|Years active 2003–present|
Height 1.85 m
Partner Olivia Wilde (2011–)
|Name Jason Sudeikis|
Spouse Kay Cannon (m. 2004–2010)
|Full Name Daniel Jason Sudeikis|
Born September 18, 1975 (age 40) (1975-09-18) Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.
Occupation Actor, voice actor, writer, comedian
Home town Overland Park, Kansas, U.S.
Uncles George Wendt, Paul Wendt, Tom Wendt
Movies and TV shows Saturday Night Live, We're the Millers, Horrible Bosses, Sleeping with Other People, Horrible Bosses 2
Similar People Olivia Wilde, Kay Cannon, Tao Ruspoli, Jason Bateman, Charlie Day
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Daniel Jason Sudeikis ( ; born September 18, 1975), is an American actor, comedian and screenwriter. In 2003, he was hired as a sketch writer for Saturday Night Live and was a cast member from 2005 to 2013. He has appeared on television in 30 Rock, The Cleveland Show, Eastbound & Down, The Last Man on Earth, and other shows. He is known for his roles in the films Hall Pass (2011), Horrible Bosses (2011), Epic (2013), We're the Millers (2013), Horrible Bosses 2 (2014), Sleeping with Other People (2015), the voice of Red in The Angry Birds Movie (2016), and a dramatic role in Race (2016).
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- Early life
- Career beginnings
- Saturday Night Live
- Film and television
- Off Broadway debut
- Personal life
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Sudeikis was born Daniel Jason Sudeikis in Fairfax, Virginia, and as a child, moved with his family to Overland Park, Kansas, which he has described as his hometown. His mother, Kathryn (née Wendt), was formerly a travel agent at Brennco and was president of the American Society of Travel Agents. His father, Daniel Joseph Sudeikis, is a vice president of business development. His maternal uncle is actor George Wendt, best known for his role as Norm Peterson on Cheers, and his maternal great-grandfather was photographer Tom Howard. Sudeikis is of Lithuanian and Irish descent on his father's side, and German and Irish ancestry on his mother's.
He was born with anosmia, leaving him with no sense of smell and virtually no sense of taste.
Sudeikis began his career in improv comedy. He began performing at ComedySportz (now Comedy City) in Kansas City. After moving to Chicago, Sudeikis studied at the Annoyance Theatre and ImprovOlympic, where he was one of the founding members of the long-form team J.T.S. Brown.
Saturday Night Live
In 2003, while a regular performer at Second City Las Vegas, Sudeikis was hired as a sketch writer for Saturday Night Live, and would occasionally make bit appearances as audience members or extras. In May 2005, he became a featured player on the show, and was upgraded to repertory status at the beginning of the show's 32nd season on September 30, 2006. In July 2013, Sudeikis announced that he was leaving Saturday Night Live.
Film and television
Sudeikis had a recurring role on the NBC series 30 Rock with friend Tina Fey in early 2007, appearing in a total of seven episodes. He played Floyd DeBarber, a love interest of Tina Fey's character Liz Lemon. He made another appearance as Floyd in a 2008 episode, and appeared again in the Valentine's Day episode airing February 11, 2010, along with Jon Hamm and Dean Winters. Sudeikis last appeared in three episodes towards the end of the show's 4th season in 2010.
Sudeikis did voice work for the videogame Grand Theft Auto IV, playing the role of right-wing radio host Richard Bastion. He also appeared in the comedy What Happens in Vegas (2008), playing the role of Cameron Diaz's character's ex-fiancé.
Sudeikis appeared in the film The Bounty Hunter, released in March 2010.
Sudeikis was a voice actor on the FOX animated comedy series The Cleveland Show. Sudeikis provided the voice for Holt Richter, Cleveland's wannabe hipster neighbor, as well as the voice of Terry Kimple, Cleveland's hard-partying high school buddy, who now works with Cleveland at the cable company. After previously being credited as a recurring guest in season one, Sudeikis was bumped up to a series regular beginning in season two.
In May 2010, Sudeikis joined the cast of the Seth Gordon comedy Horrible Bosses (2011), which also starred Jamie Foxx, Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Aniston, Colin Farrell, Charlie Day, and Jason Bateman. Sudeikis also played his first lead film role, alongside Owen Wilson, in the Farrelly brothers comedy Hall Pass (2011). He had worked with Day when he played the role of Schmitty on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and reprised the role on that show's 7th-season finale.
On August 16, 2010, Sudeikis co-hosted WWE Raw with Going the Distance co-stars Charlie Day and Justin Long at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. He hosted the 2011 MTV Movie Awards on June 5, 2011, at the Gibson Amphitheatre.
Sudeikis became the voice for a line of advertisements of the Applebee's casual dining chain that began running in 2012.
Sudeikis features in the video for Mumford and Sons song "Hopeless Wanderer".
Sudeikis has portrayed Ted Lasso, a hapless American football coach brought to England to coach the Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, as part of two promotional videos for NBC Sports in 2013 and 2014 for their coverage of the Premier League.
Sudeikis starred alongside Anne Hathaway in Colossal (2016), which was written and directed by Nacho Vigalondo. Sudeikis starred in Masterminds (2016), alongside Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson and Zach Galifianakis. He is also an executive producer for comedy television series Detroiters.
Sudeikis is set to star in the upcoming thriller film, Driven (2018).
From November 2016 - December 2016, Sudeikis played the lead role of John Keating in the Classic Stage Company Off-Broadway production of Dead Poets Society, the stage adaptation of the film by the same name.
He was married to writer-producer Kay Cannon from 2004 to 2010; their relationship ended in divorce.