Jason Matthew Biggs (born May 12, 1978) is an American actor who is best known for his role as Jim Levenstein in the American Pie trio of teen sex comedies.
Biggs was born in Pompton Plains, New Jersey, the son of Angela, a nurse, and Gary Biggs, a shipping company manager. He grew up in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey and attended Hasbrouck Heights High School there. Biggs had success in athletics while in high school, both in tennis and in wrestling. He won a state title his senior year and advanced to the final rounds in a national tournament.
Biggs is Italian American and Roman Catholic; he has mentioned in interviews that he is often cast as an explicitly or implicitly Jewish character, as he was in American Pie (other examples include his roles in Saving Silverman and Anything Else), though he is not Jewish himself.