Still, it’s a pretty good cautionary tale for those at the beginning of the journey: Just to be safe, and no matter how much you love the other person — it might be a good idea to get it in writing.Not so romantic, but, alas, practical — and maybe, just maybe, enough to stave off the Nightman, if it comes to that.The 39-year-old star of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia doesn’t say this out loud, but it’s not hard to tell that she is deeply, deeply uncomfortable — though she’s nowhere near as awkward in her own skin as her character Sweet Dee, a caustic and narcissistic would-be thespian, on the FX (and now FXX) cult comedy. The lawn is sprawling, with a trampoline on one end and a pool at the other; toy cars and pint-sized seats, the cast-offs of her two young children, litter one corner.A stylist fixes Olson’s hair as she begrudgingly twists her fingers through the tree’s branches.As Sunny begins to wind down, Olson will soon be leaving a show on which she’s been a linchpin for 10 years, and will have to look around the corner to see what lies ahead for her career.“Could you maybe relax your shoulders a bit more?” the photographer asks her, trying a different tack.Nice to see that in this case, in the final analysis, the Dayman seems to have reigned supreme. Reid’s full account is at her blog, and it’s a great read, as well as a fascinating bit of backstory.
So when I interviewed Nonsociety’s Jordan Reid for this piece and learned that she’d been one of the original gang on the show, naturally I had questions. We began dating again, first casually, and then very seriously.She has also performed improv on Whose Line Is It Anyway? Kaitlin joined the cast on Sunny in 2005, and at some time in 2006 she and Rob Mc Elhenney began dating.They were engaged in 2007 and married on September 27, 2008.Kaitlin Olson is the actress who portrays Dee Reynolds on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
She has appeared in every episode of the series, with the exception of the season's 4 episode "Mac's Banging the Waitress".
Kaitlin was born in Oregon and studied theater at the University of Oregon.