More Eddie Kaye Thomas Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for American Wedding)Eddie Kaye Thomas is an established young actor equally at home on the motion picture screen, on television or on the professional stage. The New York native began acting professionally at the age of seven.
Thomas is perhaps best known for his portrayal of the down-to-earth Finch in the continuing American Pie series, creating the memorable character for the first time in the 1999 blockbuster American Pie and returning to it in 2001's smash follow-up, American Pie 2.
Thomas has amassed a lengthy list of impressive feature film credits in both large studio movies and independent projects. The actor will soon be seen in two upcoming independent features: director Van Fisher's Neo Ned and Danny Leiner's Harold and Kumar. In addition to American Pie 2, Thomas' recent feature film appearances include roles in writer/director Peter Jones' Project Greenlight debut Stolen Summer, opposite Aidan Quinn, Bonnie Hunt, Kevin Pollock and Brian Dennehy; the thriller Taboo, opposite Nick Stahl; the ensemble comedy Sheer Bliss; Tom Green's comedy Freddie Got Fingered, along with Green, Rip Torn and Marisa Coughlin; and the comedy/drama ensemble caper More Dogs Than Bones.
His other film credits include Black and White, The Rage: Carrie II, Harvest, Illtown and Mr. Jealousy.
Among Thomas' television credits are a starring role in Disney's Off Centre; guest-starring roles in Twilight Zone, Felicity and Law & Order; a recurring role on daytime's One Life to Live; and appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman and Late Nite with Conan O'Brien.
Since his stage debut at seven, Thomas has gone on to appear on Broadway in The Diary of Anne Frank (directed by James Lapine), Peter Hall's production of Four Baboons Adoring the Sun (the actor's Broadway debut) and director Mike Leigh's Smelling a Rat. His off-Broadway appearances include roles in Talking Pictures at the Signature Theater, La Miseria at LaMama, the Brooklyn Shakespeare production of Richard III, and Hounded and Possessed at the Wings Theatre Company.
Bio courtesy Universal Pictures for "American Wedding" (01-Jan-2000)