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Marlee Matlin

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Biography

Matlin receiving a Motion Pictures Star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 2009

Source: Wikipedia

Marlee Beth Matlin (born August 24, 1965) is an American actress. Deaf since she was 18 months old, she is the youngest woman to win the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in Children of a Lesser God, which she won at the age of 21.

Fact file

  • Born: Marlee Beth Matlin August 24, 1965 (age 49) Morton Grove, Illinois, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actress, producer
  • Years active: 1986–present
  • Spouse(s): Kevin Grandalski (m. 1993)
  • Children: 4
  • Website: www.marleematlinsite.com

Read more about Marlee Matlin at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

lharrisv
Variety, 2019-12-19 19:51:44
Edward Norton, Bryan Cranston and Mark Ruffalo are among the stars who have signed an open letter calling on Hollywood executives to create more opportunities for people with disabilities. The growing number of actors and executives who have signed the letter include Academy Award winners Marlee Matlin, Peter Farrelly and ...

timgray2013
Variety, 2019-12-04 19:47:27
Hollywood loves to imitate success: Superhero movies, remakes, sequels. However, it’s been almost 33 years since Marlee Matlin won her Oscar for “Children of a Lesser God.” So why haven’t studio executives demanded more actors with disabilities to play characters with disabilities? Since 1988, one-third of Oscar’s 30 lead actor ...

jordanmoreau01
Variety, 2019-05-07 16:15:40
Viola Davis, Julius Tennon and Marlee Matlin will be some of the keynote speakers at Variety‘s 2019 Inclusion Summit on Thursday. Davis and Tennon, spouses and co-presidents of Juvee Productions, will speak with Variety‘s co-editor in chief, Claudia Eller, about their production company’s mission to push for more inclusive storytelling ...

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