In 1987 history was made

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Did you know that that in 1987 history was made? The Academy Awards for the first time – ever- nominated and awarded the OSCAR to a deaf actress.  This top honor went to the incomparable, Marlee Matlin.a

View her acceptance speech via YouTube here

More than 20 years later – we still revel in the career of this dynamic woman.  Marlee has been an inspiration to so many in both the deaf and hearing communities.  I have met her on a few occasions and can honestly say- she is a “class act!”

Read more about Marlee and her lengthy resume via IMDB.

 

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