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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: The cast of 'American Pie,' 22 years later

american pie 1999Some of the cast of "American Pie."

  • "American Pie" was launched in 1999 and created a complete new style: the teenager intercourse comedy.
  • While it hasn't aged in the easiest way, it spawned a complete franchise and jump-started many careers.
  • Jim's dad, performed by Eugene Levy, turns 75 on December 17.

Jason Biggs performed Jim Levenstein, a typical awkward excessive schooler with an affection for apple pie.jason biggs in 1999Biggs in 1999.


Biggs had only appeared in three films earlier than securing the lead position in "American Pie" in 1999, although he had been nominated for a Daytime Emmy for his efficiency in "As the World Turns."

He reprised his position as Jim in 2001's "American Pie 2" and 2003's "American Wedding," along with showing in movies like "Loser," "Prozac Nation," "Jersey Girl," and "Eight Below."

Biggs, 43, is best-known now for his position as Larry in "Orange Is the New Black."jason biggs in 2021Biggs in 2021.


Biggs is principally recognized for his TV roles now — he starred in 13 episodes of "Mad Love" on CBS earlier than it received canceled in 2011.

Soon after, he secured the position of Larry, the fiancé of major character Piper, on one of Netflix's first authentic collection, "Orange Is the New Black." He appeared in 22 episodes throughout 4 seasons.

Biggs then tried one other sitcom, "Outmatched," which was canceled after one season in March 2020. He now hosts a recreation present on Fox known as "Cherries Wild."

With the remaining of the cast, he returned for 2012's "American Reunion."


Since 2008, Biggs has been married to fellow actress and "My Best Friend's Girl" co-star Jenny Mollen. They have two sons.

Alyson Hannigan performed Michelle, one other highschool scholar who had some attention-grabbing experiences at band camp.Alyson Hannigan in 1999Hannigan in 1999.

By the time "American Pie" was launched in 1999, Hannigan was already a teen icon for her position as Willow on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" for 2 years. She'd play Willow for the remaining of the collection till its finish in 2003. She additionally appeared in three episodes of its spin-off, "Angel."

Hannigan also appeared in "American Pie 2" and "American Wedding," in addition to "Boys and Girls" together with her "American Pie" co-star Jason Biggs.

Hannigan, 47, starred on "How I Met Your Mother" from 2005 to 2014.allyson hannigan in 2018Hannigan in 2018.

Soon after "Buffy" led to 2003, Hannigan started starring on "How I Met Your Mother" ("HIMYM") in 2005 as Lily Aldrin. She appeared in over 200 episodes and was one of the present's core 5 stars alongside Josh Radnor, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris, and her on-screen husband Jason Segel.

Since 2016, Hannigan has hosted the magic competitors collection "Penn & Teller: Fool Us." She additionally hosted "Girl Scout Cookie Championship" in 2020. Hannigan additionally co-hosts "Adorableness," a spin-off of "Ridiculousness," on MTV.

On the performing entrance, Hannigan has a voice position within the Disney Channel cartoon "Fancy Nancy," and she or he performed Kim Possible's mom Dr. Ann Possible within the 2019 live-action adaptation of "Kim Possible." Hannigan additionally reprised the position of Michelle in "American Wedding."

Hannigan has been married to her "Buffy" co-star Alexis Denisof since 2003 — he additionally had a job on "HIMYM" as Sandy, a co-worker of Smulder's character, Robin — they usually have two kids collectively.


Thomas Ian Nicholas performed Kevin, Jim's solely good friend with a gentle girlfriend.Thomas Ian Nicholas in 1999Nicholas in 1999.

Before "American Pie," Nicholas had co-starred with future A-listers Kate Winslet and Daniel Craig within the 1995 box-office bomb "A Kid in King Arthur's Court."

After "American Pie 2" and "American Wedding," Nicholas performed Frank Sinatra, Jr., within the TV film "Stealing Sinatra." He additionally appeared in "Halloween: Resurrection" and the unofficial "American Psycho" sequel "The Rules of Attraction."

