Marlee Matlin

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Marlee Matlin
Matlin receivin a Motion Pictures Star
at the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 2009
BornMarlee Beth Matlin
(1965-08-24) 24 August 1965 (age 58)
Morton Grove, Illinois, U.S.
ThriftActress, producer
Years active1986–present
Kent forChildren of a Lesser God, Switched at Birth an "The West Wing"
Hauf-marrae(s)Kevin Grandalski (m. 1993)

Marlee Beth Matlin (born August 24, 1965) is an American actress. She wan the Academy Awaird for Best Actress in a Leadin Role for Children of a Lesser God (1986). Her wirk in film an telly haes resultit in a Gowden Globe awaird, wi twa addeetional nominations, an fower Emmy nominations. Deaf syne she wis 18 month auld, due tae illness an heich fevers,[1] she is an aa a prominent member o the National Association of the Deaf. Her langtime interpreter is Jack Jason.[2][3]

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  1. Matlin, Marlee, I'll Scream Later, New York: Simon Spotlight Entertainment, 2009, p. 3.
  2. "Marlee Matlin: ‘Do What You Have To Do’", NPR, August 11, 2010.
  3. Rick Rojas, "Jack Jason gives voice to, but doesn't talk over, Marlee Matlin", Los Angeles Times, May 21, 2011.