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Marlee Matlin


Marlee Beth Matlin was born to Don and Libby Matlin; she was their third child. Marlee lost much of her hearing at the age of 18 months. That didn't stop her, though, from acting in a children's theater company at age 7; she was Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz." Her deafness never held her back. As an adult she said it so eloquently: "I have always ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey (TV Series documentary)
Annie Jump Cannon
- Sisters of the Sun (2014) ... Annie Jump Cannon (voice)
 2012-2014 Family Guy (TV Series)
Stella
- The Most Interesting Man in the World (2014) ... Stella (voice)
- Secondhand Spoke (2014) ... Stella (voice)
- Peter Problems (2014) ... Stella (voice)
- The Blind Side (2012) ... Stella (voice)
 2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Professor Julia Holden
- The Two Mrs. Grissoms (2011) ... Professor Julia Holden
 2007-2009 The L Word (TV Series)
Jodi Lerner
- Last Word (2009) ... Jodi Lerner
- Lactose Intolerant (2009) ... Jodi Lerner (credit only)
- Litmus Test (2009) ... Jodi Lerner (credit only)
- Leaving Los Angeles (2009) ... Jodi Lerner (credit only)
 2008 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Barbara Shapiro
- Magda and Jeff (2008) ... Barbara Shapiro
 2006-2007 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
Ruby Whitlow
- The Trial (2007) ... Ruby Whitlow
 2006 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Gina Mitchum
- Silent Night (2006) ... Gina Mitchum
 2005 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Alisa Stevens
- There Won't Be Trumpets (2005) ... Alisa Stevens
 2002-2003 Blue's Clues (TV Series)
Marlee the Librarian / Librarian
- Our Neighborhood Festival (2003) ... Marlee the Librarian
- Blue's Book Nook (2002) ... Librarian
 2003 The Division (TV Series)
Ann Polton
- Testimonial (2003) ... Ann Polton
 2001 Kiss My Act (TV Movie)
Casey
 2001 Gideon's Crossing (TV Series)
Lindsay Warren
- Orphans (2001) ... Lindsay Warren
 2000 The Practice (TV Series)
Sally Berg
- Life Sentence (2000) ... Sally Berg
 1999 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Eliza Spears
- An Impartial Bias (1999) ... Eliza Spears
 1999 Chicken Soup for the Soul (TV Series)
Teacher
- The Perfect Dog (1999) ... Teacher
 1999 Where the Truth Lies (TV Movie)
Dana Sue Lacey
 1999 ER (TV Series)
Sign Language Instructor
- The Storm: Part 1 (1999) ... Sign Language Instructor
 1999 Freak City (TV Movie)
Cassandra
 1997 Spin City (TV Series)
Sarah Edelman
- Deaf Becomes Her (1997) ... Sarah Edelman
 1997 Dead Silence (TV Movie)
Melanie Charrol
 1995 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Jennifer Winter
- The Message (1995) ... Jennifer Winter
 1995 Sweet Justice (TV Series)
Brianna Holland
- Pledges (1995) ... Brianna Holland
 1994 Adventures in Wonderland (TV Series)
April Hare
- The Sound and the Furry (1994) ... April Hare
 1993 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Laura
- The Lip Reader (1993) ... Laura
 1991-1993 Reasonable Doubts (TV Series)
Asst. Dist. Atty. Tess Kaufman
- Trust Me on This: Part 2 (1993) ... Asst. Dist. Atty. Tess Kaufman
- Trust Me on This: Part 1 (1993) ... Asst. Dist. Atty. Tess Kaufman
- The Ties That Bind: Part 2 (1993) ... Asst. Dist. Atty. Tess Kaufman
- The Ties That Bind: Part 1 (1993) ... Asst. Dist. Atty. Tess Kaufman
- Wish You Were Here (1993) ... Asst. Dist. Atty. Tess Kaufman
 1989 Bridge to Silence (TV Movie)
Peggy Lawrence
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5' 4" (1.63 m)
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The handicap of deafness is not in the ear; it is in the mind. See more »

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One of a chosen few to win a Best Acting Oscar for a debut performance. See more »

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Virgo

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