Seann William Scott

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Seann William Scott
Seann William Scott 2012.jpg
Scott at the Sydney premiere of American Reunion in 2012
Born (1976-10-03) October 3, 1976 (age 45)
Cottage Grove, Minnesota, U.S.
Other names Sean W. Scott
Occupation Actor, comedian, film producer
Years active 1996–present

Seann William Scott (born October 3, 1976) is an American actor, comedian, and producer. He is best known for his role as Steve Stifler in the American Pie series of teen sex comedies. He has appeared in a range of genres, including the horror film Final Destination (2000), the road-comedy film Road Trip (2000), the stoner comedy film Dude, Where's My Car? (2000), the science fiction comedy Evolution (2001), the action films Bulletproof Monk and The Rundown (both 2003), the action comedy film The Dukes of Hazzard (2005), the comedy Role Models (2008), the buddy cop film Cop Out (2010), the hockey comedy film Goon (2011) and Crash in the Ice Age franchise.

Early life

Scott, was born in Cottage Grove, Minnesota. He is the son of Patricia Anne (née Simons), a homemaker, and William Frank Scott, a factory worker. Scott is the youngest of seven children. Scott was inspired to become an actor while working at the local movie theater and seeing all the movies he could watch for free. Scott is of Scottish and German ancestry.[citation needed]


Scott in 2011

Scott'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).[1] For his supporting role in the first film, Scott was paid only $8,000.[2] Scott 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?.

Scott made an appearance 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. Scott 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.[3] In 2011 he starred in the sports comedy film Goon as Doug 'The Thug' Glatt.[citation needed] In 2012, he starred in Movie 43 in the segment 'Happy Birthday.[citation needed] He reprised his role as 'Steve Stifler in 2012 American Reunion. On October 2, 2013, Scott 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.[citation needed] He is set to reprise his role as Doug 'The Thug' Glatt in the upcoming sequel Goon: Last of the Enforcers and also he will also reprise his character 'Crash' in the upcoming Ice Age 5 both set for a 2016 release date.

Personal life

The cast of American Reunion in Sydney, 2012

On March 16, 2011, Scott 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.[4] On April 13, it was reported that Scott had successfully completed the treatment program.[5]

In March 2012, Scott confirmed that he was engaged to model Lindsay Frimodt.[6] In January 2013, US Weekly reported that this engagement had ended and that the two had split, but would remain friends.[7]



Year Title Role Notes
1997 Born Into Exile Derek Television film
1999 American Pie Steve Stifler Credited as Sean W. Scott
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Sleazebag
2000 Final Destination Billy Hitchcock
Road Trip E.L.
Dude, Where's My Car? Chester Greenburg Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Chemistry (shared with Ashton Kutcher)
2001 Evolution Wayne Grey
American Pie 2 Steve Stifler Teen Choice Award for Choice Sleazebag
MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (shared with Jason Biggs)
Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Brent
2002 Stark Raving Mad Ben McGewan
2003 Bulletproof Monk Kar
Old School Peppers
American Wedding Steve Stifler Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Sleazebag
MTV Movie Award for Best Dance Sequence
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor – Comedy
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Blush
The Rundown Travis Alfred Walker
2004 MTV Cribs Himself
2005 The Dukes of Hazzard Bo Duke Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Team (shared with Jessica Simpson and Johnny Knoxville)
2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown Crash Voice
2007 Trainwreck: My Life as an Idiot Jeff Nichols
Southland Tales Roland Taverner
Mr. Woodcock John Farley
2008 The Promotion Doug Stauber
Role Models Anson Wheeler
2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Crash Voice
Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach Gary Houseman
Planet 51 Skiff Voice
2010 Cop Out Dave
Jackass 3D Himself Cameo
2011 Goon Doug "The Thug" Glatt
Final Destination 5 Billy Hitchcock Archive footage
2012 American Reunion Steve Stifler Executive producer
Ice Age: Continental Drift Crash Voice
2013 Movie 43 Brian Segment: "Happy Birthday"
2015 Just Before I Go Ted Morgan
2016 Goon: Last of the Enforcers[8] Doug "The Thug" Glatt Post-production
Ice Age: Collision Course Crash Voice


Year Title Role Notes
1996 Unhappily Ever After Moondoggie Episode: "Beach Party"
1998 Something So Right Preston Episode: "Something About a Double Standard"
2001 Saturday Night Live Host Episode: "Seann William Scott/Sum 41"
2011 Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas Crash Voice role
2013 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Country Mac Episode: "Mac Day"
2013 Timms Valley US Marshal Kev Pilot

Music videos

Year Artist Title Role
1997 Aerosmith "Hole in My Soul" Quarterback

Video games

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Nox Jack Mower Voice


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Chad's World Jim Episode: "I Lost My Friend"


  1. Weinstein, Joshua L. (March 16, 2011). "Exclusive: Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott, Eugene Levy Reunite for New 'American Pie'". The Wrap. Retrieved April 1, 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. an interview with Scott on BBC Radio 1
  3. "Seann W Scott new action comedy". Empire.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Kristin Watson (2011-03-16). "American Pie star Seann William Scott enters treatment facility". Retrieved 2012-01-19.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Seann William Scott Exits Rehab - Today's News: Our Take". 2011-04-13. Retrieved 2012-01-19.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Seann William Scott: I'm Engaged". People. March 20, 2012. Retrieved March 20, 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. "Seann W Scott Fianccee Lindsay Frimodt Split End Engagement". US Weekly.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. Evry, Max (2015-06-08). "Elisha Cuthbert Joins Seann William Scott in Goon: Last of the Enforcers". Retrieved 2015-07-13.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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Preceded by
Sarah Michelle Gellar and Jack Black
MTV Movie Awards host
2003 (with Justin Timberlake)
Succeeded by
Lindsay Lohan