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By Stephanie Lysaght and Deborah Netburn,
Los Angeles Times Staff Writers
You knew him as: Good-natured class clown Pacey Witter.
Now you know him as: Despite having made a bunch of movies since his days on Dawsons, starred alongside Patrick Stewart in a successful play in Londons West End, and gotten in a fight with a security guard while drunk, Jackson is still best known as the good-natured class clown Pacey Witter.
Where youll see him next: Jackson stars in the horror film Shutter opening this weekend. Hes also rumored to be playing Irwin Fletch Fletcher (the newspaper detective character that Chevy Chase made popular) in a new installment of the franchise Fletch Won slated to come out in 2009.