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Marlee Matlin

Actress / Novelist / Writer / Television Actress / Film Actress | * 08/24/1965 (56) | Morton Grove, Illinois (United States of America (USA))
Marlee Beth Matlin (born August 24, 1965) is an American actress, author, and deaf activist. For playing Sarah Norman in the romantic drama film Children of a Lesser God (1986), she won the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, becoming the only deaf performer to have won an Academy Award as well as the youngest Best Actress winner. Matlin's work in film and television has resulted in a Golden Globe award, with two additional nominations, and four Emmy nominations. Deaf since she was 18 months old, due to illness and high fevers, she is also a prominent member of the National Association of the Deaf. Her longtime interpreter is Jack Jason. ()
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Marlee Bethany Matlin (born August 24, 1965) is an American actress. She is the youngest woman and the only deaf actress to date to win the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, which she won at age 21 for Children of a Lesser God. Her work in film and television has resulted in a Golden Globe award, with two additional nominations, and four Emmy nominations. Deaf since she was 2 years old, she is also a prominent member of the National Association of the Deaf.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Marlee Matlin

Doctor Honoris Causa Academy Award for Best Actress Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Academy Award for Best Actress

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Movies with Marlee Matlin as Actress(35)

as Jackie Rossi2021 CODA
as Dierdre2019 Entangled
as Diner Patron2014 The One I Love
as Ally Turner2013 4Closed
as Amber2012 Excision
as Laura Miller2008 Sweet Nothing in My Ear
as Beth McDaniels1999 Two Shades of Blue
as Jane Claire1999 In Her Defense
as Dana Sue Lacey1999 Where the Truth Lies
as Katy Wesson1999 When Justice Fails
as Melanie Charrol1997 Dead Silence
as Daphne Stark1996 It's My Party
as Jillian Shanahan1993 Hear No Evil
as herself1992 The Player
as Jeanette1991 The Linguini Incident
as Peggy Lawrence1989 Bridge to Silence
as Ellen Martin1987 Walker
as Sarah Norman1986 Children of a Lesser God

TV Shows/Series with Marlee Matlin as Actress(30)

as Annie2018 This Close
as Harriet2015 The Magicians
as Jocelyn Turner2015 Quantico
as Melody Bledsoe2011 Switched at Birth
as herself2009 Glee
as Jodi Lerner2004 The L Word
2004 CSI: NY
as Joey Lucas1999 The West Wing
as Dr. Amy Solwey1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
as Brianna Holland1994 Sweet Justice
1994 ER
as Mayor Laurie Bey1992 Picket Fences
as Laurie Bey1992 Picket Fences
as Asst. Dist. Atty.Tess Kaufman1991 Reasonable Doubts

Movies with Marlee Matlin as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer2019 Feeling Through

Additional Information

Full Name: Marlee Matlin
Born: Tuesday, 08/24 1965 (August) in Morton Grove, Illinois (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 56 years + 34 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN), American Sign Language
Marlee Matlin frequently works together with these people:
Kathryn Joosten (10x, Actress)
Shashawnee Hall (8x, Actor)
Bob Gunton (7x, Actor)
Lee Garlington (7x, Actress)
Mark Moses (7x, Actor)
Amy Pietz (7x, Actress)
Jack McGee (7x, Actor)
Elodie Keene (7x, Crew)
Ivonne Coll (7x, Actress)
Danny Smith (7x, Cast)
Albie Selznick (7x, Actor)
Terry Schwartz (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:61670, Added: 05/21/2018, Last updated: 09/08/2021