Thomas Ian Nicholas, 41, is now an actor and producer.thomas ian nicholas in 2020Nicholas in 2020.

Besides "American Reunion" in 2012, Nicholas has appeared in various indie films. He performed Abbie Hoffman in "The Chicago 8," (a narrative which might later be tailored in Aaron Sorkin's "The Trial of the Chicago 7" starring Sacha Baron Cohen as Hoffman). He additionally performed Walt Disney within the 2015 biopic "Walt Before Mickey," Martin Scorsese in "Zeroville," and he produced and starred within the 2021 movie "Adverse."

On the TV entrance, he recurred within the 2014 Fox collection "Red Band Society."

Nicholas has been married to musician DJ Colette since 2007. They have two kids.

Kevin's girlfriend, Vicky, was performed by Tara Reid.tara reid in 1999Reid in 1999.

Reid was one of the more established cast members of "American Pie," as she had made her movie debut over 10 years prior within the 1987 adaptation of the Stephen King novel "Salem's Lot." She additionally performed Bunny in "The Big Lebowski" in 1998.

In the '90s and early 2000s, apart from "American Pie 2," Reid appeared in a number of classics, together with "Cruel Intentions," "Josie and the Pussycats," and "Van Wilder." She additionally appeared in 11 episodes of "Scrubs" from 2003 to 2005.

Reid was concerned in a single of essentially the most 2000s relationships of all time: She dated "TRL" host Carson Daly from 2000 to 2001.

Reid, 46, appeared in six "Sharknado" movies from 2013 to 2018.tara reid in 2021Reid in 2021.

Reid has primarily stuck to TV films over the last few years, most famously as half of the "Sharknado" franchise, taking part in April Wexler in all six movies. She co-stars with one other iconic actor of the '80s and '90s, "Beverly Hills, 90210" star Ian Ziering.

She additionally had her personal actuality collection on E! from 2005 to 2006 known as "Taradise." In 2011, she appeared on the UK model of "Celebrity Big Brother."

Reid performed herself in a tongue-in-cheek cameo on "The Boys" in 2019. She was additionally in "American Reunion" in 2012.


Chris Klein performed the jock of the good friend group, Oz.chris klein in 1999Klein in 1999.The

The identical 12 months he performed the lovable himbo Oz in "American Pie," Klein performed the same character in "Election" reverse Reese Witherspoon.

Klein reprised the role of Oz in "American Pie 2," however he skipped "American Wedding." Instead, he appeared within the 2002 struggle drama "We Were Soldiers" and the 2003 movie "The United States of Leland" with Ryan Gosling and Don Cheadle.

He additionally appeared within the 2005 rom-com "Just Friends" with Ryan Reynolds and Amy Smart.

Klein dated fellow teen star Katie Holmes from 2000 to 2005.

Klein, 42, presently stars on the Netflix collection "Sweet Magnolias."chris klein in 2018Klein in 2018.

Klein's two biggest roles recently are Cicada within the fifth season of "The Flash" in 2018 to 2019, and as Bill Townsend in "Sweet Magnolias," which was renewed for a second season in July 2020. He performs the ex-husband of JoAnna Swisher's character, Maddie.

He additionally had a voice position within the 2021 animated movie "Ron's Gone Wrong."

Klein has been married to travel agent Laina Rose Thyfault since 2015. They have two kids.

Mena Suvari performed Oz's love curiosity, the choir lady Heather.mena suvari in 1999Suvari in 1999.The

The identical 12 months that Suvari appeared in "American Pie," she additionally appeared in that year's Oscars' best picture winner, "American Beauty," because the girl-next-door Angela — you might bear in mind her iconic rose petal bathtub scene.

She additionally appeared in "Loser" alongside Jason Biggs, "American Virgin," "American Pie 2," "Beauty Shop," and "Rumor Has It" within the 2000s. In 2004, she appeared in seven episodes of "Six Feet Under" on HBO.


