Bernard Bragg

Stage Actor

Birthday September 27, 1928

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace New York

DEATH DATE Oct 29, 2018 (90)

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American performer, artist, and writer who founded The National Theater of the Deaf and was called the leading professional deaf actor in the country by the New York Times.

Before Fame

He went to New York School for the Deaf and performed in local theatre.


He won the Special Tony Award for Theatrical Excellence to the Actors of the National Theatre of the Deaf in 1977.

Family Life

His father, Wolf Bragg, was also a deaf actor.

Associated With

He studied miming with Marcel Marceau, whom he met in 1956.