Casper Van Dien

Actor / Film Producer | * 12/18/1968 (55) | Milton, Florida (United States of America (USA))
Casper Robert Van Dien Jr. (born December 18, 1968) is an American actor. He is best known for his lead role as Johnny Rico in the 1997 science-fiction action film Starship Troopers. He has also appeared in a large number of television and film roles, often in daytime and primetime soap operas, and a large number of TV movies and direct-to-video films, including Starship Troopers 3: Marauder, a 2008 sequel to the original film. ()
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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 one to ever film in Africa and ride an African elephant in the Warner Bros. film Tarzan and the Lost City (1998).Other film credits include The Pact (2012), which was well received at Sundance. Casper played a down and out alcoholic detective opposite Caity Lotz. A Post Apocalyptic survivor in Beyond The Wave (2015) shot entirely in China. Starring opposite Sean Maher as part of a two man crew on a mission to the end of the universe in the much anticipated independent film ISRA 88 (2016) . Television credits include "MONK" (2008) Playing a Navy Doctor for the season finale, and "Beverly Hills, 90210" (1994).His most recent victory has been behind the camera as a Director. He has directed three films in which he also starred in. His second film Patient Killer won best film and best director awards and was bought and aired on Lifetime.

Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Drama | Thriller

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Movies with Casper Van Dien as Actor(109)

as Carter2023 Hunt Club
as Jai Garrison2023 Garrison7: War Is Coming
as Father2023 Daughter
as Clint2023 Heart of a Champion
as Russell Cody2023 The Flood
as Michael2022 Assailant
as Baron Von Wolf2022 The Most Dangerous Game
as Zed Dalton2022 County Line: No Fear
as Abel Cruz2022 A Tale of Two Guns
as President Meili2022 Mad Heidi
as Sergey Volkov2021 Red Prophecies
as Decker2020 G-Loc
as Robert Peterson2020 Roped
as Driver2020 The 2nd
as The Saint2020 The Warrant
as Elliot Lansing2020 Lady Driver
as Benjamin Stills2020 Acquitted by Faith
as John2020 Dead Water
as Brock2019 Last Seen in Idaho
as Jake Lupo2018 Alpha Wolf
as himself2018 Darkness Reigns
as Roger Conway2017 The Conway Curve
as himself2017 Tarzan Revisited
as Johnny Rico (voice)2017 Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars
as Lt. Col. Harold Richards2016 ISRA 88
as Dayton2016 The Last Bid
as Tom Holloway2016 Army Dog
as Charlie Benz2016 Showdown in Manila
as Jason Turner2015 Patient Killer
as Scott2015 Fire Twister
as Rumpelstiltskin2015 Avengers Grimm
as Dave Anderson2015 June
as Perry Bernstein2014 Beyond the Game
as King David2014 Sleeping Beauty
as Charles Harris2013 The Twelve Trees of Christmas
as Sam Morrow2013 Assumed Killer
as Nathan Sims2013 500 MPH Storm
as himself2013 Noobz
as Bill Creek2012 The Pact
as Ash Henson2012 Lake Effects
as Spencer Oliphant2012 Fugitive at 17
as Ethan2012 Christmas Twister
as Detective Sebastian Delgado2012 Shiver
as Mike Callahan2011 Born to Ride
as Tom2010 Turbulent Skies
as Luther Simmonds2009 One Hot Summer
as Luke Rivers2008 Aces 'N' Eights
as Jack Barrett2008 Mask of the Ninja
as Capt. Ramsey2006 The Veteran
as Danny Freemont2006 The Curse of King Tut's Tomb
as Hawk2006 Slayer
as Officer Philip Hallows2005 Officer Down
as Matt Fletcher2005 The Fallen Ones
as Zach2005 Hollywood Flies
as Chris Locke2005 Personal Effects
as Jack Barnes2005 Premonition
as Capt. Abraham Van Helsing2004 Dracula 3000
as Romantic Moritz (uncredited)2004 What the #$*! Do We (K)now!?
as Kyle Considine2004 Maiden Voyage
as Staff Sgt. Oberron2004 Skeleton Man
as Ace2002 Windfall
as Gerry2002 The Vector File
as Jim Travis2001 Road Rage
as Capt. Ramsey2001 Going Back
as Connor Spears2001 The Tracker
as Bobby Moritz2001 Chasing Destiny
as Commander Miles Sheffield2001 Danger Beneath the Sea
as Bart Parker2000 Python
as Tom Gerrick2000 Sanctimony
as Delmira2000 Cutaway
as Axel2000 Partners
as Steven McKray1999 Shark Attack
as A.K.1999 The Collectors
as Gillen Lane1999 The Omega Code
as Tom Merrick1999 The Time Shifters
as Brom Van Brunt1999 Sleepy Hollow
as Dallas1998 Modern Vampires
as Crewcut Hunk1998 Casper Meets Wendy
as Jake Barnes1998 On the Border
as Tarzan / John Clayton1998 Tarzan and the Lost City
as Teddy Johnson / Ray Ordwell - Jr.1997 NightScream
as Johnny D. Rico1997 Starship Troopers
as Tom Corbett1996 Lethal Orbit
as Sawyer1996 The Colony
as Randy1995 Kill Shot
as himself1995 James Dean and Me
as Life Guard1990 Menu for Murder

TV Shows/Series with Casper Van Dien as Actor(19)

as Samuel Hyst2022 Salvage Marines
as Harold Adams2018 All American
as John Boutell2015 Con Man
as Joe Hallenback2011 Femme Fatales
as Johnny Cage2011 Mortal Kombat: Legacy
as Roger Niles2010 Hawaii Five-0
as Michael2003 Rock Me Baby
2002 Monk
2000 Titans
as Zack Taylor1992 Freshman Dorm
as Roger Barrows1991 Silk Stalkings
as Student (uncredited)1989 Saved by the Bell

Movies with Casper Van Dien as Crew(10)

Production/Producer2019 Last Seen in Idaho
Production/Executive Producer2017 Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars
Directing/Director2016 The Last Bid
Directing/Director2015 Patient Killer
Directing/Director2014 Sleeping Beauty
Writing/Writer2014 Sleeping Beauty
Production/Co-Producer2013 Assumed Killer
Production/Executive Producer2012 Starship Troopers: Invasion
Production/Producer1998 Modern Vampires
Production/Co-Producer1998 Modern Vampires

Full Name: Casper Van Dien
Born: Wednesday, 12/18 1968 (December) in Milton, Florida (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 55 years + 73 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Admiral Farragut Academy, Florida State University
Spouses (current/former): Catherine Oxenberg, Carrie Mitchum
Children: Maya Van Dien Oxenberg, Celeste Alma Van Dien Oxenberg, Grace Van Dien
Other names for Casper Van Dien (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Casper Robert Van Dien, Jr."
Casper Van Dien frequently works together with these people:
Catherine Oxenberg (13x, Actress)
Edward Neumeier (11x, Crew)
Danny Trejo (6x, Actor)
Mark Dacascos (6x, Actor)
Kevin VanHook (6x, Crew)
Blake Freeman (6x, Crew)
Jennifer Wenger (6x, Actress)
Peter Sullivan (6x, Crew)
Alex O'Loughlin (5x, Actor)
Shinji Aramaki (5x, Crew)
Bernard Salzmann (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1033, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/07/2024