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Marlee Matlin

Marlee Matlin
Matlin receiving a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame in May 2009
Personal information
Birth nameMarlee Bethany Matlin
Birth dateAugust 24, 1965(age 51)
Place of birthMorton Grove, Illinois, United States
Years active1986 present
SpouseKevin Grandalski
(1993 present)
Children4 (two sons and two daughters)

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:This is about the actress. For the political professional, see Mary Matalin.

Marlee Bethany Matlin (born August 24, 1965) is an American actress. She is the only actress with hearing impairment to win the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, which she won 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 18 months old , she is also a prominent member of the National Association of the Deaf.

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