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Kerr Smith

Kerr Smith
Born Kerr Van Cleve Smith
(1972-03-09) March 9, 1972
Exton, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Alma mater University of Vermont
Occupation Actor
Years active 1996–present
Spouse(s) Harmoni Everett (2003-2009: divorce filed)

Kerr Van Cleve Smith (born March 9, 1972) is an American actor best known for playing Jack McPhee on The WB drama series Dawson's Creek, Kyle Brody in The WB supernatural drama Charmed and more recently Axel Palmer in My Bloody Valentine 3D. He is also known for portraying Carter Horton in Final Destination (2000).

Contents

  • Early life 1
  • Career 2
  • Personal life 3
  • Filmography 4
    • Film 4.1
    • Television 4.2
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Early life

Smith was born in Exton, Pennsylvania, the son of Barbara (Hess) and a father who works as a financial advisor.[1][2] He has a sister named Allison. He attended Peirce Middle School and he graduated from Henderson High School in West Chester, Pennsylvania, then studied at the University of Vermont, where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.

Career

Smith began acting with roles on As the World Turns as Teddy Hughes from 1996 to 1997, the films Final Destination (2000) and a cameo in The Broken Hearts Club (2000), written and directed by Dawson's Creek writer Greg Berlanti and as a guest star in The WB's hit show Charmed as Agent Kyle Brody- a love interest for the fourth sister, Paige.

When he first appeared as Jack McPhee in the second season of the WB's Dawson's Creek, Smith portrayed a 16-year-old high school student; in reality, the actor was 26. Smith was 31 when the series ended its six-year run in 2003. He was the first man to have an on-screen gay kiss on U.S. television, in season three of Dawson's Creek.[3]

Smith was the last person to ever be pranked on the MTV show, Punk'd. In 2007, he appeared in several episodes of the popular TV series CSI: NY as Andrew "Drew" Bedford, the 333 stalker. Kerr Smith also played the radio host Ryan Thomas on The CW's drama series Life Unexpected.

Smith guest starred on the television show NCIS, where he played Jonas Cobb, a naval officer who was the "Port-to-Port Killer," a serial killer who targets Navy personnel. He made his last appearance on the 8th Season finale.

As of 2014, Smith plays Robert Quinn on The Fosters.

Personal life

Smith married actress Harmoni Everett on June 7, 2003. He filed for divorce as of March 20, 2009, citing irreconcilable differences. Smith is a certified pilot, and enjoys motorcross. He owns a dog named Pat.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
1999 Hit and Runway Joey Worciuekowski
1999 Lucid Days in Hell Kelly
2000 Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy, TheThe Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy Catcher
2000 Final Destination Carter Horton
2001 Forsaken, TheThe Forsaken Sean
2002 Pressure Steve Hillman
2004 Cruel Intentions 3 Jason Argyle Video
2009 My Bloody Valentine Axel Palmer
2013 Criticized William Reynolds
2014 Produce: Where Hope Grows Mitch Minniear
2014 What an Idiot Mike Completed
2014 Where Hope Grows Mitch Minniear

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1996-1997 As the World Turns Ryder Hughes Recurring role
1998 Baywatch Sean Episode: "The Natural"
1998-2003 Dawson's Creek Jack McPhee Regular role (113 episodes)
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation A Collins Boy Episode: "Blood Drops"
2002 Outer Limits, TheThe Outer Limits Zach Burnham Episode: "The Tipping Point"
2002 Critical Assembly Bobby Damon TV film
2003 Miss Match Santa Claus Episode: "Santa, Baby"
2004 Silver Lake Dennis Patterson TV film
2004-2005 Charmed Kyle Brody Recurring role (10 episodes)
2005 CSI: Miami Matthew Wilton Episode: "Game Over"
2005 Closer, TheThe Closer Blake Rawlings Episode: "Batter Up"
2005-2006 E-Ring Bobby Wilkerson Main role (16 episodes)
2006-2007 Justice Tom Nicholson Main role (13 episodes)
2007 CSI: NY Drew Bedford Recurring role (4 episodes)
2008-2009 Eli Stone Paul Rollins Recurring role (5 episodes)
2009 Forgotten, TheThe Forgotten Patrick Dent Episode: "Diamond Jane"
2010-2011 Life Unexpected Ryan Thomas Main role (26 episodes)
2011 NCIS Navy Lt. Jonas Cobb Episodes: "Swan Song", "Pyramid"
2013 An American Girl: Saige Paints the Sky David Copeland TV film
2014-present Fosters, TheThe Fosters Robert Quinn Recurring role
2014 Criminal Minds Frank Cowles Episode: "X"
2015 Stalker John Bardo Episode: "The News"

References

  1. ^ Kerr Smith Biography (1972-)
  2. ^ http://m.lancasteronline.com/news/prize-winning-wisconsin-school-play-quotes-from-new-era-letter/article_26f7dc4c-8130-5fbd-9093-ddeca6c02fad.html?mode=jqm
  3. ^ http://www.factmonster.com/entertainment/gays-in-pop-culture-timeline.html

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