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Kerr Van Cleve Smith (born March 9, 1972) is an American actor known for playing Jack McPhee on The WB drama series Dawson's Creek, Kyle Brody in The WB supernatural drama Charmed, Robert in Freeform's The Fosters and Axel Palmer in My Bloody Valentine 3D. He is also known for portraying Carter Horton in Final Destination (2000). He starred in the movie Where Hope Grows (2014).
Kerr Van Cleve Smith
March 9, 1972
|Alma mater||University of Vermont|
(m. 2003; div. 2009)
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. He was also top of his class senior year.
Smith began acting with roles on As the World Turns as Ryder 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.
In 2002, Kerr Smith starred in the TV film Critical Assembly, alongside Katherine Heigl. The film depicts young activists against trying to stop a catastrophic nuclear explosion.
Smith was the last person ever to 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. He 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.
Smith debuted on CW’s Riverdale, as the principal of Riverdale High, in season 4, replacing Mr. Weatherbee, who “ascended” with the rest of the cult followers known as “The Farm”. His character name was Mr. Honey.
Smith married actress Harmoni Everett on June 7, 2003. He filed for divorce on March 20, 2009. Smith is a certified pilot and enjoys motocross. Smith has since remarried and started a holistic health and wellness business called TerraLife Wellness with his wife, Lisa.
|1999||Hit and Runway||Joey Worciuekowski|
|1999||Lucid Days in Hell||Kelly|
|2000||The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy||Catcher|
|2000||Final Destination||Carter Horton|
|2004||Cruel Intentions 3||Jason Argyle||Video|
|2009||My Bloody Valentine 3D||Axel Palmer|
|2011||Final Destination 5||Carter Horton||Archive footage|
|2014||Produce: Where Hope Grows||Mitch Minniear|
|2014||What an Idiot||Mike|
|2014||Where Hope Grows||Mitch Minniear|
|1996–1997||As the World Turns||Ryder Hughes||Recurring role, 24 episodes|
|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||The Outer Limits||Zach Burnham||Episode: "The Tipping Point"|
|2002||Critical Assembly||Bobby Damon||Television film|
|2003||Miss Match||Santa Claus||Episode: "Santa, Baby"|
|2004||Silver Lake||Dennis Patterson||Television film|
|2004–2005||Charmed||Kyle Brody||Recurring role, 10 episodes|
|2005||CSI: Miami||Matthew Wilton||Episode: "Game Over"|
|2005||The 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||Punk'd||Himself||Episode: "May 29, 2007"|
|2007||CSI: NY||Drew Bedford||Recurring role, 4 episodes|
|2008–2009||Eli Stone||Paul Rollins||Recurring role, 5 episodes|
|2009||The Forgotten||Patrick Dent||Episode: "Diamond Jane"|
|2010–2011||Life Unexpected||Ryan Thomas||Main role, 26 episodes|
|2011||NCIS||Navy Lt. Jonas Cobb||2 episodes|
|2013||An American Girl: Saige Paints the Sky||David Copeland||Television film|
|2014–2018||The Fosters||Robert Quinn||Recurring role, 17 episodes|
|2014||Criminal Minds||Frank Cowles||Episode: "X"|
|2015||Stalker||John Bardo||Episode: "The News"|
|2016||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D||Joseph Bauer||Recurring role, 3 episodes|
|2017||Doubt||ADA PJ Arrington||Episode: "Top Dog/Underdog"|
|2018||Wisdom of the Crowd||Supervisor Simko||Episode: "The Tipping Point"|
|2019||NCIS: Los Angeles||FBI Agent David Ross||2 episodes|
|2019–2020||Riverdale||Principal Holden Honey||Recurring role|
|2019||Into the Dark||Shane||Episode: "Pilgrim"|
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