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The OA season 2 cast: Who is Liz Carr? Who plays Dr. Marlow Rhodes? | TV & Radio | Showbiz & TV

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Netflix released the highly-anticipated second season of The OA on March 22 with another eight episodes for viewers to binge watch. The series picked up from the events of the first season as we found out what happened to OA (played by Brit Marling) after she seemingly died. The OA season two goes further into the story as we discover more about the inter-dimensional world and what happened to OA and the boys.

WARNING: This article contains major spoilers from The OA season 2

Audiences met Dr Marlow Rhodes (Liz Carr) in episode two of The OA season two called Treasure Island after private investigator Karim Washington (Kingsley Ben-Adir) tracked her down.

The character was a recluse, who took some time to trace, but Karim managed to locate her to an isolated house in the middle of the wilderness.

Dr Marlow was working on a secret project for Peter Ruskin (Vincent Kartheiser) but decided to quit after she became unsure about it.

She was tasked with listening to people’s dreams and recording the important details for him.


During the course of her work, Dr Marlow started to notice a pattern between the dreams: a rose stained glass window, a curved double-sided staircase and a tunnel the size of a coffin.

There was only one building in the world that had all three of these things from the dreams - the house on Nob Hill in San Francisco.

Ruskin wanted to find out why the house was important to these dreams and designed the game Q symphony and used gamers to help unlock its secrets.

Dr Marlow quit the project because Ruskin crossed a boundary with things from dreams entering the waking world and that was something she couldn’t live with.

Although Dr Marlow’s presence was fleeting, many people have been wondering about the actress who is familiar to British audiences.


Who is Liz Carr?

Actress Carr is best known for her role as Clarissa Mullery in Silent Witness after joining the BBC series back in 2013 and has been a firm part of the team ever since.

Her other screen roles include the 2018 BBC miniseries Les Misérables, a short film called The Beaten and Le Accelerator.

According to IMDb, Carr is going to be appearing in a new TV show called Devs playing a lecturer.

The OA marks her most high profile role since Silent Witness with the star posting about the show on her Twitter account.

She told her 25,000 Twitter followers: “It's been 16 months since I auditioned for @The_OA Part II so I'm ridiculously excited to be watching it @netflix today!


“To be part of the beautiful enigma that is #TheOA is truly a thrill & honour. Thanks to @dominickevans @z_al @britmarling for giving me this chance to believe.”

She also shared images from the set while she’d been filming on season two.

Carr is also a stand-up comedienne and started out in 2005 in Abnormally Funny People.

The star has gone on to win critical acclaim and was a runner-up in Hackney Empire New Act of the Year competition.

She also has worked in theatre on a show she created, wrote and performed called Assisted Suicide: The Musical which she describes as a “TED talk with show tunes”.

Along with working in the world of show business, Carr is also an activist and has been involved in disability rights for over 25 years.

The OA is available to watch on Netflix now

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