Ryan O'Connell: 8 facts about the Special star you have to know
Find out Ryan O'Connell's age, height and everything else about him right here.
1. Everything you need to know about Ryan O'Connell.
Ryan O'Connell is the multi-talented performer that has starred in and produced Netflix series 'Special'. Previously a TV writer, Ryan has made a smooth transition from being behind the camera to in front of it.
2. Where is Ryan O'Connell from?
Ryan O'Connell is American. He moved to New York in his 20s to pursue his writing career.
3. Is Ryan O'Connell gay?
Ryan O'Connell is gay. He came out when he was 17-years-old.
4. Has Ryan O'Connell got cerebral palsy?
Ryan O'Connell has cerebral palsy, a permanent movement disorder that appears in early childhood. According to one interview, it took him 28 years to accept that he was disabled and when he was 20-years-old he started to lie and say that his limp was due to a car accident.
5. What actor plays Ryan Kayes in Netflix series Special?
Ryan O'Connell plays Ryan Kayes in 'Special'. Although he's technically playing himself, Ryan's character has been fictionalised and changed from his 2015 memoir 'I’m Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves'.
6. What TV shows has Ryan O'Connell been in?
Ryan O'Connell had never acted before starring in Netflix series 'Special'. However, he has worked on other TV shows as a writer. Ryan has written for 'Will & Grace', 'Daytime Divas', 'Awkward.' and 'Red Hook'.
7. Who is Ryan O'Connell dating?
Ryan O'Connell is dating Jonathan Parks-Ramage. Ryan met the writer and producer back in 2015 at singer Grimes' birthday party in Los Angeles.
8. Does Ryan O'Connell have Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat?
You can find Ryan O'Connell on Instagram and Twitter (@ryanoconn). He doesn't appear to be on Snapchat.