Oscar History, ‘CODA’ Star Troy Kotsur Becomes First Deaf Male Actor To Win Oscar

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Troy Kotsur is now the first deaf actor to win an Oscar, having won Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the film. CODA.

“I just wanted to say this is specifically for the deaf community, CODA community and the disabled community,” he said in his speech, which was translated by host Youn Yuh-jung hugging his statue. It’s our time! “Before announcing his name, Yuh-jung, who was quite handsome, signed it.

He is the second deaf artist to be nominated.

The first deaf actor to win an award was also right next to him: Marlee Matlin, who won an Oscar for Children are children of Godplays his wife in CODA.

Matlin fought for the role of Kotsur in CODA, a film about a teenage girl who is the only hearing member of her family who learns to connect with her deaf parents and brother through her passion for singing. Initially, the studio backing the film pushed a well-known bedroom actress to take on the role of her husband. “

“The idea was presented to me that there would be listeners who would play these roles, and I thought, are you kidding me? ” Matlin told The Daily Beast. “I didn’t have to freak out and I didn’t have to go crazy and scream about it, I just said calmly, ‘If you can do that, I’m out.” So simple. And I guess my feelings — and what I was trying to express — worked out. I mean, it’s a no-brainer.

In 1986, Matlin became the first deaf actor nominated for the role of Sarah in Children are children of Godthen became the first person to win an Oscar at the 1987 awards ceremony.

CODA won as the weakest team this season. After a stellar debut at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, Sian Heder’s film received a flurry of accolades winning a BAFTA, top prize at the SAG, and more. The film earned three nominations, including Best Picture, at Sunday’s Oscars.

Before his major role in CODAKotsur has acted in several TV shows like Scrub, Criminal Psychologyand mandalorian as a guest. He also starred in movies like General signs, wild prairie rose. After the end of Kotsur’s big awards tour, he will perform in Flash before the shotA film based on the true story of a completely deaf high school track team.

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Oscar History, ‘CODA’ Star Troy Kotsur Becomes First Deaf Male Actor To Win Oscar