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Why Rosie O'Donnell is credited in Russian Doll season 2

Warning: This article contains spoilers about season 2 of Russian Doll. As viewers watch Russian Doll season 2, they might notice a familiar name in the credits. Comedian Rosie O'Donnell is credited throughout the second season as a guest star, but she never actually appears on screen. So, what exactly is her role?
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Russian Doll: Natasha Lyonne explains why Rosie O’Donnell is listed in the season 2 credits

Natasha Lyonne has revealed why Rosie O’Donnell is listed in the credits of Russian Doll season two. The acclaimed show first aired in 2019, and saw Lyonne starring as Nadia, a New York woman who was constantly dying and reliving her 36th birthday party after becoming trapped in a time loop. After the series’ made its highly-anticipated return to Netflix on Wednesday (20 April), viewers may wonder why the comedian’s name appears in the rolling credits. In a recent interview with EW, Lyonne, who also serves as the series co-creator, addressed O’Donnell’s role in the new season. “She’s the...
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