Fast Facts

  • Although known for playing Jewish characters, he's actually Italian-Catholic.
  • Made his TV debut in the short-lived sitcom Drexell's Class.
  • Was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for his work on the soap As the World Turns.
  • Broadway debut was in Conversations with My Father, opposite Judd Hirsch, Tony Shaloub and David Krumholtz, in March 1992.
  • Once worked at a Gap Kids store in a New Jersey mall.
  • Breakthrough role was as Jim Levenstein in American Pie.
  • Appeared as Benjamin Braddock in the Broadway adaptation of The Graduate, opposite Alicia Silverstone and Kathleen Turner, in April 2002.
  • Met his wife, actress Jenny Mollen, on the set of 2008's My Best Friend's Girl.
  • Contributed a poem to the 2010 anthology What's Your Exit? A Literary Detour Through New Jersey.
  • Is active with animal-welfare charities.


  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner


  • Sid Biggs — Son
  • Gary Biggs — Father
  • Chiara Biggs — Sister
  • Angela Biggs — Mother
  • Jenny Mollen — Wife
  • Lindsay Zir — Ex-significant Other
  • Heather Biggs — Sister


  • Attended New York University, New York, New York, United States; attended Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, United States


  • Birth Name: Jason Matthew Biggs
  • Birth Place: Pompton Plains, New Jersey, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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