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Daniel Jason Sudeikis (born September 18, 1975 in Fairfax, Virginia) is an American actor, comedian, and screenwriter.

He's perhaps best known for his ten seasons as a cast member on NBC's Saturday Night Live, where he created characters like one half of the A-Holes (a vacuous couple who annoy others with their laconic answers), Vance the Dancer (a break dancer from the talk show/musical extravaganza "What Up with Dat?"), and The Devil on Weekend Update (who, unlike most takes on the Devil on SNL, plays up the Even Evil Has Standards trope, showing that humanity's evil is worse than what he can devise and that some of his evils in Hell aren't as bad), as well as doing impressions of Mitt Romney, Donald Trump (though his take on Trump isn't as memorable as Phil Hartman's, Darrell Hammond's, or even Alec Baldwin's. Even Taran Killam's take on him was slightly more memorable...because it came before Alec Baldwin's famous take) and Joe Biden (after Kevin Nealon's takenote  and before the more memorable takes done by Woody Harrelson, John Mulaney, and Jim Carrey). He left after his tenth year on the show, making his tenure one of the longest in SNL history.

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Outside of SNL, he's primarily appeared in R-rated comedies like Horrible Bosses and We're the Millers, as well as milder fare like Epic and Mother's Day.

He's also done lots of television outside SNL, holding roles on shows like 30 Rock , The Cleveland Show, and The Last Man on Earth, as well as lending his voice to various characters on The Cleveland Show. Sudeikis also played the title role on FOX's animation/live-action comedy Son of Zorn.

Cheers star George Wendt (who hosted SNL a few times in the 1980s and 1990s) is his uncle, and he was previously engaged to Olivia Wilde, with whom he shares two children.


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