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Jason Sudeikis reveals why he doesn't use his birth name

Jason Sudeikis reveals why he doesn't use his birth name

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Jason Sudeikis, one of the celebrities who has used a name other that the one they were given when they were born, is just one example.

The “Ted Lasso” star, 46, has been known – and credited – as Jason for many years now in both film and television appearances.

While playing “True or false” on Monday’s “Today”, the actor disclosed that his birth name was Daniel Jason Sudeikis. Al Roker, Sheinelle James and Jill Martin are the third-hour hosts.

According to the “Saturday Night Live”, he confirmed his first name is Daniel.

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He said, “I used to be Daniel Jason” He’s [my father]Daniel Joseph was my dad, but my mom chose to call me Jason because she knew who it was that she was screaming at.”

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Sudeikis’ uncle George Wendt, “Cheers,” star of the show, is not his only acting family member.

“That’s my mother’s younger brother,” he explained.

The family seems to love awards, with Sudeikis winning two Emmys and being nominated two more for “Ted Lasso”, while Wendt was nominated six Emmys as Norm Peterson in the classic sitcom.

Martin reached out to Sudeikis as well for details on the third season of Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso” (which just wrapped airing on October 8).

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The comedian remained tight-lipped about the show – as well as when it would end.

“That’s one that even Wikipedia might not know,” he said.

Jason Sudeikis as the titular character in Apple TV+'s 'Ted Lasso.'

The actor stated, in addition to feeling a lot of pressure ahead of season 3, after seeing the overwhelming response to the first two episodes.

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Sudeikis was not the only Emmy winner for the series. The Emmys were also awarded to Hannah Waddingham, and Brett Goldstein for their acting performances. The show also won trophies for sound mixing, casting and picture editing.

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A further 13 Emmys were also nominated to the series with comedy best, including performances by actors Jeremy Swift (Nick Mohammed), Brendan Hunt, Juno Temple and Brendan Hunt.

FoxNews.com

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