The Dawson Leery Depicter Shares A Heartwarming Video Of His Children Enthusiastically Opening A Special Present From The ‘Best TV Momma On The Planet,’ Mary-Margaret Humes.
- Mar 12, 2023
AceShowbiz – James Van Der Beek‘s “Dawson’s Creek” mum has been giving him cookies on his birthday every year since his real mother died. The actor portrayed Dawson Leery in the teen drama opposite Mary-Margaret Humes as his onscreen mum Gail – they’ve stayed in touch since the show ended back in 2003 and he’s now revealed she makes an extra effort to look after him since his mum Melinda Weber passed away in 2020 at the age of 70.
“Every year since my mother died, [Humes] makes me cookies and sends them to me on my birthday. I have the best TV momma on the planet,” wrote James – who turned 46 on Wednesday, March 8 – shared the news in a post on Instagram.