Aug. 18th, 1975
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Kaitlin Olson (born August 18, 1975) is an American actress best known for playing Deandra "Sweet Dee" Reynolds on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
Kaitlin Olson was born in Tigard, Oregon. She studied theater at the University of Oregon and later moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting professionally.
Career Olson was a part of the improvisational group the Groundlings. Olson toured with the USO to Bosnia, Kosovo, and Norway. She made several guest appearances in films and TV series such as Curb Your Enthusiasm (as Becky, Larry David's sister-in-law) and The Drew Carey Show (as Mimi Bobeck's nemesis, Traylor). She has appeared on 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 Reynolds in the FX sitcom It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
She had a recurring role as Hartley Underwood, the "three-armed" neighbor in the FX series The Riches.
Personal life In September 2007, Dan Gross of 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, Axel Lee, on September 1, 2010. Olson went into labor at a Philadelphia Phillies game. Axel Lee was born in their home as planned. On April 5, 2012, the couple welcomed their second son, Leo Grey McElhenney.
Cultural impact Olson was named the 2008 "Mailbag Crush" by Sports Illustrated's sports writer Stewart Mandel in his College Football Mailbag online SI.com column. She follows in the footsteps of actresses Jenna Fischer and Jordana Spiro
- Grew up on a farm in Oregon.
- Engaged to 'Rob McElhenney' (qv) as of December 2007.