A woman movie producer. In my day, women didn't have many options; you got married, you raised a family. But now... what a wonderful time to be a woman. You can do or be anything you want
—Grams to Jen
His Leading Lady is the 13th episode of Season 2 of Dawson's Creek.


LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! – Dawson (James Van Der Beek) and Joey (Katie Holmes) continue struggling to redefine their post-break up friendship, while Dawson desperately searches for a leading lady for his film who can capture Joey's distinct, unattainable style, but when he finally finds his girl (guest star Rachael Leigh Cook), she may be more than he can handle. Meanwhile, Pacey (Joshua Jackson) tries to be supportive of Andie's (Meredith Monroe) precarious emotional state, but his earnest desire to help only places additional stress on her already full plate, and sparks fly when Jen (Michelle Williams) befriends an intriguing stranger (guest star Eddie Mills).


James Van Der Beek as Dawson Leery
Katie Holmes as Joey Potter
Michelle Williams as Jen Lindley
Joshua Jackson as Pacey Witter
Mary Beth Peil as Evelyn Ryan

Special Guest Stars

Meredith Monroe as Andie McPhee
Kerr Smith as Jack McPhee
Rachael Leigh Cook as Devon[1]

Guest starring

Jason Behr as Chris Wolfe
Eddie Mills as Ty Hicks[1]


I think Sammy and Wade are soulmates who will be forever connected by an overpowering, transcendant love... what do you think??
—Devon to Joey
JackWhat was that?
JoeyShe's too short to play me
I'm not gonna sit here and listen to you b**** to me about what I've done
—Dawson to Joey


  • This episode marks the first time Pacey and Andie say 'I love you' to each other.
  • Dawson's film is later retitled Creek Daze.


winter II: largo (f minor) | VIVALDI
joey's art class
it's all been done | BARENAKED LADIES
film shoot; ty and jen
pacey climbs andie's house


Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 First appearances of Devon and Ty
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