More Seann William Scott Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Dukes of Hazzard)Constantly delivering memorable performances, Seann William Scott has proven himself a diverse talent and continues to impress audiences with an impressive slate of upcoming projects.
Scott recently wrapped production on Craig Gillespie's Mr. Woodcock, opposite Billy Bob Thornton and Susan Sarandon. The film centers on a young man (Scott), who returns to his hometown to stop his mother (Sarandon) from marrying his old high school gym teacher (Thornton), who made life a living hell for him and many of his classmates.
Scott will soon start production on Richard Kelly's Southland Tales, opposite Sarah Michelle Gellar and The Rock. Southland Tales is a musical/comedy set in 2008 where a three-day heat wave in Los Angeles culminates in a huge Fourth of July party.
Having firmly established himself as a successful actor, Scott can now add producer to his repertoire. In 2004, Scott formed the production company, Identity Films, with partner Graham Larson, where they have an exclusive first-look production deal with Universal Pictures.
Films already in development under the Identity Films banner include Gregoire Moulin Against Humanity, The Untitled Camp Project and The Optimist. Scott is set to topline all three films.
Scott landed his first major motion picture in the initial installment of the raucous American Pie sex comedies, directed by Chris and Paul Weitz.
In the summer of 2001, Scott reprised his classic role as Stifler in the box office hit American Pie 2. The film earned the largest box office opening ever for an R-rated film, grossing over $300 million dollars worldwide.
Fans of Scott's wildman Stifler character, the party-throwing horny high school jock/jerk enjoyed the final installment of the American Pie franchise American Wedding, which opened #1 at the box office. The film brings the gang together one last time for Jim (Jason Biggs) and Michelle's (Alyson Hannigan) wedding.
Scott's other film credits include: Peter Berg's The Rundown, opposite The Rock and Christopher Walken; Todd Phillips' Road Trip, opposite Breckin Meyer and Amy Smart; Danny Leiner's Dude, Where's My Car?, opposite Ashton Kutcher; James Wong's Final Destination; and Ivan Reitman's Evolution, opposite David Duchovny, Julianne Moore and Orlando Jones. Scott also had a scene-stealing cameo in Todd Phillips' hit comedy Old School, opposite Will Ferrell, as well as an unforgettable cameo in Kevin Smith's Jay and Silent Bob.
Biography #3 (for Bulletproof Monk)Seann William Scott landed his first major motion picture role in the blockbuster comedy American Pie as wild man Steve Stifler. He next went on to star in Road Trip, the thriller Final Destination, and Dude, Where's My Car? opposite Ashton Kutcher.
Most recently, Scott reprised his classic role as Stifler in the box office hit American Pie II. The film premiered as the largest box office opening ever for an R-rated movie, grossing over $300 million dollars worldwide. In addition to his unforgettable cameos in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and Old School, Scott starred opposite Julianne Moore and David Duchovny in the sci-fi comedy Evolution directed by Ivan Reitman. He also joined the ranks of Hollywood greats who have hosted Saturday Night Live.
In 2002, Scott signed a first-look producing deal with Universal Pictures for projects he can both star in and produce. Next, Scott will star in American Wedding, the third installment of the smash hit comedy American Pie; the action-adventure Welcome to the Jungle with The Rock; and Stark Raving Mad, an independent feature for producers John Baldecchi and Lawrence Bender.
Scott has come a long way since 1995, when he worked double shifts at the local movie theater while completing high school in Cottage Grove, Minnesota. Inspired by all the free movies he could watch, Scott decided his future lay with acting. He finished high school a semester early and moved to Los Angeles, where he currently resides.
Bio courtesy MGM for "Bulletproof Monk" (12-May-2003)
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