Marlee Beth Matlin is an American actress, author, and deaf activist. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for Children of a Lesser God and to date is the only deaf performer to have won an Academy Award. Having won the award at the age of 21, she is also the youngest winner in the category. 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 18 months old,... Read More
|Born||August 24, 1965 (age 55)
Morton Grove, Illinois, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, author, activist|