After breaking through with the iconic role of the objectionable but strangely lovable high school jerk Stifler in American Pie , Seann William Scott seemed to become a permanent fixture on the big screen. But as the decade wore on, the Sean with an extra N struggled to maintain his place on the A-list, with Role Models proving to be his only notable success. Southland Tales , The Promotion and Mr. Perhaps as a result, the once-prolific actor slowed things down considerably in the '10s. In fact, he's only appeared in half a dozen live-action movies since reprising his most famous character in 's American Reunion. Fortunately, Scott has still enjoyed other successes in both his personal and professional life.
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With his boyish good looks and a knack for sarcasm, actor Seann William Scott found his niche as a comedic smart-aleck in his first major film role. Plucked from virtual obscurity, Scott was perfectly cast as Steven Stifler, the jerky friend everyone loved to hate in the teen sex-comedy hit "American Pie" Along with most of his fellow castmates, the young actor quickly appeared in a slew of youth-oriented film fare, including the slacker comedy "Dude, Where's My Car? Scott began branching out into action-adventure territory - all the while maintaining his signature wise guy persona - in such projects as "Bulletproof Monk" and "The Rundown" , pairing him with co-stars like Chow Yun-Fat and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, respectively. Movies like the big screen adaptation of "The Dukes of Hazzard" made the most of Scott's athleticism and comic chops. Scott also voiced the character Crash in the "Ice Age" animated movies, and starred in Canadian hockey comedy-drama "Goon" and its sequel, "Goon: Last of the Enforcers" He also appeared in "Super Troopers 2"
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It's something of a shock to meet Seann William Scott. He's sweet and polite, and it's difficult to imagine the year-old Scott as the obnoxious if ultimately lovable dunderhead Stifler he plays in the "American Pie" movies. He admits his cat is his best friend. He adores his parents.