Seann William Scott

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Seann William Scott
Seann William Scott 2012.jpg
Seann at the Sydney premiere of American Reunion in 2012
Born (1976-10-03) October 3, 1976 (age 39)
Cottage Grove, Minnesota, U.S.
Other names Sean W. Scott
Occupation Actor, producer
Years active 1996–present

Seann William Scott (born October 3, 1976) is an American actor and producer. He played Steve Stifler in the American Pie series. He has 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.

Early life[edit]

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.

Career[edit]

Scott in 2011

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).[1] For his supporting role in the first film, Scott was paid only $8,000.[2] 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.[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, 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.[citation needed] He reprises his role as Doug 'The Thug' Glatt in Goon: Last of the Enforcers[4] and Crash in Ice Age: Collision Course.

Personal life[edit]

The cast of American Reunion in Sydney, 2012

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.[5] On April 13, it was reported that Scott had successfully completed the treatment program.[6]

In March 2012, Seann confirmed that he was engaged to model Lindsay Frimodt.[7] In January 2013, US Weekly reported that this engagement had ended and that the two had split, but would remain friends.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1999 American Pie Steve Stifler Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Sleazebag
2000 Final Destination Billy Hitchcock
2000 Road Trip E.L.
2000 Dude, Where's My Car? Chester Greenburg Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Chemistry (shared with Ashton Kutcher)
2001 Evolution Wayne Grey
2001 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
2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Brent
2002 Stark Raving Mad Ben McGewan
2003 Bulletproof Monk Kar
2003 Old School Peppers
2003 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
2003 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
2007 Southland Tales Roland Taverner
2007 Mr. Woodcock John Farley
2008 The Promotion Doug Stauber
2008 Role Models Anson Wheeler
2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Crash Voice
2009 Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach Gary Houseman
2009 Planet 51 Skiff Voice
2010 Cop Out Dave
2010 Jackass 3D Himself Cameo
2011 Goon Doug "The Thug" Glatt
2011 Final Destination 5 Billy Hitchcock Archive footage
2012 American Reunion Steve Stifler Executive producer
2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift Crash Voice
2013 Movie 43 Brian Segment: "Happy Birthday"
2015 Just Before I Go Ted Morgan
2016 Ice Age: Collision Course Crash Voice
2016 Goon: Last of the Enforcers Doug "The Thug" Glatt Post-production

Television[edit]

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) Television special
2013 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Country Mac Episode: "Mac Day"
2013 Timms Valley U.S. Marshal Kev Pilot
2016 Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade Crash (voice) Television special
Music video
Year Artist Title Role
1997 Aerosmith Hole in My Soul Quarterback
Video games
Year Title Voice role
2000 Nox Jack Mower
Web
Year Title Role Notes
1998 Chad's World Jim Episode: "I Lost My Friend"

References[edit]

  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. 
  2. ^ an interview with Scott on BBC Radio 1
  3. ^ "Seann W Scott new action comedy". Empire. 
  4. ^ Evry, Max (2015-06-08). "Elisha Cuthbert Joins Seann William Scott in Goon: Last of the Enforcers". ComingSoon.net. Retrieved 2015-07-13. 
  5. ^ Kristin Watson (2011-03-16). "American Pie star Seann William Scott enters treatment facility". Sheknows.com. Retrieved 2012-01-19. 
  6. ^ "Seann William Scott Exits Rehab - Today's News: Our Take". TVGuide.com. 2011-04-13. Retrieved 2012-01-19. 
  7. ^ "Seann William Scott: I'm Engaged". People. March 20, 2012. Retrieved March 20, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Seann W Scott Fianccee Lindsay Frimodt Split End Engagement". US Weekly. 

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