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Jason Biggs Biography

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

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

Awards

  • 2014Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: winner

Relationships

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