Suvari, 42, is now half of the "American Horror Story" universe as Elizabeth Short, aka the Black Dahlia.mena suvari 2019Suvari in 2019.

In addition to "American Reunion," Suvari has continued to act in "American"-themed issues — she appeared in two episodes of the primary season of "American Horror Story" in 2011, and reprised the position in 2018's "American Horror Story: Apocalypse."

She's made numerous makes an attempt at starring in TV collection. She starred within the WE television collection "South of Hell," which was canceled after eight episodes in 2015. Suvari additionally starred within the 2018 Paramount+ collection "American Woman" with Alicia Silverstone, which was canceled after one season. It was based on the childhood of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Kyle Richards.

Along together with her "American Pie" co-star Chris Klein, Suvari had a small voice position in "Ron's Gone Wrong." Next 12 months, she'll star within the Ronald Reagan biopic "Reagan" because the president's first spouse, Jane Wyman. She is also set to appear in the thriller "Anne, with Love" with Danielle Harris.

In 2018, Suvari married her third husband, set decorator Michael Hope. She gave start to their first little one in April 2021.

Eddie Kaye Thomas performed the wise-beyond-his-years Finch.eddie kaye thomas in 1999Thomas in 1999.

Thomas, like some of his co-stars, got his start in soap operas, showing in "One Life to Live" in 1994. He additionally appeared in another '90s classics like "Two Guys and a Girl," "Felicity," and "Law & Order." 

Cinematically, he appeared in "American Pie 2" and "American Wedding," in addition to "Freddy Got Fingered," and "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle," amongst others.

Thomas additionally appeared in two episodes of "The X-Files," and he was a collection common within the short-lived WB sitcom "Off Centre" alongside Sean Maguire, John Cho, Lauren Stamile, and Jason George.

Thomas, 41, starred within the CBS collection "Scorpion" from 2014 to 2018.edide kaye thomas in 2018Thomas in 2018.

Since 2005, Thomas has had a recurring role on "American Dad!" as Barry Robinson, a job which additionally crossed over onto "Family Guy" for an episode.

He additionally starred in a sitcom known as "'Til Death" from 2006 to 2010 on Fox. Soon after, he started starring on the gone-before-its-time HBO comedy "How to Make It in America" from 2010 to 2011 alongside Bryan Greenberg, Kid Cudi, Victor Rasuk, and Lake Bell.

From 2014 to 2018, he performed Toby on the CBS procedural "Scorpion," which co-starred Katharine McPhee and Elyes Gabel.

In addition to reprising his position as Finch in "American Reunion," he additionally returned as Andy for the 2 "Harold & Kumar" sequels, "Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay" and "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas." Thomas additionally had a job in 2008's "Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist."


Seann William Scott had a memorable position because the group's wild card, Stifler.Seann William Scott in 1999Scott in 1999.

Stifler was simply the breakout character from "American Pie," which led to Scott getting cast in different teen comedies like "Road Trip" and "Dude, Where's My Car?" in addition to mainstream movies like "Final Destination" and "Old School." Scott even hosted "SNL" in 2001 forward of "American Pie 2."

Scott additionally appeared in "American Wedding," "The Dukes of Hazzard," a number of "Ice Age" movies, and "Southland Tales" alongside Dwayne Johnson.

Scott additionally hosted the 2003 MTV Movie Awards.

Scott, 45, is about to star in a brand new Fox sitcom known as "Welcome to Flatch."seann william scott in 2019Scott in 2019.

Scott has ventured into more serious roles along with his comedic ones. He appeared within the 2019 horror movie "Bloodline" as a murderous social employee and performed an abusive stepfather within the 2019 drama "Already Gone."

He additionally starred in Courteney Cox's directorial debut, "Just Before I Go."

However, he hasn't completely left comedy behind. Scott has appeared in movies like "Movie 43," "Goon," and its sequel "Goon: Last of the Enforcers," and, of course, "American Wedding." He additionally had a memorable episode of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" as Country Mac.

