Bio: In high school, Van Dien was often referred to as “Ken doll” due to his good looks, and got into many fights for that reason.
Van Dien started his career with recurring roles on the daytime soap opera One Life to Live and the prime time drama Beverly Hills, 90210. In 1997 he got his breakthrough role as Johnny Rico in Starship Troopers which led to his being cast as Tarzan in Tarzan and the Lost City (1998). He is the 20th Tazan. He next played Brom von Brunt in Sleepy Hollow (1999). In 2008 he reprised his role as Johnny Rico in Starship Troopers 3: Marauder.