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Ryan O'Connell

Ryan O’Connell is a talented American writer, actor, and comedian who has made a significant impact in the entertainment industry by breaking barriers and advocating for greater visibility and representation of the LGBTQ+ community. Born on January 14, 1986, O’Connell has become an inspiring figure in the world of comedy and storytelling.


His breakthrough came with the semi-autobiographical Netflix series “Special,” which he co-created, wrote, and starred in. The show, based on his own experiences as a gay man with cerebral palsy, earned widespread critical acclaim for its humor, authenticity, and groundbreaking representation.


Beyond his acting and writing, Ryan O’Connell is an outspoken advocate for disability and LGBTQ+ rights. His work challenges stereotypes and fosters greater understanding and acceptance of diversity.


O’Connell’s innovative storytelling and unapologetic approach to representing marginalized communities have made him a celebrated and influential figure in the entertainment world, sparking important conversations and paving the way for increased inclusion in the industry.





Our booking team has successfully helped clients around the globe secure talent like Ryan O’Connell for corporate events, speaking engagements, personal appearances and product endorsements for over 20 years. We take the time to listen and understand the needs of corporations and organizations looking to hire entertainers, musicians, speakers and other creative talent. Fill out a booking request form for Ryan O’Connell to discuss your event. One of our team members will be happy to provide pricing guidance and availability for Ryan O’Connell or any other talent you may be interested in.



Booking fees for Ryan O’Connell, or any other artist, singer, or celebrity, are calculated based on a many different factors and can change at any time. Talent prices often vary in accordance with the nature of the event, talent’s current work schedule, the physical location of the event and performance length. The talent fees stated on this site are designed to serve as a guideline only. In some instances, the quote you receive may vary slightly from the given range. To receive the most current and up-to-date fee to book Ryan O’Connell, please fill out our talent request form to speak with one of our experienced booking agents.



Anthem Talent Agency has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ryan O’Connell for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. Being a full service talent booking agency, we have access to every celebrity, performer, speaker, or artist on the planet. Our experienced booking agents are happy to submit a formal offer on your behalf to the talent of your choice, lending you the benefit of our stellar reputation and long-established relationships in the entertainment industry. Tell us more about your event here, and one of our experienced agents will help you to hire Ryan O’Connell or another celebrity of your choice for your upcoming event.



Anthem Talent Agency, acts as a “buyers agent” in the artist booking process. Why work with us? We exclusively represent corporations, event & conference planners, and private institutions, who are seeking to secure world-class performers, speakers, musicians, comedians, artists, magicians or celebrities for corporate events, private performances, appearances, speaking engagements & keynote lectures, commercials, or product endorsements & sponsorship opportunities. We have access to virtually all categories of talent.  Anthem does not claim to exclusively represent Ryan O’Connell nor claim to be the exclusive agency for Ryan O’Connell or any other talent listed on this site. For more information on how we work please visit our about us page. For the most recent updates please visit our blog. Still have questions? Please view our FAQ