American Pie star Seann William Scott, who played Stifler in the hit comedy, has checked into rehab.

The actor is seeking treatment for “health and personal issues”.

A statement from his publicist said: “Seann William Scott has voluntarily admitted himself for proactive treatment to address health and personal issues.

“He appreciates the support of his many fans at this time.”

The actor is not believed to be suffering from substance abuse issues.

In a 2003 interview, the 34-year-old said: “I don’t do drugs or alcohol. I don’t party. I don’t watch porn.”

Other stars who have recently gone into rehab include Disney star Demi Lovato and McFly bassist Dougie Poynter.