Kerr Smith

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Kerr Smith
Born Kerr Van Cleve Smith
(1972-03-09) March 9, 1972 (age 42)
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.

Early life[edit]

Smith was born in Exton, Pennsylvania, to a father who works as a financial advisor.[1] 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[edit]

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.[citation needed]

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 also happened to be the "Port-to-Port Killer," a serial killer who targets Navy personnel. He made his last appearance on the 8th Season finale.

Personal life[edit]

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

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Film Role Other notes
1999 Hit and Runway Joey Worciuekowski
Lucid Days in Hell Kelly Alternative title: Kiss & Tell
2000 The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy Catcher
Final Destination Carter Horton
2001 The Forsaken Sean
2002 Pressure Steve Hillman
2004 Cruel Intentions 3 Jason Argyle Direct-to-Video Release
Road Kill Jason Short film
2009 My Bloody Valentine 3D Axel Palmer
2013 An American Girl: Saige Paints the Sky David Copeland Television movie
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1996–1997 As the World Turns Teddy Ellison 'Ryder' Hughes 24 episodes
1998 Baywatch Sean Episode: The Natural
1998–2003 Dawson's Creek Jack McPhee 113 episodes
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation A Collins Boy Episode: Blood Drops
2002 The Outer Limits Zach Burnham Episode: The Tipping Point
2003 Critical Assembly Bobby Damon TV-Movie
Miss Match Santa Claus Episode: Santa, Baby
2004 Silver Lake Dennis Patterson TV-Pilot
2004–2005 Charmed Kyle Brody 10 episodes
2005 CSI: Miami Matthew Wilton Episode: Game Over
The Closer Blake Rawlings Episode: Batter Up
2005–2006 E-Ring Capt. Bobby Wilkerson 16 episodes
2006–2007 Justice Tom Nicholson 13 episodes
2007 CSI: NY Andrew 'Drew' Bedford 4 episodes
2008–2009 Eli Stone Paul Rollins 5 episodes
2009 The Forgotten Patrick Dent Episode: Diamond Jane
2010–2011 Life Unexpected Ryan Thomas 26 episodes
2011 NCIS Jonas Cobb

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