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Births

  • 1965 - Marlee Matlin - Marlee Matlin is a television and film actress best known for her role in the 1986 film, Children of a Lesser God, for which she became the youngest person (age 21) to win an Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Matlin became almost completely deaf at the age of 18 months from Roseola infantum.
  • 1810 - Edmund Booth - Deaf author, teacher, and advocate. One of the three co-founders of the National Association of the Deaf.[1]
  • 1934 - Kenny Baker - British Actor. Baker is best known as the man inside R2-D2 in the popular Star Wars film series.[2]


References

  1. "Anniversaries." The Red Notebook. Friends of Libraries for Deaf Action. Accessed on February 28, 2008.
  2. "Kenny Baker." TV.com. 2008. CNET Networks, Inc. Accessed on May 19, 2008.