Perhaps most famously, Scott replaced Clayne Crawford within the "Lethal Weapon" TV collection after Crawford was fired. Scott performed a brand new character, Wesley Cole, within the third and ultimate season. Now, he's set to star within the upcoming Fox mockumentary collection "Welcome to Flatch."

Scott married interior designer Olivia Korenberg in 2019.

Shannon Elizabeth performed overseas change scholar Nadia, as half of the movie's cringiest plot line.Shannon Elizabeth in 1999Elizabeth in 1999.

Elizabeth's first big role was in "American Pie," and it led to her changing into a intercourse image of the period. She performed comparable roles in "Scary Movie," "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back," and "Love Actually." Elizabeth additionally had a memorable position in "Johnson Family Vacation." She additionally reprised the position of Nadia in "American Pie 2."

Elizabeth appeared in 9 episodes of "That '70s Show," and she or he additionally starred in "Cuts," a spin-off of "One on One," on UPN till it was canceled in 2006.


Elizabeth, 48, remains to be performing — she's additionally an expert poker participant.shannon elizabeth in 2021Elizabeth in 2021.

In the late 2000s, Elizabeth branched out from performing and began a career as a professional poker player, and a reasonably good one at that. Around the identical time, in 2008, she appeared on "Dancing With the Stars" partnered with Derek Hough. They got here in sixth place and dated after the show.

Elizabeth returned for both "American Reunion" and "Jay and Silent Bob Reboot" in 2012 and 2019, respectively.

Jennifer Coolidge performed the enduring position of Stifler's mother.(*22*)Coolidge in "American Pie."

Coolidge had been steadily working earlier than "American Pie," however this movie was her true breakout and led to her securing roles in "Legally Blonde" and "Legally Blonde 2," "A Cinderella Story," "Best in Show," "Zoolander," "A Mighty Wind," "Click," and extra. She additionally reprised her position as Stifler's mother in "American Pie 2" and "American Wedding."

She additionally appeared in episodes of "Friends," "Sex and the City," and had a starring position in "Joey."

Coolidge, 60, was nominated for a Golden Globe for her efficiency in "The White Lotus" in 2021.jennifer coolidge in 2021Coolidge in 2021.

Finally, Coolidge is beginning to get the respect she's deserved for being a real comedy icon. In addition to her Golden Globe-nominated efficiency in "The White Lotus," she starred in Netflix's homosexual Christmas movie "Single All the Way," had a recurring position in "Gravity Falls," and appeared the Oscar-winning movie "Promising Young Woman." She additionally had a job in Ariana Grande's music video for "Thank U, Next."

Like the remaining of the cast, Coolidge returned for "American Wedding" in 2012.

Coolidge is subsequent set to look within the Jennifer Lopez/Josh Duhamel motion rom-com "Shotgun Wedding" in 2022, and, of course, "Legally Blonde 3."


Eugene Levy performed Jim's unnamed dad.eugene levy in 2000Levy in 2000.

Levy is the one who catches Jim … having fun with … an apple pie, in a single of the movie's most well-known scenes.

Far and away, Levy is the one actor who has appeared in the most "American Pie" movies — along with the principle sequels, Levy seems in 4 of the direct-to-DVD spin-offs, together with "Beta House" and "The Naked Mile."

Before he was Jim's dad, although, Levy already had a powerful résumé, with movies like "Father of the Bride" and its sequel, "National Lampoon's Vacation," "Splash," and, famously, "Waiting for Guffman" below his belt.

After "American Pie," he appeared in much more comedic classics like "Best in Show," "Serendipity," "A Mighty Wind" (which won him a Grammy Award), and extra. To a sure inhabitants, he can also be well-known for his position because the villain of the Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen movie "New York Minute." He additionally appeared in "Cheaper by the Dozen 2."

Levy, who turns 75 on December 17, co-starred together with his son Dan in "Schitt's Creek" from 2015 to 2020.eugene levy in 2021Levy in 2021.

