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Age54
Birthday 24 August, 1965
Birthplace Morton Grove, Illinois, USA
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality American
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Children of a Lesser God and The West Wing
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Marlee Beth Matlin (born August 24, 1965) is an American actress, author, and activist. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for Children of a Lesser God (1986) and to date is the only deaf performer to have won an Academy Award; also, having won the award at the age of 21, she is the youngest winner in the category. 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.

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