Molly Cheek (born March 2, 1950) is an American actress. Cheek is best known for her roles in the television sitcoms as Nancy Bancroft on It's Garry Shandling's Show (1986-1990), and as Nancy Henderson on Harry and the Hendersons (1991-1993). She also had main roles in a number of short-lived television shows, and guest starred on St. Elsewhere, Diagnosis Murder, Family Ties, Murder, She Wrote, Once and Again, and Cold Case.
Cheek played the mother of main character Jim Levenstein in the 1999 film American Pie and in its sequels. She also has appeared in films Purple People Eater (1988), April's Shower (2003), A Lot like Love (2005), Good Time Max (2007), and Drag Me to Hell (2009).