Seann William Scott, Actor: American Pie. Seann William Scott was born in Cottage Grove, Minnesota, to Patricia Anne (Simons) and William Frank Scott, a factory worker. He was discovered at a talent competition in Los Angeles, and almost immediately was flown to … American Pie (1999) Seann William Scott as Steve Stifler. Scott played Steve Stifler, who is known for his crude, boorish personality as well as the notorious parties he throws when his mom is out of town. Menu. While Sean William Scott’s portrayal of Steve Stifler—the hilarious standout high school jerk— in American Pie was really the heart and soul of the film, he wasn’t exactly the heart and soul of the film’s $11 million budget. He only made $8,000 for the role. Movies. Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight.