Jason Sudeikis wins a SAG Award for his role in 'Ted Lasso'

Ted Lasso
Ted Lasso (Image credit: Apple TV+)

What you need to know

  • Jason Sudeikis has won himself a SAG Award for his role in Ted Lasso.
  • Sudeikis beat out competition from Nicholas Hoult, Dan Levy, Eugene Levy, and Ramy Youssef.

Apple TV+ picked up another award over the weekend with Ted Lasso lead Jason Sudeikis getting himself a gong for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series.

Sudeikis went up against some big hitters for the award. Nicholas Hoult (The Great,) Dan Levy (Schitt's Creek,( Eugene Levy (Schitt's Creek,) and Ramy Youssef (Ramy) all beaten out.

In his acceptance speech, Sudeikis thanks the rest of the Ted Lasso cast because they "make me better because I have to keep up."

Oh man, oh man, are you kidding me? I want you to thank my fellow actors. I want to thank my mom, for bringing me to plays and musicals in Kansas City, every touring company that came through, whether it be Phantom of the Opera or La Cage aux Folles. I want to thank my dad for taking me to go see movies. He took me to go see Beverly Hills Cop when I was nine years old. And I knew at that point I wanted to be Black cop from Detroit. I'm getting there. And, again, I thank my fellow cast mates, because they make me better because I have to keep up. Thank you again for this, it's very amazing. Appreciate it.

Apple TV+ has picked up a few awards of late and shows like Ted Lasso and Servant have really captured the attention of viewers around the world.

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Oliver Haslam

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