Seann William Scott
- Seann William Scott
October 03, 1976 (age 44)
- Actor, Comedian
- Patricia Anne Scott, William Frank Scott
Seann William Scott (born October 3, 1976) is an American actor, comedian and producer. He played Steve Stifler in the American Pie series. He also starred in other films, including Final Destination (2000), Road Trip (2000), Dude, Where's My Car? (2000), Evolution (2001), The Rundown (2003), The Dukes of Hazzard (2005), Role Models (2008), Cop Out (2010), Goon (2011) and the voice of Crash in the Ice Age series.
Seann was born in Cottage Grove, Minnesota. He is the son of Patricia Anne (née Simons), a homemaker, and William Frank Scott, a factory worker. Seann is the youngest of seven children.
Seann's first commercial success came with the 1999 film American Pie, as Steve Stifler, a role he reprised in three sequels, American Pie 2 (2001), American Wedding (2003), and American Reunion (2012). For his supporting role in the first film, Scott was paid only $8,000. Seann was granted the lead role in American Wedding, though he only received second billing, and the character propelled him into the public consciousness. Scott's fear of typecasting led him to play different types of characters post-American Pie, such as a hapless nerd in the horror film Final Destination and a friendly stoner in Dude, Where's My Car?.
Seann appeared in Kevin Smith's Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back as a guitar-playing animal rights activist and had a starring part as a police officer in Southland Tales, where he reunited with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, with whom he had previously worked in The Rundown. Seann hosted the MTV Movie Awards 2003 with Justin Timberlake. The two performed several skits, including scenes from The Matrix Reloaded, which are on The Matrix Reloaded DVD. He has also hosted Saturday Night Live and appeared as a guest co-host on Live with Regis and Kelly.He voiced the character Crash in Ice Age: The Meltdown and reprised his role in its sequel Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) and Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012). He co-starred in the action comedy Cop Out. In 2011 he starred in the sports comedy film Goon as Doug 'The Thug' Glatt. In 2012, he starred in Movie 43 in the segment 'Happy Birthday. He reprised his role as 'Steve Stifler in 2012 American Reunion. On October 2, 2013, Seann guest-starred in Episode 5, Season 9 (entitled "Mac Day") of the FX television series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, playing Mac's cousin, "Country Mac." In 2014 he starred in the comedy-drama film, Just Before I Go as Ted Morgan. He reprises his role as Doug 'The Thug' Glatt in Goon: Last of the Enforcers and Crash in Ice Age: Collision Course.
On March 16, 2011, Seann was admitted to a treatment facility for "health and personal issues". His representatives declined to confirm any details about the decision, including specifying the facility. On April 13, it was reported that Scott had successfully completed the treatment program.
In March 2012, Seann confirmed that he was engaged to model Lindsay Frimodt. In January 2013, US Weekly reported that this engagement had ended and that the two had split, but would remain friends.