Kerr Smith is an American actor best known for his role as gay high school student Jack McPhee on the television drama Dawson's Creek, appearing in 98 episodes from 1998-2003.
He also starred as Ryan Thomas in the television drama series Life Unexpected, from 2010-2011.
His career began with regular role in the soapie As The World Turns, playing the role of Ryder Hughes #2 from 1996-1997.
He appeared in one episode of Baywatch in 1998 before landing his big role on Dawson's Creek, which set his screen career in motion.
During the run of Dawson's, Kerr appeared in a number of feature films: Hit and Runway (1999), Lucid Days in Hell (1999), The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy (2000), Final Destination (2000), The Forsaken (2001), and Pressure (2002).
He also guest starred on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and The Outer Limits.
Directly after his run on Dawson's ended, Kerr appeared in the made-for-TV movie Critical Assembly in 2003, which he followed up with a role as Santa Claus in an episode of Miss Match in the same year.
In 2004 he starred in the made-for-TV movie Silver Lake, the direct-to-video release Cruel Intentions 3, and the feature film Road Kill.
In October 2004 he began a recurring role on the 7th season of television sci-fi series Charmed, playing the role of Agent Kyle Brody, a mysterious federal agent, in 10 consecutive episodes until his character was killed off.
In 2005 he guest starred on CSI: Miami and The Closer, before starting another 10-episode recurring role, this time on Pentagon drama E-Ring.
As soon as his role on E-Ring ended he landed a leading role in the Jerry Bruckheimer legal drama Justice, which began and ended in 2006 after it was cancelled by the Fox network.