Phyllis Frelich

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Birthday
29, 1944
Birthplace
North Dakota
Death Date
Apr 10, 2014 (70)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
29, 1944
Birthplace
North Dakota
Death Date
Apr 10, 2014 (70)

About

Deaf, American actress who won the 1980 Best Actress Tony Award for her lead role in the Broadway production of Children of a Lesser God.

Before Fame

She was born to deaf parents and grew up the oldest of 9 children, all of whom are also deaf.

Trivia

She performed a sign language interpretation of the national anthem sung by Jewel at Super Bowl XXXII.

Family Life

She married Robert Steinberg, and they have two children who are also fluent in American Sign Language.

Associated With

Another deaf actress like her is Deanne Bray.