Jason Biggs

Biggs in 2011, photo by s_bukley / Shutterstock.com

Birth Name: Jason Matthew Biggs

Place of Birth: Pompton Plains, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 12, 1978

*75% Italian [including Sicilian]
*25% English

Jason Biggs is an American actor and comedian. He is known for playing Jim Levenstein in the American Pie films.

Jason is the son of Angela (Zocco) and Gary Biggs. His father is of half English and half Italian descent, and his mother is of Italian {Sicilian) ancestry. Jason stated on Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show in 2012 that his paternal grandmother’s family was from Naples. Jason was raised in a Catholic home.

Jason is married to actress and writer Jenny Mollen, with whom he has two children.

Jason’s paternal grandmother was Assunta “Susan”/”Suzie” Furno (the daughter of Louis Furno and Marie). Assunta was born in New Jersey, to Italian parents.

Although he has played several Jewish characters, Jason is not of Jewish heritage.

Sources: Interview with Jason Biggs on Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show (2012) – http://youtu.be

Jason’s paternal grandmother, Assunta “Susan”/”Suzie” Furno, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Jason’s paternal grandmother, Assunta “Susan”/”Suzie” (Furno) Biggs – http://www.legacy.com


Curious about ethnicity

40 Responses

  1. pookerella says:

    More proof this site brings nothing less than bigotry and racism.

  2. phaedra says:

    That frizzy dark hair and hooked nose is definitely Sicilian. But the light eyes and relatively fair skin is English.

  3. ssempre says:

    He’s an asswipe who looks like Bert from Sesame street…

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