What else is there to say about "Schitt's Creek" that hasn't already been stated? It turned an entire phenomenon and virtually fully swept the 2020 Emmys, with the 4 members of the Rose household every profitable their class, together with Levy, the first time that's ever happened.

As a producer and co-creator, Levy additionally received the trophy for Outstanding Comedy Series.

Levy has also recently been in "Finding Dory" in 2016, and he had a small position in Kacey Musgraves' movie "Star-Crossed," based mostly on her 2021 album.

The actor has been married to producer Deborah Divine since 1977. They share two youngsters: his "Schitt's Creek" co-stars Dan and Sarah Levy.

Natasha Lyonne performed Vicky's extra skilled good friend Jessica.natasha lyonne in 1999Lyonne in 1999.

The identical 12 months as "American Pie," Lyonne starred in one of the most iconic films of her profession thus far, "But I'm a Cheerleader," which has develop into an vital piece of queer cinema.

Throughout the late '90s and 2000s, Lyonne additionally appeared in "Detroit Rock City" alongside her then-boyfriend Edward Furlong, "Scary Movie 2," "Kate & Leopold," and "Blade: Trinity." She additionally appeared in "American Pie 2."

Lyonne, 42, is gearing up for the second season of her acclaimed Netflix collection "Russian Doll."natasha lyonne in 2021Lyonne in 2021.

In 2011, Lyonne appeared in an episode of "New Girl," which kicked off a resurgence of her mainstream profession. She appeared in "American Reunion" in 2012, and the next 12 months started starring in Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black" as an inmate, Nicky. She appeared in 81 episodes of the collection till its conclusion in 2019.

Lyonne has additionally appeared in episodes of "Portlandia," "Girls," "Inside Amy Schumer," "Documentary Now!," and "Big Mouth," and in movies corresponding to "Sleeping With Other People," "Honey Boy," "Ad Astra," "John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch," and "The United States vs. Billie Holiday."

But, most famously, Lyonne co-created, co-wrote, produced, directed, and starred in Netflix's time-loop collection "Russian Doll," which initially aired in 2019. Fans are eagerly awaiting season two.

In addition to "Russian Doll," Lyonne has additionally directed episodes of "Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens," "Shrill," "High Fidelity," and Sarah Cooper's comedy particular "Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine."

Lyonne began dating "SNL" alum Fred Armisen in 2014, however the two appear to have broken up.

Chris Owen performed the highschool nerd, Sherman.chris owen in 1999Owen in 1999.

Owen has appeared in many of your favorite '90s films, like "Can't Hardly Wait," "She's All That," and "October Sky."

He was additionally in "American Pie 2" and "American Pie Presents: Band Camp," making him the one different actor apart from Eugene Levy to cross over into the direct-to-DVD sequels.

Owen moreover appeared in a number of National Lampoon films, together with "Van Wilder," "Gold Diggers," "Dorm Daze," and "Dorm Daze 2."

Owen, 41, reprised his position as Sherman in "American Reunion."chris owen in 2019Owen in 2019.

Like the remaining of the gang, Sherman returned for one last ride in "American Reunion."

He's been in numerous different movies, however most just lately he reunited with "American Pie" co-star Tara Reid for 2018's "The Last Sharknado: It's About Time." He additionally appeared the vacation TV movie "A Cape Cod Christmas" in 2021.

John Cho is solely credited as "MILF Guy."john cho 2001Cho in 2001.

Yes, the long run film star appeared in a background position of "American Pie" (and "American Pie 2" and "American Wedding").

Soon after, although, Cho's career took off in a big way after he started taking part in Harold within the "Harold & Kumar" movies, which started in 2004.

He additionally co-starred in "Off Centre" with Finch of "American Pie" from 2001 to 2002, and he recurred in "Kitchen Confidential" from 2005 to 2006.

