|Kerr Van Cleve Smith|
|Date of Birth||March 9, 1972|
|Origin||Exton, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
Kerr Smith is an American actor best known for playing Jack McPhee on The WB drama series Dawson's Creek and more recently Axel Palmer in My Bloody Valentine 3D. He is also known for portraying Carter Horton in Final Destination and Ryan Thomas in The CW drama series, Life Unexpected.
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.
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 has joined the television show NCIS, where he plays Jonas Cobb, a naval officer who also happens to be the "Port-to-Port Killer," a serial killer who targets Navy personnel.