Kaitlin Olson

2nd July 2024

Chances are you’ve probably seen Kaitlin Olson on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. The show’s been on the air for almost two decades now! Olson also performs on the TV comedy Hacks. She earned an Emmy nomination for her part on the show. When Olson came on Bullseye back in 2015, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia had just wrapped its 10th season! She talked with us about morally broken comedy characters and whether it’s a good idea to fall in love with the creator of your TV show.

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If you always thought there were no heartwarming lessons on Seinfeld, you should try It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia sometime. 

The show’s been on the air for almost two decades now. Kaitlin Olson, plays Sweet Dee Reynolds on the show.  

Olson also performs on the TV comedy Hacks, which is now in its third season. She plays DJ Vance on the show, daughter to Jean Smart’s character Deborah Vance. She earned an Emmy nomination for her part on the show.

When Olson came on Bullseye back in 2015, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia had just wrapped its 10th season! She talked with us about morally broken comedy characters and whether it’s a good idea to fall in love with the creator of your TV show. 

This interview originally aired in January 2015.

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