Biography - A Short Wiki
Marlee Matlin is an American Actress who was born on 24 August 1965 in Morton Grove, Illinois. She is famously known for winning an Academy Award for her role in her debut film children of a lesser God despite being deaf.
Here is a short summary of Marlee Matlin's career:
Matlin began her career in acting at a very young age of 7, where she had played the role of Dorothy in the Children’s play Wizard of Oz at an international center. She continued to play at the center until Henry Winkler discovered her. After he had found her, Matlin received her first film role in 1986 in the film Children of a lesser God. She played it so well that she was nominated and won both the Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for Best Actress at only 21 years old.
Family and Personal Life
Matlin was in a relationship with her co-star William Hurt for two years, but they ended to separate because William was physically abusing her, which she explained in one of her books. She later met a Burbank police officer Kevin Grandalski when she was at a film shoot of the movie Reasonable Doubts, and it was love at first sight. Kevin had the duty of controlling the traffic and also providing security for the crew.
|Husband's/Spouse's Name||Kevin Grandatski|
|Children/Kids||Sara Rose Grandalski, Brandon Joseph Grandalski, Isabelle Jane Grandalski, Tyler Daniel Grandalski|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Marlee Beth Matlin|
|Age (as of today)||58 years|
|Date of Birth||August 24, 1965|
|Place of Birth||Morton Grove, Illinois|
|Height||1.63 m, 5 feet 4 inches|
|Weight||55 kg, 121.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$15 million|
|Occupation||Activist, Actress, Author|
Height, Weight, and Age
Marlee Matlin's height is pretty average measuring 1.63 m. The activist weighs 55 kg. Being born on August 24, 1965, translates to an age of 58 years as of todays date (December 10, 2023).
"Silence is the last thing the world will ever hear from me."Marlee Matlin
"It was ability that mattered, not disability, which is a word I'm not crazy about using."Marlee Matlin
"You can do anything if you set your mind to it. Look out for kids, help them dream and be inspired. We teach calculus in schools, but I believe the most important formula is courage plus dreams equals success."Marlee Matlin
"What parent has it easy? I just never make the difficulty of it an obstacle. I just do it."Marlee Matlin
"I did three DVD's for 'Baby Einstein,' teaching babies how to sign. It really helps a parent communicate because babies can't talk. But it has been proven that they can communicate using their hands to communicate. So sign language is a great tool in that way."Marlee Matlin