Jason Biggs turned down the role of Ted Mosby in the popular sitcom How I Met Your Mother about fifteen years ago . The actor regrets it to this day, he says in conversation with the American SiriusXM.

“I was offered the part. Refusing the role is probably the biggest mistake I have made. I wasn’t ready to do television at the time,” explains the 42-year-old actor, best known for the American Pie. movies, out.

Biggs was seen in several films at the time and, he says, enjoyed working only a few months at a time. “I let it pass and then two things happened very quickly. First, that show exploded and second, I thought, I want to do TV!”

How I Met Your Mother ran from 2005 to 2014 and is still popular today. Josh Radnor played Ted Mosby instead of Jason Biggs.