Daniel Jason Sudeikis (suu-DAY-kiss) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. In the 1990s, he began his career in improv comedy and performed with ComedySportz, iO Chicago (Improv Olympic), 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 playing Mitt Romney and others. He is 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). In 2020, he starred as the lead in the Apple TV+ sports comedy series Ted Lasso, which earned him the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a TV Comedy Series.