Hometown: Los Angeles
Dame Van Der Beek: The creek began to boil when she showed up in Capeside as Gretchen Witter, a sexified distraction for whiny Dawson Leary while impressionable Joey Potter is seduced by her new crush, L. Ron Hubbard.
U.S. Navy: Accelerate Your Life: A fan favorite on NCIS last year she chose to go AWOL in order to land movie roles. Her gamble paid off; check out her smoldering green eyes (and the rest of her) alongside leading midget Tom Cruise in next summer's Mission Impossible 3.
More girls who took a dip in the Creek:
Brittany Daniels' Girls of Maxim gallery.
Michelle Williams' Girls of Maxim gallery.