Daniel Jason Sudeikis ( suu-DAY-kiss; born September 18, 1975) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. In the 1990s, he began his career in improv comedy and performed with ComedySportz and The Second City. In 2003, Sudeikis was hired as a writer for Saturday Night Live and starred as a cast member from 2005 to 2013. He is also known for his roles in the films Horrible Bosses (2011), Hall Pass (2011), We're the Millers (2013), Horrible Bosses 2 (2014), Colossal (2016) and Mother's Day (2016). He has also provided voice-work for Epic (2013), The Angry Birds Movie (2016), Next Gen (2018) and The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019). Most recently, Jason had starred as the lead in Ted Lasso.