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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 Johnny Rico
Sleepy Hollow Brom Van Brunt
Con Man John Boutell


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  Aaah! Roach! (post-production)
Officer Tom Johnson
  Acquitted by Faith (post-production)
Benjamin Stills
  Lady Driver (post-production)
Elliot Lansing
  Zero Day (Short) (post-production)
 2019 Chokehold (Video) (post-production)
  Roped (completed)
Robert Peterson
 2019 Real Talk (completed)
Rick The Republican
 2018 All American (TV Series)
Harold Adams
- Homecoming (2018) ... Harold Adams
- 99 Problems (2018) ... Harold Adams
 2018 Alpha Wolf
Jack Lupo
 2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (Video Game) (voice)
 2018 Dead Water
 2018 Darkness Reigns
Casper Van Dien
 2018 Last Seen in Idaho
 2017 Sunset Glory: Doolittle's Heroes (TV Series)
James Doolittle
- Goldenrod ... James Doolittle
 2017 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Roger Niles
- Na La 'Ilio (2017) ... Roger Niles
 2017 Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars
Johnny Rico (voice)
 2017 The Conway Curve
Roger Conway
 2017 Super Power Beat Down (TV Series short)
Hal Jordan
- Boba Fett vs Star-Lord (2017) ... 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)
 2015-2016 Con Man (TV Series)
John Boutell
- Dick Lansing (2016) ... John Boutell
- Thank You for Your Service (2015) ... John Boutell
- Doll Faced (2015) ... John Boutell
- Retarding It All Up (2015) ... John Boutell
- Behind the Lines (2015) ... John Boutell
 2016 Crunch Time (TV Mini-Series)
Casper Van Dien
- The Moruga (2016) ... Casper Van Dien
- The Party of the Century (2016) ... Casper Van Dien
- The Brain Frame (2016) ... Casper Van Dien
 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
 2015 Sharktopus vs. Whalewolf (TV Movie)
Ray Brady
 2015 Fire Twister
 2015/I June
Dave Anderson
 2015 Grit (TV Short)
Bishop Henry
 2015 Avengers Grimm (Video)
 2015 Patient Killer
Jason Turner
 2014/II Sleeping Beauty
King David
 2013 The Twelve Trees of Christmas (TV Movie)
Charles Harris
 2013 Assumed Killer
Sam Morrow
 2013 Mortal Kombat: Legacy (TV Series)
Johnny Cage
- Scorpion and Sub-Zero Battle (2013) ... Johnny Cage
- Scorpion and Sub-Zero Form a Truce (2013) ... Johnny Cage
- Johnny Cage Is Recruited (2013) ... Johnny Cage
 2013 500 MPH Storm
Nathan Sims
 2012 Missiya: Prorok
 2012 Christmas Twister (TV Movie)
 2012 Baby's First Christmas (TV Movie)
Kyle Christopher Davidson
 2012 The Flipside (TV Series short)
 2012 Noobz
Casper Van Dien
 2012 Femme Fatales (TV Series)
Joe Hallenback
- One Man's Death (2012) ... Joe Hallenback
 2012 Fugitive at 17 (TV Movie)
Spencer Oliphant
 2012 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Sequels (Short)
James K. Polk
 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
 2008-2009 Monk (TV Series)
Lt. Steven Albright
- Mr. Monk and the End: Part 2 (2009) ... Lt. Steven Albright
- Mr. Monk and the End: Part 1 (2009) ... Lt. Steven Albright
- Mr. Monk Is Underwater (2008) ... Lt. Steven Albright
 2009 One Hot Summer (TV Movie)
Luther Simmonds
 2008 Mask of the Ninja (TV Movie)
Jack Barrett
 2008 Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (Video)
Colonel Johnny Rico
 2008 Aces 'N' Eights (TV Movie)
Luke Rivers
 2006-2007 Watch Over Me (TV Series)
Andre Forester / Andre Forrester
- Gorgon's Head (2007) ... Andre Forester
- The Dark Recesses (2007) ... Andre Forester
- Degeneration (2007) ... Andre Forester
- Wilted Soul (2007) ... Andre Forester
- Placebo (2007) ... Andre Forester
 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 Dracula 3000
Capt. Abraham Van Helsing
 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/II Going Back
Capt. Ramsey
 2001 The Tracker (TV Movie)
Connor Spears
 2000-2001 Titans (TV Series)
Chandler Williams
- Someone Wicked This Way Comes (2001) ... Chandler Williams
- She Stoops to Conquer (2001) ... Chandler Williams
- Payback's a Bitch (2000) ... Chandler Williams
- Angels with Dirty Minds (2000) ... Chandler Williams
- Secrets & Thighs (2000) ... Chandler Williams
 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 Sleepy Hollow
Brom Van Brunt
 1999 Thrill Seekers (TV Movie)
Tom Merrick
 1999 The Collectors (TV Movie)
 1999 The Omega Code
Gillen Lane
 1999 Shark Attack (TV Movie)
Steven McKray
 1998 On the Border (TV Movie)
Jake Barnes
 1998 Casper Meets Wendy (Video)
Crewcut Hunk
 1998 Tarzan and the Lost City
 1998 Modern Vampires (TV Movie)
 1997 Starship Troopers
Johnny Rico
 1997 Casper: A Spirited Beginning (Video)
 1997 James Dean: Race with Destiny
James Dean
 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 Backroads to Vegas (TV Movie)
 1996 Lethal Orbit (TV Movie)
Tom Corbett (as Casper van Dien)
 1996 The Colony (TV Movie)
 1996 Beastmaster III: The Eye of Braxus (TV Movie)
King Tal
 1996 Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom (Video Game)
Confed Redshirt #3
 1996 Night Eyes Four: Fatal Passion (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
 1994 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
Griffin Stone
- Injustice for All (1994) ... Griffin Stone
- Up in Flames (1994) ... Griffin Stone
- Things That Go Bang in the Night (1994) ... Griffin Stone
- Who's Zoomin' Who? (1994) ... Griffin Stone
- Homecoming (1994) ... Griffin Stone
 1994 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series)
- Cattle Drive: Part 2 (1994) ... Jesse
- Cattle Drive: Part 1 (1994) ... Jesse
 1992 Life Goes On (TV Series)
- Udder Madness (1992) ... (as Robb)
 1992 Freshman Dorm (TV Series)
Zack Taylor
- My Boyfriend's Back (1992) ... Zack Taylor
- The Scarlett Letter (1992) ... Zack Taylor
- The Last Sonnet (1992) ... Zack Taylor
- Sex, Truth and Theatre (1992) ... Zack Taylor
- Pilot (1992) ... Zack Taylor
 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)
Show Show Producer (11 credits)
Show Show Director (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (43 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Other Works:

Featured in a "Crosby Stills and Nash" video in 1990 in a "West side Story" scene. (credited as "Casper") See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


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Personal Quote:

[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 »


Casper grew up in Ridgewood, New Jersey, coincidentally on Van Dien Ave. The street itself is named for a relative. See more »


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