Who is Seann William Scott?
Seann is an American actor, perhaps best known for his role as Steve Stifler in the “American Pie” film series. Scott’s other notable roles include playing Doug Glatt in “Goon”, Chester Greenburg in “Role Models”, and Travis in “Road Trip”, in addition to numerous other notable portrayals he’s had in his career.
What Happened to Seann William Scott?
While he may never repeat the success of “American Pie” films, Seann is enjoying his career on TV. He currently stars in the mockumentary sitcom “Welcome to Flatch” as Joseph ‘Father Joe’ Binghoffer, which also stars Holmes, Sam Starley and Aya Cash, among others. Based on the British television series “This Country”, the series revolves around two cousins living in a small rural town and their daily misadventures.
Furthermore, he starred in the film “The Wrath of Becky” (2023) and is working on the film “Grand Death Lott”, which is now in production but without a premiere date set.
Seann William Scott Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Seann William Scott was born on 3 October, 1976, in Cottage Grove, Minnesota, USA. The youngest of seven siblings, he is the son of Patricia Anne Simons and William Frank Scott. He went to Park High School, where he excelled in basketball and football. After matriculation, he enrolled at the University of Wisconsin, and later transferred to Glendale Community College. However, he discovered a passion for acting and so relocated to the vibrant city of Los Angeles to try himself as an actor.
Career Beginnings and Immediate Success
In 1996, Seann William Scott made his first on-screen appearance as Moondoggie in The WB’s sitcom “Unhappily Ever After”. Although a minor role, it marked the beginning of his acting career, and set the stage for the success that would follow.
Seann William Scott’s breakthrough came in 1999 when he landed the role of Steve Stifler in the comedy film “American Pie”. The movie became a cultural phenomenon, and introduced Scott to a global audience. Starring alongside Jason Biggs, Tara Reid, and Alyson Hannigan, Scott’s portrayal of Stifler, a crude and hilarious high school student, became an instant hit. The film follows a group of friends navigating their way through the ups and downs of teenage life, including their quest to lose their virginity before graduation. “American Pie” became a box office success and turned Scott into a rising star.
The success of “American Pie” led to Scott reprising his role as Steve Stifler in the sequels that followed. In 2001, he appeared in “American Pie 2”, in which the characters reunite for a summer beach house party filled with hilarious and raunchy antics. Two years later in 2003, Scott returned as Stifler in “American Wedding”, as he plans a chaotic bachelor party for his friend Jim, played by Jason Biggs, before his wedding. These films solidified Scott’s status as a comedic talent, and further cemented his place in pop culture.
While “American Pie” propelled Scott to stardom, he continued to display his versatility and comedic timing in a variety of films. In 2000, he appeared in the horror film “Final Destination” alongside Devon Sawa. The movie follows a group of teenagers who escape death after a premonition, but find themselves stalked by an invisible force trying to reclaim their lives.
The same year, Scott starred in the comedy film “Dude, Where’s My Car?” alongside Ashton Kutcher. The movie revolves around two friends who wake up after a wild night with no memory, and must find their missing car and recover their memories. Scott’s comedic chemistry with Kutcher contributed to the film’s success, and further solidified his reputation as a comedic actor.
In 2001, Scott demonstrated his comedic talents in “Road Trip”, a comedy film that follows a group of college friends embarking on a cross-country road trip filled with misadventures. Starring alongside Breckin Meyer and Tom Green, Scott’s portrayal of E.L., a laid-back and eccentric character, added to the film’s comedic charm.
Scott reunited with director Kevin Smith in 2001 for the comedy film “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back”. Alongside Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith themselves, Scott’s character Brent joins the titular duo on a quest to stop a film adaptation of a comic book based on them.
In 2003, Scott took on the iconic role of Bo Duke in “The Dukes of Hazzard”, a big-screen adaptation of the popular television series. Starring alongside Johnny Knoxville and Jessica Simpson, Scott brought his own charm and humor to the character as the Duke cousins race against corrupt officials to save their family farm.
In 2005, Scott played a lead role as a police officer in “Southland Tales”, a dystopian satire set in the near future. Directed by Richard Kelly and starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, the film explores various interconnected storylines, offering a dark and unconventional take on society.
Scott continued his success in the comedy genre with the film “Mr. Woodcock” (2007), in which he appeared alongside Billy Bob Thornton and Susan Sarandon. The film follows a man who discovers that his mother is dating his former gym teacher, Mr. Woodcock, who had made his life miserable during his school days. Scott’s comedic timing and chemistry with the cast contributed to the film’s laughs.
