Marley Matlin

Madison Hendrix

Childhood

She lost all hearing in her right ear and 80% of the hearing in her left ear at the age of 18 months. She is the only member of her family who is deaf.

Where She is Now...

Married to Kevin Grandalski, with four kids, Brandon Joseph Grandalski, Tyler Daniel Grandalski, Isabelle Jane Grandalski, and Sarah Rose Grandalski.

Quote

"I have always resisted putting limitations on myself, both professionally and personally." Marlee Matlin

Intresting Facts

~Marlee Matlin is the only deaf actor to have won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, which she got for the movie ”Children of a Lesser God”.


~At the age of 7, she played the role of Dorothy in a production of "Wizard of Oz" at the International Center on Deafness and the Arts.


~Marlee Matlin received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame On May 6, 2009.