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Troy Kotsur is first deaf male actor to win an Oscar for ‘CODA’

Scroll | 28/03/2022 09:21 AM | Click to read full article

When the Oscar nominations were announced on February 8, Troy Kotsur became only the second deaf actor after Marlee Matlin to be nominated in an acting role. On Sunday, he became the second deaf actor – and the first man – to win an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in CODA. 

At the ceremony at Los Angeles’s Dolby Theater, the 53-year-old actor signed his gratitude.