Jason Sudeikis

  • Birth Name: Daniel Jason Sudeikis
  • Birth Place: Fairfax, Virginia, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian
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  • While in high school, he started attending improv workshops at ComedySportz in Kansas City; later cofounded the comedy troupe Der Monkenpickle.
  • Earned a basketball scholarship to Fort Scott Community College but was kicked off the team because of poor grades.
  • First professional performing experience came with the Second City National Touring Company, Improv Olympic and the Annoyance Theater; later acted with the group Boom Chicago in Amsterdam and was a founding member of Second City Las Vegas.
  • Nephew of former Cheers star and SNL's "Superfan" mainstay George Wendt, who encouraged Sudeikis to audition for Saturday Night Live after attending an improv performance.
  • Hired first as a writer for Saturday Night Live in 2003.
  • Ex-wife Kay Cannon was a writer for NBC's 30 Rock, on which Sudeikis had a recurring role.
  • His voice-acting work includes The Cleveland Show and the video game Grand Theft Auto IV.

Relationships

  • George Wendt — Uncle
  • Daisy Josephine Sudeikis — Daughter
  • Lindsay Sudeikis — Sister
  • January Jones — Ex-significant Other
  • Kay Cannon — Ex-wife
  • Kathy Sudeikis — Mother
  • Dan Sudeikis — Father
  • Olivia Wilde — Fiancée
  • Otis Alexander Sudeikis — Son

College

  • Attended Fort Scott Community College, Fort Scott, Kansas, United States
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