5 Things You Don't Know About Jason Sudeikis

August 19, 2013

He recently announced he was leaving Saturday Night Live after 10 seasons and currently appears with Jennifer Aniston in the new comedy We're the Millers. Here are five things you may not know about Jason Sudeikis.

1. Attended Shawnee Mission West High School in Kansas - the same school attended by actor Paul Rudd.

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2. Earned a basketball scholarship to Fort Scott Community College, but decided to pursue theater studies after an injury sidelined his sports career.

3. His uncle (mother's brother) is actor George Wendt, who is best known for portraying Norm Peterson on Cheers.

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4. About the nickname he's gone by throughout his life -- Suds -- he once joked to People magazine, "Most assume it's an abbreviation of my last name, but it actually refers to my nine daily bubble baths!"

5. Founded a five-man comedy troupe called Der Monkenpickle.

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