Marlee Matlin: American Actor

Marlee Matlin (born August 24, 1965) is the first American Deaf actress to win the Academy Award for Best Actress for her leading role in the movie "Children of a Lesser God." In addition, she was the youngest actor to win the Oscar Award.

Since then, Matlin has acted in a number of films, such as "Sweet Nothing in My Ear" (2008), as well as television series, such as "Reasonable Doubts (1991-1994), "The West Wing" (2000-2006), "CSI: NY" (2006), "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (2011), "Switched at Birth" (2011-present), and more.

Matlin also joined "Dancing with the Stars" contest in 2008.

Further readings

Marlee Matlin. I'll Scream Later. 2010.