Ok, I am in a wheelchair, I thought there should be a list of actors who are disabled...enjoy
(So, no Artie, from Glee, although, he is great in the role...)
Katie Leclerc's career began in 2005, when she made her first appearance on Veronica Mars
. This jump-started a series of minor roles and small appearances in movies and TV shows. She got her breakout role starring as a deaf teenager, Daphne Vasquez, who finds out she was taken home by the wrong family in ABC Family's Switched at Birth
“ Ménière's disease ” - whkeech-962-268806
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In 2006 R.J. Mitte moved to Hollywood, California, with his family to support the foray of his sister, actress Lacianne Carriere, into print and commercial work. For fun, Mitte began training with Los Angeles talent manager Addison K. Witt in Sherman Oaks, Cal. And though many of the actors in the studio were working actors...
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“ Was shot ” - whkeech-962-268806
Christopher D'Olier Reeve was born September 25, 1952, in New York City, to journalist Barbara Johnson
(née Barbara Pitney Lamb) and writer/professor F.D. Reeve
(Franklin D'Olier Reeve). He came from an upper-class family; his paternal grandfather was CEO of Prudential Financial, and one of his maternal great-grandfathers was Supreme Court justice Mahlon Pitney...
“ was a quad after a riding injury ” - whkeech-962-268806
Marlee Beth Matlin was in Morton Grove, Illinois, to Libby (Hammer) and Donald Matlin, an automobile dealer. She has two older brothers. Her family is of Russian Jewish and Polish Jewish descent. Marlee lost much of her hearing at the age of eighteen months. That did not stop her from acting in a children's...
Sean Berdy is an actor who has risen to fame for his portrayal of Emmett in ABC Family's Peabody Award-winning drama, "Switched at Birth". Sean's brilliant portrayal of Emmett, cast as a "Deaf James Dean", has earned him legions of fans in both the Deaf and hearing worlds as well as a nomination for TV Breakout Star by the Teen Choice Awards...
Russell Harvard was born April 16, 1981 in Pasadena, Texas to Kay and Henry Harvard. Russell and his brother, Renny, were born deaf. When the boys were old enough to start school, the family moved to Austin, Texas so they could attend the Texas School for the Deaf (TSD). Russell attended TSD from kindergarten through the twelfth grade and graduated in 1999...
Mitch Longley was born in Cleveland, Ohio on June 23 to John and Betty, a Food Services Executive and a Surgical Nurse. He was the second child born to the family, having an older brother named Matthew. At the age of 5, his family relocated to Rowayton, Connecticut. At about this same time, Mitch had his first yearnings to become an actor...
Kurt Yaeger is an actor, athlete and advocate. He's widely recognized for his character "Greg the Peg" in Season 5, on the hit series Sons of Anarchy. He's also known for roles in Quarry (2016) Pure Genius, (2016) NCIS LA, (2016), Shooter (2016) Shameless (2015). Kurt is a highly respected member of the SAG/AFTRA committee Performers with Disabilities...