American Pie Cast

Saturday, April 23 by Isabel Prontes

The "American Pie" cast deserves much of the credit for the success of the raunchy teenage comedy flick released in the summer of 1999. The movie, which was followed by two sequels, is centered around a pack on high school boys that vow to have sex for the first time, before the school year is out. "American Pie" was a box office sensation with a big cast of many of Hollywood's promising, up-and-coming stars of the time.

  1. Jason Biggs stars as geeky Jim, a high school boy who is self-conscious and awkward regarding his total lack of sexual experience. Jason Biggs is a New Jersey-bred actor who, apart from American Pie, is best known for films such as "Loser," "My Best Friend's Girl," "Jersey Girl," "Over Her Dead Body" and "Wedding Daze."
  2. Alyson Hannigan is a bubbly, red-headed actress that portrays the high school's band nerd, Michelle. Alyson Hannigan is notable for her role on the 1990s hit series, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." Other Alyson Hannigan movies include "Date Movie," "Beyond the City Limits" and "Boys and Girls."
  3. Chris Klein stars as lacrosse player Oz in "American Pie." The Illinois-bred thespian, who once dated actress Katie Holmes, has made a splash in movies such as "Election," "We Were Soldiers," "Caught in the Crossfire" and "Just Friends."
  4. Seann William Scott is a Minnesota native who portrays Stifler, another member of the school's lacrosse team. The comic actor first came onto the Hollywood scene in the late 1990s. Some of Seann William Scott's most memorable roles are in movies such as "Dude, Where's My Car?," "Role Models" and "The Dukes of Hazzard."
  5. Tara Reid is a slender blonde starlet who as a reputation as being one of Tinseltown's party girls of recent years. The actress, who was born and raised in New Jersey, is known for movies like "The Big Lebowski," "Josie and the Pussycats," "Van Wilder," "Just Visiting" and "Dr T. and the Women."
  6. Mena Suvari stars as the attractive choir girl Heather in "American Pie," and is a Rhode Island native that started out in films in the middle of the 1990s. Mena Suvari, apart from acting, is also prolific in fashion endeavors such as design. Mena Suvari's diverse roles include the movies "American Beauty," "Loser" and "Sugar and Spice."
  7. Natasha Lyonne is a curly-haired actress portrays blabbermouth Jessica in the movie, and is a native New Yorker who also has a strong theater background. The actress, who as a child resided in Israel, is known for movies like "Slums of Beverly Hills," "But I'm a Cheerleader" and "Party Monster."
  8. Shannon Elizabeth plays the exotic Eastern European exchange student Nadia, and is a Texas-bred actress of Middle Eastern, Native American, German, English and Irish heritage. The actress and champion poker player has a diverse filmography which includes "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back," "Cursed" and "Johnson Family Vacation."

-Isabel Prontes

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