Kaitlin Olson

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Kaitlin Olson
Kaitlin Olson
Born August 18, 1975 in Tigard, Oregon, USA
Notable Roles It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Diandra Reynolds
Notable Episodes
Awards

Kaitlin Olson is an improv actress who has appeared on several improv comedy series including Meet the Marks and Kelsey Grammer Presents: The Sketch Show. Her first starring role on a scripted television show was on the FX sitcom, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

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Biography

Kaitlin Olson was born in Portland, Oregon. She attended the University of Oregon where she majored in theater. After graduating from UO, she moved to Los Angeles to persue acting professionally. In Los Angeles, Olson started out in the Groundlings Theatre as an improv comic until she caught the attention of Drew Carey, who led her to playing a recurring role on The Drew Carey Show and several of his improv television series. Following her stint on Carey's sitcom, she joined him as a performer on the USO tour.

In 2005, after landing recurring roles on several prank and improv series like Punk'd, Olson starred in her first scripted comedy series, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia as "Sweet Dee" Reynolds.

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Kelsey Grammer Presents: The Sketch Show various 2005 1
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Diandra Reynolds 2005–  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Brickleberry Ethel Anderson (voice) 2012 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Curb Your Enthusiasm Cheryl's Sister 1x08 - Beloved Aunt December 3, 2000
Curb Your Enthusiasm Cheryl's Sister 2x09 - The Baptism November 18, 2001
The Jamie Kennedy Experiment Herself 1x06 - Show 6 February 24, 2002
The Jamie Kennedy Experiment Herself 1x08 - Show 8 March 3, 2002
The Drew Carey Show Traylor 8x03 - Eyes Wide Open September 23, 2002
The Drew Carey Show Traylor 8x04 - Drew and the Life-Size Jim Thome Cut-Out September 30, 2002
The Drew Carey Show Traylor 8x07 - Family Affair November 8, 2002
The Drew Carey Show Traylor 8x08 - Chemistry Schmemistry (1) November 8, 2002
Curb Your Enthusiasm Becky 3x09 - Mary, Joseph and Larry November 10, 2002
Curb Your Enthusiasm Becky 3x10 - The Grand Opening November 17, 2002
The Drew Carey Show Traylor 8x13 - Drew Takes a Guilt Trip January 10, 2003
The Drew Carey Show Traylor 8x15 - Turkeyspotting June 25, 2003
The Drew Carey Show Traylor 8x16 - Suddenly No Summer June 25, 2003
The Drew Carey Show Traylor 8x21 - A Speedy Recovery July 16, 2003
Miss Match Jillian 1x11 - Who's Sari Now? December 15, 2003
Curb Your Enthusiasm Becky 4x09 - The Survivor March 7, 2004
Significant Others (2004) Lauren 1x01 - Episode 101 March 9, 2004
The Drew Carey Show Traylor 9x03 - Foos Rush In June 9, 2004
The Drew Carey Show Traylor 9x04 - Drew Thinks Inside the Box June 9, 2004
The Drew Carey Show Traylor 9x09 - No Booze for Drew June 30, 2004
The Drew Carey Show Traylor 9x11 - Arrivederci, Italy July 7, 2004
The Drew Carey Show Traylor 9x21 - Sleeping with the Enemy August 25, 2004
George Lopez (2002) Janet 4x04 - Home Sweet Homeschool October 19, 2004
Out of Practice Debbie 1x13 - Model Behavior March 22, 2006
Curb Your Enthusiasm Becky 6x07 - The TiVo Guy October 21, 2007
New Girl Ashley 4x03 - Julie Berkman's Older Sister September 30, 2014
New Girl Ashley 4x16 - Oregon February 17, 2015

Talk Show Appearances