Seann William Scott, born October 3, 1976, is an American actor, comedian and producer. His most recognized roles are Steve Stifler in the American Pie movie series, and Doug Glatt in both Goon and Goon: Last of the Enforcers. Take a look below for 27 more interesting and fun facts about Seann William Scott.
1. He voiced Crash the opossum in four theatrical films and two television specials within the Ice Age series.
2. Scott was born in Cottage Grove, Minnesota.
3. He’s the son of Patricia Anne, a homemaker, and William Frank Scott, a factory worker.
4. Scott is the youngest of seven children.
5. He has English, Irish, Scottish and German ancestry.
6. Scott was once robbed by street gang members in South Central Los Angeles. They took his shirt, his shoes, and a one dollar bill while he was trying to get to a Baywatch audition.
7. While vacationing in Australia after finishing American Pie, Scott was approached by a man who asked if his daughter could have an autograph since she was such a huge fan of the movie. He obliged, and was surprised to find out that the man’s daughter, a rabid American Pie fan, was only 7 years old.
8. He was inspired to become an actor while working double shifts at the local movie theater and seeing all the movies he could watch.
9. He grew up not far from the Eden Prairie mall, the location at which much of Kevin Smith’s Mallrats was filmed. He’s a huge fan of the movie, has a one sheet above his bed and jumped at the chance to work with Smith on Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.
10. After filming American Pie, he was a “Churro” guy at the Los Angeles Zoo.
11. Scott always signs autographs, “God Bless, Seann William Scott.”
12. He was working at a Home Depot and struggling for small television roles when he was cast in American Pie.
13. He auditioned for a role in director Cameron Crowe’s Elizabethtown, but lost out to Orlando Bloom.
14. Scott won the role of Kar in Bulletproof Monk after Heath Ledger dropped out.
15. Scott was considered for the role of Evan Treborn in The Butterfly Effect, however, the role went to Ashton Kutcher.
16. He hosted the MTV Movie Awards in 2003 along with Justin Timberlake.
17. His trademark “kaw-kaw, kaw-kaw” taunt is heart in The Rundown and Evolution.
18. Scott participated in the annual Drambuie Pursuit in Scotland. The Drambuie Pursuit takes place once a year and includes an archery contest on the first day and then a second day that includes kayaking, a castle run, boating, mountain biking, rock climbing, rafting, cross country biking, off-road buggy racing and canoing.
19. He’s often described by those close to him as reserved and polite, a large departure from the wild “party boy” characters that he plays onscreen.
20. He has said in the past that he was shy and nervous around women.
21. 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.
22. In March 2012, Scott confirmed that he was engaged to model Lindsay Frimodt. However, in January 2013, US Weekly reported that his engagement had ended and that the two had split, but still remain friends.
23. For his supporting role in the first American Pie movie, Scott was only paid $8,000.
24. Scott was granted the lead role in American Wedding, though he only received second billing, and the character propelled him into the public consciousness.
25. Scott’s fear of typecasting led him to play different types of characters post-American Pie, such as a hapless nerd in the horror movie Final Destination and a friendly stone in Dude, Where’s My Car?
26. He had a starring part as a police officer in Southland Tales, where he reunited with Dwayne Johnson, with whom he had previously worked in The Rundown.
27. Scott made a cameo appearance as a Vermont State Trooper in the 2018 movie sequel, Super Troopers 2.