Ryan O'Connell

Creator and star of ‘Special’ on Netflix

Creator and star of ‘Special’ on Netflix

Ryan O'Connell on KCRW

In the Netflix comedy series ‘ Special ,’ Ryan O’Connell plays a version of himself. Ryan Hayes is a gay man beset by millennial angst, who also has cerebral palsy.

Ryan O’Connell on his now Emmy-nominated Netflix comedy series ‘Special’

In the Netflix comedy series ‘ Special ,’ Ryan O’Connell plays a version of himself. Ryan Hayes is a gay man beset by millennial angst, who also has cerebral palsy.

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In the new Netflix comedy series ‘ Special ,’ Ryan O’Connell plays a version of himself. Ryan Hayes is a gay man beset by millennial angst, who also has cerebral palsy.

Ryan O’Connell on his new Netflix comedy series 'Special'

In the new Netflix comedy series ‘ Special ,’ Ryan O’Connell plays a version of himself. Ryan Hayes is a gay man beset by millennial angst, who also has cerebral palsy.

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