Seann William Scott (born October 3, 1976) is an American actor and comedian best known for his portrayal of Steve Stifler in the American Pie series of teen comedies. He is also known for his roles in The Rundown, Road Trip, Evolution and Role Models.
Scott, the youngest of seven children, was born in Cottage Grove, Minnesota, the son of Patricia Ann (née Simons), a homemaker, and William Frank Scott, a factory worker. His oldest brother Daniel while at the University of Wisconsin-Madison helped found The Onion and was among the earliest writers for it. He was inspired to become an actor while working at the local movie theater and seeing all the movies he could watch free. He graduated from Crestview Elementary School and Park High School. After he graduated, he attended Glendale Community College. His first professional gig was on television in the music video for "Hole in My Soul" by Aerosmith. Soon after the video, he appeared in Chad's World, a gay-themed TV show broadcast on the Web by the short-lived Digital Entertainment Network
Scott's first commercial success came with the 1999 movie American Pie as Steve Stifler, a role he reprised in two sequels American Pie 2, and