Fans on social media have tweeted that the Tony-nominated Jessica Hecht is “a national treasure” and “a gift to this world” for this performance — though she wouldn’t know it because she doesn’t have a Twitter account. On “Special,” Hecht, 53, plays Karen Hayes, the overbearing mother of a nearly 30-year-old disabled son trying to live his best life and find his voice. He’s portrayed by series creator and executive producer Ryan O’Connell.
August 28, 2019
Netflix’s first 15-minute series, Special, pulled in four Emmy nominations in the short-form categories.
Featured on Vulture
August 7, 2019
In Two Sentence Horror Stories, writers attempt to craft spine-tingling tales in only two sentences.
Featured on IGN