Biography

Kaitlin Olson (born August 18, 1975 height 5' 8" (1,73 m)) is an American actress best known for playing Deandra "Sweet Dee" Reynolds on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Early life

Olson was born in Tigard, Oregon. Her father, Donald Olson, worked as the publisher of the Portland Tribune. She studied theater at the University of Oregon, and later moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue acting professionally.

Career

Olson was a part of the improvisational group the Groundlings. She toured with the USO to Bosnia, Kosovo, and Norway. She made several guest appearances in films and television series such as Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Drew Carey Show, The Jamie Kennedy Experiment, Out of Practice, Miss Match, Family Guy, and Punk'd. She had a minor role in the film Coyote Ugly.

In 2004, she was cast as Deandra "Sweet Dee" Reynolds in the FX sitcom It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. She also voiced Ethel in the first season of the Comedy Central animated series Brickleberry. She had a recurring role as Hartley Underwood, the "one-armed" neighbor in the FX series The Riches.

Personal life

In September 2007, the Philadelphia Daily News reported that Olson and co-star/creator of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Rob McElhenney, had been dating for over a year. They later became engaged and were married on September 27, 2008 in California. The couple had their first child, a boy named Axel Lee, on September 1, 2010. Olson went into labor at a Philadelphia Phillies game. Axel Lee was born in their home as planned.[9] Their second son, Leo Grey McElhenney, was born on April 5, 2012.

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Kaitlin Olson (born August 18, 1975 height 5' 8" (1,73 m)) is an American actress best known for playing Deandra "Sweet Dee" Reynolds on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Early life

Olson was born in Tigard, Oregon. Her father, Donald Olson, worked as the publisher of the Portland Tribune. She studied theater at the University of Oregon, and later moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue acting professionally.

Career

Olson was a part of the improvisational group the Groundlings. She toured with the USO to Bosnia, Kosovo, and Norway. She made several guest appearances in films and television series such as Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Drew Carey Show, The Jamie Kennedy Experiment, Out of Practice, Miss Match, Family Guy, and Punk'd. She had a minor role in the film Coyote Ugly.

In 2004, she was cast as Deandra "Sweet Dee" Reynolds in the FX sitcom It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. She also voiced Ethel in the first season of the Comedy Central animated series Brickleberry. She had a recurring role as Hartley Underwood, the "one-armed" neighbor in the FX series The Riches.

Personal life

In September 2007, the Philadelphia Daily News reported that Olson and co-star/creator of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Rob McElhenney, had been dating for over a year. They later became engaged and were married on September 27, 2008 in California. The couple had their first child, a boy named Axel Lee, on September 1, 2010. Olson went into labor at a Philadelphia Phillies game. Axel Lee was born in their home as planned.[9] Their second son, Leo Grey McElhenney, was born on April 5, 2012.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Kaitlin Olson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 29

Birthday 1975-08-18

Place of Birth Tigard, Portland, Oregon, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Arizona as Vicki
2017 The F Word (1 episode) as Herself
2017 The Mick (37 episodes) as Machenzie 'Micky' Murphy
2016 Marine Life Interviews as Destiny
2016 Finding Dory as Destiny (voice)
2015 Vacation as Arizona Cop
2013 The Heat as Tatiana
2013 Escape from Planet Earth as Gabby Babblebrook (voice)
2012 Brickleberry (10 episodes) as Ethel Anderson
2012 Unsupervised (13 episodes)
2011 A Tribute to Ryan Dunn as Himself
2011 Bob's Burgers (1 episode) as Helen
2010 Leap Year as Libby
2010 Held Up as Rocky 2
2009 The Nightman Cometh: Live as Dee Reynolds
2009 Weather Girl as Sherry
2007 The Riches (5 episodes)
2005 Out of Practice (1 episode)
2005 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (150 episodes) as Deandra Reynolds
2005 Kelsey Grammer Presents The Sketch Show (7 episodes)
2003 Miss Match (1 episode)
2003 Punk'd (2 episodes) as Field Agent
2002 Meet the Marks (7 episodes)
2002 George Lopez (1 episode)
2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm (2 episodes)
2000 Coyote Ugly as Bidding Customer
2000 Eyes to Heaven
1999 Family Guy (1 episode)
1997 The View (1 episode)

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