Marlee Matlin

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  • Born

    Born
    She was born
  • Was a special guest

    Was a special guest
    Went onto a tv show live with kelly and ryan
  • Children of a lesser god

    Children of a lesser god
    She got her break in a movie called the ‘Children of a Lesser God’ which was released in the year 1986, She won the Golden Globe Award for the Best Actress in a Drama category and Academy Award in the Best Actress category.
  • Won an oscar

    Won an oscar
    Matlin became the youngest recipient of the Best Actress Oscar and one of only four actresses to receive that honor for a film debut.
  • got an honorary doctorate degree

    got an honorary doctorate degree
    n the year of 1987, she was awarded an honorary doctorate degree from the Gallaudet University
  • Jefferson Award

    She received the honorable national Jefferson Award for her commitment towards the society in the year 1988
  • Movie and golden globe award

    Movie and golden globe award
    In the movie ‘Bridge to Silence’ which was released in the year 1989. Matlin played the role of a deaf widow. For her role in the popular television series ‘Reasonable Doubts’, she had received a Golden Globe Award nomination.
  • Married

    Married
    Married Kevin Grandalsk
  • Preformed the star spangled banner

    Preformed the star spangled banner
    Matlin performed the "Star Spangled Banner" in American Sign Language with Garth Brooks at Super Bowl XXVII in Miami, Florida
  • Served as chairperson

    Served as chairperson
    Marlee served as Chairperson for National Volunteer Week and honored in a White House Rose Garden ceremony by the President
  • first effort as Executive Producer

    first effort as Executive Producer
    "Under her Solo One Productions banner, Marlee embarked on her first effort as Executive Producer and starred in the courtroom thriller "Where the Truth Lies" for Lifetime Television."
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    Writer

    "Away from acting, Matlin is an accomplished author as well. In the year 2002, she published very first novel ‘Deaf Child Crossing’, which was based on her childhood. Later on, she wrote a book which was the sequel to her first novel, which was titled ‘Nobody's Perfect’. This novel was also performed on stage at the famous John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in the year 2007."
  • Extreme Makeover

    Extreme Makeover
    She joined the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and worked with a deaf boy and a blind father
  • Dancing with the stars

    Dancing with the stars
    Marlee participated as a competitor in the sixth season of ABC's Dancing with the Stars
  • Nobodys Perfect

    Nobodys Perfect
    "Under the auspices of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts a musical adaptation of “Nobody’s Perfect,” embarked on a national tour."