James Van Der Beek

James Van Der Beek

James Van Der Beek met his wife when she interrupted him while he was talking to a friend about his yearning for a meaningful relationship.

The former Dawson's Creek star was initially upset with the woman's rudeness until he turned around and saw his wife-to-be Kimberly.

He recalls, "We were both on a trip in Israel... and I was telling a friend of mine that I'd been single and I was ready to meet somebody and I really wanted to build a life with someone; I was in the middle of telling my friend... and somebody interrupts me".

But the future Mrs Van Der Beek wasn't looking for an autograph - she had no idea who he was.

The actor adds, "She wanted to ask my friend something and then we bonded from there".

Van Der Beek wed Kimberly in 2010 and the couple has two kids.

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