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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 4 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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Book: "I'll Scream Later". Simon Spotlight Entertainment. ISBN 9781439102855 See more »

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5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Silence is the last thing the world will ever hear from me. See more »

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Youngest person to win the Oscar in the Best Actress Category at the age of 21 and 218 days old. She is also the only deaf actor to win an Academy Award. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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