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Casper Van Dien

Casper Van Dien's breakthrough role was as the lead in Paul Verhoeven's sci-fi film Starship Troopers (1997). Still one of the most talked about films of 1997 that has one of the largest cult followings in film history. He was also in Tim Burton's critically acclaimed film Sleepy Hollow (1999), as Brom Bones. He was the 20th Tarzan and the only ... See full bio »
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Starship Troopers
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Sleepy Hollow
Sleepy Hollow Brom Van Brunt
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 2017 Sunset Glory: Doolittle's Heroes (TV Series) (post-production)
James Doolittle (2017)
 2017 Chokehold (Video) (post-production)
  11 Seconds (post-production)
Benjamin Stills
  Aaah! Roach! (post-production)
Officer Tom Johnson
  Zero Day (Short) (post-production)
 2017 The Conway Curve
Roger Conway
 2017 Super Power Beat Down (TV Series short)
Hal Jordan
 2017 Cult Classics with Casper Van Dien (TV Series)
- Ernie Hudson (2017)
- Alan Tudyk (2017)
 2017 All About the Money
 2017 Beyond the Wave (Short)
 2016 ISRA 88
Lt. Col. Harold Richards
 2016/II Beyond the Game
 2016 The Last Bid
 2016 Showdown in Manila
Charlie Benz
 2016 Interns of F.I.E.L.D. (TV Series)
Hawk Guy
- Hawk Guy (2016) ... Hawk Guy
 2016/I Army Dog
Tom Holloway
 2015 Ratpocalypse
John Perryman
 2015 Sharktopus vs. Whalewolf (TV Movie)
Ray Brady
 2015 Fire Twister
 2015/I June
Dave Anderson
 2015 Grit (TV Short)
Bishop Henry
 2015 Patient Killer
Jason Turner
 2013 The Twelve Trees of Christmas (TV Movie)
Charles Harris
 2013 Assumed Killer
Sam Morrow
 2013 500 MPH Storm
Nathan Sims
 2012 Christmas Twister (TV Movie)
 2012 Baby's First Christmas (TV Movie)
Kyle Christopher Davidson
 2012 The Flipside (TV Series short)
 2012 Femme Fatales (TV Series)
Joe Hallenback
- One Man's Death (2012) ... Joe Hallenback
 2012 Fugitive at 17 (TV Movie)
Spencer Oliphant
 2012 Lake Effects (TV Movie)
Ash Henson
 2012 Shiver
Detective Delgado
 2012/II The Pact
 2012 Malibu Days (Short)
 2011 Born to Ride
Mike Callahan
 2010 The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (TV Movie)
 2010 Laugh Track Mash-ups (TV Series)
- Coopin' with Mr. Levy (2010) ... James
 2010 Turbulent Skies (TV Movie)
Tom Woodard
 2009 One Hot Summer (TV Movie)
Luther Simmonds
 2008 Mask of the Ninja (TV Movie)
Jack Barrett
 2008 Aces 'N' Eights (TV Movie)
Luke Rivers
 2006 Slayer (TV Movie)
 2006 The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (TV Movie)
Danny Freemont
 2006 Meltdown: Days of Destruction (TV Movie)
 2005 Starship Troopers (Video Game)
General John Rico
 2005 Premonition (TV Movie)
Jack Barnes
 2005 Officer Down (TV Movie)
Officer Philip Hallows
 2005 Hollywood Flies
 2005 The Fallen Ones (TV Movie)
Matt Fletcher
 2005 Personal Effects (TV Movie)
Chris Locke
 2004 Maiden Voyage (TV Movie)
Kyle Considine
 2004 Rock Me, Baby (TV Series)
- Love at First Flight (2004) ... Michael
 2004 What the #$*! Do We (K)now!? (Documentary)
Romantic Moritz (uncredited)
 2004 Skeleton Man (TV Movie)
Staff Sgt. Oberron
 2003 Big Spender (TV Movie)
Eddie Burton
 2002 Windfall (TV Movie)
Ace Logan
 2002 The Vector File (TV Movie)
 2001 Danger Beneath the Sea (TV Movie)
Commander Miles Sheffield
 2001 The Tracker (TV Movie)
Connor Spears
 2001 Chasing Destiny (TV Movie)
Bobby Moritz
 2000 Sanctimony
Tom Gerrick
 2000 Cutaway (TV Movie)
 2000 Road Rage (TV Movie)
Jim Travis
 2000 Python (TV Movie)
Bart Parker
 2000 Partners (TV Movie)
 1999 Thrill Seekers (TV Movie)
Tom Merrick
 1999 The Collectors (TV Movie)
 1999 Shark Attack (TV Movie)
Steven McKray
 1998 On the Border (TV Movie)
Jake Barnes
 1998 Modern Vampires (TV Movie)
 1997 Casper: A Spirited Beginning (Video)
 1997 NightScream (TV Movie)
Teddy Johnson / Ray Ordwell - Jr.
 1997 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Jake Miller
- Heart's Desire (1997) ... Jake Miller (as Caspar Van Dien)
 1996 Lethal Orbit (TV Movie)
Tom Corbett (as Casper van Dien)
 1996 The Colony (TV Movie)
 1996 Night Eyes Four: Fatal Passion (TV Movie)
 1996 Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom (Video Game)
Confed Redshirt #3
 1996 Backroads to Vegas (TV Movie)
 1995 P.C.H. (TV Movie)
 1995 Married with Children (TV Series)
Eric Waters
- Blonde and Blonder (1995) ... Eric Waters
 1995 Silk Stalkings (TV Series)
Roger Barrows
- I Know What Scares You (1995) ... Roger Barrows
 1992 Life Goes On (TV Series)
- Udder Madness (1992) ... (as Robb)
 1991 Dangerous Women (TV Series)
Brad Morris
- Episode #1.37 (1991) ... Brad Morris
- Episode #1.25 (1991) ... Brad Morris
- Episode #1.11 (1991) ... Brad Morris
- Episode #1.10 (1991) ... Brad Morris
- Episode #1.7 (1991) ... Brad Morris
 1991 Saved by the Bell (TV Series)
- Date Auction (1991) ... Student (uncredited)
- Pipe Dreams (1991) ... Student (uncredited)
 1990 Menu for Murder (TV Movie)
Life Guard (as Casper)
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Tyler 'Ty' Moody (1993-1994)
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Other Works:

Published poet in "Quiet Moments" in 1990 "The Charmed Kitten" (poem title) as "Robb Van Dien" Watermark Press Page 34 See more »

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3 Interviews | 2 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Casper | Robb | Casper Robert Van Dien Jr. | Caspar Van Dien | Casper van Dien


5' 9¼" (1.76 m)

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[on filming Sleepy Hollow] What a thrill that was, to have worked on that set, and to have gotten to work with Johnny Depp and... The thing is that, at the time, I had quit smoking and I had quit drinking, and Johnny Depp was there, we were hanging around the set and he was rolling a cigarette and he was like, "Do you want one?" And I'm like, "Nah, man, I don't smoke." To this day I regret not ... See more »


His ancestry includes Dutch, English, Swiss-German, Swiss-French, Irish, Scottish, Swedish, Finnish, and remote French, Polish, and Danish. See more »


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