, it’s nonetheless a beloved collection from the late ’90s and early 2000s, with memorable moments which might be nonetheless referenced at the moment! However the collection additionally launched the careers of a few of at the moment’s main stars. So, we’re looking again to see the place stars like James Van Der BeekKatie HolmesMichelle Williams, and extra are since they left the collection!

James Van Der Beek performed the titular Dawson. He starred in all six seasons of the collection and created one of many web’s greatest gifs that featured him, as Dawson, crying hysterically! Following his time on Dawson’s Creek, Van Der Beek went on to look in plenty of visitor roles on reveals like MediumOne Tree Hill, and Ugly Betty. In 2013, he returned to TV on the present Don’t Belief The B**** In Residence 23 with Krysten Ritter. Though the collection solely lasted two seasons, it gave Van Der Beek extra momentum resulting in his work with Ryan Murphy within the first season of FX’s acclaimed and Emmy-winning collection Pose! The actor additionally had a profitable stint on the ABC actuality competitors collection Dancing With The Stars in 2019, the place he was eradicated through the semi-finals. Throughout that point, the actor struggled with a private loss, when his spouse almost died through the miscarriage of the couple’s sixth little one. However the actor has remained extremely resolute and has a brand new movie, Unhealthy Hair, due out sooner or later following a heat reception from the Sundance Movie Pageant.

Katie Holmes has additionally had fairly the profession since her time on Dawson’s Creek. After enjoying Joey Potter for the collection’ six season, the actress performed Rachel Dawes reverse Christian Bale in Batman Begins. Though she did have success with plenty of smaller tasks, Holmes’s private life turned a significant fixture when she married actor Tom Cruise in 2006. The pair had a extremely publicized relationship, and welcomed their daughter, Suri Cruise, on April 18, 2006. By 2012, nevertheless, the couple divorced and Holmes has devoted her time to giving Suri a traditional childhood away from the cameras. She’s additionally continued to look on display in movies like Logan FortunateAll We Had, and appeared in 11 episodes of the collection Ray Donovan.

Katie Holmes [Frank Ockenfels/Warner Bros Tv/Kobal/Shutterstock].

One of many present’s greatest success tales has, surely, been Michelle Williams. Following her time enjoying Jen Lindley, Williams turned her sights on extra unbiased tasks. The actress earned extensive approval for her efficiency as Anna in 2005’s Brokeback Mountain, for which she earned her very first Academy Award nomination. She additionally met her companion, Heath Ledger, on set and the 2 welcomed their daughter Matilda in October 2005. Following Ledger’s demise in 2008, Williams continued to work within the unbiased movie neighborhood. She starred reverse Ryan Gosling within the 2010 movie Blue Valentine and earned her second Oscar nomination for Greatest Efficiency by an Actress in a Main Function. She went on to earn two extra Oscar nominations for her work in My Week With Marilyn, the place she performed Marilyn Monroe, and Manchester By The Sea, reverse Oscar-winner Casey Affleck. In March 2020, it was reported that Williams and her companion, Thomas Kail, secretly married and have been anticipating their first little one collectively.

Michelle Williams [Frank Ockenfels/Warner Bros Tv/Kobal/Shutterstock].

However there’s a lot extra to find out about the place the solid of Dawson’s Creek is now! Take a look at the gallery above to be taught extra!