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Kaitlin Willow Olson (born August 18, 1975 in Portland, Oregon) is an American actress. She is best known for playing "Sweet Dee" Reynolds in the long-running television series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

She was also the lead of The Mick and received an Emmy nomination for playing Jean Smart's daughter DJ in Hacks.

Olson is married to her Always Sunny co-star Rob McElhenney.





  • The Lad-ette: A common character type for her, most notably her roles as Dee and Mickey. Her character on Curb Your Enthusiasm had shades of this when she returned in Season 10.
  • Romance on the Set: She and her Always Sunny co-star, Rob McElhenney, started dating in secret during Season 2 of the show before getting married in 2008. Similar to Charlie Day and Mary Elizabeth Ellis, this makes the vitriol between their characters even more amusing to watch.
  • Slapstick: A staple of her characters, who are often subjected to as much physical pain and humiliation as any of the men, if not more so.
  • Statuesque Stunner: She stands at 5'9", and her husband (Rob McElhenney) has stated that she actually is taller than him when she's in heels.