Thomas Ian Nicholas

Nicholas in 2007, photo by s_bukley/

Place of Birth: Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 10, 1980

Ethnicity: Italian (paternal grandfather), German, Irish, English

Thomas Ian Nicholas is an American actor, singer, musician, producer, director, and writer. He is known for starring in Rookie of the Year and as Kevin in the American Pie films.

One of his brothers is actor Tim Scarne. Thomas’ mother is professional dancer Marla Nicholas. Thomas is married to house music DJ and vocalist DJ Colette, with whom he has two children.

Thomas’ paternal grandfather was of Italian ancestry. Thomas’ other ancestral groups are German, Irish, and English.

Thomas’ paternal grandfather was comedian Bobby Sargent (Robert William Scarnecchia, the son of Angelo Scarnecchia and Elena Ferraro). Bobby was born in Ohio, to parents who were actors with the Italian theater, a touring company that presented plays in Italian and English. Angelo was born in Barrea, L’Aquila, Abruzzo, the son of Orazio Antonio Scarnecchia and Cleonice Santa D’Aquila. Elena was born in Montecalvario, Naples, and was the daughter of Angelo A. Ferraro and Filomena Napolitano.

Thomas’ paternal grandmother was named Elizabeth Alice Zick.

Sources: Family history of Thomas’s paternal grandfather, Bobby Sargent/Scarnecchia –

Biographical information about Thomas’s paternal grandfather, Bobby Sargent/Scarnecchia –

2 Responses

  1. Jacklyn 224 says:

    He was my dream crush on American pie.His still hot though.

  2. bablah says:

    Thomas’ paternal grandmother was Elizabeth Alice Zick

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