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Tony-Winning Deaf Actress Phyllis Frelich Dies

Tony-Winning Deaf Actress Phyllis Frelich Dies
Phyllis Frelich

Tony winner Phyllis Frelich has died. According to, the deaf actress, who was born to deaf parents and was the oldest of 9 deaf children, was 70 years old.

Frelich won the 1980 Best Actress Tony for her work in the Tony-winning Children of a Lesser God. Her screen credits include CSI, ER, Diagnosis Murder, Love is Never Silent, Bridge to Silence and Sweet Nothing in My Ear.


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