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Marlee Matlin

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Birth Name: Marlee Matlin
Born: 08/24/1965
Birth Place: Morton Grove, Illinois, USA

Marlee Beth Matlin was born Aug. 24, 1965, in Morton Grove, IL. At the age of 18 months, she lost all hearing in her right ear and 80 percent of the hearing in her left ear after suffering measles and high fevers. Her parents were committed to letting Matlin live as normal a life as possible. Against the advice of doctors, they resisted sending her away to a special school for the deaf; instead enrolling her in local programs with support services for children with hearing loss. They also encouraged Matlin's early interest in the arts. She attended the innovative Center on Deafness (now the International Center for Deafness and the Arts), where hearing impaired and regular kids joined togeth...

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Videos:
Marlee Matlin Shares Some Closed Captioning Mistakes

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