Marlee Matlin (Actress), born on August 24, 1965 in Morton Grove, Illinois, USA. Marlee Matlin's age 52 years & Zodiac Sign Virgo, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is White. Let's check, How Tall is Marlee Matlin?
Marlee Matlin Bio
Marlee Matlin Height
5 ft 5 in (163 cm/)
|Height & Weight|
|Height (in Feet-Inches)||5 ft 5 in|
|Height (in Centimeters)||163 cm|
|Height (in Meters)|
|Weight (in Kilograms)||53 kg|
|Weight (in Pounds)||117 lbs|
Marlee Matlin Body Measurements
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Marlee Matlin FAQs
Can Marlee Matlin hear at all?
Matlin lost all hearing in her right ear and 80% of the hearing in her left ear at the age of 18 months due to illness and fevers. In her autobiography I’ll Scream Later, she suggests that her hearing loss may have been due to a genetically malformed cochlea. She is the only member of her family who is deaf.
What is Marlee Matlin most famous for?
Marlee Matlin, in full Marlee Beth Matlin, (born August 24, 1965, Morton Grove, Illinois, U.S.), American actress and activist who was the first deaf performer to win an Academy Award, for best actress for her debut film performance, in Children of a Lesser God (1986).
Who was the first deaf actor to win an Oscar?
Troy Kotsur, the star of “CODA,” became the first Deaf man to win an acting Oscar on Sunday night when he took home the award for Best Supporting Actor. “This is dedicated to the Deaf community, the ‘CODA’ community and the disabled community,” Kotsur said.
Who is Marlee Matlin's husband?
Marlee Beth Matlin is an American actress, author, and activist. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Children of a Lesser God and to date is the only deaf performer to have won the award. 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, due to illness and high fevers, she is also a prominent member of the National Association of the Deaf. Her longtime interpreter is Jack Jason. Matlin was born in Morton Grove, Illinois, to Libby and Donald Matlin, an automobile dealer. She has two older brothers, Eric and Marc. She lost all hearing in her right ear and 80% of the hearing in her left ear at the age of 18 months. In her autobiography I’ll Scream Later, she suggests that her hearing loss may have been due to a genetically malformed cochlea. She also stated she is the only member of her family who is Deaf. She grew up in a Reform Jewish household; her family is from Poland and Russia. Matlin attended a synagogue for the Deaf, and after studying Hebrew phonetically, was able to learn her Torah portion for her Bat Mitzvah. She was later interviewed for the book Mazel Tov: Celebrities’ Bar and Bat Mitzvah Memories. Matlin graduated from John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights and attended Harper College.Read Full Biography Wikipedia