Daniel Jason Sudeikis (pronounced /sʊˈdeɪkɨs/; sə-DAY-kis; born September 18, 1975) is an American actor and comedian currently starring as a cast member on Saturday Night Live.
Sudeikis was born in Fairfax, Virginia to parents Dan and Kathy. He is of Lithuanian descent. He moved to Overland Park, Kansas with his family as a child. Sudeikis considers Overland Park his hometown. He attended Brookridge Elementary School before transferring to Holy Cross Catholic School, both of which are located in Overland Park. He began high school at the Jesuit Rockhurst High School in 1991, later transferring to Shawnee Mission West High School, where he was a point guard for the boys basketball team, and graduating in 1994. Sudeikis is proud of being from Kansas and often references Kansas in SNL sketches. Sudeikis is also a long time die-hard Kansas Jayhawks fan and has worked KU themes and well known Lawrence, Kansas locations into several sketches on SNL.
Sudeikis was married to actress and 30 Rock writer Kay Cannon but they have now divorced. He is the nephew of actor and frequent 1990s-era Saturday Night Live guest star George Wendt - known for his role as "Norm" from Cheers. He has two