At 11.05pm, Paul Rudd & Seann William Scott are unlikely mentors to two wayward kids in manchild comedy Role Models. pic.twitter.com/pCTHWV6MUq
— Film4 (@Film4) October 18, 2015
The same year, Scott took on a more dramatic role in “Trainwreck: My Life as an Idiot”. Playing the lead character, Scott portrayed a man with learning disabilities who embarks on a journey of self-discovery, co-starring Jeff Garlin, Gretchen Mol, Denis O’Hare and Dierdre O’Connell, among others.
In 2008, Scott starred in the comedy film “Role Models” alongside Paul Rudd. The movie follows two energy drink salesmen who are court-ordered to mentor troubled teenagers in a Big Brother program. Scott’s portrayal of Wheeler, a slacker with a big heart, added depth and humor to the film’s story.
Scott continued to take on diverse roles, including the action-comedy film “Cop Out” (2010), which revolves around two NYPD detectives, who are on the trail of a stolen rare baseball card, alongside Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan, and the Canadian sports comedy “Goon” (2011) co-starring Jay Baruchel.
The following year, Seann reprised his iconic role as Steve Stifler in the film “American Reunion”, which is the fourth installment in the “American Pie” film series, and follows the group of friends as they navigate through their adult lives, facing new challenges and rekindling old relationships.
The same year, Scott appeared in the anthology comedy film “Movie 43”. With multiple interconnected storylines, Scott’s segment entitled “Happy Birthday” allowed him to showcase his comedic talents alongside other notable actors, including Kristen Bell, Elizabeth Banks, Halle Berry, Gerard Butler and Josh Duhamel, among others.
In 2014, Sean portrayed Ted in the film “Just Before I Go”, which follows Ted as he decides to revisit his hometown to tie up loose ends before committing suicide, but encounters unexpected events and reconnects with old acquaintances along the way. The film also stars Olivia Thirlby, Garret Dillahunt, and Kate Walsh.
In “Ice Age: Collision Course” (2016), Scott lent his voice to the character Crash. Crash is a lovable opossum and one of the comedic side characters in the Ice Age animated film series. The film follows the adventures of Manny, Sid, Diego, and their prehistoric friends as they try to save themselves from an impending cosmic disaster. The voice cast includes Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, and Queen Latifah.
Then in the film “Goon: Last of the Enforcers” (2017), Seann reprised his role as Doug “The Thug” Glatt, a tough and loyal enforcer in the world of minor league hockey. Scott not only portrayed the character, but also served as an executive producer for the movie, which continues the story of Doug as he faces new challenges on and off the ice, testing his dedication to the sport he loves. The film also stars Alison Pill, Jay Baruchel, Liev Schreiber and Kim Coates.
Scott’s career continued to thrive as he made a cameo appearance in “Super Troopers 2” (2018), the film by the comedy group Broken Lizard. The sequel follows a group of state troopers who are tasked with establishing a Highway Patrol station in a disputed area between the United States and Canada.
From 2018 to 2019, Scott played the series lead as Wesley Cole in the TV series “Lethal Weapon” alongside Damon Wayans. The show follows two mismatched detectives as they solve crimes while dealing with their own personal issues.
Then in 2019, Scott portrayed Martin in the film “Already Gone”, alongside Shiloh Fernandez. The coming-of-age road film tells the story of a young boy who embarks on a journey with his sister to escape their abusive stepfather. Scott’s performance added emotional depth to the character, showcasing his ability to handle complex and dramatic roles.
According to authoritative sources, Seann William Scott’s net worth is estimated at $25 million, as of mid-2023.
Personal Life, Dating, Married, Wife, Children
Seann William Scott has maintained a reputation for being a private individual, rarely delving into his personal life during interviews. However, some details about his romantic relationships have surfaced in the media. Reports circulated that Scott was in a relationship with former Victoria’s Secret fashion model Deanna Miller from 2005 to 2008, although details about their time together remained relatively scarce.
In March 2012, Scott shared the news that he’d proposed to fashion model Lindsay Frimodt on Valentine’s Day. However, their engagement came to an end, as reported by Us Weekly in January 2013. Despite the separation, Scott and Frimodt expressed their intention to remain friends.
Scott found love once again, and tied the knot with interior designer Olivia Korenberg in September 2019.
Appearance and Body Measurements
Seann William Scott has light brown hair and blue eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 11ins (1.8m), while he weighs approximately 170lbs (77kgs), with vital statistics of 39-15-31.