Jason Sudeikis

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Jason Sudeikis
Sudeikis in 2023
Daniel Jason Sudeikis

(1975-09-18) September 18, 1975 (age 48)
Occupation(s)Actor, comedian, writer
Years active1998–present
SpouseKay Cannon (2004–2010)
PartnerOlivia Wilde (2011–2020)

Daniel Jason Sudeikis (/sʊˈdkɪs/ suu-DAY-kiss; born September 18, 1975) is an American actor, comedian and writer. He is known for creating and playing the lead role in the Apple TV+ series Ted Lasso. It won him an Emmy Award in 2021, two Golden Globe Awards and a SAG Award in 2020.

Career[change | change source]

In 2003, he was hired as a sketch writer for Saturday Night Live and became a cast member from 2005 to 2013. He has appeared on television in 30 Rock, The Cleveland Show, Eastbound & Down, and other shows.

In 2009, he was part of the legendary and last episode of Joe Buck Live when Artie Lange, high on Vicodin and whisky, called Jason a " Lucky Pierre" and verbally fought with Joe Buck live on air. This resulted in the cancellation of Joe Buck Live.

He played "Schmitty" on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. He is also known for his roles in the movies Hall Pass, Horrible Bosses, Epic, and We're the Millers.

Personal life[change | change source]

Sudeikis was born on September 18, 1975 in Fairfax, Virginia.[1]

In June 2004, he married American screenwriter Kay Cannon.[2] They separated in 2008 and divorced in February 2010.[3]

In 2011, Sudeikis began dating American actress Olivia Wilde. They became engaged in January 2013.[4] They have a son, Otis[5] and a daughter, Daisy.[6] Sudeikis and Wilde's relationship ended in November 2020.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jason Sudeikis Biography". TV Guide. Retrieved October 21, 2009.
  2. "Blue Man get 'terminated'". The Daily Spectrum (UT). July 4, 2003. Retrieved August 3, 2021.
  3. Kit, Zorianna (February 23, 2011). "A Minute With: Jason Sudeikis getting a 'Hall Pass'". Reuters. Archived from the original on January 8, 2018. Retrieved January 8, 2018.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)Additional on January 8, 2018.
  4. Following an unconfirmed claim in Jordan, Julie (January 12, 2013). "Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde Are Engaged". People. Retrieved February 11, 2019., Wilde confirmed the following day in Wilde, Olivia [@oliviawilde] (January 13, 2013). "Thanks for all the sweet congratulatory love, friends! ..." (Tweet). Archived from the original on March 8, 2013. Retrieved April 18, 2016 – via Twitter. {{cite web}}: |archive-date= / |archive-url= timestamp mismatch; August 22, 2013 suggested (help)
  5. Blumm, K.C.; Jordan, Julie (April 23, 2014). "Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde Welcome Son Otis Alexander". People. Archived from the original on April 15, 2016. Retrieved April 24, 2014. the couple's rep confirms to People.
  6. Juneau, Jen (October 15, 2016). "Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde Welcome Daughter Daisy Josephine". People. Retrieved February 11, 2019.
  7. Baron, Zach (July 13, 2021). "Jason Sudeikis Is Having One Hell of a Year". GQ. Archived from the original on July 13, 2021. Retrieved July 13, 2021.

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