Cho, 49, starred in Netflix's just lately canceled adaptation of "Cowboy Bebop."john cho in 2021Cho in 2021.

In 2009, Cho was cast as Hikaru Sulu (a job originated by George Takei) within the 2009 reboot of "Star Trek" starring Chris Pine. He additionally appeared within the two sequels, "Into Darkness" and "Beyond".

The identical 12 months as "Trek," Cho starred within the ABC drama "FlashAhead" from 2009 to 2010, which developed one thing of a cult following earlier than it was canceled.

Cho additionally starred within the 2012 reboot of "Total Recall," the favored 2018 thriller "Searching," and the 2020 reboot of "The Grudge." 

On the TV entrance, Cho starred within the beloved-yet-short-lived sitcom "Selfie" alongside Karen Gillan. He additionally popped up in 4 episodes of "Difficult People" and starred within the reboot collection "The Exorcist" on Fox.

Most just lately, he starred within the extremely anticipated live-action adaptation of the anime "Cowboy Bebop," but it surely was canceled by Netflix after a number of weeks.

Cho has been married to actress Kerri Higuchi since 2006. They have two kids.

Eli Marienthal performed Stifler's youthful brother.Eli Marienthal 2000Marienthal in 2000.

The late '90s were big for Marienthal — along with "American Pie," he additionally appeared within the Michael Keaton movie "Jack Frost," voiced the lead position of Hogarth in "The Iron Giant," and was in "Slums of Beverly Hills," which co-starred his fellow "American Pie" alum Natasha Lyonne.

Marienthal went on to look in "American Pie 2," "The Country Bears," "Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman" as Robin, and "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen," which is his ultimate film position thus far.

He additionally starred the eight aired episodes of the sitcom "Tucker," which aired from October 2000 to March 2001 on NBC.

Marienthal, 35, is a co-director of Back to Earth, a backpacking program for youngsters.Eli Marienthal 2012Marienthal in 2012.

Marienthal didn't appear on-screen from 2004 to 2017, when he started starring on a web-series known as "The North Pole," which led to 2019.

Now, he's a co-director of a wilderness program for youngsters known as Back to Earth together with his childhood good friend Jesse Sachs. They based the corporate in 2014. Marienthal can be a PhD candidate in geography at UC Berkeley.

Casey Affleck performed Tom, Kevin's older brother.casey affleck 2000Affleck in 2000.

Affleck was already well-known by the point he had a cameo in "American Pie" from his roles in "Chasing Amy" and "Good Will Hunting" alongside his real-life older brother, Ben Affleck.

He continued to look in profitable movies like "Ocean's Eleven" and its two sequels, "Hamlet," and "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford," because the titular coward. He was nominated for an Oscar for the movie.

Affleck additionally appeared in "American Pie 2."

Affleck, 46, received an Oscar in 2017 for "Manchester by the Sea."casey affleck in 2021Affleck in 2021.

Affleck directed and co-wrote the film "I'm Still Here" with Joaquin Phoenix in 2010, beginning a brand new section of his profession. He went on to look in profitable movies corresponding to "ParaNorman," "Ain't Them Bodies Saints," "Interstellar," and "Manchester by the Sea," which earned him an Oscar.

In 2010, Affleck settled two claims of sexual harassment out of court docket for an undisclosed quantity of cash, which was introduced up once more within the wake of #MeToo and his Oscar win. 

"I contributed to that unprofessional setting and I tolerated that sort of conduct from different individuals and I want that I hadn't. And I remorse quite a bit of that. I actually didn’t know what I used to be answerable for because the boss. I don't even know if I believed of myself because the boss. But I behaved in a approach and allowed others to behave in a approach that was actually unprofessional. And I'm sorry," Affleck told the Associated Press in 2018.

Since then, he has continued to work, showing in movies corresponding to "Our Friend," "Every Breath You Take," and "Slingshot" in 2022.

He was married to actress Summer Phoenix (sister of Joaquin and River) from 2006 to 2017. They have two youngsters.

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