(JTA) — Jason Biggs’ extensive filmography has a common thread: he often gets cast as a Jew.
He famously played Jim Levenstein, the awkward Jewish teenager-turned-adult, in the “American Pie” franchise, then played Larry Bloom in “Orange Is the New Black,” the Netflix show. He’s had other Jewish roles along the way.
There’s one problem: He isn’t actually Jewish. And he joked that once people realize, his career might be over.
“I’m almost afraid that if Hollywood gets wind, I won’t get any more work,” he told Page Six. “Especially now that it’s a very sensitive time with cultural appropriation — like, ‘You can’t hire him, he’s not really Jewish.’”
He also joked that if his marriage falls apart, he’ll be in trouble.
“What am I going to do?” he said. “It’s a pandemic. Break up with her and go on JDate? I’m not even Jewish!”