Casper Van Dien’s breakthrough role was as the lead in Paul Verhoeven’s sci-fi film Starship Troopers which celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year. He was also in Tim Burton’s critically acclaimed film Sleepy Hollow, as Brom Bones, and 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.
Other film credits include The Pact, 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. He has also starred 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.
Casper has tackled the web recently playing Johnny Cage in the insanely popular Machinima web-series Mortal Kombat Legacy seasons 2 and 3. He won best actor for his comedic chops in the series. He stars as Hawk Guy in the upcoming Avengers spoof Interns of F.I.E.L.Dproduced by Screen Junkies. You can also check him out as the hunky bartender in the popular series CONMAN starring Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion. He played the perfect version of himself in the comedy series Crunchtime.
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.