Thomas Ian Nicholas (born July 10, 1980) is an American film actor, singer, musician, producer, director, and writer. Nicholas is best known for playing Henry Rowengartner in Rookie of the Year, Walt Disney in Walt Before Mickey and Kevin Myers in the American Pie film series.
Nicholas was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. His mother, Marla, was a professional dancer and an acting school administrator. He is of Italian, German, Irish and English descent. Nicholas has six siblings.
Nicholas is known for his roles in Rookie of the Year (1993) and American Pie (1999). He appeared in the four theatrical films of the American Pie franchise, as the character Kevin Myers, played Frank Sinatra, Jr. in the Showtime movie Stealing Sinatra, and co-starred in Halloween: Resurrection. In 2009, he played the role of a rookie cop in the drama Life Is Hot in Cracktown. He played Eugene in Nicole Holofcener's Please Give, which won the 2011 Indie Spirit Robert Altman Award. He had the role of Abbie Hoffman in the film entitled The Chicago 8. He also appeared on an episode of ABC's Grey's Anatomy as Jeremiah. "I started acting when I was 6 years old. I have always enjoyed making people laugh or smile or think," he says.