Kaitlin Olson

Kaitlin Olson carved a small niche as a minor comic actress in the first decade of the 21st Century playing a conniving foil in the highly rated ABC sitcom "The Drew Carey Show" (1995-2004,) before vaulting to the very ... Read more »
Born: 08/18/1975 in Portland, Oregon, USA

Filmography

Actor (24)

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia 2004 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

The Mick 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

Cassius & Clay 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Voice

Finding Dory 2016 (Movie)

Destiny (Voice)

Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

The Simpsons 2016 (Tv Show)

Voice

Bob's Burgers 2015 (Tv Show)

Voice

Conan 2011, 2013, 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

New Girl 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Vacation 2015 (Movie)

Arizona Cop (Actor)

Brickleberry 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Voice

Drew Carey's Green Screen 2001 - 2002, 2004 - 2005, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Escape From Planet Earth 2013 (Movie)

3D Movie Girl (Voice)

Meet the Marks 2001 - 2002, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Heat 2013 (Movie)

Tatiana (Actor)

The 2010 Video Game Awards 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

Leap Year 2010 (Movie)

Libby (Actor)

Weather Girl 2009 (Movie)

Sherry (Actor)

Curb Your Enthusiasm 2000 - 2002, 2004 - 2005, 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Riches 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

JKX: The Jamie Kennedy Experiment 2001 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The Drew Carey Show 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Coyote Ugly 2000 (Movie)

Bidding Customer (Actor)
Producer (1)

The Mick 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Co-Executive Producer

Biography

Kaitlin Olson carved a small niche as a minor comic actress in the first decade of the 21st Century playing a conniving foil in the highly rated ABC sitcom "The Drew Carey Show" (1995-2004,) before vaulting to the very edge of TV comedy as one of a foursome of the most narcissistic, degenerate and funny losers ever to grace American television in FX's incorrigible, "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" (2005- ). A painfully shy Oregon native, Olson found her voice on the stage training with The Groundlings, the storied comedy repertory that helped her to land sundry acting jobs in her first half-decade in Hollywood, including recurring roles on "Carey" and HBO favorite "Curb Your Enthusiasm" (2000- ). But was her work on the off-beat basic cable series "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," as the sole female in a misbegotten foursome that put her on the map. The anti-Hollywood comedy about a peppy "Gang" of foul-mouthed, would-be cosmopolitan slackers running a Philly bar and bumbling through weekly sequences of flinch-inducing buffoonery and depraved get-rich-quick schemes was soon embraced by a rabid following for its relentless disregard for politesse and a conspicuous lack of any redemptive character traits. Made famous in one of those rare cases of unfettered creativity loosed on an unsuspecting public, Olson fashioned a distinctive pop cultural identity as a modern-day "Lucy" gone horribly, horribly wrong.

Relationships

Axel McElhenney

Son
Born Sept. 1, 2010; father, Rob McElhenney

Rob McElhenney Writer

Husband
Met while co-starring on the FX series "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" Engaged in December 2007 Married Sept. 27, 2008

Leo McElhenney

Son
Born April 5, 2012; father, Rob McElhenney

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